Buying

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11 Common Real Estate Questions

By Marsha Gray

In my decades of real estate experience in Santa Barbara, I have heard many repeated real estate questions. Real estate markets have buyer and seller markets, but no two markets…

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Fixes After a Home Inspection?

By Marsha Gray

What fixes are mandatory after a home inspection? The home inspector’s report often leaves a list of to-do items, but what fixes are mandatory after a home inspection? Home inspections…

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Don’t Let Perfect Destroy Good

By Marsha Gray

  Question: Marsha, I’ve been house Santa Barbara house hunting for over a year. I’m pre-approved with a lender and ready to purchase. I work with a great realtor, who…

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Are Home Inspections Necessary?

By Marsha Gray

Question: Marsha, I just went into escrow on a 1972 three bedroom two bath home in Goleta. It’s a beautiful remodel. The roof is new and the electrical and plumbing…

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Sell First, Buy Later?

By Marsha Gray

Question: Marsha, my family has outgrown our current home and we are ready to upsize to another home. Is it better to sell first and then purchase, or vice versa?…

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