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Carbon Monoxide Detectors are now required in all California dwellings – presence or absence must be disclosed on the TDS

A new law came into effect on January 1, 2011 mandating that all California dwellings have working carbon monoxide detectors installed on site. This rule, formally presented in Senate Bill 183 and signed into law last May, further requires that sellers disclose in the TDS whether or not a carbon monoxide detector is present and […]
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10 Risky Home Improvements

You may be in love with your upgrade, but as with any investment, there’s risk involved — namely not getting your money back when you decide to sell your house. With many homeowners hoping to add value to their homes that lost value in the recession, here’s a guide to the “upgrades” that just simply […]
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Top 10 Mistakes Sellers Make When Choosing a Realtor

“My friend (or family member) sells real estate.” “Your presentation sounds good. I’ll list right now” “You’re the only agent who agrees with my selling price.” “I don’t need references. I’m a good judge of character.” “I’m going to list with the agent who has the lowest commission.” “The agent is what counts – not […]
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