Category Archives: Tips for homeowners

75 Percent of California’s Best Job Markets Are Located in the Bay Area

Original Post Appeared November 3, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Economic & Employment News Bay Area communities overwhelmingly lead the Golden State for healthiest job markets, a key indicator that population growth and demand for housing are likely … Read More

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As El Niño Looms, Check Out These Flood-Prevention Tips

Original Post Appeared October 23, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Homeowner Tips After years of drought, Bay Area residents now face the threat of torrential rain this winter with the approach of El Niño storms for the first time in nearly 20 years. … Read More

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Getting your home ready for El Niño

Firefighters remove pieces of a tree that crashed trough the roof of a home near Sebastopol in February. (JOHN BURGESS/ PD FILE) It sounds almost absurd after four years of drought, two months of smoking wildfires and a September of … Read More

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Update Your Home-Security Plans, Then Enjoy Your Vacation

July 10, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Homeowner Tips Nothing will kill your post-vacation bliss like returning home to find that burglars got inside while you were away. Don’t let this happen to you. Before you head out of town, take the … Read More

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Owners: Don’t Underestimate Your Home’s Value

May 15, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Homeowner Tips Bay Area homeowners: How much is your home worth in today’s real estate market? Probably more thank you think. A new report from Quicken Loans revealed that Bay Area homeowners tend to underestimate the value … Read More

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March is a Busy Month for Buyers and Sellers. Are You Ready?

March 6, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Consumer Advice Are you ready for the springtime real estate rush? March is one of the busiest months of the year for Northern California homebuyers and sellers, as winter recedes and … Read More

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Why Do Households Move? Location, Location, Location.

February 27, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Industry Surveys & Studies When it’s time to pull up stakes and move, the location of the new home is as important as the property itself. And maybe even more important. … Read More

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It’s Never Too Early to Think About Spring Landscaping

February 20, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Homeowner Tips Sometimes all it takes is something simple like a warm spell in winter to change our outlook on the world and get us thinking about the future. Such is … Read More

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U.S. Consumer Income Confidence Hits 5-Year High

February 12, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Economic & Employment News Americans are currently more optimistic about their personal financial situations than at any time in the past five years, and that positive outlook should help fuel housing … Read More

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Homebuyers Willing to Pay Extra for Solar Power, Study Says

January 23, 2015 by Pacific Union • Posted in Home Seller Advice Thinking about adding solar panels to your home? Not only will you score substantial savings on your home energy bills, you’ll also make your property much more attractive to … Read More

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