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ResortLock Automated Door Locks

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Oracode Keyless Lock System

Tweet The Oracode Keyless Lock System is an excellent way for vacation rental home owners and real estate professionals to manage the security of their property via the internet. Oracode access systems are electronic push-button keyless door locks, with each user being assigned a time-sensitive traceable code. The Oracode Keyless Lock System -Codes for single […]

First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit Extention Information

Tweet It’s not too late! You may still be able to take advantage of the Government’s First-Time Homebuyer Credit. With the passing The Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009, Congress extended the First-Time Homebuyer Credit and expanded who qualifies. Before you rush out and start looking for your dream home, read the following […]

City of Modesto Home Repair Grants

Tweet Residents of Modesto, California listen up! The City of Modesto is offering its residents home repair assistance through a variety of grants. Emergency Home Repair Program (EHRP)/Disabled Access Assistance Program (DAAP) These programs provides financial and technical assistance to repair or eliminate emergency conditions in homes, including critical health and safety hazards and assistance […]

OnlyOpenHouses.com – Open House Listings

Tweet Open house listings in the newspaper are an effective way to reach potential buyers, but if you combine it with an awesome presence on the Internet via OnlyOpenHouses.com, you can reach thousands more. With top search engine placement and traditional advertising, OnlyOpenHouses.com is the only on-line resource to search for open houses in your […]

Real Estate Companies Offering Syndication Services

Tweet There are a variety of technology companies that specialize in syndicating your real estate listings information out to numerous other websites. Below is an alphabetical list of some syndication websites that I’ve come across….. A La Mode Ecampaignpro.com Edgeio For Sale Marketer GoSmart Solutions Incredible Agent ListHub LotsaPeoples.com MLBroadcast Point2 Postlets RealBird Realivent Realty […]

Do It Yourself Solar PV Systems Instruction Slides

Tweet We’re in the middle of a recession and the environment is falling apart – you want to do something, but you just can’t afford it; you know that solar power is the way to go, but have no idea where to start. If you’re good with tools and are able to follow directions, you’ll […]

Domania Home Price Check – Online Home Appraisal

Tweet Thinking about selling your home? Curious how much the homes around you have sold for? Want to make sure the house you’re buying is priced right? Come on over to Domania, where the easiest access to home values and real estate tools are all geared to help you with your property search. When trying […]

Zillow.com Pleasanton CA Home Values

Tweet Zillow.com is so many things to so many different people. A premier online destination for buyers, sellers, homeowners, and real estate professionals alike, Zillow.com has become one of the largest real estate websites in the United States. Each month Zillow.com welcomes over 8.5 million unique visitors, of which: 90% already own a home 70% […]

Tax Title Services Offers Title Insurance For Property Tax Sales

Tweet Listen up Real Estate Investors, Tax Title Services has something to tell you. Are you having a terrible time getting title insurance for properties you’ve obtained from defaulted tax liens, without having to go through court foreclosure action? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a process that would eliminate the need for quiet-title […]

Is Your Property In The Williamson Act

Tweet Enacted in 1965, The California Land Conservation Act – more commonly known as the Williamson Act – allows the State to protect its agricultural land by offering the land owners a reduction in their property taxes in exchange for not selling off the land for urban sprawl. Currently the Williamson Act is protecting 16.9 […]

Fully Booked Rentals – How to Make Your Vacation Property Work for You

Tweet Have you ever thought about renting out your second home while you’re not using it? Given the state of the economy these days, it may not be such a bad idea. FullyBookedRentals is geared towards those who have second homes or investment properties that they’d like to rent out as a vacation home, but […]

Takeyourpet.com – Pet Friendly Cabins & Motels

Tweet Takeyourpet.com has thousands of members and has become one of the largest internet membership clubs for traveling pet owners. With your membership to Takeyourpet.com, you’ll be privy to: Up to 30% savings on lodging – get discounts at thousands of pet friendly hotels, resorts, motels, etc. Pet friendly lodging directory – the largest online […]

What Are Typical Mortgage Payments

Tweet Just wanted to go thru a couple of typical monthly mortgage payments at different amounts… Here’s a simple mortgage calculator if you want to play around. All the calculations I did are at 8% interest, a 30 year term and a 10% down payment. Home price: 100,000 Down Payment: 10,000 Financed: 90,000 Principal & […]

What Are Typical Vacation Rental Expenses?

Tweet What Are Some Typical Vacation Rental Expenses? Things car really start to add up quick. Here’s a quick list of a few monthly expenses you may have to pay for if you own a vacation rental. Cable TV $50.00 Internet $50.00 Telephone $30.00 Cell Phone $55.00 Water $ 60.00 Electricity $100.00 Gas/Propane $100.00 Garbage […]

Freecycle Network – Give Away Your Unwanted Stuff FREE

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Hot To Remove Garbage Disposal Smells & Odors

Tweet I think we can all agree that a foul odor from the garbage disposal is one of the worst kitchen odors we encounter. The horrible smell results from a combination of food particles left on the underside of the disposal’s rubber guard in the drain, and the nasty water from the dishwasher that is […]

Real Estate Mortgage Amortization Calculator

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How Big of a Mortgage Can I Afford?

Tweet Not only does owning a home give you a haven for yourself and your family, it also makes great financial sense because of the tax benefits — which you can’t take advantage of when paying rent. The following calculation assumes a 28 percent income tax bracket. If your bracket is higher, your savings will […]