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Posted on 07/20/2021
Another Property Sold - 21455 Santa Clara Avenue, Monte Rio, CA 95462
Magical Russian River Retreat ~ Splendidly terraced over two lots of lush landscape, blazing sun and beautiful ridge-line views, this special midcentury mini-compound offers multiple outbuildings and a lower lever guest suite ideal for entertaining the whole gang. Friends and family will be amazed at all of the enchanted spaces to play hide-and-seek, sunbathe or enjoy a glass of wine while taking in the views. Have you always wanted to secretly garden in the buff? This is your chance, you're in total privacy! Situated between Monte Rio and Duncans Mill, you have easy access to the Monte Rio beach & dining, the Blue Heron, Gold Coast...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
3 Keys to a Colorful Garden All Year
The dream flower garden is lush and colorful all the time. Unfortunately, it’s not a simple dream to achieve in reality. With so many plants all with different internal timers and environmental requirements, putting together a garden can be like a puzzle even for experienced gardeners. Luckily, there are ways you can plan and care for your garden...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 1700 Kenton Place, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Live central to Business, Entertainment (Green Center) & Academic Opportunities (near SSU, middle/high schools). Your University District home: near the expressway, Twin Peaks Park, yet secluded from major community roads. All Stainless Kitchen Appliances, Generous Slab Counters over Premium soft close cabinets, Island Counter with Farmhouse sink. Easy access to the large kitchen pantry. Whole house lighting package, Crown molding and rich engineered wood flooring in living/bedrooms elegantly flow through this home! Vaulted ceilings, a wall of windows soar as one approaches the second level. Linger at the second level loft, note...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
6 Brilliant Ways to Add Key Design Elements to Your Bedroom
Image by Burst via Pexels Bedrooms offer a great opportunity to create cozy and relaxing sleep environments while incorporating different style elements. The bedrooms in your home don’t need to have the same style overall, so feel free to use different designs in each one. Whether you want an airy, mostly white bedroom or a bedroom with some...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Don't Forget These Things in Your Home Renovation Contract
Professionals bring the commercial-grade tools and years of experience to deliver the quality upgrades people desire. Although you and your contractor may work in different industries, written agreements help clarify the duties and expectations. One of the pitfalls of enlisting a contractor comes from miscommunication. This can lead to disagreements about the scope, details, and costs. By including...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Design: How to Make Your Home More Memorable With Traditional and Eclectic Accents
There's something about mixing two styles together that can add a lot of spice to a room. Unexpected touches and accents add the personality that people remember. Yet there's a danger to this approach because it's relatively easy to go overboard. Finding the right balance will have everything to do with the impression you create. Eclectic and Traditional...
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Posted on 06/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 11 Oakgreen Circle, Santa Rosa, CA 95409
free-standing home, Off the street location, backs to green belt! New Granite Kitchen, Updated Flooring in living areas, Newer carpet in Bedrooms, 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 06/20/2021
Requesting a Zoning Variance
Image by Michi S from Pixabay Every property has an assigned zone that controls how you can use it. In residential zones, for example, you often have to abide by restrictions regarding business activity and animal husbandry. Commercial and industrial zoning also comes with many restrictions for its use, limiting the types of businesses that can be operated...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
135 Leisure Park Circle, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 is now new to the market!
Great Open feeling in this contemporary Leisure Park Home. Located central and in a court, secluded from city streets! Primary Bedroom includes walk in closet, Bath area includes shower and large soaking tub! Open Kitchen with Island/breakfast bar! Finished beautifully throughout! Get ready for an experience outside! Large back and side yards are finished with: Patios, multiple garden boxes &...
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Posted on 06/19/2021
Another Property Sold - 16724 Center Way, Guerneville, CA 95446
Newly remodeled and perched among seventeen magical redwoods... With a large, level, fenced-in front yard, and an open concept living/kitchen/dining room. Lots of space, three bedrooms with an extra bonus room! Kitchen features quartz countertops and refinished cabinets. This home is move in ready. The neighborhood beach just steps away, this home's layout and space flow is particularly well-suited to both entertaining local friends and family and hosting loved ones from out of town. Picnic at home, grab your floatie, walk to the river, and then warm up in front of the fire in your cast iron wood stove after the sun sets. Start the next day...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Property Type: What to Ask before Settling In
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay The number of architectural styles in any given neighborhood can be overwhelming to home buyers, especially if they don't feel immediately called to one type. To help narrow it down, the property you choose should reflect everything from your budget to your lifestyle. The more you account for how you interact with the...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Accessibility: Pier and Beam May Be More Appropriate Than You Think
Photo by 1778011 from Pixabay Although concrete walls and slabs rank among the most popular types of foundations, the vast majority of new construction relied on pier and beam designs until the 1960s. Pier and beam, commonly called as “post and beam,” was viewed as the most effective and cost-efficient way to elevate a structure above grade. In...
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