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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 14
26100 Rifle, Tehachapi, CA 93561 looking forward to your offers...  26100 Rifle, Tehachapi, CA 93561 $379,000 MLS#:20672202 Endre Barath JrMobile:310-486-1002 Office Phone:310-777-7800 Email Address: homes@endrebarath.com Lic#: 01238708 Office Name:     Property Information Build one to three panoramic view homes. The land is situated in the Gate Community of Bear Valley Springs. The land has a large flat pad to facilitate the "Multi-Million Dollar Views". The land is located at the end of the Cul-de-sac. All you need is connect to the Electricity & Water at the paved road which leads to this fantastic lot. The community provides for a safe, secure resort style life with private lakes, a golf courses, driving range and numerous tennis courts. There is an Equestrian Center, T-ball League...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 6
26100 Rifle CT., TEHACHAPI CA 93561 For Sale Vacant LandDirections : From Los Angeles 405 Fwy ( N ) to the 5 Fwy (N) to the 14 head North to 58 head West to the 202 continue West to Cummings Valley Rd; Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Bear Valley Rd. Enter the gated community turn right onto Jacaranda Dr and the turn right on to Rifle Ct. Go to end of Cul-de-Sac.Remarks : Truly a fantastic opportunity for developers &/or owner users to possibly build one to three 'view homes' in this coveted Gated Community of Bear Valley Springs. The land has a large flat pad to facilitate the 'Multi-million Dollar Views' at the end of the cul-de-sac. All you need is connect to the Electricity & Water at the paved road. This community provides for a safe and secure resort style life with private...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 7
 Just Listed: 26100 Rifle CT TEHACHAPI CA 93561Vacant Land 69+acres   Truly a fantastic opportunity for developers &/or owner users to possibly build one to three 'view homes' in this coveted Gated Community of Bear Valley Springs. The land has a large flat pad to facilitate the 'Multi-million Dollar Views' at the end of the cul-de-sac. All you need is connect to the Electricity & Water at the paved road. This community provides for a safe and secure resort style life with private lakes, a golf course, driving range and numerous tennis courts. There is an Equestrian center, T-Ball League for Boys and Girls (ages 4-6), Baseball Camp for ages 7-13 The Bear Valley Springs Community has its own Women's Club, it's Police & Fire Departments. In addition it has a Gymnasium,weight room and fitn...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 24
Almost Speechless Sunday: on the way to Bear Valley Springs, CA look what I found on the side of the road. In case you are wondering Bear Valley Springs is a Gated Community of 2500 acres of land and about 1200 plus homes and a lot of land. Now with that said it is outside of Tehachapi, CA if you are wondering.Now more importantly check out this sculptor! Wishing you a safe and healthy life and I look forward to your comments.If you are looking for a knowledgeable, focused and goal-oriented Realtor in the Beverly Hills area who will help you achieve your Real Estate goals, please reach out to me directly!If you are looking for a pet friendly Beverly Hills Realtor who can handle and sell the most difficult properties that no one else could, please reach out to me directly!! If you are co...
By Alberto Pacheco, Experience and Trust
(Home Smart Evergreen Realty)
Comments 1
Duplex Available for sale at 1504 Murdock St Bakersfield Ca 92207. Each unit has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, inside laundry area, master suite, central air and heat, tile flooring, kitchen granite countertops, ceiling fans on each bedroom and more.     
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
Comments 1
I recently moved from a house that I had built 22 years ago to a house that was built for someone else 33 years ago.  There have been some surprises despite having had (my first ever home inspection).I have a particular home inspector that I really like because he is also a licensed contractor. He likes to tease that he doesn't work anymore -- just does home inspections.  One of the reasons I like him is that he keeps up on changes in code and best practices in the home building and renovation industry.  So, of course, I chose him for my personal inspection.As he always does, he tested every outlet, but one,  in the house.  And they were all operating correctly.  The one he couldn't test was under the brand new carpet in the living room.  Shortly after I moved in, I had all the flooring...
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
Comments 0
I suppose it's possible that they still serve a purpose in terms of getting a house sold, but in many cases, the primary purpose seems to be advertising the agent listing the house instead of advertising the house.  Why does it feel this way to me?  When the sign has a picture of the agent that is the most prominent element, what other conclusions would you be led to?From my perspective, there are two primary purposes of putting a sign in the yard of a house for sale: First of all, it makes the house easier to find when one is showing it. Second, for the few random people that are still driving around looking for signs instead of beginning their search on the internet, the sign can be used as an opportunity to get more information about the house. The way that I accomplish the second go...
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
Comments 1
 Tehachapi Police Department issued this Press Relesase on January 23, 2019.  Tehachapi is number 1 and Bakersfield ranked at the bottom for Kern County.  In fact out of 265 cities in California, Tehachapi ranked at 44 overall and Bakersfield at 257th.Even if you need to work in Bakersfield it really is a short drive to get there from Tehachapi.  And, we already know that Tehachapi has so much to offer with great air quality, cooler in the summer, four seasons, great hometown feel, restaurants, shopping, events and so much more!  Isn't it nice to know that you could be living in the Safest City in Kern County?  Call me at 661-375-7325 today to find out how we can get you where you want to be.
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
Comments 0
Great question, isn't it?  Is a smart home right for you?  My discovery is that on some level almost everyone can benefit from smart home technology.I moved (and downsized!) my own home recently and am in the midst of remodeling to make it truly mine.  I've installed some smart home devices already and the two that I'm loving the most are the August Connect lock on my front door and my Liftmaster garage door opener with the MyQ connectivity app.Why do I love these?  Simple, because when I'm not home, I can see who specifically has entered or left my house by the front door and when the garage door has been used.  I also love that I can easily check remotely to be sure that when the front door has locked after the last contractor has left by the front door that the garage door is also cl...
By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz
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 WATER and POWER - A CALIFORNIA HEIST Over the long weekend a friend of mine texted me the name of a great documentary on Netflix he said I must watch, and so I did watch this great movie.  I have been traveling back and forth from Las Vegas to San Jose now for around 4 years for work. On my long 8 hour drives I would drive through Bakersfield and then around 180 miles on Interstate 5.   I-5 runs right through the Central Valley of California and during my drive I would see all these signs about water, etc on the sides of the Interstate.   Signs that read ... Water is for growing Food, No Water, Government Politics Controlling our Water, etc. Over 50% of the farm fields are dried up dirt with no crops growing for many years.There are even families around these areas that have not had wa...
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
Comments 0
What's the 2018 Tax Law Mean for Real Estate in Tehachapi?NAR (National Association of REALTORS®) is projecting a 1-3% growth in home values in 2018 but says that in areas with higher housing costs there could actually be a decline in value.  Why is that?The new tax law limits the state (and local) income tax and property tax deductions to $10,000 total.  That will definitely have a big impact in higher property value areas.  For example, a property valued at about $800,000 could expect to pay about $10,000 in property taxes leaving no "room" for a state and local income tax deduction.There are also changes in the amount of mortgage interest that can be deducted, but for loans originated before the end of 2017 and closed before April 1, 2018, they get a pass.  Again, these changes gener...
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
Comments 3
Top 5 Things to Make Moving EasierFor most people the thought of moving brings visions of boxes, checklists and potentially missed deadlines.  What if that weren't true?  What if it could be relatively stress free?  Here are the top 5 things to do that will make moving easier and less stressful.-1- Start with the right real estate representative.  There are a couple of reasons why this is so important but let's start with making sure that you are using a REALTOR®, not just a licensed real estate agent.Here's what's important about that...  REALTORS® are member of the local, state and national Associations of REALTORS® which means that in addition to the legal requirements any licensed agent must follow, they have voluntarily agreed to be bound by a more stringent Code of Ethics.  Violat...
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
Comments 1
What's the Best Way to Choose Your Real Estate Agent? Choosing the best real estate agent to help you in the purchase or sale of your home can be a daunting task.  Most agents are spending thousands of dollars advertising to attract your attention.  In many cases, all that gets for you is someone that needs to churn out as many transactions as possible in order to cover the cost of all that advertising.So what about online reviews on an agent's website, Yelp, Google or other similar platforms?  That can be a good choice, but think about how useful, or not, those reviews might be.  Generally, a satisfied customer will be happy no matter what and so they will post a positive, glowing review about how great the agent was.Curiously, I've read a bunch of these reviews and rarely find any tha...
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
Comments 0
Your House Is Ready to Show, Where are the Buyers?You've done all the right things: taken care of deferred maintenance, spruced up the paint, super cleaned and decluttered.  Advertising is in place, agents have visited to preview, but you haven't had any showings.  What's the problem?Ideally, every seller hopes that they will have the house ready to sell and immediately get a call for a showing that then turns into the new owner of the home in 45 days.  One and done!  What could be better?  That's the ideal, but it is quite rarely the reality.If your house is ready to show and has been properly marketed, then there is only one reason that you are not getting showings.  Before we get to that reason, what does "properly marketed" mean.  Marketing is now a specifically targeted activity th...
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
Comments 2
You've done the initial decluttering and you've touched up the paint, repaired the obvious deferred maintenance and your house is on the market and ready for showings.  That's an exciting feeling because now you know all your hard work will pay off!  You believe that now agents will want to schedule showings for their clients and multiple offers will be yours to sort through.Before we get quite there, let's review best practices to be ready for a showing.  First and foremost, you really need to keep the house sparkling clean and always ready.  If you work away from home, then you want to turn on strategic lights to highlight the best features in the house and make it feel welcoming.  If you are at home when a showing request comes in, then the best bet is to turn on every light in the h...
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
Comments 4
What Does "Showing Ready" Really Mean?I have already written about starting the decluttering process in order to get your home ready to sell.  Once you've gotten rid of the stuff you didn't want to move, it's time to take a super critical look at what deferred maintenance or other conditions detract from your home showing at its best.Let's start with the easy things, also known as the Elephant Approach.  You've all heard the quote, "How do you eat an elephant?  One bite at a time!" That's the same way you get your house showing ready.  One step at a time!Wall Painting If you have chosen bold, or multiple wall colors, you will need to paint.  Your bold colors and accent walls are great when it comes to expressing your personality but not so great when it comes to showing your house to po...
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
Comments 3
Are you getting ready to sell your home?  If you have lived in the same place for a long time the task may seem even more daunting but take heart it can be comparatively stress free with a few simple steps.Most of us have boxes of "stuff" that we have put away somewhere to "deal with later."  If this sounds familiar to you, I can relate!  In fact, I have a bunch of those boxes myself and a whole lot of "stuff" that really no longer has a place in my life.  Because I'm getting ready to sell my own home I thought my experience might be useful to you.Set aside time each day to work through the stuff you may not even have looked at in years.  How much time?  That depends on your timeline, and how much time you can make available between work, family, social obligations, etc.  When I decided...
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
Comments 1
Are you wondering whether now is a good time to sell your home?  Maybe you are thinking about downsizing because all the kids have moved away or upsizing as your family grows?  Either way there are several things that are truly important when it comes to getting your home sold quickly.1. Clean, clean, clean!There’s a huge difference in living in a clean house and in living in a house that has been cleaned to sell.  When looking at a home, all the corners where that tiny bit of dust has accumulated on the baseboard, the edge of the wall the dog leans against, the slight water stain on the shower door are some of the things that will subconsciously lead a buyer to think that the home has not been well-maintained.The key here is that these tiny things create a subliminal message to a buyer...
By Sally Lawrence, Broker, CHS, e-Pro, SFR, REALTOR®
(Advantage Real Estate)
Comments 0
There's a lot of hype about conducting your real estate transaction without using a local, licensed agent to help you.  Yes, you can buy a house or vacant land all on your own, but experience shows that you usually end up paying more and having unintended challenges along the way.A licensed REALTOR® is responsible for making sure that you get the outcome you are expecting.  That's not to say that it will always be the outcome you expected from the beginning, but it is to say that you should understand the consequences of the decisions you make throughout the process.All too often, folks tell me about their transaction after the fact and lament the fact that they "didn't know what they didn't know."  I got into a conversation with Jim and Gloria when I was on vacation recently.  I was st...

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