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Monday, May 11, 2020   /   by Monique 'Moey' Nichols

Virtual Tour: 4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Home on 1/2 Acre in Nipomo

Beautiful 4 bedroom home on a half-acre has a landscaped front yard with mature trees and a private courtyard patio. Enter into the welcoming Great Room with vaulted ceilings, wood floors, a fireplace to cozy by & large Bay window. The spacious, dine-in kitchen has a breakfast bar, celestial skylight, ample counter space and walk-in pantry. Segue from the kitchen to the Multi-Use room with wall-to-wall built in cabinets, desk and additional fireplace. Fabulous space for relaxing, recreation, dining, studying or home office area.

Nicely sized 1st 3 bedrooms have ceiling fans and picture windows. Enter the Master Suite through in-home double doors or via private slider entrance from the patio garden. Master Bedroom has a large walk-in closet, wet bar kitchenette area, plus an ensuite with double sinks, a separate soaking tub and step in shower.  Master Suite recently used as a lucrative Air BnB. 

Enjoy the Central Coast weather BBQing on the back patios, growi ...

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Thursday, March 5, 2020   /   by Monique 'Moey' Nichols

What Happens During A Home Inspection

Ever wonder what a home inspector is doing in the 2+ hours while they're at the property you're selling or purchasing? Curious to know the top 6 things they look at for their report? All these areas can affect the negotiation of a sales contract. It's important to be informed so you can prepare for possible repairs and unforeseen expenses.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020   /   by Monique 'Moey' Nichols

Why You Should Use A Local Home Inspector

You definitely want to use a home inspector in the area you are buying or selling property. They will be most informed of county retrofit requirements and other local ordinances that may effect what needs to be fixed or replaced in a home or property.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020   /   by Monique 'Moey' Nichols

Homes Are More Affordable Today, Not Less

There’s a current narrative that owning a home today is less affordable than it has been in the past. The reason some are making this claim is because house prices have substantially increased over the last several years.
It’s not, however, just the price of a home that matters.
Homes, in most cases, are purchased with a mortgage. The current mortgage rate is a major component of the affordability equation. Mortgage rates have fallen by over a full percentage point since December 2018. Another major piece of the affordability equation is a buyer’s income. The median family income has risen by approximately 3% over the last year.
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases a monthly Housing Affordability Index. The latest index shows that home affordability is better today than at almost any point over the last 30 years. The index determines how affordable homes are based on the following:

“A Home Affordability Index value of 100 ...

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