What home buyers want in a new home

Increasingly, many of my real estate clients talk with me about energy efficiency features  when it comes to considering residential properties.   I found this survey to reflect what I see in serving my clients. According to a  2013 survey by the National Association of Home Builders, these are the the features most want in […]

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Replace or Repair?

Not the child- the appliances! Consumer Reports Magazine offers a general guideline for life expectancies of household appliances that can help you decide whether it makes sense to repair an aging appliance or replace it.  You can also use this information to decide on purchasing a home warranty for property you are buying. Trash Compactor . . […]

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Home Maintenance Check List

To help you start of 2012 on the right foot, here is an abbreviated master “to do” list compliments of KUDZU to keep your home in tip-top shape. Interior Heat & Air Consider replacing traditional thermostats with programmable ones. According to ENERGY STAR, the average household could save $180 a year by using a programmable thermostat […]

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Winter Home To-Do List

Even in San Diego there are things we should all do to help our homes recover from the past year and prepare for the next.  Here are a few tips from Kudzu for homeowners: Exterior, Basement, & Foundation   Check your home’s crawl space for water damage, animals (this one is fun!), or other foreign matter. […]

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