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Real Estate Agent - Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395 - BRE# 01494165
A Southern California Coastal agent's perspective on real estate and other things that interest me! Based in Laguna Beach, Real Estate is my passion.
      It's been awhile since I've felt the need to write such a negative post. As real estate professionals, we recommend home warranty companies all the time. Just this past month, I've had 6 new contracts signed with home warranty companies - definitely not with American Home Shield though and ...
Oh my goodness - I did it! Last weekend I was headed to my aunt and uncle's for lunch with the "old" folks in my life. While my kids are home sanitizing the counter-tops for the umpteenth time, my parents are walking the beach and going to the market almost daily, just to get out of the house. Pe...
Wait, What? After spending far too much time in the sun and not enough in the (Active)Rain - I'm so far out of the loop it's shocking. I was trolling around looking for old friends and favorite authors when I noticed something amazing. People have points reaching well into the 5 Million range. Wh...
For anyone who knows me, I'm a road warrior at heart. Not only do I love traveling for pleasure, but I'm happiest working directly from my jeep, hiding my laptop in under the beach blanket and emergency kit in the "trunk." No, my jeep doesn't come with a trunk. I have a makeshift version which is...
 Invest in Real Estate and Live Rent Free Starting a business in real estate investment can be daunting. You are using your cash reserves to buy and often fix up, properties. What if you could leverage your purchases by living rent free at the same time? Without your own living expenses, you can ...
 "Of Course I Work With Military Clients" We're all celebrating Memorial Day. We are spending time with friends and family and hopefully honoring those who have fallen in service to our country. Our Veterans give us so much every day, and we should in turn give back to them. Sometimes that means ...
 Tips For Finding The Perfect Home For Your Family Whether you’re shopping for your first home or your thirtieth, house hunting is stressful. You want to find the perfect home, but unless you’ve just won the lottery, you have budgetary concerns which could prevent you from checking off every item...
  Is Your Marketing Throwing It Out There orReeling It In?  I was waiting for a showing the other day and ran into an agent who was dropping off fliers to the doorsteps of the neighborhood. When he realized I was a broker, he stopped to talk a little bit. He said that he was going to farm this ne...
 "I Shouldn't Have Paid For That Home Inspection" That's what I just heard from one of my buyers. "Why did you push me to get a home inspection? What a waste of money." Deep breath!This was not a waste of money...the house was in amazing condition! I've never seen such a great inspection. The onl...
 Adding Another Daughter - Engagement Shoot  This beautiful girl is going to be my official new daughter on July 14th...yay! They are getting married at a winery in San Diego and we did their engagement shoot this past weekend. The road to this point was not always easy...unacceptance, graduate s...

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