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Homebuying Myth: You need a 20% down payment

This myth can stop potential homebuyers cold. The median listing price in the U.S. is $385,000 [$1.1 million in Orange County].  You would have to have $77,000 [$220,000 in Orange County] readily available if you wanted to make a 20% down payment, an amount that can be daunting for a lot Read More

Why an Agent Is Essential When Pricing Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]

Keeping Current Matters | Jun 24, 2022 Some Highlights When it comes to pricing your house, there’s a lot to consider. The only way to ensure you price it right is by partnering with a local real estate professional. To find the best price, your agent balances current market demand, the Read More

How to Clean and Maintain Your Charcoal Grill

By Real Simple A few simple steps will keep your barbecue grill in top condition. For gas grill maintenance tips, click here. When the Season Begins Checklist Remove any ashes.  If any remain from last season, dispose of them in a noncombustible container. Clean the grate.  Before you have your first Read More

How to Clean and Maintain Your Gas Grill

By Real Simple A few simple steps will keep your gas grill in top condition. Follow this grill maintenance checklist all year long for safer, cleaner grilling.  For charcoal grill maintenance tips, click here. When the Season begins Checklist Clean the burner and tubes. Make sure the propane tank is turned Read More