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You Won’t Believe What the Mission Viejo Realtor Saw and Smelled

by Leslie Eskildsen October 13, 2014 Expert Advice

Clearly my message is not being heard.  Or, all of you reading these articles ARE NOT the Orange County homeowners trying to sell your house today.  Because let me just tell you, after showing 21 Orange County houses in the last three days, there are just too many home sellers who have not gotten the [...]

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REALTORS – Leave the House the Way You Found It!

by Leslie Eskildsen October 11, 2014 Expert Advice

Now that the Mission Viejo real estate market has turned to a more normal playing ground for buyers and sellers, it appears that some REALTORS need a brush up on etiquette and protocol. This is an invitation to take a seat and jot down some notes – because things are going off the rails in some [...]

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Mission Viejo Home Staging Technique – How to Stage With Books

by Leslie Eskildsen October 7, 2014 Expert Advice

Since you’ve all, no doubt, been karate chopping pillows like crazy this week, we’ll add a home staging technique that’s not so labor intensive into your Mission Viejo home staging bag of tricks.  This is all about how to use books to enhance the drama and emotional appeal of your Mission Viejo home, in order [...]

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Real Estate Deals Cause You to Trust People You Don’t Know and Will Never Meet

by Leslie Eskildsen October 6, 2014 Escrow Essentials

In California, residential real estate is bought and sold through legally binding contracts created and updated periodically by a fleet of lawyers who work for the California Association of REALTORS (CAR), of which most active REALTORS are dues-paying members.  These contracts stipulate the terms and conditions of the purchase and sale of houses all over [...]

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Safety First for REALTORS

by Leslie Eskildsen October 4, 2014 Expert Advice

There are many things that differentiate a REALTOR’s job from almost every other career. For starters, REALTORS work when most other people aren’t working. This is why they have time after your work to talk to you about the details regarding the sale or purchase of a home. That means that evenings and weekends are [...]

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Outdoor Staging – For Mission Viejo Backyards, Balconies, and Porches

by Leslie Eskildsen June 30, 2014 Featured Posts

Mission Viejo Home Staging Moves Outdoors When you are staging your Mission Viejo house to sell, don’t forget the back yard, front porch and balcony.  There are a couple of simple and relatively inexpensive things you can do to bait the buyer trap by dressing up your outside areas.  Yes, it might mean a trip [...]

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Advanced Techinque – Mission Viejo Home Staging With Books

by Leslie Eskildsen June 22, 2014 Featured Posts

Mission Viejo Home Staging by the Books Mission Viejo home staging with books is an advanced home staging technique.  It presumes that you’ve got the Mission Viejo home staging fundamentals of de-cluttering, de-personalizing, de-zooitizing, and de-odorizing under your belt.  And that you understand the Mission Viejo home staging concept of a simple color palette.  And [...]

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The Secret to Successful Mission Viejo Home Staging

by Leslie Eskildsen June 5, 2014 Featured Posts

The Secret to Successful Mission Viejo Home Staging?  Pillows. A crucial part of effective Mission Viejo home staging is the proper introduction of the perfect pillows into your family room, living room, and bedrooms. Of course, this Mission Viejo home staging tutorial presumes that you’ve prepped these rooms by removing the dirt, clutter, personal items, [...]

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Homes for Sale Near Saddleback Church in Mission Viejo

by Leslie Eskildsen May 29, 2014 Mission Viejo Homes

There are Great Mission Viejo Homes for Sale Near Saddleback Church Find the current homes for sale near Saddleback Church in Mission Viejo. Saddleback Church is a huge force in the lives of many Orange County CA residents offering numerous worship services, small groups, community service projects, fellowship events, and educational seminars.  If you’re interested [...]

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Mission Viejo House for Sale – Bedroom and Bathroom Counts Demystified

by Leslie Eskildsen May 28, 2014 Featured Posts

By the Numbers – Mission Viejo House for Sale – Bedrooms and Bathroom Counts Demystified In Orange County, Realtors have to specify the number of bedrooms and bathrooms in every Mission Viejo house for sale in the California Regional Multiple Listing Service  (CRMLS.)  And bedrooms have to be expressed in whole numbers.  There is no [...]

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