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The #DESERTLIFE Update

Are we in a Housing Bubble???

With home prices continuing to deliver double-digit increases, some are concerned we’re in a housing bubble like the one in 2006. However, a closer look at the market data indicates this is nothing like 2006 for three major reasons.

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Top 5 Design Tips

If you’re looking to step up your style game without racking up loads of debt, do it TODAY with these 5 easy tips for decorating on a budget:⁣⁠
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1. Say “Sayonara!” to clutter: Decluttering = the first step of decorating. Culli...

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What You Should Do Before Interest Rates Rise

In today’s real estate market, mortgage interest rates are near record lows. If you’ve been in your current home for several years and haven’t refinanced lately, there’s a good chance you have a mortgage with an interest rate higher tha...

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Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns

Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe it’s a “good time to sell,” it also confirms what many are sensing: an increasing number of Americans believe i...

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Why You May Want To Cash in on Your Second Home

When stay-at-home mandates were enforced last year, many households realized their homes didn’t really fulfill their new lifestyle needs. An office (in some cases two), a media room, space for children to learn, a gym, and a large yard are al...

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How to Throw a Throw Blanket

You see them everywhere—throw blankets tossed effortlessly on a couch or chair that look picture perfect. When you try? Sheesh..it looks like a mish-mashed pile your adorable two-year-old arranged. ⁣⁠
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Ready to “throw” a throw...

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Inside Secret: Trader Joes Flowers

Wanna know a secret?

Trader Joe’s is THE spot for picking up fresh flowers this spring!⁣

They have an amazing selection of blooms at incredible prices—think hydrangeas, tulips, eucalyptus, and Bettina's favorite, peonies!!!
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