October 2018

Found 4 blog entries for October 2018.

Our mid-term election is just around the corner... November 6th to be exact! While this isn't a presidential election there are many new measures and positions up for election. We don't claim ourselves to be political experts by any means. However, there are several real estate related measures and propositions on the ballot, specifically Prop 5, Prop 10, and National City's Measure W. What does this all mean and how can you make sense of it?

Brad recently went on AM 760 to break it all down for us. Check it out!

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Key Points & Time Markers:

  • 10:06 Prop 10 property rights and rent control: Prop 10 pertains to the Costa Hawkins act. It's been in place since 1995 to restrict rent control and restrict vacancy
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Should I stage my home? We get this question asked quite frequently and our answer is, it depends! We believe that creating the best first impression will sell your home faster and for more money.  So whether that involves professional staging, renovations, or a quick decluttering, we are here to help. Here at the Seaman Team, we want you to be proud of your home when it hits the market. We will provide an in home consultation, professional photography for every listing, and a custom tailored plan to meet your needs.

Check out some of our before and after photos:







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It may feel overwhelming to prepare your home for sale. As we say over here, you only get one chance for first impressions. Don't let this process overwhelm you... instead get excited thinking about how your hard work will pay off! We strive to put more dollars in our clients' hands and spend time preparing all our listings before they hit the market. Whether it's fresh paint, a quick clean up, and/or staging, we are here to make the proper recommendations to improve your bottom line.

Here's a checklist you may refer to if you're thinking about selling your home.  We would also love the opportunity to meet with you in person to discuss the best course of action. When you work with us, you are not alone! We help you from start to finish and we have

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You get one chance for First Impressions. How you prepare your home for sale makes an impact to your bottom line. Here at The Seaman Team, we take time and value into consideration when advising our clients. Each property is unique with it's own set of needs. 


We recently sold a property on Windcrest Lane that is situated on the closed Carmel Mountain Ranch golf course. You may think... "They must have had to drop their value to sell with that eyesore from their backyard." ... NOT TRUE! We sold the home for $46,000 ABOVE the competing agent's recommendation. 

Here were a few simple updates that were made to the home:

  • window washing and replaced a few windows with broken seals
  • installed new door handles
  • painted the interior
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