VANCO Real Estate Executives' Blog

Posted on 09/27/2020
DIY: Multifaceted Potting Bench
Photo by Neslihan Gunaydin on Unsplash If you're like most homeowners who enjoy cultivating an attractive yard and garden space and perhaps even providing some tasty treats for the family table, you probably appreciate tools and amenities designed to make your gardening chores easier and more enjoyable. Many home gardeners make do with whatever available surfaces that happen...
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Posted on 09/22/2020
79 Shasta Way, Salinas, CA 93905 is now new to the market!
Beautiful complete remodeled 3bd/1ba home located in older established neighborhood. Property was stripped down to the studs! Renovations include new roof, interior/exterior paint, flooring complete kitchen and bath remodel, windows, and a whole lot more! This property will not last...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Did You Price Your Residence Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Home Features Buyers Will be Looking for in 2020
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Energy Efficiency As home buyers become younger and younger, energy-efficient structures become more popular. According to the National Association of Home Builders, the most sought-after green features in a home include: Energy-Star rated windows and appliances. Toilets that conserve water. Tankless water heaters. Solar panels. Extra insulation. Triple-paned glass in windows and...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Upgrade Your House's Curb Appeal Without Breaking Your Budget
Believe it or not, upgrading your residence's curb appeal won't necessarily force you to break your budget. Now, let's take a look at three cost-effective ways to improve your house's curb appeal. 1. Mow the Lawn Tall grass and weeds are unlikely to do you any favors, particularly if you want to reap the benefits of a fast, profitable...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Mortgage Pre-Approval Guide
Image by Precondo CA from Unsplash Buying your first home can be stressful enough without worrying about whether or not your mortgage loan pre-approval is going to go through. You may not be prepared for the mountains of paperwork that you'll need to submit before a lender gives you the thumbs' up. That's why it's such a good...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
DIY: Create A Pet Haven in Your Home
Photo by Ilona Krijgsman via Pixabay Whether you own a cat, dog, reptile, or another animal, these critters are members of the family. But with cramped spaces and home layouts that aren’t very focused on the comfort and safety of your pets, you may need to make some modifications to make your home more pet-friendly. And given how...
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Posted on 08/22/2020
1702 Covenant Lane, Royal Oaks, CA 95076 is now new to the market!
Welcome home! This 2+ acre, 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom Royal Oaks home is situated in a tranquil setting of native oaks trees. Walk through the front door to be greeted with grand vaulted ceilings and a flood of natural light. Sliding glass doors are located in both living and family rooms- plenty of access to the wraparound deck. Head upstairs to the master suite and bedrooms. Enjoy your coffee on the private deck off the master with views of trees and peek of the ocean! Don't let the front deceive you, this lot has a TON of potential and so much to explore! Check out the drone shots for a full view of the...
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Posted on 08/16/2020
Should You Negotiate with a Property Buyer?
If you want to achieve the best-possible results during the home selling journey, you should be open to negotiating with a homebuyer. Because if you communicate with a property buyer, you may increase your chances of enjoying a quick, successful home selling experience. There is no need to stress about a home negotiation. Now, let's take a look at...
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Posted on 08/09/2020
How to Use Native Stones for a Rustic Walkway
Image by Nancy Buron from Pixabay If you're like many homeowners who prefer a natural landscape plan, your outdoor living space undoubtedly features lush vegetation and bright, blooming flowers. However, you might also have the sense that something is missing but can't quite put your finger on what it might be. If this describes you, the missing element...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
Tips for First-Time Homebuyers
Photo by Fizkes via Shutterstock If you know absolutely nothing about buying a house, don’t learn the hard way. There’s plenty of information available to help you avoid the many potential pitfalls in the process. You want your first home buying experience to be exciting, not exhausting. Here are some tips to get you started the right way....
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Garden DIY: How to Build a Rolling Plant Caddy
Photo by Huy Phan from Pexels Plants and flower pots can be heavy items to move around. The good news is you can eliminate the trouble with a rolling plant caddy. You can build one yourself using rustic wood or precut pieces from your local home store. Stability is the key here. Plan to build the caddy large...
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