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Posted on 11/08/2020
Eliminating House Clutter Will Help Sell Your Home
Two of the most important ingredients in a successful house-marketing campaign are competitive pricing and making a great first impression on prospective buyers. Although your real estate agent can assist in achieving both of those goals, keeping your home in "show ready" condition will be up to you and your family. When your home is actively being shown,...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
Home Maintenance: Caring for Your HVAC Unit
Photo by Mitchell Luo on Unsplash When it comes to keeping a home cool in the summer months and keeping it warm during the winter, there's no more important unit than the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system. But like every major home system, HVAC units have a shelf life, and this is usually in the neighborhood...
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Posted on 10/30/2020
11 Oakgreen Circle, Santa Rosa, CA 95409 now has a new price of $438,000!
Nicely situated home, off street location and backs to green belt! Updated Flooring, new 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 10/25/2020
Tips for Updating Your Kitchen
Image by StudioDin from Shutterstock Homeowners wishing to sell their home for top dollar might consider a kitchen remodel to increase its value and efficiency. Aside from the kitchen being the heart of the home, it also has several surfaces you can quickly upgrade that affect the entire space. The tips below give you a guide to which...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Winning a Bidding War
Image by Amy Hirschi from Unsplash Situations arise where prospective buyers find themselves in a bidding war with another buyer over the house they desire. Circumstances like this occur in a seller’s market where the demand for property is higher than the market can provide. It’s not uncommon to see multiple buyers vying over the same property in...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Tips for Creating Unique & Memorable Magnets
Photo by Squared.one on Unsplash Is it time to get more organized? If you want to start keeping important reminders on your refrigerator or your New Year's resolution was to get organized with a magnetic calendar, then the first thing you need are magnets. Sure, you can buy pre-made magnets that operate just fine, but why not unleash...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Select the Best Sunroom for Your Luxury Home
Image by Patrick Turban from Pixabay Sunrooms offer a place where you can enjoy outdoor views and sunlight without actually being outside. Whether you’re avoiding the summer heat or staying warm in winter, you can still get plenty of natural light in a comfortable environment with a sunroom. Since these are different types of sunrooms to choose from,...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Freelancers Need to be Prepared When Applying for Home Financing
Photo by 200 Degrees via Pixabay The gig economy has exploded over the past decade. Today, around 36% of the US workforce is freelancing and many more or self-employed small business owners. While being your own boss does afford you great freedom to set your hours and often work where you want, you may face extra scrutiny when...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
The Pros & Cons of New Construction Homes
Image by Capri23auto from Pixabay It’s not unusual for homebuyers to enter the market with some preconceived notions about the differences between an existing home and new construction. These may be formed by talking to friends and loved ones about their successes and challenges. Others come from media sources, including the seemingly endless stream of reality home shows....
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Posted on 09/14/2020
Another Property Sold - 1012 Aston Avenue #D, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Updated, 1bedroom/1bath end unit home, central location in community. Features open kitchen with stone counters. Living room opens to enclosed patio area. Vinyl plank flooring throughout. Laundry closet, newer windows and slider. Detached garage. Close to parks, fairgrounds, downtown and easy freeway...
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Posted on 09/14/2020
Another Property Sold - 19475 Redwood Drive, Monte Rio, CA 95462
You will have the best of both worlds when you choose this home! Directly Across from Northwood Golf Club, plus from your expansive deck, witness the views from this Amazing Russian River Front View Property! This property backs to the river! Upper Level includes three bedrooms and two baths. Lower Level Great room with massive windows, full bath and extensive storage. Fireplaces on both...
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Posted on 09/14/2020
Another Property Sold - 19475 Redwood Drive, Monte Rio, CA 95462
You will have the best of both worlds when you choose this home! Directly Across from Northwood Golf Club, plus from your expansive deck, witness the views from this Amazing Russian River Front View Property! This property backs to the river! Upper Level includes three bedrooms and two baths. Lower Level Great room with massive windows, full bath and extensive storage. Fireplaces on both...
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