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  • The Fascinating History of Coldwell Banker

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour

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  • Pros and Cons of Buying a Foreclosure

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour

    If you’re in the market for a new home, perhaps you’ve browsed listings and come across a foreclosure or two that you like. Maybe you’ve even noticed that some of these homes have listing prices that are below the typical market value in your...

  • Tips for Choosing a Real Estate Agent

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour

    Are you currently buying or selling a home? Then you probably already know what a complex process it can be. Finding a professional to work with you every step of the way can not only make the journey much less stressful, but also put more money in...

  • Dress Up That Unused Fireplace

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour

    Nothing beats a warm, toasty fire on a cold, snowy day. But what if your fireplace is not working or not used? No problem! There are many creative ways to put that otherwise unused space to work for you. Here’s a look at some of our favorites. Tur...

  • Housing Trends for 2017

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour

    If you’re considering buying or selling a home in 2017, it’s advisable to know what to expect as you dive into the market. Here’s a look at what some experts are predicting for housing trends the coming year. Mortgage rates are expected to...

  • How to Make Sure Your Bid is the Winning Offer

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour

    Buying a home is an emotional, complex and often stressful process. This is doubly so if you’re buying in one of the country’s hottest real estate markets, where there are more buyers than there are houses available. It’s quite likely in these ...

  • What Are Closing Costs?

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour

    When buying a home in Chico, Lake Almanor, or anywhere else, you know you should expect to have a certain amount of money saved for a down payment. But have you stopped to consider how much you’ll need to have set aside for closing costs?  Here ...

  • 10-Minute Home Projects

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour

    You’re probably familiar with the idea that little things add up to a lot. But did you ever stop to think about how that can be applied to the upkeep of your home? Here are some easy DIY projects that you can complete in 10 minutes or less! Home...

  • Learning Your Neighborhood Before an Emergency, Part 2

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour

    As a new homeowner, you may not know what to do when the unforeseen happens. Knowing what to do in a household emergency can save valuable time and may even reduce expensive repairs to hidden damage. Household Emergencies From plumbing disasters to...

  • Learning Your Neighborhood Before an Emergency, Part 1

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour

    You just moved. You started your new job. You super busy unpacking and getting settled. You get sick in the evening or on a Saturday and need to see a doctor. This scenario is quite common. Getting unpacked into your new home, getting kids situat...