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Willow Creek Homes for Sale

Interested in Willow Creek Homes for Sale?  The Willow Creek area is located in Northwest Bakersfield near Coffee Rd and Fruitvale and offers semi-custom homes in the mid $300's.  One of the greatest benefits of the highly sought after homes for sale in NW...

Scoring Deals During a Slow Real Estate Season

There are periods when the global financial situation influences the real estate business to a great extent, but even in the best and most stable years from the financial point of view, you can count on a slow real estate season when business is narrower than usual....

6 Tips when Listing a Home for Sale

You don't get a second chance to make a first impression when listing a home for sale.  When listing a home for sale you'll want to make sure that it's always available for prospective buyers to view.  In order to ease access for both you and the Realtors showing the...

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Home Buying and Real Estate Investing

If you're interested in jumping into the home buying game then you'll already be playing the game of real estate investing.  These two items go hand in hand and it's impossible to buy a home without playing the investment game.  Check out our article on real estate...
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Buying a Home With Low Down Payment

Believe it or not, buying a home with low down payment is still a viable option.  Few Americans can save enough cash to buy a home outright, but plenty of low down payment options do still exist.  The guide below gives you details about government-backed loans and...
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Real Estate Investments Done Right

If you are done with the normal every day nine to five jobs and dirty work you might be ready to look into some real estate investments.  Before you go out and spend money investing in real estate though you need to start thinking smart.  First of all, make sure this...
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Delano CA Real Estate

Delano is a town located about 30 miles to the north of Bakersfield. This page will introduce you to information on Delano CA Real Estate and Delano Homes for Sale. Delano is not only known for its agriculture but also for its notable people. Although there are two...
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Home Buying Process – Timeline & Paperwork

The home buying process has a lot of moving parts.  Before even getting into the actual process of buying the home you must find an agent and locate your dream home.  Locating an agent is the very first step and perhaps the most important to make sure your home buying...
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Search Bakersfield Homes for Sale

Interested in viewing Bakersfield CA homes for sale?  Use our search Bakersfield homes for sale search page.  Our search page enables users to search all properties and homes for sale in Kern County.  You can even save favorites along the way for later viewing....
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Tehachapi CA Real Estate

Are you ready for a full four seasons? Tehachapi Real Estate offers four full seasons and is only about 40 miles from Bakersfield. This page will introduce you to Tehachapi Real Estate and Tehachapi Homes for Sale. Tehachapi California sits at an elevation of almost...
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Scoring Deals During a Slow Real Estate Season

There are periods when the global financial situation influences the real estate business to a great extent, but even in the best and most stable years from the financial point of view, you can count on a slow real estate season when business is narrower than usual....
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Kern County Realtor

When you hire a Tholco Real Estate Group Agent you can be assured you're getting a great Kern County Realtor.  We are proud to boast about our experienced Bakersfield Real Estate Agents because we know they have the skills and training to assist our clients with...
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Winter Preparation For Your Home

Proper winter preparation for your home can save you thousands in costly repairs and utility bills.  Regardless of whether you're located in an area that brings snowy and frigid weather or just cold and moist days, winter months drive many to spend extra time relaxing...
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Riverlakes Ranch Neighborhood in Bakersfield

This popular neighborhood starts right on Olive Drive through Riverlakes Drive with over 1000 beautiful homes in Riverlakes Ranch for Sale. Residents can enjoy shopping at the The River Lakes Village Shopping Plaza, which is a few minutes from the neighborhood....
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Bakersfield Realtor Referral

Are you an out-of-town agent looking for a Bakersfield Realtor Referral to send your buyer or seller client to?  Look no further, our brokerage has closed thousands of transactions and we treat our clients like family.  Entrusting a client with another Realtor is...
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Rules Regarding Election Yard Signs

Regardless of who you support you likely have an opinion and many people choose to share those opinions in the form of election yard signs.  While this is a perfectly acceptable way of expressing your First Amendment right, other entities that govern specific...
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93311 Homes for Sale

Southwest Bakersfield offers many beautiful homes for sale.  In this article we'll discuss specifically one zipcode, 93311 homes for sale.  The 93311 zipcode in Southwest Bakersfield includes many great neighborhoods.  Communities like River Oaks, Seven Oaks, Grand...
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Make Your Own Home Neutral

When selling a home its important to present the property in it's most neutral fashion.  What does that mean?  To make your own home neutral you need to make sure your personal items are put away to allow a buyer to see themselves in the home with their things and...
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Complete Kern County Foreclosure List

It's no surprise that homes go through foreclosure.  Our Kern County Foreclosure list will include all types of properties and we'll email you the properties daily in real time as they're listed on the market.  Did you know that other properties are also foreclosed...
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Bakersfield CA Activities and Fun Things to Do

Looking for some fun Bakersfield CA activities to do, here is a list of some of the local attractions to help you with your search.  Many of these items are kid friendly as well so if you're looking for something fun to do with your family then you've come to the...
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Kitchen Backsplash Remodel

Thinking of upgrading your kitchen?  Consider a kitchen backsplash remodel and bring your kitchen to a modern look.  Upgrading to a glass backsplash is a sanitary and modern look and may work out as an ideal choice for your home, especially the kitchen.  Talking about...
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Taft Real Estate

Taft was originally a siding for the Sunset Railroad and has evolved into an oil town. This page will introduce you to information on Taft Real Estate and Taft Homes for Sale. The approximately 9,264 residents enjoy local amenities, stable housing market and low-cost...
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Avoid Foreclosure

Many borrowers think avoiding the problem will help them avoid foreclosure, this is not the case and will NOT help you in the long run.  If you're going through this difficult time and think you might lose your home to foreclosure then stop now and contact us.  Here...
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New Construction Homes Buyers Guide for Bakersfield CA

If you're interested in buying a newly built home, you'll want to use this new construction homes buyers guide to help you through the process.  If you're looking to buy a new home, newly built or not it's likely you've come across newly built homes for sale.  New...
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Measuring Your Home’s Square Footage

Measuring your home's square footage is often confusing and can be a bit misleading from what you might understand as a standard measurement.  Measuring a home is difficult and even professionals have a hard time getting it perfectly accurate.  In fact to add to the...
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Shafter Real Estate

Located approximately 20 miles from Bakersfield, Shafter real estate offers great employment options and the feel of a small town community. This page will introduce you to information on Shafter Real Estate and Shafter Homes for Sale. Incorporated in 1938, its...
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4 Real Estate Sales Tips

Here are 4 real estate sales tips you can use to make your home more attractive to potential buyers.  If you have a home that needs to be sold as soon as possible, then you'll likely consider ways you can improve the situation to your advantage. Sell Your Home Fast...
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Luxury Home Selling Tips

If you're thinking about selling a luxury home, please consider these 10 luxury home selling tips. Selling your luxury home is not like selling a traditional home. First off the buyer pool may be limited so you sellers need to create a marketing plan that will get you...
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Southwest Bakersfield Real Estate

Southwest Bakersfield offers a variety of great Southwest Bakersfield Real Estate possibilities.  This page will introduce you to information on Southwest Bakersfield Real Estate and Southwest Homes for Sale. The Southwest offers a large variety of residential...
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Bakersfield Real Estate

Bakersfield Real Estate is highly sought after due to it being centrally located within California. This page will introduce you to information on Bakersfield Real Estate and Bakersfield Homes for Sale. Located approximately 110 miles from both Los Angeles and Fresno...
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Northwest Bakersfield Custom Homes for Sale

If you're looking for the house that nobody else has then you're going to want to look at Northwest Bakersfield Custom Homes for sale.  Although Bakersfield offers many areas with beautifully built custom homes, areas such as Southwest Bakersfield and Northwest...
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Willow Creek Homes for Sale

Interested in Willow Creek Homes for Sale?  The Willow Creek area is located in Northwest Bakersfield near Coffee Rd and Fruitvale and offers semi-custom homes in the mid $300's.  One of the greatest benefits of the highly sought after homes for sale in NW...
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New Home Move-In Checklist

If you found your new dream home and you're ready to move in then this new home move-in checklist will be very beneficial to you.  With all the excitement and work related to hiring a removal service, it is easy to get lost in the chaos of tasks that surrounds this...
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Best Time To List My Home for Sale

We've heard the question asked many times, "When is the best time to list my home for sale?"  Many different circumstances can be the cause to sell a home and while there may not ever be a “perfect” time to sell due to personal issues or market economics, you can be...
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East Bakersfield Real Estate

Directly to the east of Downtown Bakersfield lies East Bakersfield Real Estate with its center-point being the corners of Baker and Sumner. This page will introduce you to information on East Bakersfield Real Estate and East Bakersfield  Homes for Sale. East...
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Luxury Homes in Bakersfield

If you're interested in learning about luxury homes in Bakersfield then you've come to the right place.  There are a couple of luxury home communities in and around Bakersfield both in the Northwest, Southwest and Northeast areas.  Luxury homes in Bakersfield range in...
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Smart Homes will Improve our Lives

Many things that were considered science fiction until recently are becoming a reality. Smart Homes will make things more automated and easier. There are still no flying cars, but at least humanity is moving forward with technological expansion. Technology has allowed...
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Best Real Estate Agent in Bakersfield

If you're looking for the Best Real Estate Agent in Bakersfield you've come to the right place.  Our Bakersfield Realtors are highly trained and specialize in all local neighborhoods.  Tholco Real Estate Group's sales professionals are some of the top realtors in the...
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Moving Out? Read This First

It's time for a change in your life.  Whether you're moving out due to a work relocation or a family member has to move and you are following.  Maybe's it's time for a change of pace and scenery in your life – it does not matter; your priority is to think about the...
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Tips That Sell My Home Fast

Once you have made the decision to sell it's likely that you'll need to do some things to get your property ready.  Our Tips That Sell My Home Fast will assist you to make sure you have the information needed to complete the items to sell your home in the least time...
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California Residential Purchase Agreement

If you're a buyer actively looking for a home you've likely already come in contact with a California Residential Purchase Agreement.  This is the formal form used by real estate agents in California to write offers on residential properties for sale.  If you haven't...
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Meeting With Your Realtor

When you're done with Choosing the RIGHT Real Estate Agent, you'll want to set a meeting with your Realtor asap to discuss a strategy and game plan to accomplish your goals.  Goals differ by seller and to think selling the property at the highest price is the only...
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Tuscany Homes for Sale in Bakersfield

If you're looking for a quaint community in Northeast Bakersfield then you should consider Tuscany Homes for Sale.  The Tuscany development in Bakersfield is a gated community with a little more than 300 residents.  This small NE Bakersfield neighborhood offers it's...
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Open House Success Guaranteed!

When you're ready for the big day, make sure that you prepare your home way in advance.  Open House success comes with the right preparation.  Don't wait a day before the open house.  You'll miss out on the important details that are essential to selling your home...
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Buying a Home is a Good Idea

As you may already know real estate is a great investment.  Buying a home is a good idea because generally speaking homes appreciate about 4-5% annually, of course some years may be more or less and your area may also differ.  Four or five percent doesn't seem like...
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Bakersfield Luxury Homes for Sale

Interested in Bakersfield luxury homes for sale?  Bakersfield offers many luxury communities and neighborhoods in almost every area of town.  Regardless if you like Northwest, Southwest or Northeast Bakersfield, there a luxury neighborhood waiting for you. Bakersfield...
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Realtor Commission, Who Pays It?

So with all this talk about Realtor commission, who actually pays it?  Regardless if you're the buyer or seller, nobody wants to pay anymore money than they have to in a real estate transaction.  Traditionally, 99.9% of the time the seller is the one that pays the...
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China Grade Loop

If you live or had lived in Bakersfield, CA, has it ever crossed your mind about how the city came up with the name of a road called China Grade Loop?  If you check the google map, the road doesn't have any loops. China Grade Loop starts off on Airport Drive, east of...
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Sell Your Home Quickly

If you've ever bought a home in the past then you might be interested in how to sell your home quickly when the time comes to sell.  Some homeowners might think the process to sell a home is lengthy and difficult but it's actually quite simple if you have the right...
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Benchmark Communities Homes for Sale

It’s important to know who builds your home.  Benchmark Communities homes for sale offers buyers a wide variety of elevations, locations and prices.  Building in locations such as the West Coast, Pacific Northwest and Southeast states, Benchmark has you covered.  When...
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Financial Assistance from Family Members

Buying a home can be financial draining for many and buyers may need the help from family members offering financial assistance.  Due to rising home prices buyers, especially first time buyers may request financial assistance from family members or friends for the...
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City in the Hills

City in the Hills is an intimate neighborhood full of beautiful scenery and landscaping in Bakersfield, California.  Visualize blue skies during the day and the illumination of stars in the evening, surrounded with spectacular mountain views.  It is located 10 miles...
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Interior Improvements Before Listing a Home

If selling your home is on your future agenda, you're going to want to complete any interior improvements before listing your home for sale.  Items like a leaky roof, electrical outlets that don't work or even and odd odor can turn off a buyer the moment they walk in....
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Buying a HUD Home – Free HUD Homes List

Some buyers may think buying a HUD home is a complicated process.  You're not alone, many real estate agents also feel the same way as traditional paperwork doesn't always apply and there are additional government forms that are required.  When purchasing a HUD (US...
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The Housing Market Is Like Playing Hopscotch

Real estate can sometimes be fickle and investing can feel a bit like the housing market is like playing hopscotch.  One deal you're on solid ground and then on the next deal the real estate market swings and you're hopping around on one foot.  Investing in real...
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Compare Asking Price to Comparables

When making an offer to purchase a home you need to compare asking price to comparables and collect prevalent data to ensure you haven't paid to much for the property.  One way to get the data you need to make this comparison and analyze the results would be your...
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Self Employed Home Buying Expecatations

If you're reading this article you may already know the hoops you need to jump through if you're self-employed.  Buying a home can sometimes be difficult enough with lenders asking for all types of different things, check out our Home Purchase Mortgage Checklist for a...
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Courthouse Steps Homes for Sale

Many buyers want to know the process to get in on the "Courthouse Steps Homes for Sale".  There's really no secret to this buying process but you need to be aware sometimes there are deals to be had and sometimes you can lose your shirt.  There is actually more risk...
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Downtown Bakersfield Real Estate

Many residents like Downtown Bakersfield Real Estate because it's the heart of Central Bakersfield Real Estate. This page will introduce you to information on Downtown Bakersfield Real Estate and Downtown Bakersfield Homes for Sale. The best thing about living in...
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Positives of Home Ownership Investment

Many people rent their homes because they simply aren't aware of the positives of that a home ownership investment offers.  A Home ownership investment offers some great benefits and the rewards that ownership offers definitely overcomes any small positives that...
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Dream Home Locating Service

Have you found your dream home yet?  If not then you're either not looking in the right spot or do have the best services working for you.  Locating a dream home takes time, when you start looking it's not uncommon to locate the perfect home only to have it snatched...
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No More Rent Being Raised Headaches

Are you a renter and fed up with your rent being raised?  If you owned a home that wouldn't happen!  Many renters make the move to purchase a home because they're tired of the landlord raising rent or not repairing something.  When you own your own home you no longer...
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Home Equity Line of Credit Frozen or Canceled?

Home Equity Lines of Credit or HELOC's are very useful for many cases.  This line of credit is guaranteed by the equity that you have in your home which obviously can fluctuate.  Many people use a HELOC to pay for schooling for a child, possibly college or a large...
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Bakersfield Relocation Services

If you're considering moving to Bakersfield, then this article on Bakersfield Relocation will be important to you.  If you're planning on buying a new home when you relocate then you'll want to employ the services of a Realtor.  A real estate agent in the area you're...
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Bakersfield Home Inspection

Choosing the right Bakersfield Home Inspection company can be tough so please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.  On a wild house hunt, most people often overlook the fine details or agree to compromise on certain features because they either deem them...
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First Time Buyer Home Loan Myths

First time buyer home loan myths can really be distracting to a new buyer that doesn't know any better.  Before falling into this pitfall do your research and ask a family member or Realtor for a referral to a mortgage lender.  Lenders, like real estate agents are...
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Downsizing Homes, Moving to a Smaller House

Moving isn't easy, especially when you lived in your home for over 25 years. Downsizing homes means leaving the house that holds beautiful memories of raising a family.  From the first steps your child made across the kitchen floor to the time when your 10-year-old...
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Goodbye HUD1, Hello TRID

Have you ever bought or sold property and stared glossy eyes at the HUD1?  The new closing disclosure called TRID will make understanding the closing process much easier.  Do you love acronyms, you might want to sit down for this one... TRID which stands for the TILA...
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Exclusive Right to Sell Listing

When listing your home to sell, the Exclusive Right to Sell Listing Agreement will likely be the contract you'll sign.  There is another type of listing agreement called the Exclusive Agency Listing Agreement, this contract might give you a bit more flexibility but it...
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Changing Jobs Changes Things

Did you just get offered a better job at another company?  Changing jobs changes things if you're in the middle of buying a home and you'll want to talk to your lender before you accept that new promotion!  When you're buying a home lenders typically want several...
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Trinity Estates Homes for Sale

There are many new construction developments in Bakersfield.  One that is sure to amaze is Trinity Estates Homes in Northwest Bakersfield.  Centrally located at Hageman and Renfro these semi-custom homes are beautiful.  Many great amenities abound with these Soper...
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South Bakersfield Real Estate

South Bakersfield Real Estate primarily consists of residential neighborhoods although there are some commercial areas as well. This page will introduce you to information on South Bakersfield Real Estate and South Bakersfield Homes for Sale. Residents in the South...
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Home Finding Tips

Locating the home of your dreams is not difficult but it's not that easy either.  Using these home finding tips you'll be sure to cross the t's and dot the i's so you don't make expensive mistakes.  The first step in finding the perfect home is planning, you want to...
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Selling Your Old House Fast

You might find yourself one day in a situation where you have bought a new house, and you need some tips on selling your old house in order to complete sale on the new one.  Maybe you just want a quick sale so that you have some $$$ to start that new chapter of your...
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Arts District Real Estate

Arts District Real Estate is a newer area in Downtown Bakersfield. The boundaries of this area are 21st Street, Chester Avenue, 17th Street and “G” Street. There are many theaters and art galleries in the area including the Fox Theater, Star Theater and Spotlight...
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Closing Costs & Loose Ends

Closing costs on a real estate transaction can sometime be tricky, deciding who pays for what.  With lenders and financing playing such a big part in the home buying process you'll want to know everything you can about the closing costs in your real estate...
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Earnest Money Deposit

For a contract to be ratified it needs to have an Earnest Money Deposit or EMD.  When an offer is made by a buyer and ultimately accepted by the seller and an earnest money deposit is attached to the offer, it means the property is under contract.  The California...
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6 Tips for Buying a Short Sale Home

You've probably heard the term short sale before, when buying a short sale home buyers must be aware of certain things.  Before we get into this article on buying a short sale home lets first discuss what a short sale is.  In very few words, a short sale is where a...
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6 Tips when Listing a Home for Sale

You don't get a second chance to make a first impression when listing a home for sale.  When listing a home for sale you'll want to make sure that it's always available for prospective buyers to view.  In order to ease access for both you and the Realtors showing the...
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Open House Tips To Get Your Home Sold Fast

As a seller you'll want to make sure you decide upfront whether you want to do open houses or not.  These open house tips along with the pros and cons of hosting an open house is what we'll discuss in this article.  If you do decide to host open houses then you'll...
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Selling Your Home & Shooting for the Moon!

Sometimes selling your home feels like you're shooting for the moon!  It can be an up and down ride like that of a death-defying roller coaster and that ride can feel very emotional as well throughout the process.  When selling a home sellers often focus on one item...
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Mortgage Application Accuracy Importance

Your mortgage application is the first piece of information lenders use to qualify you and so mortgage application accuracy is critical to your overall loan.  The money you make will be one of the main components lenders use in figuring out whether or not you qualify...
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Proper Home Inspection

When you buy a home one of the things you'll want to have done is a proper home inspection.  Home inspectors will inspect many items in the home and give you a report so you know what condition the home is in.  Some buyers opt not to have a home inspection done and it...
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Kitchen Renovation 6 Ideas & Tips

Kitchen renovation is often thought of as being very expensive but did you know it yields the highest return on your investment?  The kitchen of the house is a sacred place as it is where the food of the house is cooked, therefore keeping it up to date and hygienic is...
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Prepping That Old House for Sale

You are done with that old house of yours, and the movers have transported everything you need to your new place.  Prepping that old house for sale means rolling up your sleeves and getting your hands a little dirty.  Now, it’s time to work on the old house and put it...
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Buying Bakersfield Investment Property

Those that are planning on Buying Bakersfield Investment Property absolutely must come see this ideal property!  Buying investment property in Bakersfield CA is not just for the rich and wealthy.  Investment properties in Bakersfield range in price by location from...
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Seven Oaks Homes for Sale in Bakersfield

There are a few communities in Bakersfield that exude luxury, Seven Oaks Homes for Sale in Bakersfield fit the bill.  With one of the best school districts and many of the best schools in Bakersfield servicing the areas it's no wonder why so many choose to buy a home...
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Remodeling Your Home For Your Future

Remodeling your home comes with some planning and decisions making.  Whether you want to renovate your real estate property because you want to sell it or you just want to make the place more stylish and inviting, there are a lot of details you have to consider....
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Fiduciary Duties For Real Estate Agents

Real Estates Agents have fiduciary duties to their clients. Real Estate Agents and Broker are held by law to owe specific duties to his/her principal (the person who they are representing), in addition to duties or obligations set forth in a listing agreement, buyer...
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Watch Your Spending During Loan Approval

If you're thinking about buying a home then you definitely want to watch your spending.  When getting approved to buy a home lenders will carefully look over your accounts to make sure you can afford what you have and that your accounts are in good standing.  Things...
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Making Your Home Neutral for Buyers

If you're preparing to sell your home then making your home neutral for buyers is very important.  Neutrality equals sale-ability and you'll want to remove personal items from your home so potential buyers visiting your home have the ability to envision their personal...
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Choosing the RIGHT Real Estate Agent

Choosing the right real estate agent may prove to be the difference between successfully selling your home or not.  When you decide to sell your home, carefully interview a couple of agents and ask for some past clients from them for you to call.  Agent referrals from...
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North Bakersfield Real Estate

Residents of North Bakersfield appreciate the tight-knit community and history the area offers. This page will introduce you to information on North Bakersfield Real Estate and North Bakersfield Homes for Sale. This part of Bakersfield is often referred to as Oildale...
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Lamont Homes

Lamont, California is a small city north of Los Angeles, located on the south-east side of the 99 highway and about 10 minutes north to downtown Bakersfield. The city of Lamont started growing in the early 1900's. Before the growth of Lamont, Weedpatch was the...
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Bathroom Renovation Checklist 5 Tips

Tired of your old bathroom?  Here are 5 steps to establish a bathroom renovation checklist that make your project a success!  If you are fed up with the old-fashioned look of your bathroom and you want to make significant changes, the best decision is to create a...
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Resolving Real Estate Disputes

Listing a home for sale with a Realtor is a fairly quick process but there are items to be aware of in case you find yourself resolving real estate disputes.  You'll want to avoid disputes if possible and a good what to start is to make sure all your t's are crossed...
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Real Property and Personal Property

When you're selling a home you'll want to know the difference between real property and personal property.  Not knowing actually what you can or can't sell may cause you some grief in the long run and even worse end up in court.  Proper planning and the knowledge to...
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Bakersfield Life, Living in Bakersfield CA

Bakersfield life offers many great things and if you're living in Bakersfield now you're likely to know some of the many things Bakersfield offers already.  However if you're moving to Bakersfield then you've come to the right place to learn more about all Bakersfield...
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Real Estate Commission is Negotiable

We're often asked if real estate commission is negotiable?  The answer is yes, in fact if an agent tells you no then question them why not.  The agent and or the brokerage the agent is employed under may have a policy to not negotiate off a certain amount which may be...
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Property Condition Does Affect Offer Price

When preparing your offer it's imperative to have an idea about the condition of the property as property condition does affect offer price.  Now granted as a buyer you're not going to want to incur fees every time you want to write an offer by hiring a home inspector...
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For Sale Sign and Fliers

When marketing a home for sale why not do all you can to sell it?  A for sale sign and fliers is just one more way to let people know your home is available for sale.  The real estate market has always been very competitive and it's imperative as an agent to cast the...
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Bakersfield Real Estate Questions

As top Bakersfield and Kern County real estate experts, it’s our job to help!  If you've got Bakersfield Real Estate questions, please let us know.  Our team of experts have a ton of knowledge and our brokerage has closed thousands of transactions.  We'll never say...
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Meritage Homes for Sale

Beauty abounds in Meritage Homes for sale, this builder has won many awards like Forbes Platinum 400 Best Big Companies of America and many others but always keeps a humble, helpful business plan.  Since its inception over 20 years ago, Meritage Homes has also...
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Willow Creek Homes for Sale

Interested in Willow Creek Homes for Sale?  The Willow Creek area is located in Northwest Bakersfield near Coffee Rd and Fruitvale and offers semi-custom homes in the mid $300's.  One of the greatest benefits of the highly sought after homes for sale in NW...

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Scoring Deals During a Slow Real Estate Season

There are periods when the global financial situation influences the real estate business to a great extent, but even in the best and most stable years from the financial point of view, you can count on a slow real estate season when business is narrower than usual....

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REO Homes for Sale in NW Bakersfield

There are many great deals to be had in Bakersfield and REO Homes for Sale in NW Bakersfield are just one of those little gems!  REO stands for "Real Estate Owned" which is a bank owned property that has been foreclosed on.  As well, those under the impression that...

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Transfer of Possession

A transaction or escrow is considered "closed" once the deed has been recorded, this is often referred to as transfer of possession which means the new buyer now owns the home.  Time to move in right?  Maybe not... perhaps you've agreed to a seller rent back allowing...

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Smart Homes will Improve our Lives

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Arts District Real Estate

Arts District Real Estate is a newer area in Downtown Bakersfield. The boundaries of this area are 21st Street, Chester Avenue, 17th Street and “G” Street. There are many theaters and art galleries in the area including the Fox Theater, Star Theater and Spotlight...

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Bakersfield Real Estate

Bakersfield Real Estate is highly sought after due to it being centrally located within California. This page will introduce you to information on Bakersfield Real Estate and Bakersfield Homes for Sale. Located approximately 110 miles from both Los Angeles and Fresno...

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Arvin Real Estate

Probably the best part of Arvin Real Estate is the family oriented community. This page will introduce you to information on Arvin Real Estate and Arvin Homes for Sale. The first federally operated labor camp “Arvin Migratory Labor Camp” was opened here by the Farm...

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Kern County Communities

Home buyers will enjoy the many different neighborhoods to choose from in Kern County communities and Bakersfield Real Estate. Kern County Communities offer a vast variety of houses, condos and town-homes available. You have many different areas to choose from here in...

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Wasco Real Estate

Wasco Real Estate is desirable for many reasons like its low-cost of living, sunny weather, close local amenities and stable housing market. This page will introduce you to information on Wasco Real Estate and Wasco Homes for Sale. Wasco sits about 25 miles north-west...

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Taft Real Estate

Taft was originally a siding for the Sunset Railroad and has evolved into an oil town. This page will introduce you to information on Taft Real Estate and Taft Homes for Sale. The approximately 9,264 residents enjoy local amenities, stable housing market and low-cost...

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Willow Creek Homes for Sale

Interested in Willow Creek Homes for Sale?  The Willow Creek area is located in Northwest Bakersfield near Coffee Rd and Fruitvale and offers semi-custom homes in the mid $300's.  One of the greatest benefits of the highly sought after homes for sale in NW...

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Scoring Deals During a Slow Real Estate Season

There are periods when the global financial situation influences the real estate business to a great extent, but even in the best and most stable years from the financial point of view, you can count on a slow real estate season when business is narrower than usual....

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REO Homes for Sale in NW Bakersfield

There are many great deals to be had in Bakersfield and REO Homes for Sale in NW Bakersfield are just one of those little gems!  REO stands for "Real Estate Owned" which is a bank owned property that has been foreclosed on.  As well, those under the impression that...

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Transfer of Possession

A transaction or escrow is considered "closed" once the deed has been recorded, this is often referred to as transfer of possession which means the new buyer now owns the home.  Time to move in right?  Maybe not... perhaps you've agreed to a seller rent back allowing...

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Smart Homes will Improve our Lives

Many things that were considered science fiction until recently are becoming a reality. Smart Homes will make things more automated and easier. There are still no flying cars, but at least humanity is moving forward with technological expansion. Technology has allowed...

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Arts District Real Estate

Arts District Real Estate is a newer area in Downtown Bakersfield. The boundaries of this area are 21st Street, Chester Avenue, 17th Street and “G” Street. There are many theaters and art galleries in the area including the Fox Theater, Star Theater and Spotlight...

read more

Bakersfield Real Estate

Bakersfield Real Estate is highly sought after due to it being centrally located within California. This page will introduce you to information on Bakersfield Real Estate and Bakersfield Homes for Sale. Located approximately 110 miles from both Los Angeles and Fresno...

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Arvin Real Estate

Probably the best part of Arvin Real Estate is the family oriented community. This page will introduce you to information on Arvin Real Estate and Arvin Homes for Sale. The first federally operated labor camp “Arvin Migratory Labor Camp” was opened here by the Farm...

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Kern County Communities

Home buyers will enjoy the many different neighborhoods to choose from in Kern County communities and Bakersfield Real Estate. Kern County Communities offer a vast variety of houses, condos and town-homes available. You have many different areas to choose from here in...

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Wasco Real Estate

Wasco Real Estate is desirable for many reasons like its low-cost of living, sunny weather, close local amenities and stable housing market. This page will introduce you to information on Wasco Real Estate and Wasco Homes for Sale. Wasco sits about 25 miles north-west...

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