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If you are getting ready to list your home for sale, and you don’t live it, and there is no furniture in it, furnishing it to bring more attention to your property is crucial. Picking the right furniture to cover up small blemishes can make a world of difference. A house without any furniture is impersonal and sterile; it is neither comfortable nor attractive. Potential home owners can’t determine the correct room dimensions, and may think rooms are smaller (or larger) than they actually are.

Consider Buying New Furniture. The is undoubtedly the quickest and smartest way to get furniture into your vacant home. It gives you a great deal of latitude in choosing the correct furniture you desire, furnishings that balance the age and architecture

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Many time people who are getting ready to list their property think that they need to invest a boat-load of money into the home to prepare it for sale. One of the major problems with this is that it delays it getting the property on the MLS. From repairs (both minor and major) to staging, the process can become overwhelming.

There are numerous ways to reduce expenses prior to listing the home. One of them is to make sure you are working with a veteran Orange County Realtor who is knowledgeable about the entire transaction from start to close of escrow. Hiring a home inspector PRIOR to listing the home is another way to reduce costs. Most sellers don’t complete this part until after the offer has been made and accepted. By find problems with the home

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The city of Aliso Viejo is very friendly community for the 55+ senior offering, many specialized events and classes throughout the year. You can burn calories, strengthen your muscles, using only a chair in Zumba Toning, which is set to Latin-infused music. The classes are held at Iglesa Park Community Center from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., and the fee is $3 donation for the instructor.  On Tuesdays from 9:15 – 10:00 a.m. you can Lap Swim and stay fit by exercising in the pool. You can sign up for either a day pass or a season pass. The fee is $10.00 per class, with pool entrance fee waived (for class attendance only), and it is located at the Aliso Viejo Aquatics Center. The Outdoor Explorations Golf Program is designed for adults that are 50+. It

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The city of Buena Park has many upcoming events scheduled for the residents of Buena Park this Fall. On September 24th from 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at The Plaza at Ehlers Event Center you will find the Autumn Nights at the Plaza Presents “Post Mortem”. This show is a Sherlock Holmes” “whodunit?” type of mystery play loaded with distinctive suspects and loaded with suspense and laughter. On October 1st at the Buena Park Community Center from 1:00 to 4:00 the city is hosting its 4th annual “Buena Park goes to College”. This event is where students and parents of all age are invited to attend a free informational seminar on “going to college”, where you can learn how to go to college. On October 7th, the city is hosting the Arirang Festival of

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The city of Placentia has numerous upcoming events and activities scheduled for the residents of Placentia in the Fall. On Saturday, October 8th, the city is hosting its 52nd Annual Heritage Festival and Parade. It kicks off at 6:30 a.m. with a traditional pancake breakfast which is presented by the Rotary Club, which will be followed by the Band Review and Parade at 9:15. The Festival starts at 10:00 a.m. at Tri-City Park, where you find non-profit displays, business expo, inflatable slides, craft fair, food booths and games for the children. The annual Tamale Festival will be held in Old Town Placentia on Wednesday, December 9th from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and is hosted by the Santa Fe Merchants Association. There will be live entertainment by

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The city of Fullerton offers many specialized programs to the residents of Fullerton throughout the year. The community offers adult sports programs such as adult softball, dance, fitness, racquetball, swimming and tennis. At Camp Hillcrest, children from ages 5 – 12 can learn numerous arts and crafts, and explore the great outdoors and participate in enrichment projects. In the community “Explores” programs, residents can learn firefighting and rescue sill up-close and personal from the Fullerton Fire Department, and with Police Explores, the program introduces youth to various aspects of law enforcement and police work with a focus on community service. The Fullerton Community offers a multitude of Senior Services Program where they can enjoy

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There are numerous things that the Anaheim Hills residents can do to find for recreation in the city, up and beyond the multitude of numerous parks and walking and hiking trails scattered around the community. The Anaheim Hills Golf Course has been around for approximately 40 years, and its tree-lined fairways are fun, challenging, and accessible. The course is unique and special, and the surrounding around the course are sublime, found in the heart of Orange County. The Clubhouse at Anaheim Hills in Orange County is a venue for weddings and receptions, ceremonies, golf, banquets, social gatherings parties, and meetings. Anaheim Hills is an affluent planned community encompassing the eastern portions of the city of Anaheim, in Orange County,

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The residents of Anaheim enjoy a multitude of events and activities throughout the year. Many are ongoing, and a few are scattered across the year. When people think of Anaheim, many times their first thought is Disneyland, but it might come as a surprise that the city of Anaheim is a major hub to the Cultural Arts including the Orange County Symphony, Chance Theater, Anaheim Art Gallery, Anaheim Ballet, and Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center. For entertainment, the residents have access to the Pearson Park Amphitheater, Anaheim Convention Center, Downtown Disney, City National Grove of Anaheim, Honda Center and Downtown Anaheim. The City Facilities within the Anaheim community are outstanding with numerous community public libraries, community and

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The Yorba Linda community has many community events scheduled for the residents of Yorba Linda during the month of September. On September 8th from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. the community offers a Senior Grocery Program in partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. Residents who attend this event can choose grocery items that meet their needs. There are no minimum income requirements and no prior registration in needed, people are requested to bring their own shopping bags. On September 7th from 7:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. come for a time for snacks, stories, songs and puppets (of course you should wear your pajamas). The event is called Pajama-Rama and meets in the Yorba Linda Public Library Community Room. On September 15th, Students

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The city of Tustin, California has numerous upcoming events scheduled during the month of September for the local Tustin residents. On Friday, September 16th, it is hosting Red Shirt Friday, which outwardly supports our men and woman in the military. This is a nationwide program that is recognized by both public and private enterprises. On Monday September 19th, Fall Classes begin. On Tuesday, September 20th, the community is holding its food distribution program at the Tustin Family and Youth Center from 1:00 – 2:00. You must be a Tustin resident to participate in this event. The Food Distribution Program is located at 14722 Newport Avenue, Tustin, CA 9278.

 BanCorp Properties: Tustin Mountain View Properties

The Tustin (and Tustin Ranch) real estate market is located on the eastern-edge

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