From Lourdrie McNamee
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Lourdrie McNamee, Coldwell Banker / BRE #: 01317775
1650 Ximeno, Long Beach, CA 90804
Closing up a vacation home is bittersweet, an admission that the lazy days of summer are indeed over – until next year at least. Whether you're closing up a vacation home for the season or a snowbird ... CHECK OUT MORE
Moving is the perfect time to go through your belongings and sort out the items you no longer need. After all, why haul unused... CHECK OUT MORE
Makeover projects to improve the look of your home don’t have to break the bank, and many projects can be done over a weekend. Do-it-yourself updates, for a small price, can produce great results and ... CHECK OUT MORE
There is no reason for sellers to stress about accurately and completely filling out disclosure statements
To disclo... CHECK OUT MORE
Ready to win your financial resolutions? Find out how to succeed in 2015.
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We think of our homes as being safe havens from the rest of the world. But for people with allergies or other environmental sensitivities, sometimes the things that feel safe and cozy – a nice fluffy ... CHECK OUT MORE
You’ll likely be surprised to learn how much water the average family of four uses every single day in their home: 255 gallons!... CHECK OUT MORE
The New Year compels all of us to relinquish the past and change our circumstances for the better. Hoping to literally wipe the slate clean? Look no further than your household. How many times have yo... CHECK OUT MORE
Whether you've been letting your home improvement to-do list get the best of you, or are finding yourself comparing your real-world home to professionally styled and photographed ones, it's natural to... CHECK OUT MORE
You’re finally ready to put your home on the market, but want to ensure you get top dollar. Are there any easy fixes that can increase your asking price without breaking your budget? Here are some tip... CHECK OUT MORE
Is it just me or does it seem that appliances don’t last as long
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Looking for a new home can be a pretty exciting task. With that much money on the line, it's worthwhile to read up on the process before you set out. Unnecessary mistakes can and should be avoided whi... CHECK OUT MORE
News reports feed us a steady stream of stories on scary, invisible hazards lurking in our homes, presumably ready strike us down at any second, but how much of it is really cause for alarm? Which hid... CHECK OUT MORE
A pet-friendly home is not just a fun and safe space for your pet, but also a space that can stand up to...the kinds of things... CHECK OUT MORE
Have a plan for reviewing purchase offers so you don't let the best slip through your fingers.
You’ve worked hard to... CHECK OUT MORE
Get all your ducks in a row so that you’re ready to make a winning offer on the home of your dreams.
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To help you get ahead of and sort out the kitchen and bathroom trends — pity the last fool to install an avocado appliance in the 1970s — HouseLogic.com went to this month's trend central, the Interna... CHECK OUT MORE
Making your house a cleaner, greener space will save energy and resources, create a healthier, safer home environment, and save you money. You'll be helping out in the big picture too. According to th... CHECK OUT MORE
Don’t rouse the IRS or pay more taxes than necessary — know the score on each home tax deduction and credit.
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After a modest decline in August, existing-home sales bounced back in September to their highest annual pace of the year, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. All major regions except f... CHECK OUT MORE
With severe drought conditions across large swatches of the west and pockets of the rest of the United States, many homeowners are looking for ways to conserve water on landscaping. But there's no nee... CHECK OUT MORE
Water damage is the No. 1 culprit that weakens your home's foundation and the very core that holds your house together.
You... CHECK OUT MORE
Every time a prospective home buyer walks onto your property, there are a few things that they will absolutely not put up with. These deal breakers can be anywhere in the home, but there is one area t... CHECK OUT MORE
Even when a move goes off without a hitch, it can still be one of life’s most stressful events. The last thing you want is to be caught off guard by a case of identity theft just as you’re settling in... CHECK OUT MORE
We demand a lot from our garages. We put them to work as tool sheds, gardening benches, sports equipment depositories, dumping ground for off-season holiday decorations and general go-to spot for ever... CHECK OUT MORE
Homeowners know the satisfying, deep pleasure of a house that's in good order—a house where appliances are working, the paint is not chipped, and that dust under the refrigerator is gone (at least tem... CHECK OUT MORE
As the holidays approach and work schedules wind down with the year drawing to a close, moving during this time period can be rather costly. While you might have time off work, movers and other types ... CHECK OUT MORE
You have done the hard part in the home-buying process and chosen a lender and a real estate agent to work with. You have also... CHECK OUT MORE
There are a few tricky cleaning jobs universally dreaded for being time-consuming, hard, or just plain confusing. How are you s... CHECK OUT MORE
It’s getting closer to the time of year when there’s a fall chill in the air, and one of the nicest parts about cold weather is sitting by a blazing fire. Most likely, you haven’t used your fireplace ... CHECK OUT MORE