Monthly Archives: October 2010

New Open House in SD this weekend! Full Remodel, check out the pics!

Posted by JD Esajian // October 23, 2010

I am excited to present you another spectacular renovation that we just finished and it just hit the market yesterday. It’s at 6145 Tarragona Drive, San Diego 92115. If you are working with buyers in this area, bring them buy to our Open House this Sunday from 1 to 4 PM. They will absolutely love […]

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Rehab Bootcamp starts Today!

Posted by JD Esajian // October 21, 2010

We have another awesome event starting today in Charlotte, NC! Our 4-day Intensive Rehab Bootcamp is where Paul and JD Esajian get to share their expertise and passion LIVE with students that come from all over the country. If you’re serious about Real Estate Investing, this is certainly an event that you should look into! […]

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Planting Trees and Shrubs – Part 1

Posted by JD Esajian // October 18, 2010

Once you have selected the right tree or shrub for your yard, identify the exact location for planting. Bear in mind that trees in particular ca damage the foundation of your home if they are planted too near it. Trees and shrubs set too close to your house can cause mildew and damage wood siding.

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Foreclosure Update

Posted by JD Esajian // October 15, 2010

Bank of America, on Friday October 8, halted foreclosures on homes across the country so it could review paperwork in tens of thousands of cases for flaws, expanding a crisis at a perilous time for the housing market. The move came as PNC Financial Services became the fourth major bank to announce that it would […]

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Finding FSBOs Through your Agent

Posted by JD Esajian // October 13, 2010

FSBOs or “For Sale By Owner” homes attract a certain kind of attention from real estate agents, namely barrage of phone calls asking for their listing once they (oh, so certainly) fail at the endeavor and concede the need to list with an agent. The attention FSBOs often fail to attract is that of agents looking for homes on behalf of a buyer.

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Create a Garden Center

Posted by JD Esajian // October 11, 2010

Finding the right tools when you need them is the key to efficient gardening. Make your life easier by spending an hour or two organizing them and make it easy to keep them organized.

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Finding an Agent: Experience is the Best Credential

Posted by JD Esajian // October 9, 2010

Not all those million agents are serious pros. It’s relatively easy to get into the real estate business but it is tough to make a good living there. Some people just dabble in real estate and some inexperienced agents get precious little handholding from their brokers.

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Who Pays the Real Estate Commissions?

Posted by JD Esajian // October 7, 2010

Your contract with a buyer’s agent will usually stipulate that the agent’s commissions – typically about 3 percent – be paid out of the seller’s proceeds at closing. Does that mean the seller pays? Well it does and it doesn’t. Since you, the buyer are the one taking the cash to the table and the seller is taking the cash away from the table, there’s a convincing argument to be made that you are paying for both real estate agents.

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Choosing Grass: Warm-Season Grasses

Posted by JD Esajian // October 4, 2010

Areas with warm or hot summer nights require grasses that are drought and heat tolerant. This popular type is a strong creeping and spreading grass but it sometimes tends to develop thatchy spots. It is durable and pest-resistant but it is meant only for sunny locations. In shade, Bermuda grass becomes thin and leggy.

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Choosing Grass: Cool-Season Grasses

Posted by JD Esajian // October 1, 2010

Most lawn grasses are known either as cool-season (for the northern and mountain regions of the US Zones 3 through 6) or warm-season (for the southern half to third, Zones 7 through 10). Talk to your Cooperative Extension Service or local nursery and garden center about the best grass or combination of grasses for your lawn.

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