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New Listing -- Won't Last Long!!!!!How often have we seen this exalted phrase in online real estate listings or pretty much anything else for sale? Then, we see the same ad is still on the market 90, 180 or even 365 days later.Although generally I believe that we speak into existence the things t...
What's the 2018 Tax Law Mean for Real Estate in Tehachapi?NAR (National Association of REALTORS®) is projecting a 1-3% growth in home values in 2018 but says that in areas with higher housing costs there could actually be a decline in value.  Why is that?The new tax law limits the state (and loca...
Top 5 Things to Make Moving EasierFor most people the thought of moving brings visions of boxes, checklists and potentially missed deadlines.  What if that weren't true?  What if it could be relatively stress free?  Here are the top 5 things to do that will make moving easier and less stressful.-...
We're doing something unprecedented in Tehachapi!Here's a chance to own a recently updated home in Stallion Springs. We're conducting a Special Purchase Event from now until November 5. Share this post with your friends, and let me know which Open House you are attending.Open House dates10/26/201...
What's the Best Way to Choose Your Real Estate Agent? Choosing the best real estate agent to help you in the purchase or sale of your home can be a daunting task.  Most agents are spending thousands of dollars advertising to attract your attention.  In many cases, all that gets for you is someone...
Your House Is Ready to Show, Where are the Buyers?You've done all the right things: taken care of deferred maintenance, spruced up the paint, super cleaned and decluttered.  Advertising is in place, agents have visited to preview, but you haven't had any showings.  What's the problem?Ideally, eve...
Should You Have an Open House?Is an open house a good idea when it comes to getting your house sold?  Truthfully, the answer is usually not.  Here's why....NAR (National Association of REALTORS®) statistics show that only about 1% of the time does a buyer for a property appear as the result of ha...
You've done the initial decluttering and you've touched up the paint, repaired the obvious deferred maintenance and your house is on the market and ready for showings.  That's an exciting feeling because now you know all your hard work will pay off!  You believe that now agents will want to sched...
What Does "Showing Ready" Really Mean?I have already written about starting the decluttering process in order to get your home ready to sell.  Once you've gotten rid of the stuff you didn't want to move, it's time to take a super critical look at what deferred maintenance or other conditions detr...
Are you getting ready to sell your home?  If you have lived in the same place for a long time the task may seem even more daunting but take heart it can be comparatively stress free with a few simple steps.Most of us have boxes of "stuff" that we have put away somewhere to "deal with later."  If ...

Sally Lawrence

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