Nicole Glazer McKee

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33522 Niguel Road
Dana Point, CA 92629

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From Drab to Fab: Revamp Your Home Decor

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Revamping your home decor can breathe new life into your living space, transforming it from drab to fab. Whether you’re looking to completely overhaul your interior design or simply add some fresh touches, this article will guide you through the process step by step.…

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Navigating the Real Estate Market: A Guide to Finding Your Dream Home

Mother and her little curious daughter are lying on a floor at home and using a laptop

Embarking on the journey to find your dream home can be both exciting and daunting. With a myriad of factors to consider and decisions to make, it’s essential to approach the real estate market with a clear understanding of your needs and a well-defined strategy.…

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Building a Strong Financial Foundation: Maximizing Home Equity

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Welcome to the comprehensive guide on building a strong financial foundation by maximizing home equity. In this article, we will delve into the concept of home equity and explore various strategies to make the most of it. Home equity is a valuable asset that represents the difference between your property’s market value and the outstanding balance on your mortgage.…

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Designing Tomorrow: Discover the 5 Key Trends That Will Transform Interiors in 2024

Modern wooden bathroom in white and beige tones with freestanding bathtub and bamboo wall.

As we move towards the future, the world of interior design is undergoing a remarkable transformation. In the quest for innovative and inspiring spaces, designers are embracing new concepts and ideas that go beyond mere aesthetics. In this article, we will explore five key trends that are set to revolutionize interiors in 2024.…

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Unlocking the Secrets: How to Spot a Lucrative Investment Property

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Introduction to Lucrative Investment Properties

Investing in real estate can be a rewarding endeavor, offering the potential for long-term financial growth and stability. However, not all investment properties are created equal, and distinguishing the truly lucrative opportunities from the rest requires careful analysis and understanding of key factors.…

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How to Create an Art Gallery Wall in Your Home

Real photo of abstract paintings hanging on white wall above a gray sofa in a living room interior with big windows

Art lovers no longer have to leave home to appreciate fine art. Thanks to a growing trend, they can create the same experience on one of their own walls. Art gallery walls have become a great way to create a point of interest in your home while also showing off your great taste in art.…

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Revamp Your Kitchen: 4 Easy Solutions to Update Outdated Cabinets

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Spend some time looking at homes and you’ll likely see a wide variety of cabinet styles out there. Kitchens have seen many trends since the 1920s, from the avocados and oranges of the mid-1900s to the stark white melamines of the 1980s.…

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How Real Estate Can Generate Income For Your Retirement

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A steady, predictable, and adequate income stream throughout retirement is a must for anyone in their Golden Years who wants to live comfortably long after they’ve said goodbye to their careers. But without a decent pension, considerable savings, or sizeable dividends from investment vehicles, having the pool of income needed to keep up a certain lifestyle after retirement can be downright difficult.…

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Rules of Etiquette You Should Know Before Buying a Home

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The truth is, there’s a certain etiquette that buyers should follow throughout the home-buying process, and failure to follow it could actually cost you a lot of money.

At the end of the day, it all comes down to being courteous and having some common sense.…

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6 Things That Can Drive Your Property Taxes Up

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Property taxes are tough to figure out. The federal property tax code alone is thousands of pages long, let alone the local codes all over the country.

In a nutshell, property taxes are determined by a home’s assessed value and the property tax rate for that specific town or county.…

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7 Tips For Selling Your First Home

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Regardless of how long you’ve lived in your first home, selling for the very first time can be a daunting task if it’s not done right. While there are certain factors that you can’t do much about – such as the current market conditions and your location – there are plenty of other components to the selling process that you have total control over, which can significantly impact the end result.…

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5 Affordable Decor Ideas that Always Impress

Grey sofa with pillows near window in stylish living room interior

You might be taking the holiday season as an opportunity to add some ‘cheer’ to your interior decor. But the truth is, revamping your interior could probably use some refreshment at any point throughout the year.

And who says you need to blow the budget in the name of a decor facelift?…

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Investing Locally Vs. Long-Distance: What’s Better?

Hands holding a wooden model home with an open laptop

Investing in real estate – it’s been done forever, and it’s one of the tried-and-true ways of building sustainable wealth over the long term.

But the property you invest in can make or break any profits you make. It’ll also play a key role in the amount of hassle you have to endure to manage the property.…

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6 Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas For The Holiday Season

Golden Christmas decorations with large details and a beautiful matching presents

The holidays are typically marked with all sorts of festive decorations, but perhaps none is more prominent and attention-grabbing than a Christmas Tree. When it comes to decorating your tree, you don’t necessarily have to break out the same old decorations year after year.…

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6 Signs Your Home Has a Drainage Problem

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It’s no secret that any water that’s pooled in any part of your home will cause nothing but problems. And if there are drainage issues in your home, you’ll likely experience these problems pretty quickly. That’s why it’s critical that any drainage issues be nipped in the bud before they turn into total catastrophe.…

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Private Showings Vs. Open Houses: Which Wins?

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Looking for a new home? Before you sign on the dotted line, you’re going to want to have a chance or two to scope out a few homes in detail first. That means you’ll either want to schedule a private showing, or visit an open house.…

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5 Ways Real Estate Agents Save You Money When Selling Your Home

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It’s understandable – after finally selling your home, it can be tough to fork over the commission fee to a real estate agent. But before you fall into the FSBO trap, consider one very important thing: real estate agents can actually save you money.…

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Clever Moving Tips to Cut Down on Time and Hassle

A young father having fun with his daughter while pushing her in a moving box

Just the mere thought of having to pack the entire house and move it all to a new destination can seem like a daunting task. And it can be if you don’t plan ahead and use simple yet effective strategies to ease the burden.…

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The Dangers of Over-Improving Your Home

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Is there such thing as having a home that’s too good for its surrounding neighborhood?

Sure, most homeowners want their home to be up-to-date and attractive, and often that means making some changes and improvements to it. But while many projects can have positive effects on the functionality of a home, its visual esthetics, and the overall value of the property, others, on the other hand, are just over-the-top, and can actually have a negative impact on how prospective buyers see your home.…

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Emergency Tips Every Homeowner Needs to Know About

A woman checks the fire extinguisher expiration date at home

Owning and maintaining a home doesn’t come with an instruction manual, though it would be great if it did. After you’ve found the home you love and moved in, the real fun starts.

But sometimes the fun can be rudely interrupted by certain scenarios that can put the home – and even you and your family – at risk.…

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