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Getting the Best Price for Your Home

 

Effective marketing is the key to selling your home quickly and getting the highest price. Aggressive, effective marketing of my s-biz_money_housing_arrowClient’s homes by every available medium is how I’ve become a top real estate agent in the Costa Mesa area. It’s my job to assure that you get as many qualified offers as possible, allowing you to extract the highest price the market will bear.

One of the most important elements of marketing your home effectively is setting the price right. Set the price too high, and you won’t get any offers and your home will take too long to sell. Set it too low and you cheat yourself by not getting your home’s full, fair value. As an expert in Costa Mesa area real estate, I analyze the market and set area home prices every single day. I’ll work closely with you to assure that everything possible is done to get the highest price, in the time frame you need.

The condition and appearance of your home are also critical factors in getting the best price for your home. I’ll personally walk through your home with you and advise you of what you can do to properly stage your home most effectively. Some areas are much more important and more likely to pay off than others! Often, the buyer is motivated by emotional responses as much or more than financial issues. There are usually things I can point out to you that are easy and inexpensive, yet go a long way toward triggering those “buy” emotions.

Kurt Galitski

Kurt Galitski

As your agent, I’ll negotiate furiously on your behalf throughout the entire process to ensure that your best interests are protected. Real estate negotiations and contracts can be intimidating in their complexity. Most people have almost no experience in these negotiations. After all, how often do you buy or sell a new house? As a top real estate professional, getting you the best terms and prices in all negotiations is simply part of my job.

Negotiations is simply part of my job.

 

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Four Bedroom Home For Lease- Huntington Beach – $3,200 per month
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Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Parking Spaces: 2
Year Built: 1972
Lot Size: 6000
Garage Size: 2
School District: Huntington Unified
Square Footage: 1434
Agent Name: Kurt Galitski
Broker: The Kurt Real Estate Group
MLS #: p1971233
Rent: $3,200 per month
Available Date: Sat Sep 19, 2015
Deposit: 3200
Minimum Lease: One Year
Included Utilities: No
9811 Fair Tide Circle
Huntington Beach, CA 92646
  • Range/Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Sink Disposal
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Fenced Yard
  • Grass Lawn
  • Secluded setting
  • Gardener Included
Great single family home with large yard, four bedrooms, two baths near local shopping and entertainment. Featuring a new kitchen complete with granite counters, newly remodeled bathrooms with new vanities and granite counters. The backyard is very large with large covered patio and no homes dierctly behind making it very private. There’s a two car garage complete with washer and dryer hook ups. This home will not last long, call today to submit your application.
Kurt Galitski
877-957-6677
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All information in this site is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and is subject to change
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Costa Mesa Eastside Townhome For Lease – $3,000 per month
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Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Located on Floor #: Ground Level
Floors in Bldg: 2
Square Footage: 1488
Parking Spaces: 2
Property Type: Townhouse
Pets Allowed: None
Year Built: 1983
School District: Newport Mesa
Agent Name: Kurt Galitski
Broker: The Kurt Real Estate Group
Rent: $3,000 per month
Available Date: Sat Mar 15, 2014
Deposit: 3000
Minimum Lease: 12 months
Included Utilities: None
2180 Elden Ave
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Costa Mesa, CA 92627
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Patio
  • Washer / Dryer Hookups
  • Additional Storage
  • Guest Parking
  • Microwave
Freshly painted, light and bright Eastside Townhome for lease. Beautiful and private 2 story 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath with 2 car private garage, very large and spacious backyard with firepit. Washer, dryer, and refrigerator included. Great location on quite part of Elden with no cut through traffic lots of parking, close to the Triangle and local shopping including the fairgrounds. For more information please call.
Kurt Galitski
877-957-6677
Powered by vFlyer.com Equal Housing Opportunity VFLYER ID: 274331011
All information in this site is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and is subject to change
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On Thursday the Federal Reserve announced that it would prolong the decision to keep interest rates close to zero. Officials will continue to assess the impact of tighter financial conditions and slower global growth on the domestic economy.

“The recovery from the Great Recession has advanced sufficiently far and domestic spending has been sufficiently robust that an argument can be made for a rise in interest rates at this time,” said Janet L. Yellen, the Fed’s chairwoman. However the Fed dictated their concerns in light of recent global economic and financial developments. Without directly calling out China the Fed suggested that current conditions could dampen the economy and lead to lower levels of inflation. While heightened uncertainness abroad and slow inflation exists, it is still believed by market researchers that rates will rise in the coming months. This broken record has been playing for a few years now and for change to take place it seems we must see job growth paired with fair market conditions.
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Fixer-uppershistoric home 2

The oft heard phrase “Buyer Beware” is never more appropriate than when considering the purchase of a fixer-upper. You really need to know exactly what you’re getting into before buying.

It’s commonly believed that fixer-upper properties represent easy money that is ripe for the taking – that you can buy it, do a little work on it in your spare time, and then resell quickly for a large profit. Usually, this simply isn’t the case. Although, with proper planning and foresight, good profits can be made by buying “distressed” properties at less than market value, making appropriate improvements and repairs, and then reselling. And for many first time buyers who intend to live in the house while working on it, buying a fixer-upper can be the very best option. It’s less risky buying a fixer-upper when you can live in the house while fixing it. And of course, by living in the house for at least 24 months you should be able to avoid paying regular income taxes on the profits.

The most important thing to know before making a decision on such a purchase is what needs to be fixed. Any time you are spending money on improving a home with the notion of selling it later, strive to spend your money on things that buyers can easily see. Things like new paint and removing trash from the property cost little but have instant impact on curb appeal. Houses that have only cosmetic problems like peeling paint, a trashy yard, bad carpet or wallpaper are the best bet. This is especially true for the first time buyer looking to live in the house for a while before reselling. Fixing and cleaning cosmetic issues is fairly easy and inexpensive. It virtually always gives gives a good return on investment, particularly when you can do the work yourself. Kitchen and bathroom remodeling usually pays a nice return. Don’t be afraid of buying a fixer-upper in need of this kind of repair. Properties with structural damage, or a floor plan that requires major work to remedy, usually can’t be “fixed up” at a profit.
Foreclosure For Sale SignAlways have an inspection for hidden damage performed by a home inspector or construction professional before buying a fixer-upper. Make sure that satisfactory completion of such inspections are a condition of purchase in any contract you sign. Then be sure to negotiate to try and get the seller to pay for all or part of the cost of needed repairs uncovered by the inspection. Often, sellers will be willing to lower the sales price to sell the home “as is” instead of paying for the repairs.

Be careful that you don’t over pay. Especially if you plan to resell quickly, paying too much up front can doom your plans for quick profit. Research the market for reselling and have an exit plan for selling the house in place before making an offer.

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