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How to Relax When Buying Equestrian Property

How to Relax When Buying Equestrian Property

Buying an equestrian property can be stressful From collecting all your financial documents to making it through the inspection process, so much can happen to cause anxiety before closing day. It’s enough to make even the most relaxed person feel…

Bathrooms Defined

Bathrooms Defined

BATHROOMS Have you ever seen a house listing that advertises a half bath? Or maybe it lists a three-quarter bath, or even a quarter bath? What do those terms even mean? Whether you’re buying or selling a home, it’s helpful…

Face Your Home Selling Fears

Face Your Home Selling Fears

We understand – selling a home is tough! It’s most likely one of the biggest financial transactions you’ll ever complete in your lifetime. That can be scary. But don’t let it keep you from putting your house on the market.…

Packing for a Last Minute Move

Packing for a Last Minute Move

The ideal amount of time to prepare for a big move is two to three months. This window gives you plenty of time to organize, make all your arrangements and pack with care. Often, circumstances don’t allow the luxury of …

What Do Real Estate Agents Do?

What Do Real Estate Agents Do?

        You’ve probably been told that if you’re buying or selling a house, you should work with a professional real estate agent. But do you know what real estate agents actually do for you? We understand that…

How To Photograph Your Equestrian Property for Sale

How To Photograph Your Equestrian Property for Sale

The first place most potential home buyers will look at your home for sale is online. This means it’s crucial that your listing photos showcase your home in the best possible light. Here are our best tips for how to…

Buying a Home For Sale By Owner

Buying a Home For Sale By Owner

For Sale By Owner (FSBO) homes are just that – homes that are being sold without the assistance of a real estate agent. As a buyer, you may be wondering about buying a FSBO home, especially if you’re working with…

Smells That Sell

Smells That Sell

You’ve de-cluttered, re-painted, made repairs and updated your home’s curb appeal. That means you’re ready to sell, right? Not necessarily. Although all those tasks are essential for getting your home in shape to sell, don’t overlook one important factor –…

Best Words For Your Home Listing

Best Words For Your Home Listing

      When describing your home to someone, what words do you use? Do you call it luxurious? Spacious? Beautiful? According to a recent report from CoreLogic, the words you choose to describe your home can have a tremendous…

Don’t Sabotage Your Credit

Don’t Sabotage Your Credit

If you’re shopping for a home loan, you know that your credit score helps to determine what kind of loan you qualify for and at what rate. The better your score, the more favorable your terms will be. But do…

Explore a Community Through Social Media

Explore a Community Through Social Media

Social media has become an indispensable tool for keeping in touch with old friends, staying current with the news and enjoying the latest viral cat video. But did you ever consider using social media to learn about a neighborhood? If…

What to Let Go of Before You Move

What to Let Go of Before You Move

  Let’s face it – things have a tendency to accumulate. And if you’ve been living in the same place for more than a few years, chances are you’ve collected items you no longer use. And then there's the barn!…

Selling Your Home in the Fall

Selling Your Home in the Fall

It’s almost time for sweaters, fall foliage and pumpkin spice lattes. And if you’re like some property owners, it may also be time to sell your home. While fall may not be the most popular time to list your horse…

Avoid These Home Buying Mistakes

Avoid These Home Buying Mistakes

  Buying a home or equestrian property – especially for the first time – can be a huge undertaking. It’s a complex process, making it easy for mistakes to happen along the way. If you’re buying a property, here are…

Dealing With Seller’s Remorse

Dealing With Seller’s Remorse

A fairly common occurrence, buyer’s remorse happens when someone makes a large purchase, such as a home, and feels regret afterwards. But have you heard of seller’s remorse? Also normal, those selling a home may feel regret or anxiety stemming…

Foster Failure!

Foster Failure!

Normally, we would hate to admit we failed at anything, but we are happy to announce we have earned the moniker, “Foster Fails!” We recently blogged about our foster horse, BuJu (pronounced BooZHo͞o). To learn more about BuJu’s story, you…

Improved Equestrian Property Search

Improved Equestrian Property Search

We know your time is valuable, that's why we've redesigned our search page! Go to California Equestrian Properties and click on the Find Equestrian Properties button; enter your desired location and investment range, then scroll away!       Now exclusive to equestrian clients, searching for just…

Tips for Staging Equestrian Property

Tips for Staging Equestrian Property

 Does your outdoor space make a good first impression? Your barn exterior is the first thing that potential buyers will see when they take a tour. Are you making the most of it? If you think your outdoor spaces could…

What’s Not Included in a Home Inspection

What’s Not Included in a Home Inspection

The inspection remains a crucial step in any home sale. It allows buyers to have a good understanding of the condition of the property they are about to purchase. A professional home inspector will visually inspect the major systems of…

4 Reasons You Should See Homes in Person

4 Reasons You Should See Homes in Person

It’s often said a picture is worth a thousand words. But can you be sure those words are totally accurate? If you’ve been house hunting and have fallen in love with a home based on the pictures you’ve seen online,…