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How To Get The Best ROI When Selling Your Home

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The school year is over and the housing market is heating up. If you’re thinking about selling your home and are wondering if you will get the best ROI (Return On Investment) on home improvements, we have some tips, tricks, and a checklist to help you best budget your time and efforts in staging and […]

2016 Julian Yard Sale Map

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2016 Julian Yard Sale Map

Julian offers great Fall picking for apples and much more! The community yard sale is the perfect time to clean out the garage, closet, attic and to upcycle those items that are too special to throw out or give away. For all the ‘pickers’ out there this is a great opportunity to find those special […]

What to Expect Before You Sell

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What to Expect Before You Sell Are you thinking of selling your home? If you’ve never been through the process or it’s been awhile since you have, you probably have concerns. Let’s look at some frequently asked questions about selling a house. What are buyers looking for in a home? Though everyone’s tastes are different, potential […]

Volcan Mountain Winery New to Julian

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Orchard Realty Welcomes Volcan Mountain Winery to Julian. Set among apple orchards and vineyards with views to Volcan Mountain, Julian Orchard Drive begins what can casually be called Julian’s “Winery Row.” It is here you will find Menghini Winery and what will soon be known as Volcan Mountain Winery. The new business will be located […]

Pricing Your Property to Sell, Not Stagnate!

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Pricing a property is one of the hardest things we real estate agents do. Why? First of all, there’s no foolproof way to determine a listing price. Not even an appraiser can give you an “exact” value of what your home is worth. At best a listing price is a professional estimate. Only the market, […]

Is It Better to Buy or Rent a Home?

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Is renting or buying a home a better financial bet? Every six months Trulia’s chief economist, Jed Kolko, runs the numbers to answer that question. Trulia’s Winter 2014 Rent vs. Buy Report tells us that across the U.S., homeownership remains 38% cheaper than renting based on the following assumptions: The buyer secures a 30-year, 4.5% mortgage rate; pays 20% […]