Balwinder Pahal's Blog

Posted on 05/17/2020
Buying Investment Property Versus a Primary Residence
Photo by Alexander Zvir from Pexels Those who currently own a home may consider investing in a second home for income purposes. However, it is important to understand you may have hurdles to overcome when searching for a mortgage or obtaining homeowners insurance. Here are some of the most significant differences between buying an investment property and a...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 05/10/2020
How Big Businesses Affect the Real Estate in Rural Towns
Photo by Vit Ducken via Pixabay There has been a lot of concern about the state of rural America and how it's being affected by large businesses. Big box stores like are said to destroy local businesses, causing an economic drought in small towns. But despite the statistics, there's a bigger picture to consider. We'll look at how...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 05/03/2020
Make Your Own Trellis without Breaking Your Budget
Image by Mark Dixon from Pixabay Maybe it's time to get your garden ready, or maybe you already have a few scraggly plants that need some support; but pre-made trellises can be both pricey and flimsey. Instead of spending a lot to get a product that will fall apart after one, wet spring, why not make this sturdy...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 04/26/2020
How Not to Miss the Best Moving and Estate Sales
Photo by MoneyforCoffee via Pixabay Online tools make it easy to find good estate and moving sales. Here's how to catch the best of the local offerings. Your Smartphone Can Keep You Posted. Do a search for find garage sales near me and you'll immediately see online apps that work on your phone to tell you about yard...
+ 6 more
Read More
Posted on 04/21/2020
Another Property Sold - 18 Del Prado Circle, Fairfield, CA 94533
Modern Remodel in this spacious 3 bedroom, 2 and half bath home. The brand new kitchen, fresh paint, brand new flooring on first floor and desired location will feel like home the minute you walk in. Two car attached garage finished allows not much but move in and...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 04/19/2020
Why You Should Consider Smart Locks
Photo by NakoPhotography via Shutterstock Whether to protect your belongings when you’re not home or to protect your loved ones when they are, you might consider a security system. Burglars are getting smarter, and your home should follow suit. One way to improve your home’s security is by installing a smart lock. Replacement or Add-On In general, there...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 04/12/2020
Selling - Home Staging and First Impressions
Photo by 영훈 박 via Pixabay The saying goes that you only get one chance to make a first impression and that applies not only to our personal and professional lives but also to real estate. Humans are sensory by nature, and those senses are linked to emotions that often determine our decisions. When you have the opportunity...
+ 4 more
Read More
Posted on 04/05/2020
Homeowners' Insurance: What Leads to Your Cost
Photo by Designer491 via Shutterstock If you’re new to homeownership, one of your first expenses is homeowner’s insurance. Not to be confused with mortgage insurance, your homeowner policy protects you in the event of a catastrophe. Factors that Impact the Cost of Home Insurance The cost of your home is only one factor in an extensive list of...
Read More
Posted on 03/29/2020
Find Energy Savings in your Bathroom
Photo by 영훈 박 via Pixabay Your bathroom can be a considerable source of energy use in your home. The Department of Energy states that water heating accounts for up to 18 percent of energy bills, which is the second largest expense in your home after heating and cooling. Showers and baths aren’t the only reasons for high...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 03/22/2020
Save Money and Minimize Problems When Moving
Perhaps the ultimate test of your planning and organizational skills is moving to a new house. If you fail to plan ahead and make the necessary preparations, moving can be a stressful and frustrating experience. On the other hand, if you approach it in a methodical, goal-oriented way, you'll be pleasantly surprised at how smooth the process will unfold....
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 03/15/2020
What Is the True Cost of Selling a Home?
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay All home sellers understand that there are some costs to selling a home, but not everyone realizes what they're expected to pay for (and how much the total will be). We'll look at the most common expenses and how they might affect your budget. Real Estate Agent Fees This is probably the...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 03/08/2020
Video Tour - 5242 Oakridge Drive, Fairfield, CA 94534
1.130 acre in gated community of Eastridge ready for your custom home. Great location with views of Mt. Diablo and the Valley. Rough pad and architectural plans regarding home and landscaping available. Eastridge is community with multi-million dollar homes throughout the...
+ 3 more
Read More
Showing Results
13 - 24 of120