VANCO Real Estate Executives' Blog

Posted on 05/07/2021
12902 Kennedy Circle, Salinas, CA 93906 is now new to the market!
3bd/2ba home located in Northridge Estate, an established community of North Salinas. This home is located on an oversized corner lot with lots of room to move around. New interior paint, laminate floors, updated master bathroom! Move in ready for that perfect...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 05/02/2021
Preparing Your Home for Sale
Photo by Im3rd Media on Unsplash Selling your home can be a very exciting experience. From house-hunting to packing up your stuff, it can all be a very fun and rewarding process. However, there are some steps that must be taken to ensure you sell your house for the right price. You must understand what your house is...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 04/30/2021
323 Riker Street, Salinas, CA 93901 is now new to the market!
This Adorable 6-unit property has been in the family since the 1950's, it's located in prime South Salinas Location. Close proximity to schools, parks, county offices, court house, shopping, restaurants and down town Salinas. All 6 units are detached, single 1bd/1ba cottages, with detached garages near by (no garage doors). These units rent so quickly, the seller never has problems with vacancy. ***PLEASE DO NOT DISTURB TENANTS***MUST HAVE AN APPT WITH A REALTOR TO ACCESS...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 04/25/2021
Defending Your Home Against Termites
Photo by Binyamin Mellish from Pexels Termites are one of the worst possible nightmares you can face as a homeowner. These common insects can cause major structural damage right under your nose and eventually lead to thousands of dollars in repairs. Because they live in underground nests and inside the foundation of the home, it can be difficult...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 04/18/2021
Aromatherapy: Uplifting Scents for Your Home
Photo by Seksak Kerdkanno via Pixabay Diffusing aromas in your home is a great way to settle in, relax and enjoy a fresh, clean scent that calms the nerves. How Do We Know Aromatherapy Works? Research gives us the scoop. Take lavender, for example. Research shows lavender: Eases nervousness much better than a placebo. Raises people's scientifically measured...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 04/16/2021
46 Stone Street #21, Salinas, CA 93901 is now new to the market!
A great opportunity waiting for you! Looking for a large 1bd/1ba unit that is centrally located? This unit is in close proximity to Monterey County Offices, City of Salinas Offices, City College, Steinbeck Center, and our beautifully renovated downtown Salinas. This 794sf unit is located on the 2nd floor and offers a large living room and bedroom, with galley-style kitchen and separate dining area. PLUS it's own stackable washer & dryer in the bathroom. All of this in a historical...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 04/11/2021
Buying a Home without Representation Can Be Risky
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay It may be tempting to purchase your first home without the help of a real estate agent. If you want to risk not having professional help to buy your first house, you can, but you’ll be leaving a lot of benefits on the table and assuming all the risks. The Benefits of...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 04/09/2021
216 Alhambra Street, Salinas, CA 93906 is now new to the market!
What an adorable Harrod Built Home located in North Salinas, in a well established area. Close to shopping and parks. This cutie has 2 large bedrooms with 2 full bathrooms and BOTH rooms have walk-in closets. The living room has a vaulted ceiling and a corner gas-burning fireplace, very open and bright with natural light. Separate dining area off the large kitchen with French doors leading to the backyard. This home shows pride of ownership! The shake roof was just refurbished by Roof Time and has a 5 year 100% transferable warranty. The backyard is picturesque with a beautiful wisteria vine that is currently in full bloom and lots of...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 04/04/2021
Benefits of Home Ownership Include More Privacy
Making the transition from being a renter to a home owner is a life changing experience -- one which brings both rewards and new responsibilities. Although you'll no longer have a landlord (on speed dial) to handle things like yard maintenance, noisy neighbors, and appliance repairs, you'll enjoy the satisfaction of being in control of your own living space,...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 03/28/2021
Am I Eligible for a USDA Loan?
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you're looking for loans with excellent interest rates, you may have heard the term USDA bandied about. This special type of loan is attractive on paper, but the reality is a little more complicated than what meets the eye. Learn more about what a USDA loan is meant to do, how to...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 03/21/2021
How Smart Locks Work
Image by Bryan Santos from Pixabay Smart locks aren't exactly all the rage in California yet, but there's no doubt that they follow the trends of the day. After all, when everything is on your phone already, why not put your house key on it too? This new technology is convenient, and it can put you one step...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 03/14/2021
First-Time Homebuyers: Common Mistakes
Photo by Avi Waxman on Unsplash Many people view purchasing property as a long-term goal, some see it as a rite of passage. Either way, buying a home for the first time can be an incredibly stressful experience. Those who are going through this process for the first time might be worried about making mistakes that may leave...
+ 1 more
Read More
Showing Results
1 - 12 of199