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Posted on 11/21/2021
How to Budget for Your Landscape Renovation
Transforming your landscaping not only beautifies your home, but it may also increase the value of your property. Your landscaping plays a significant role in your overall curb appeal, which is what interested buyers rely on when developing a first impression of your home. Here are some costs that you should consider as you create your budget: Hiring...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
The Basics of Homeowners' Insurance
Homeowners’ insurance is a popular and widely recommended service for homeowners. It provides protection from certain types of incidents and can cover damage and losses to your property. It can also cover certain furnishings and assets besides the actual structure of the home. If you’re curious about homeowners’ insurance, how it works and how it compares to other...
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Posted on 11/12/2021
Another Property Sold - 102 Calle Roja, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Beautiful 1,440 sq ft home, remodeled from top to bottom in an all-age park mobile home. The home offers an open concept with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, large enclosed yard with a shed for storage. Parking for 3 vehicles. Rancho Verde is an all-age park that offers 2 pools, hot tub, a great park area, clubhouse, basketball courts, etc. A must...
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Posted on 11/07/2021
Easy and Affordable Home DIY Upgrades
Remodeling your home can give it a fresh look, but figuring out what changes to make can be difficult when you have a strict budget to stick to. Fortunately, you don’t have to spend a lot of time and money to upgrade your home. In fact, there are several easy and cost-effective ways to improve your home’s appearance....
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Posted on 10/31/2021
Don't Forget These Renovation Contract Details
Homeowners and contractors sometimes grow frustrated because of miscommunications. Even with what appears to be a well-crafted remodeling agreement, people interpret things differently. That's why it’s essential to include mutually agreeable dispute resolution clauses in your contract. How to Minimize Potential Disputes Understanding how the project rolls out often proves enlightening. It's not uncommon for a construction company...
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Posted on 10/24/2021
Landscaping Design for Beginners
If you’re new to designing outdoor spaces it might be easy to get overwhelmed. Luckily, there are some key principles and guidelines that go into every landscape design no matter the size or location. Here we’ll go over the basic tips and concepts to consider when creating your own landscape design. Consider Usage The easiest place to begin...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
Financing with a Credit Union
Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay Property buyers today may think of a credit union as an alternative form of lending and ultimately meant for people who don't fit the stereotypical borrower. But this assumption may a little unfair once you learn the facts. Credit unions present several unique opportunities that you simply won't find anywhere else. We'll...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
Easy Front Yard Upgrades on a Budget
Improving your front yard doesn’t have to cost a fortune. In fact, there are many inexpensive changes you can make that will completely transform the look and feel of the outdoor space. If you’re willing to do the work yourself you can DIY most projects to save even more money on labor costs. Here are some of the...
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Posted on 10/03/2021
How to Make Planters From a Wine Barrel
If you’re looking for a satisfying garden DIY project, try repurposing an old wine barrel. Wine barrels are made of sturdy materials and built to last even long after their original purpose has ended. This makes them excellent candidates for outdoor planters. Here we’ll go over the process and materials you’ll need to make your very own DIY...
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Posted on 10/01/2021
Another Property Sold - 1529 Fair Oaks Court, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Seeking a City center location, want the end of a secluded court neighborhood? This is your charming Bungalow, you should see today! Move right into this midcentury home or personalize your...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
Another Property Sold - 15940 Old Cazadero Road, Guerneville, CA 95446
Private .25 acres tucked away in your own forest. Great sun on the large private deck with hot tub. Open floorplan with lots of windows and sky lights. This home provides the ultimate outdoor living. Close to the town of Guerneville, Russian River and all that Sonoma County has to...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
The Pros and Cons of Terracotta Pots
For plant containers, it doesn’t get more classic than a terracotta pot. This orange-brown clay has been a favorite among plant lovers for ages because of its durability, accessibility and aesthetic. However, because of their widespread popularity and availability some may consider a terracotta pot to be a boring or “basic” choice. While tastes differ from one plant...
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