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Whether you're a first-time buyer or a seasoned pro, this collection of informative and insightful blog posts is designed to empower you with the knowledge, tips, and strategies needed to make informed decisions throughout your homebuying journey. From budgeting and mortgage advice to neighborhood insights and property inspections, I've got you covered every step of the way.

How Do Climate Risks Affect Your Next Home in Monterey Bay?

How Do Climate Risks Affect Your Next Home in Monterey Bay?

  • Liz Kroft
  • 05/28/24

Discover how climate change affects homebuying in Monterey Bay. Learn about wildfire risks, sea level rise, cliff erosion, and ...

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How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits Your Local Community

How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits Your Local Community

  • Liz Kroft
  • 05/13/24

Unlock the hidden benefits of buying or selling a house beyond personal gain in Santa Cruz and Monterey County. Delve into the ...

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The Truth About Home Prices: Are They Really Dropping?

The Truth About Home Prices: Are They Really Dropping?

  • Liz Kroft
  • 05/1/24

Amid speculation and media hype about a potential home price decline, this article separates fact from fiction by examining rec...

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Is a Multi-Generational Home Right for You?

Is a Multi-Generational Home Right for You?

  • Liz Kroft
  • 04/25/24

Explore the growing trend of multi-generational living and why many families are choosing to buy homes that accommodate multipl...

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Ways To Use Your Tax Refund If You Want To Buy a Home

Ways To Use Your Tax Refund If You Want To Buy a Home

  • Liz Kroft
  • 04/15/24

Wondering how to use your tax refund towards buying a home? This post explores several smart ways to allocate your tax refund f...

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The Unsung Hero Of Real Estate: The Transaction Coordinator

The Unsung Hero Of Real Estate: The Transaction Coordinator

  • Liz Kroft
  • 03/25/24

In the complex and ever evolving world of real estate transactions, there's an invaluable player working behind the scenes for ...

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What We Know About the NAR Real Estate Settlement: A Local Realtor’s Guide

What We Know About the NAR Real Estate Settlement: A Local Realtor’s Guide

  • Liz Kroft
  • 03/21/24

Stay informed about the latest real estate regulatory changes from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) lawsuit settlemen...

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What’s Really Happening with Mortgage Rates?

What’s Really Happening with Mortgage Rates?

  • Liz Kroft
  • 02/22/24

Are you feeling a bit unsure about what’s really happening with mortgage rates? That might be because you’ve heard someone say ...

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