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California's Micro Apartment Craze California's Micro Apartment Craze

By Tiffany Raiford

They're small, they're compact, and they are all the rage in California. Micro apartments provide renters with the ability to live in their dream location without spending too much money.

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First Time Home Buyer Programs in SoCal First Time Home Buyer Programs in SoCal

By Colleen Colkitt

Want some help buying your first home? Read our useful guide to some of Southern California's best assistance programs for first time buyers.

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Understanding A California Deed of Trust Understanding A California Deed of Trust

By Tabitha Naylor

When a person borrows money to buy a house, he or she has to sign a pledge or promissory note to pay back the mortgage loan. This promissory note takes the form of a mortgage note or a deed of trust. Inside, we review this crucial document.

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Top Five Towns for Young Couples in LA County Top Five Towns for Young Couples in LA County

By Colleen Colkitt

If you're considering a move to Los Angeles County, you will want to find an area that blends well with your desired lifestyle. Whether you're a beach bum or family oriented, LA county has an ideal area for you -- and inside, we highlight some of the best!

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When Does Homeowners Insurance go Into Effect? When Does Homeowners Insurance go Into Effect?

By Mary Lamphere

Understanding when your homeowners insurance goes into effect and what is covered is an essential part of protecting your investment. Inside, we review some of the more significant aspects of homeowners insurance.

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Real Estate Investing for Retirees Real Estate Investing for Retirees

By Mary Lamphere

Investing in real estate can provide an excellent return on investment (ROI) for retirees looking for a new stream of income, but only if you're prepared to do due diligence and ensure that you invest smart.

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Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling for the Future: An Interview with Cornerstone Design & Remodel Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling for the Future: An Interview with Cornerstone Design & Remodel

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Cornerstone Design & Remodel about their use with the newest innovative materials, and how they use their skills to create practical spaces for their customers' needs.

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The Pros and Cons of Pocket Listings The Pros and Cons of Pocket Listings

By Tabitha Naylor

Pocket listings are properties people are looking or willing to sell but do not appear on any Multi Listing Service. Inside, we examine the pros and cons, whether obvious or not, of utilizing this type of listing.

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Five Best Towns for Investors in Los Angeles County Five Best Towns for Investors in Los Angeles County

By Colleen Colkitt

Looking to make a profitable investment in Southern California? Los Angeles County is full of attractive areas for investors! Inside, we spotlight five great towns to trust your finances in.

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What to Look for in Your Real Estate Lawyer: An Interview with Spital & Associates What to Look for in Your Real Estate Lawyer: An Interview with Spital & Associates

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Spital and Associates about their residential real estate law services and how to make sure you are represented fairly throughout your home sale or purchase.

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