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Melynda Capps, Real Estate Pro in Stockton, CA
The pros and cons of solar energyWant to lower your energy bill? One alternative source you might consider is solar power. Solar cells use semiconducting materials to convert sunlight directly into electricity,… Read more
Blogged Tue Aug 12, 2014 by Melynda Capps Going Green Home Ownership
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Selecting a Home InspectorBuying a home is one of the most important purchases you will make in your lifetime, so you should be sure that the home you want to buy is in good condition. A home inspection… Read more
Blogged Tue Aug 12, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Buying Home Ownership
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How Much Home Can you Afford?The single most important part of buying a house is figuring out how much you can realistically afford to pay.You'll have to take a good look at your budget, debts, credit… Read more
Blogged Mon Aug 11, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Buying Home Ownership
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Before You Buy, Inspect!Buying a home is one of the most important purchases you will make in your lifetime, so you should be sure that the home you want to buy is in good condition. A home inspection… Read more
Blogged Mon Aug 11, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Buying Home Ownership
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Organize a Garage SaleAs summer is winding down and kids going back to school, you may think about having a garage sale.  Now is the perfect time to plan your sale before it's too late and the weather… Read more
Blogged Mon Aug 11, 2014 by Melynda Capps General Area Quality of Life Home Ownership
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Suburban, Urban or Rural: Which is Right for You?If you're unfettered by a particular job in a particular locale, deciding where to live isn't as easy as it may seem. Often, a battle ensues between our… Read more
Blogged Fri Aug 8, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Buying Home Selling Home Ownership
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What is a Contingency?Think of the word "contingency" as akin to "if." When a homebuyer signs a contract agreeing to the purchase of a home, she is saying, "I agree to purchase this home for this amount… Read more
Blogged Fri Aug 8, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Buying Home Selling Home Ownership
Melynda Capps, Real Estate Pro in Stockton, CA
Houseboats and Floating Homes: Pros and Cons of Living on the WaterSinger Otis Redding sat on the dock of the bay, wrote a song about it, and made millions of dollars. What his song didn't tell us, however,… Read more
Blogged Fri Aug 8, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Buying Home Ownership
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Writing a Home-Offer Letter – Is It a Good Idea?The most important letter you'll submit to a home seller is the one you'll get from your lender stating that you are preapproved for a mortgage. Savvy… Read more
Blogged Fri Aug 8, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Buying Home Ownership
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Now is a great time to secure a home loan refinance in Stockton or any other California area. Today's low interest rates make a Stockton home loan refinance a good financial decision. More importantly… Read more
Blogged Tue Jul 15, 2014 by Amortgageadvisor.com Financing Credit Score Home Ownership
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How to Assess the Real Cost of a Fixer-Upper HouseBy: G. M. FiliskoPublished: August 24, 2010When you buy a fixer-upper house, you can save a ton of money, or get yourself in a financial fix.Trying to… Read more
Blogged Thu Jul 3, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Buying Remodel & Renovate Home Ownership
Melynda Capps, Real Estate Pro in Stockton, CA
Chemical-Free Weed Prevention TacticsIf there's one thing all gardeners hate, it is weeds. Fortunately, there are a number of chemical-free tactics you can use to control weeds in your garden. And in the… Read more
Blogged Tue Jul 1, 2014 by Melynda Capps Going Green Home Ownership
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Designing Backyard Shade StructuresIn the midst of summer's sweltering heat, nothing provides relief like having a shady spot for relaxing. Backyard shade structures also help keep your outdoor furniture… Read more
Blogged Tue Jul 1, 2014 by Melynda Capps Remodel & Renovate Design & Decor Home Ownership
Melynda Capps, Real Estate Pro in Stockton, CA
How to Avoid Buying a Money PitThere's an old saying that a boat is nothing more than a hole in the water that you pour your money into. Boats are expensive – from the purchase to the ongoing maintenance… Read more
Blogged Tue Jul 1, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Buying Home Ownership
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Can Pets Hurt a Home Sale?Dogs do the darndest things when they're bored. Take Squishy, for instance. Lauren came home late one night from her job as a nurse to find that Squishy –her usually well-mannered… Read more
Blogged Tue Jul 1, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Selling Remodel & Renovate Home Ownership
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Should You Skip the Home Inspection for a Better Deal?When real estate markets are moving quickly, sellers sometimes become uncompromising. Why make concessions if your home is leading the neighborhood's… Read more
Blogged Wed Jun 25, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Buying Home Ownership
Melynda Capps, Real Estate Pro in Stockton, CA
Money best spent? – Getting your home ready to sell A common question I get asked from potential sellers is “What should I do to sell my home?  Put money into the kitchen?  Bathrooms?”  While… Read more
Blogged Wed Jun 25, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Selling Remodel & Renovate Home Ownership
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7 Steps to Take Before You Buy a HomeMost potential homebuyers are a smidge daunted by the fact that they’re about to agree to a hefty mortgage that they’ll be paying for the next few decades. The… Read more
Blogged Mon Jun 16, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Buying Financing Home Ownership
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Best bet home improvements Sure, you can spend a lot on something  purely for the personal pleasure of having it­like that outdoor Jacuzzi under the attached gazebo­or you can go the practical… Read more
Blogged Fri Jun 13, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Selling Remodel & Renovate Home Ownership
Melynda Capps, Real Estate Pro in Stockton, CA
How Much Home Can You Afford? The single most important part of buying a house is figuring out how much you can realistically afford to pay. You'll have to take a good look at your budget, debts,credit reports,… Read more
Blogged Fri Jun 13, 2014 by Melynda Capps Home Buying Financing Home Ownership
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