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Six tips to living the homeownership dream in 2016

By Bryan Hurlbut | Jan 7, 2019

Home values are generally increasing at an annual rate of 4 to 5 percent, above the inflation rate, according to recent housing reports. That is good news for current homeowners watching their property values increase. But it means potential home buyers must come up with a larger down payment. Especially millennials who have been living with […]

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Important Things That Determine a Home’s Value

By Bryan Hurlbut | Jan 7, 2019

Interested in buying a piece of real estate? Many real estate investors and first-time homeowners seem to focus on the style and functionality of their potential purchase, thinking that these aspects help to increase the property’s value. They seem to have forgotten the popular adage, “location, location, location.” The truth is, the physical structure deprecates as […]

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SOLD 1595 Candelero Drive, Walnut Creek

By Bryan Hurlbut | Jan 7, 2019

Additional Photos: Video Tour Listed for: $559,000 Spacious three bedroom two and half bathroom END unit townhouse located in beautiful Countrywood. This townhouse features a large family room, light and bright kitchen, oversized master bedroom with two closets, great entertaining back patio and is conveniently located close to great shopping, numerous restaurants, and easy freeway and […]

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How many of these questions could you answer?

By Bryan Hurlbut | Jan 7, 2019

Buying a home is thrilling, scary, sometimes weird, often epic, and never dull. You’re ponying up a huge wad of cash for a place you’ll inhabit hopefully for years to come. As such, you’re bound to have a lot of questions throughout every step of the process. So to head you off at the pass, […]

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7 Tips for Buying Your First Home

By Bryan Hurlbut | Jan 7, 2019

Entrepreneurs, you know that cash flow is key to your business and peace of mind. Positive cash flow, that is. The same principle applies to your personal budget; every purchase you make affects your available resources. While homeownership took a dent in the last recession, it remains the American dream for many. But becoming a homeowner comes […]

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Tax Tips for Homeowners

By Bryan Hurlbut | Jan 7, 2019

As winter draws to a close, we are reminded that tax time is just around the corner. Those of us who own our own homes are fortunate enough to have many tax deductions and advantageous strategies available to us. I have some solid advice below, but be prudent and check these out with your tax […]

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SOLD! 215 Round House Pl, Clayton

By Bryan Hurlbut | Jan 7, 2019

Listed for $599,000 Pending in less then a week! Additional Photos: Virtual Tour Beautifully updated three bedroom, two and half bath duet locatedon a quiet court in coveted Oakhurst Country Club. This spacious1,939 square foot duet features abundant natural light, soaringceilings, wood floors, an island kitchen, a two-way fireplace and abackyard perfect for entertaining. • Appealing island […]

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SOLD 1267 Honey Trail, Walnut Creek

By Bryan Hurlbut | Jan 7, 2019

Offered at $489,000 Sold for $510,000 Additional Photos: Virtual Tour Beautifully updated two bedroom condo located close to great shopping, restaurants, freeway access and BART. This condo features amazing Australian Cypress wood floors, updated kitchen with plenty of natural light, large bedrooms and a patio area great for entertaining. * Spacious family room with beautiful […]

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SOLD 1427 Los Vecinos, Walnut Creek

By Bryan Hurlbut | Jan 7, 2019

Offered at $639,000 Sold for $655,000 Additional Photos: Virtual Tour Immaculately maintained and beautifully updated single story two bedroom, two bathroom townhouse located close to great shopping, restaurants, park and trails. This townhouse features remodeled kitchen and bathrooms, with an abundance of natural light. * Large family room with recessed lighting, gas fireplace and large patio […]

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