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Posted on 01/20/2021
1918 Columbia St, San Diego, CA 92101 now has a new price of $474,000!
Charming live/work loft located steps to Little Italy. Upper level is an open-space concept with tons of natural light & great urban views off your balcony. Ground level features full bath, stackable laundry, custom closets plus the option of commercial office w/ separate entrance & signage. New tankless water heater, AC, granite counters and ss appliances. Reserved underground parking, secured storage and super low HOA fees! Ecco Lofts is an intimate community of 10 unique lofts built in 2006. Little Italy is world renowned for its restaurants, shopping and Saturday farmer’s market. Easy access to the San Diego Bay, Gaslamp...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Detecting and Correcting Water Leaks
Photo by Andrey_Popov via Shutterstock Is your house leaky? According to the EPA (US Environmental Protection Agency), household water leaks account for up to a trillion gallons of water wasted each year. According to their calculations, the average home leaks about ten thousand gallons annually or more than 90 gallons every single day. So how do you tell...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Upgrading Your Home's Locks
Photo by NakoPhotography via Shutterstock Whether to protect your belongings when you’re not home or to protect your loved ones when they are, you might consider a security system. Burglars are getting smarter, and your home should follow suit. One way to improve your home’s security is by installing a smart lock. Replacement or Add-On In general, there...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Investment Basics: What is an REIT?
Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a specialty corporate entity that owns and operates real estate to generate a profit. Several types exist. An Equity REIT typically generates income by leasing and managing income-producing property. The type of property makes no difference -- commercial, multi-family residential, retail, office, industrial, or a mix...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
How to Build Your Own Rain Garden
Photo by InspiredImages via Pixabay Typically made in shallow depressions in the landscape, rain gardens are a great way to beautify your yard and give back to the environment. Since they contain native grasses and perennial flowers, these gardens do not have to cost much — and they are easy to build on your own. To get started,...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
How To Use Lattice To Conceal Your Outdoor Air Conditioning Unit
Image by Deedster from Pixabay Lattice on a fence around your garden or as paneling alongside your porch or carport lends an ambiance that utilitarian wood structures can’t quite render: a romantic, charming frame to showcase outdoor features. Consider using your spare pieces of lattice to hide a large, whirring metal air conditioning unit. Get creative with shapes...
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Posted on 12/18/2020
Video Tour - 1918 Columbia St, San Diego, CA 92101
Charming live/work loft located steps to Little Italy. Upper level is an open-space concept with tons of natural light & great urban views off your balcony. Ground level features full bath, stackable laundry, custom closet plus the option of commercial office w/ separate entrance & signage. Reserved underground parking, secured storage and super low HOA fees! Ecco Lofts is an intimate community of 10 unique lofts built in 2006. Little Italy is world renowned for its restaurants, shopping and Saturday farmer’s market. Easy access to the San Diego Bay, Gaslamp district, Petco Park, dog park, airport and freeways. This versatile...
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Posted on 12/18/2020
1918 Columbia St, San Diego, CA 92101 is now new to the market!
Charming live/work loft located steps to Little Italy. Upper level is an open-space concept with tons of natural light & great urban views off your balcony. Ground level features full bath, stackable laundry, custom closet plus the option of commercial office w/ separate entrance & signage. Reserved underground parking, secured storage and super low HOA fees! Ecco Lofts is an intimate community of 10 unique lofts built in 2006. Little Italy is world renowned for its restaurants, shopping and Saturday farmer’s market. Easy access to the San Diego Bay, Gaslamp district, Petco Park, dog park, airport and freeways. This versatile...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
3 Ways to Save on a Home Loan
Image by Andreas Breitling from Pixabay The vast majority of homebuyers need a mortgage in order to purchase a house, and mortgages come with significant costs because they’re such sizeable loans. While there’s no way to avoid all of the costs associated with a mortgage, there are ways to save on your home mortgage. Here are three things...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
What Does It Take to Engage a Property Buyer?
How a home seller engages buyers is key. If a seller allocates the necessary time and resources to connect with buyers, he or she can boost the likelihood of enjoying a successful property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you engage buyers and speed up the house selling journey. 1. Create an Effective...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Constructing Your Own Pergola
Photo by marcdenning via Pixabay Adding square footage of living space to your home is always a sound investment. Not only does it give you and your family more space to play, but it adds resale value, too -- even if the square footage you add is outdoors. A well-designed and constructed pergola does both. It provides shade...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Should You Forgo a Home Inspection?
If a seller approves your offer to purchase his or her house, conducting a home inspection likely will be the next step of the property buying cycle. Although you may have the option to forgo a house inspection, you should not avoid this evaluation. Because if you forgo a home inspection, you may wind up purchasing a house that...
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