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We are your expert source into the world of real estate and Victorian homes. Read our blog for tips on buying or selling a home, the inside scoop on the real estate industry, and great information on Victorian homes and neighborhoods. Check back frequently for the latest updates, straight from the Victorian Specialist, herself!

Victorian Houses ≠ Haunted Houses

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Have you ever searched for pictures of “haunted houses” on Google? You probably noticed that almost all of the results—from movie depictions, to hand-drawn images, to real-life residences—are...
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5 Secrets to Selling a House

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The housing market can be unpredictable, tough to navigate, and frustrating to figure out. Just the thought of trying to sell a house can cause extreme stress to many homeowners. Selling a house...
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Broker/Agent of the Month

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Bonnie Spindler is the Broker Agent of the Month! BROKER AGENT Magazine 2007 Issue 4
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How to Prepare for Buying a House

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When you’re thinking about buying a house, you’ll probably make lists of features you want in a home, drive around different neighborhoods to explore styles of homes, and start looking into real...
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10 Things Buyers Don’t Like

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Realtor.com posted this article about the ten things buyers don’t like. I have to take issue with a few of them. They say NOT to have special light fixtures. I have had buyers who would not buy...
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Trying to Add Value? Adding Square Footage?

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Sellers are always calling me to ask what they should do to add value to their homes, or what to do before they sell. Each house is different, but any time you can add a bedroom out of wasted...
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The Old “California Cooler”

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As a builder in San Francisco, we have done our share of Victorian remodels over the last 25 years. I have always been impressed with the suitability of the Victorian design to the unique weather...
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Our Market Continues to Roar

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I was asked at the end of last year if I thought the market would continue to be hot in 2015. Marking the 53,000 new jobs and only 5000 new homes, the record low interest rates, rents soaring...
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Top 6 Reasons to Use a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

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When you have put hundreds of thousands—if not millions—of dollars into buying and/or fixing a home, you want to be sure you get a good return on your investment when it comes time to sell. To...
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The Top Victorian Neighborhoods in the US

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If you were to ask anyone where to find authentic Victorian houses in the US, they’d probably tell you San Francisco. While San Francisco’s many neighborhoods are filled with charming and...
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