Monthly Archives: September 2011

For Sale: Oasis in Arroyo Grande!

September 30, 2011
By: cometrealty

Please contact Shannon Fitzpatrick to arrange for your private tour of this fantastic home, or other Central Coast Properties.  Shannon can be reached at 805-801-5436, Shannon@CometRealty.com. www.690Monadella.com


Hayley’s Feng Shui Tip: FALL CLEANING TIPS!

September 20, 2011
By: cometrealty

Fall is in the air! Prepare for the change of season (even if you are in California!) with a few deep-cleaning tips for your home. A clean home is a happy home! Clean from ceiling to floors, starting with the most used rooms. Tackle this list over a few weeks if you get overwhelmed. I won’t tell anybody!  LIVING ROOM Dust fans, crown molding and air vents. Soak and wash glass light fixtures.  Walls and corners collect lots of dust (and dog hair, in my case!)…
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TIP: Home Improvements That Pay Off

September 13, 2011
By: cometrealty

Dian Hymer is a nationally syndicated real estate columnist, and author. The temptation is strong: Clean up the yard, declutter the house, and put it on the market without spending time and money sprucing the place up for sale. This is especially the case if you anticipate losing money on the sale. Some real estate agents recommend you do little if anything to get your home ready for sale. This could work if you price the listing to look like a bargain. However, most buyers…
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Top 10 Tax Tips for Sellers According to IRS

September 6, 2011
By: cometrealty

If you are thinking of selling, the first thing you should do is call Comet Realty to find out how they can market and sell your property!  The second thing you should do is look at this list that the IRS has published for sellers. (http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/content/0,,id=104608,00.html.) Here are the IRS’s top 10 tax tips for home sellers (taken from their website August 2011): 1. In general, you are eligible to exclude the gain from income if you have owned and used your home as your…
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