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Quick Houseguest Prep Checklist

Get ready for overnight visitors by following these 7 steps According to a Turkish Proverb, houseguests bring good luck with them. If that’s true... [Read more]

Napa Valley Wines: Silver Lining to The California Drought?

Napa Valley Wines: Silver Lining to The California Drought?
We all know about the California drought and are doing our part to conserve water. This serious issue is already inflicting widespread economic damage... [Read more]

What is a REALTOR?

What is a REALTOR®?
Ask The Lesti Team about the benefits of working with a REALTOR A REALTOR® is defined as “a real estate professional who is a member of the Nati... [Read more]

A Housing Bubble in Sight? What Our New Chief Economist Says

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Is there a housing bubble in sight? Not according to our new chief economist, Matthew Gardner. Our corporate brokerage, Windermere Real Estate, the s... [Read more]

Renovating a Home: 8 ways to make it a family affair

In a recent blog, we discussed the top remodeling trends for your kitchen and bath. But how can you make renovating a home a family affair? It involve... [Read more]

4 Reasons to Buy a Home Over The Holidays

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There's an assumption that anyone selling a home over the holidays is doing so because they have to, not because they want to. That assumption tends t... [Read more]

Northern California: Hottest Real Estate Market in The US

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A recent article in CNN Money reports homes are selling like crazy in Northern California. In fact, the story says San Francisco is now the hottest ma... [Read more]

Wine Tips for Hosting Your Napa Valley Holiday Gathering

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[caption id="attachment_1241" align="alignleft" width="300"] Image from Gayot[/caption] Are you hosting a Napa Valley holiday gathering this year? ... [Read more]

Chinese Buyers Continue to Invest In U.S. Real Estate

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Did you know that Chinese buyers have invested a record $28.6 billion in U.S. Real Estate over the year ending in March 2015? According to Inman, the ... [Read more]

Home Improvements that Pay Homeowners Back

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Are you considering home improvements for your Napa or Sonoma Valley home in 2016? Wondering which ones will pay you back when the time comes to sell?... [Read more]

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