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Friday, September 10, 2021   /   by Michael Szakos

10 Questions You Must Ask When Interviewing an Agent

WARNING! Do Not Hire Any Real Estate Agent Before You Read This FREE Special Report

Not all real estate agents are the same. If you decide to seek the help of an agent when selling or buying your home, you need some good information before you make any moves.

Picking the right agent is one of those critical issues that can cost or save you thousands of dollars in the same of your home because not all agents operate in the same way. There are very specific questions you should be asking to ensure you get the best representation for your specific needs. Hiring a real estate agent is just like any hiring process - with you on the boss's side of the desk. Since buying or selling a home is a major financial action, probably the biggest you will ever take, it’s critical that you make the right decision about who will handle it.

Many agents would prefer you don't ask these questions, because most don’t really have a proven “system”.

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Monday, August 9, 2021   /   by Michael Szakos

Best Home Buys of the Week- Move-Up Buyers!

It's #MoveUpMonday! Here are our favorite picks for Ventura County, for as little as $99 a day*! This list of homes is current as of August 9, 2021. This week's list includes homes from Ventura and Oxnard! Click on the photos to learn more details about these homes (some new homes may not have details available). Happy Home Hunting!





Christine Cardoso-Moore CalDRE#:01181493 Keller Williams West Ventura County 




7906 Hayward Street, Ventura, CA, 93004- - Beautiful Pacific Breeze home. This home is light and bright with high ceilings. Hardwood floors and beautiful new Oak stairs installed. The kitchen is open with amble cabinet space and an island. There is a bedroom downstairs. The upstairs features a loft and a possible additional bedroom. The master has a wonderful deck to enjoy Ventura's perfect weather. The three car garage offers different options for storage . The backyard is large and private. This is a great location in Ventura. Call ...

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Friday, August 6, 2021   /   by Michael Szakos

Best Home Buys of the Week- First Time Buyers!

It's #FirstTimeBuyerFriday! Here are our favorite picks for Oxnard and Ventura for as little as $2,416.00 a month*! This list of homes is current as of August 6, 2021. As always, if you have any questions about any of these homes, give us a call at 805-765-1605, we would be happy to assist you! Have a great weekend!



Eric Evarts CalDRE#:01253434 RE/MAX Gold Coast REALTORS 




1263 Lark Avenue, Ventura, CA, 93003 - Wonderful home in the great community of Victoria Village! This 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,557 sq/ft home reflects pride of ownership and care from long time owners. The upgrades include recent paint, remodeled kitchen with granite counters, laminate flooring throughout living areas and tile flooring in some bedrooms (hard surfaces throughout), updated dual pane windows, tile inlaid fireplace, walk-in jacuzzi style tub in hall bathroom, tranquil backyard with pavers, patio overhang, fruit bearing trees, and colorful mature landscaping, corner ...

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Monday, August 2, 2021   /   by Michael Szakos

Best Home Buys of the Week- Move-Up Buyers!

It's #MoveUpMonday! Here are our favorite picks for Ventura County, for as little as $100 a day*! This list of homes is current as of August 2, 2021. This week's list includes homes from Ventura and Oxnard! Click on the photos to learn more details about these homes (some new homes may not have details available). Happy Home Hunting!





Dave Wolloch CalDRE#:00977050 Meridian Estate Brokerage, Inc  




9562 Lucerne Street, Ventura, CA, 93004 - This 4-bedroom, 3-bath, over 2,000 sqft, 2-story home in a desired east Ventura neighborhood has TONS of potential, perfect for do-it-yourselfers or investors! It has a bright, open floorplan with 3 BRs on the 1st level, including the master BR! Upstairs, you'll find the 4th BR, which could be a 2nd master BR, and a big loft with potential use as a 5th BR! This is a probate sale, no court approval required. This fixer had been in the early stages of an extensive remodel and is in need of significant r ...

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Friday, July 30, 2021   /   by Michael Szakos

Best Home Buys of the Week- First Time Buyers!

It's #FirstTimeBuyerFriday! Here are our favorite picks for Oxnard for as little as $2,592 a month*! This list of homes is current as of July 30, 2021. As always, if you have any questions about any of these homes, give us a call at 805-765-1605, we would be happy to assist you! Have a great weekend!



Anabella Diego CalDRE#:01709629 Meridian Capital Real Estate




4610 Justin Way, Oxnard, CA, 93033 - Check out this spacious 4 bedroom, 2 full bathroom, one story home. The stunning remodeled modern bathrooms with extra room space is a plus. In addition, the formal family room can be converted to an extra huge bedroom and the additional living room is ample enough for entertainment or for guest to enjoy some tea or coffee. Located within minutes of Highway 1 and the local beaches and within walking distance of local schools and stores. Will not last.




Jennifer San Juan CalDRE#:01773202 Lotus Group Real Estate 



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