January 2019 Newsletter

January 2019 Newsletter

Contra Costa County Real Estate | East Bay Homes

January 2019 Newsletter

Inspiration for the Month

It is better to look ahead & prepare than to look back & regret. ∼ Jackie Joyner-Kersee

5 TIPS FOR BUYING A HOUSE IN A SELLER’S MARKET

When you sell your home, some things are clearly part of the home and going to the new owner. Like the doors. But there are other things that really aren’t as obvious. Can you keep your light fixtures? Is it okay to take your wall-mounted mirror? What should you do when selling your home when it comes to household stuff? Here’s some guidance on what transfers hands at a home sale:

What Goes to The New Owner

It’s fairly standard that the new owner gets anything built-in, like shelves or benches that are part of the room. Also anything that’s custom-made to fit the home, like custom curtains, shutters, or blinds. Any landscaping or plants on the property should stay. Also smoke detectors and sprinkler systems.

Sell My Home

Don’t take with you anything that you have to damage the home to remove, like some TV mounts. Leave your built-in alarm system, but be sure to cancel the service or transfer it into the new owner’s name.

Things You Can Take With You

The things that are yours to keep generally fall into the category of “your belongings” …

Read more here: What Stays Behind and What Goes With You When You Sell Your Home

Real Estate Funnies

East Bay Lifestyle + Leisure

Buying a Lafayette Home

LION'S CLUB CRAB FEED

Saturday Jan 19
Pleasant Hill Senior Center

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Buying a Alamo Home

CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

Monday January 28th
Martinez Library

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Buying a Pleasant Hill Home

JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY w/ BILLY STRITCH

Sunday October 8
Danville

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Buying a Home

VISIT A TOASTMASTERS CLUB

Every Tuesday
San Ramon

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Who you work with matters, Laura Wucher Real Estate Team

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