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Posted on 08/02/2020
Tips for Simplifying Your Move to a New Home
Moving to a new home can definitely be labor intensive, but there are plenty of ways to make it easier and less stressful. Creating a priority list of things to do before the moving truck arrives can help ensure that you won't forget important details. If you've chosen a service-oriented moving company, they should provide you with information --...
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Posted on 07/31/2020
1006 Rutledge Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 is now new to the market!
One of the best priced 2 bedroom, 2 full bathroom homes in Santa Rosa. Opportunity knocks to own this beautiful Craftsman style home, so do not wait to go see this one. Nicely updated and located near the Sonoma County Fairgrounds with great freeway access, close to Downtown, and so many other amenities. Move-in ready and a huge backyard for your enjoyment with lots of room to entertain, BBQ, garden and for creating your own personal space. Two sheds in the backyard offer extra storage. 1 car attached garage with washer & dryer included. All appliances are included with the home. Skylights, newer paint, many newer windows & carpet...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Where Should You Buy a Second Home?
Purchasing a second home should be a fun, exciting experience. Yet homebuyers who fail to consider where they want to pursue a second residence may struggle to achieve their desired results. If you know you want to buy a second home, it often helps to narrow your house search to residences in a select group of cities and towns....
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Three Tips for Creating a Laundry Oasis
Image by Pixabay from Pexels What do you picture when someone says 'laundry'? Is it piles of dirty clothes, sock singles lost to some undisclosed dimension, a moldy smell and lost hours? Or is it shrugging on a warm shirt straight from the dryer, lemon scent and the zen of folding: a little pocket of peace and quiet...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Did You Price Your House Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 2271 Nightingale Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
GORGEOUS 4 bdrm, 2 1/2 bath, 2037 sqft, tri-level, on .19 acre lot with B/I pool and GREAT curb appeal! Separate living rm, dining rm & family rm w/ a wetbar, fireplace and slider to backyard. Large open kitchen with lots of storage & breakfast nook. Over $55k in remodeling done including New carpet/interior paint/baseboards/lights (2020), Newer ext paint & seamless gutters (2005/6), Newer HVAC (2005), Newer milguard windows & sliders(2015), newer artificial turf (2017), garage door (2002), garage door opener, pool pump & equipment (2014/15) and High End Decra Tile roof. Enjoy the low maintenance private backyard with...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Types of Mortgages for Home Buyers
Photo by TheDigitalWay via Pixabay Looking to buy your first home? Unless you have a couple hundred thousand in the bank, a rich family member or a winning lottery ticket, you’re going to have to borrow money. TV ads suggest it’s as easy as clicking your phone, and in some cases it might be, but you should know...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
3 Types of Accessible Home Designs for Active Aging
Photo by Victor Rodriguez on Unsplash It's no secret that people are living longer and maintaining more active lifestyles as they age. While the ultimate goal is to stay agile and able, we all know that at some point, we may not be able to do what we once could. Accessible home can help us continue to live...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Tips for Homebuyers: How to Set Yourself Up for Success
If you want to find and purchase a great house at a budget-friendly price, it helps to enter the homebuying journey with a plan in hand. Lucky for you, we're here to help you prepare for all stages of the homebuying journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips so you can set yourself up for success as...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Homeowners' Insurance: Key Components Every Homeowner Should Know
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Often used interchangeably, the terms “property insurance” and “homeowners’ insurance” sometimes confuse new homebuyers. Homeowners’ insurance is a specialized form of property insurance. By “property” the insurance industry means anything that you own. Under that category come homeowners’ insurance and even renters’ insurance. These products cover single-family houses, condominiums and a renter’s...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Home Improvements That Attract Prospective Buyers
Photo by Laura Shaw via Pixabay 4 Improvements That Increase the Value of Your Home Home improvement projects add useability, beauty and convenience to your house, and those characteristics make the house more desirable to potential buyers. If you’re considering a home improvement project, here are four that will increase the value of your home. 1. An Addition...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
Things You Need to Consider Before You Attend a Home Showing
You know you want to pursue a home, and as such, likely plan to attend lots of house showings in the near future. Before you check out a residence in-person, however, it generally is a good idea to prepare as much as possible. That way, you can use a home showing to learn about a residence, evaluate a house's...
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