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From a House to a Home

Posted by CBB Marketing on December 08, 2011 in No Category
From a House to a Home Once upon a time in a land not so far away .. there was a house who always dreamed of becoming a home. It sat there centered perfectly on its lot, landscaping strategically placed so it wouldn’t look so bare… It had hopes that someone would notice, that someone would care. There was a driveway, paved all in stone A walk lined with a floral flare that led to a mat at the door with a greeting… “Welcome Home” The entry wasn’t too small nor too... read more
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Tax Tips When You’re Selling Your Home

Posted by CBB Marketing on December 08, 2011 in No Category
Tax Tips When You’re Selling Your Home Tax tips when you’re selling your home   The IRS recently released a list of ten tax tips for those planning to sell a home which could help homeowners understand the tax implications of the home sale process. While each tip does not apply to everyone, they may be useful. Gain exclusions According to the IRS, the gain from a home sale can generally be excluded from taxable income as long as the home served as a primary residence for at... read more
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2011 Wall Street Journal – Real Trends “The Thousand”

Posted by CBB Marketing on December 08, 2011 in No Category
2011 Wall Street Journal – Real Trends “The Thousand” To showcase the Coldwell Banker brand’s success on the 2011 Wall Street Journal/Real Trends “The Thousand,” we wanted to share the following statistics: The Coldwell Banker brand had 28% of all agents on the individual sides list, 20% higher than our nearest competitor. The Coldwell Banker brand had 34% of all agents on the individual sales volume list, more than double our nearest competitor. ... read more
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Relocation through a Buyer’s Eyes…and a Coldwell Banker Agent 2010 was the year of change for my husband and I. As Baby Boomers facing retirement in a few years, we decided it was time to explore options other than California to call home.  As a Realtor for 25 years in California specializing in corporate relocation, I had a lot of experience and wonderful memories helping buyers not only find a special home in a completely new area, but also helping them get settled quickly into the... read more
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10 Easy Tips to Winterize Your Home

Posted by CBB Marketing on December 08, 2011 in No Category
10 Easy Tips to Winterize Your Home from realestate.msn.com So you’ve pulled your sweaters out of mothballs and found your mittens at the bottom of the coat closet. But what about your house — is it prepared for the cold months ahead? You’ll be a lot less comfortable in the coming months if you haven’t girded Home Sweet Home for Old Man Winter. With the help of several experts, we’ve boiled down your autumn to-do list to 10 easy tips: 1. Clean those gutters   Once the... read more
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