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7 Tips to Protect your Smart Home from Hackers

What you Need to Know about Smart Homes | blog.phmc.com

Today’s technology now makes living like the Jetson’s a reality, and home owners and buyers are absolutely loving it! In fact, they’re loving it so much that the smart home market is expected to reach $121.73 billion USD by 2022. Yes, of course, we all love that we can control our home with a touch of a button. However, one of...

8 Real Estate Trends for 2017

8 Real Estate Trends for 2017 | blog.phmc.com

2016 will be written in the history books as _______ (We’ll let you fill in the blank). The Presidential Election, Chicago Cubs winning the World Series, 2016 Olympics, Brexit, Angelina and Brad divorcing… shall we go on? 2016, you will soon be behind us! 👋 For those of you anticipating the New Year, can you guess what real estate trends...

Glenview – Oakland, CA: A Lazy Slice of Cali

Glenview - Oakland CA

Described as a “lazy slice of California,” is a lovely neighborhood of bungalows. Glenview‘s residents escape the hustle and bustle of city life by relaxing at some of the main strip’s, Park Boulevard, delicious dining options or a lazy stroll through the many manicured gardens. Not to mention you still get to speed it up if you like...

Roosevelt – Seattle, WA: A Gem in the Emerald City

Roosevelt - Seattle, Washington

There’s more to Seattle than a good cup of coffee. Named after Theodore Roosevelt, this peppy neighborhood, is one of the many perks of Seattle life. The Roosevelt neighborhood is green with plant life and parks but also has a lively business district and plenty of boutique shops, restaurants, and other amenities close by. It’s great to enjoy...

El Camino Real – Irvine, CA: A True Keeper

El Camino Real - Irvine CA

“‘Nobody sells in that area if they’re happy,’” said Kim O’Hare, a Redfin agent. “Because of that, buyers will grab even a home that needs work.” El Camino Real is considered an older stretch of Irvine, but that isn’t stopping the neighborhood’s market to heat up over the past few years. How is an older part of Irvine so hot...

Ready or Not, Here They Come

Ready or Not, Here They Come

The term “Millennial” seems to be the topic of conversation lately, and frankly, we have to get used to it. Millennials are about to be more than just a buzzword. This massive generation of approximately 80 million is about to take over the housing market. Much is to blame for the Millennials’ delay in joining the housing market: student...

REALTOR® Ready at a Moment’s Notice

Make your home REALTOR® ready at a moment's notice

When you’re living in a home that’s on the market, keeping it realtor-ready can be quite the task. You’re probably hoping for 24-48 hours notice, but homes on the market can be shown at a moment’s notice–ready or not. At times, it may seem as if keeping your home ready is harder than actually selling it; however, there are...

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