Harold & Kim Hanmer's Blog

Posted on 05/31/2020
How Should You Promote Your House to Buyers?
Promoting a house to potential buyers sometimes can be difficult. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to stir up interest in your residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you promote your residence to buyers. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal Amazing curb appeal is essential, particularly for a seller who...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
How to Approach Buying and Selling Overlaps
Post Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay Unless you're a first-time home shopper, you'll need to acquire your next home while selling your current home. How do buyers finesse this? When buyers are competing with each other for a tight inventory of available homes, the ones who are ready to come to the table fastest, not the ones with contingencies,...
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Posted on 05/20/2020
5479 E Centralia Street #17, Long Beach, CA 90808 now has a new price of $489,000!
Upgraded and Immaculate! It is rare to find a Condo in the prestigious area of Lakewood Village in Long Beach. This two Bedroom two Bathroom home is located in the secure and serene Village Grove Community. Follow the winding paths through the lush landscaping and ponds around the centrally located Pool, Spa and Clubhouse. Inside your new home you can appreciate the attention to detail from newer carpet in the Living room, the elegant Fireplace to the Crown molding. French doors lead to your private balcony overlooking the ponds, pool and greenery as well as your private Washer and Dryer. Your Kitchen is well appointed with Granite...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Electrical Issues to Watch for in Your Home
The first few years in your new home feel like heaven. Everything looks so sleek and shiny, but after some time you start to discover some quirks. Most are nothing to fret about, but there are some signs that pop up that shouldn't be overlooked, such as electrical glitches in the home. Not every electrical problem is dire,...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
What Does It Take to Purchase a Home?
The process of finding and purchasing your dream house may prove to be difficult, regardless of whether you are an experienced or first-time homebuyer. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to avoid hurdles as you navigate the homebuying journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you quickly discover a quality home at an...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Set the Bar High for Your California Luxury Home Search
If you intend to pursue a luxury home in San Francisco, Los Angeles or anywhere else in California, it may be beneficial to set the bar high for your house search. By doing so, you can increase the likelihood of finding and buying a Golden State luxury residence that you can enjoy for an extended period of time. Now,...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
Buying a Zombie Property
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels Zombie properties are homes that have been visibly abandoned but actual ownership has not. The term became popular in the housing industry during the 2007-08 housing crisis when people being unable to make their mortgage payments reached a catastrophic point. According to ATTOM Data Solutions, a firm that tracks different types of...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Know What You Want and Can Afford in a New Home
When you decide to make an offer on a home, your mind may be flooded with dozens of questions and concerns -- several of which may involve money matters, while others are about the condition of the house. However, if you've had the house professionally inspected and made sure your income is sufficient to absorb monthly expenses, than you've...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Advantages of a Buyer Agent for First-Time Homebuyers
Photo by Christina Morillo from Pexels If you're a first-time homebuyer and you've already started exploring available properties, you might think to yourself, "Why do I even need a buyer agent?" After all, you've been looking at homes for sale and the realtors who showed you the properties were very nice and helpful. But here's the deal: Those...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Things You Need to Consider Before You Host an Open House
An open house offers an excellent opportunity for a seller to showcase his or her residence to a large group of buyers. As such, it is important for a seller to plan ahead for an open house. If a seller devotes time and energy to prepare for an open house, his or her residence may make a positive impression...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
How Many House Showings Should You Host?
The number of showings a seller needs to host varies. In some instances, a buyer may submit an offer to purchase a house following an initial showing. Or, in other cases, a seller may host dozens of showings without receiving any offers to purchase his or her house. Ultimately, there are lots of things that a seller can do...
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Posted on 03/22/2020
Tips to Keep in Mind When Caring for Carpeted Floors
Although not everyone is a fan of carpeting, there are definitely benefits to having it in your home. The big question is, "Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?" Well, that answer depends on a lot of variables, but if you happen to like the look and feel of carpeting, then it's probably worth having. Assuming the carpet fibers...
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