Darlene Lopez's Blog Posts

The Pros and Cons of Condo Homeownership: Is it Right for You?

What Is a Condo?A condo, which is short for “condominium,” is a private residence within a larger building or community, while an apartment is a leased residence within a larger building

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Home Renovations That Add Value To Your Home

Renovating your home can make your home more enjoyable, and if done right, increase your home’s value along the way. But not all renovations are created equal! While some projects can add

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Summer Home Maintenance Checklist!

Hot summer days means homeowners need to give attention to a few time-sensitive tasks around the house! ⁣No need to stress—knock them out early in the season with this shortlist of summer

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Let An Expert Guide You Through This Unprecedented Market

In a normal market, it’s good to have an experienced guide coaching you through the process of buying or selling a home. That person can advise you on important things like pricing 

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Let's Celebrate National Homeownership Month this June

As National Homeownership Month kicks off this June, homeowners have every reason to celebrate! Did you know...Today, 65.6% of Americans call their homes their own? That's a rate that has risen to

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Why NOW Is The Best Time To Sell!

If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the ultimate

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Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You Money

Many people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. Some are renters who have a strong desire to become homeowners but are unsure if buying right now

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Follow these tips for a successful home sale

Homeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Despite the speed and opportunity for sellers, there are still steps you can take to prep your house to shine

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A Homeowners Net Worth is 40 times Greater Than a Renter's

One of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal Reserve indicates the net worth of a homeowner is actually 40

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Top 5 Christmas Events in Orange County 2020

Knott’s Taste of Merry FarmThe Christmas spirit shines bright this year at Knott’s Taste of Merry Farm, a seasonal holiday food event. The family-friendly event features enchanted

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Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What's Best for You

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise. With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s great opportunity for current renters to make a move

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