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Posted on 01/24/2021
Aromatherapy: Uplifting Scents for Your Home
Photo by Seksak Kerdkanno via Pixabay Diffusing aromas in your home is a great way to settle in, relax and enjoy a fresh, clean scent that calms the nerves. How Do We Know Aromatherapy Works? Research gives us the scoop. Take lavender, for example. Research shows lavender: Eases nervousness much better than a placebo. Raises people's scientifically measured...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
3 Home Improvement Projects That Can Get an Older Home Sold
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Are you preparing to list your older home for sale on the market? While older homes are still widely sought by both first-time and returning home buyers, sometimes they will need a little sprucing up so that you can maximize your sale price and get it sold more quickly. The good news is...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Loan Options for Luxury Home Buyers
Photo by Vincent Rivaud from Pexels When you buy a luxury home, you have several options when it comes to paying for the home. While some luxury buyers invest fully in the home and purchase outright, most find that opting for a mortgage of some type keeps options open and reserves capital for other things. Mortgages can be...
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Posted on 01/05/2021
11 Oakgreen Circle, Santa Rosa, CA 95409 now has a new price of $425,000!
Great price for a nicely situated, detached home. Off the street location, backs to green belt! Updated Flooring, newer carpet, updated Bathrooms. All Appliances included! In a maintained neighborhood of Oakmont. Great floorplan with sunny bonus room, along the entire back of living area! Laundry in utility room at rear of garage. Fireplace with gas starter,...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Why You Need to Pursue a California Luxury Home Today
There is no place quite like California. If you embark on a California luxury home search, you can find a house that will ensure you can enjoy all that the Golden State has to offer. Now, let's take a look at three reasons why you should kick off a California luxury home search. 1. You can enjoy convenient access...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Designing the Perfect Home Gym
Photo by Victor Freitas from Pexels Having your own home fitness center provides a convenient place to work out. You don’t have to worry about fitting in exercise during gym hours or having to wait your turn to use the treadmill or rowing machine. With your own gym, you can work out whenever you want and use your...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Tips to Remember When Staging Your Home to Sell
Although all home buyers have different tastes, expectations, and preferences, there are several things you as a home seller can do to make your home more appealing. Three priorities worth keeping in mind are spaciousness (or, at least, the appearance of it), brightness, and cleanliness. Whether your home is a compact cottage or a large colonial, a feeling of...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
How Quickly is Investment Property Profitable?
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay Buying property is a long-term investment. If you’re looking to make quick income from property, the only way is to buy low and sell high with minimal input for remodeling, upgrades, or even paint. However, if you intend to keep your property as a rental here are a few of the basics...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
The Best Movie Theaters In Los Angeles
Photo by Imeime via Pixabay As you might imagine, Los Angeles is home to some of the best movie theaters in the world. What makes them so amazing isn't necessarily the world-class sound and picture quality though. This city is so inherently rooted in film that you can't help but see the reverence reflected in the nooks and...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Common-Interest Housing - Condos and Townhomes
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Common-interest housing includes individually owned spaces and common areas shared by all owners. The common areas can include clubhouses, landscaping, parking lots or pools. Multistory buildings share lobbies, stairwells, and elevators. Any community that shares property including single-family free-standing homes in developments, falls into the common-interest category. The two most familiar types of...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Hiring a Real Estate Attorney
Photo by Succo via PixabayWhen you need a real estate attorney, be sure to do your research. Don’t just hire an attorney because your friend or a relative sings the attorney’s praises. The referred attorney may be great in the practice area they helped your friend or relative in, but they may not have the experience needed for...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Stage Your Home to Target Specific Buyers
Image by engin akyurt from Pixabay Staging can be a controversial topic for many home sellers, especially considering the effort and costs it takes to properly prepare the home. But there's no doubt the investment is worth it for many homes in that staging can transform the property entirely for the benefit of the bottom line. We'll look...
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