Carly Seiff's Blog

Posted on 10/18/2020
Is Your Home's Initial Asking Price Realistic?
A home seller must consider the initial asking price of his or her residence closely. Because if a home seller sets an unrealistic initial asking price, he or she risks alienating potential buyers. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you set a realistic initial asking price for your house. 1. Review the Local Housing Market...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Collage Tips & Tricks Using Things You Have Around the House
Image by Ivan Ilijas from Pixabay Collage is a fun art project for all ages. You don't have to be a skilled artist to create something beautiful. And best of all, you have everything you need around the house in junk drawers and photo boxes. You can use just about anything for collage. Try these collage tips and...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Staging for a Fall Open House
Photo by Designecologist via Pexels Putting your home on the market during fall means that you might have to work a bit harder at attracting potential home buyers to your open house, but the extra effort is well worth it. In fact, 83 percent of buyers' agents surveyed by the National Association of Realtors stated that home staging...
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Posted on 10/02/2020
Video Tour - 1951 Elizabeth Street, San Carlos, CA 94070
This modernized home in the heart of Howard Park oozes with warmth and character. Main floor taken down to the studs in 2018, w/over $300k in remodeling and upgrades. Open kitchen showcasing an oversized quartz island, Viking professional appliances, built-in wine refrigerator and microwave, tray ceiling, skylight, and double-sliding door to the backyard. Charming living room featuring built-in bookcases, window seat w/storage, switch-on gas fireplace, wired TV hookup, two newer construction windows and recessed lighting. Additional upgrades include wide plank hardwood floors, remodeled primary en-suite bath, updated central HVAC system,...
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Posted on 10/02/2020
1951 Elizabeth Street, San Carlos, CA 94070 is now new to the market!
This modernized home in the heart of Howard Park oozes with warmth and character. Main floor taken down to the studs in 2018, w/over $300k in remodeling and upgrades. Open kitchen showcasing an oversized quartz island, Viking professional appliances, built-in wine refrigerator and microwave, tray ceiling, skylight, and double-sliding door to the backyard. Charming living room featuring built-in bookcases, window seat w/storage, switch-on gas fireplace, wired TV hookup, two newer construction windows and recessed lighting. Additional upgrades include wide plank hardwood floors, remodeled primary en-suite bath, updated central HVAC system,...
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Posted on 10/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 829 Lurline Drive, Foster City, CA 94404
This waterfront home has a spacious single level floor plan. Large windows & fantastic water views & boat deck w/ boat. French doors open to the back yard & patio for a flowing floor plan. The open living, family & dining rooms create an organic space for entertaining, along w/ the stunning chefs kitchen remodeled to today`s standards, including high-end appliances, contemporary custom cabinets & an over sized quartz island. Hardwood floors in all four bedrooms & 2.5 baths have been updated with a modern flair. The generously sized primary bedroom suite features water views & access to the rear deck, 2 separate...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
What is "Subject-to" Real Estate?
Image by Ricarda Mölck from Pixabay If you've heard people talk about "subject-to" real estate, you might be curious what that means and if it would be a good investment for you. Briefly, "subject-to" real estate means you're buying the property but the loan on that property stays in the name of the existing seller. You're making your...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Why You Need to List Your California Luxury Home Today
The California luxury housing market is bustling, and as such, now may be a great time to list your residence. Ultimately, there are many reasons to sell a luxury home in Los Angeles, San Francisco or any other California city or town, and these reasons include: 1. You can find a new home that matches your lifestyle. If you...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Remodeling Questions to Ask Before You Start Your Next Project
Starting a new renovation project can be overwhelming. Of course, there are tons of details to consider, so you might find yourself at a loss when it comes to visualizing your end product. Before you begin your remodeling project, you need to have an idea of how you want the result to look. To make it easy for...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
3 Simple Pasta Dishes in 30 Minutes or Less
Image by Дарья Яковлева from Pixabay Being short on time is no reason to not enjoy a healthy meal at home. These three quick and easy pasta dishes whip up in a mere 30 minutes or less, giving you plenty of time to even to the dishes before you could be in and out of a drive thru...
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Posted on 09/03/2020
Video Tour - 1544 Albemarle Way, Burlingame, CA 94010
Nestled in appealing Ray Park, sits 1544 Albemarle Way: an ideal opportunity to own a desirable, westside, two-unit property. This is your chance to own a home in coveted Burlingame while having your mortgage offset by rental income. The spacious 3 bed, 3 bath main home is perfect for owner occupants, featuring an updated kitchen, lighting and fireplace surround. The charming 2 BR apartment provides a flexible space for those seeking a home office, room for guests, family or an au-pair to live right next door, or to earn supplemental rental income. Large 7,200sqft lot. Sunny backyard with lemon, apple, and orange trees. Detached garage and...
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