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RISE Real Estate – House Remodel in San Mateo

San Mateo Home Remodel This San Mateo home on Humboldt is prime real estate. After our first walkthrough, we thought that the property was dated but didn’t need a full remodel. In real estate, we call this a “lipstick remodel.” We do this type of work on homes for sale that needs a little updating […]

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San Mateo County Real Estate Market Update

San Mateo County announces that they are switching over to Stage 2 in Gavin Newsom’s 4 stage plan. Other bay area counties to follow. The Real Estate Market in San Mateo County has seen new listings, sold homes, and sales volume be cut in half almost across the board while prices have not moved very […]

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Discussing More 2019 Trends with Design Guru Lisa Silverman

Design trends are always changing, so we’ve brought Lisa Silverman back today to continue our discussion on what’s en vogue right now.

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A Step-By-Step Look at Our Latest Remodel

Today we’re at our newest listing located at 732 Maddox in Daly City. We just got this distressed property a few days ago and are starting the cleaning and remodeling process now. We wanted to take you on a quick walk through the home to get a better idea of what exactly we’re doing and […]

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What’s “In” When It Comes to Home Design?

Our good friend Lisa Silverman is always on top of the latest home design trends. Here’s what she’s seeing so far in 2019. Today I’m joined by Lisa Silverman to talk about home design, and we’re going to look at some current design trends that we’re seeing in 2019. Whether you’re a buyer looking to […]

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What Does Homeowners Insurance Actually Cover?

What does your homeowners insurance policy really cover? Find out today. As a continuation of our series on the relationship between insurance and real estate, I recently had the privilege of sitting down once more with Roger Heighton of Farmers Insurance to tackle another important question: What does homeowners insurance actually cover? In short, there […]

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The Ins and Outs of Earthquake Insurance

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Roger Heighton of Farmers Insurance about an important (but not often discussed) type of coverage: earthquake insurance.  Cited below for your convenience are timestamps that will direct you to various points in the interview. Feel free to watch the full message or use these timestamps to browse […]

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Building Code Upgrade Coverage & Why You Need It

Last time, in part five of our conversation, Farmers Insurance agent Roger Heighton and I discussed whether or not you need extended coverage after filing a claim. Today we’re continuing our conversation by talking about what upgrades are required after you sustain a loss. For example, if a fire destroyed your property and you were […]

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Summer Fun Awaits!

Are you ready for some summer fun? We know we are, which is why today we’d like to personally invite you to our Summer Picnic at Shoreview Park on June 29 from noon to 3 p.m. There will be food and drinks provided by Madd Mex Cantina Food Truck, raffle prizes, and much more. Every […]

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