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Posted on 07/07/2020
Pros and Cons: Living in an HOA Community
Image by Photo Mix from Pixabay HOA living is not for everyone. However, for those who like the extra structure, you can find plenty of deed-restricted properties. Before you buy a home in a community with a homeowner's association, you should not only check out the rules, but you should also try to talk with some of the...
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Posted on 06/30/2020
Easy Ways to Update Your Backyard This Summer
Image by Gr8 from Shutterstock Summer is a great time of the year. Long sunny days, short warm nights, and clear weather that stretches across the sky. Summer is a season to savor. An excellent way to enjoy summer is by taking your living outside and relaxing in the backyard. If your backyard is cringe-worthy rather than show-stopping,...
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Posted on 06/23/2020
Are You Eligible for a Rural Loan?
Photo by Pete Linforth via Pixabay Vacant land is a hot commodity – especially for builders. If you’re searching for a home, you may find one in an area that’s growing in population but still offers great lots. Interestingly enough, these areas that look like thriving cities could be zoned in an area deemed “rural.” If so, you...
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Posted on 06/16/2020
Do You Need an Interior Designer?
Photo by Koson via Shutterstock When you move into a new home, it is common to have the urge to redecorate completely. To find just the right pieces and perfect the design style you desire you may want to hire a professional. Employing an interior decorator to help you with your new home décor might be a great...
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Posted on 06/09/2020
Evaluating Different Offers for Your Home
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Whether it is a seller's market or you just have an appealing home, you could end up with multiple offers -- how can you decide which offer is best? Your agent is an excellent source of information and can help widdle through unqualified buyers, but if you still have to choose between multiple...
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Posted on 06/02/2020
ROI: Which Home Improvements Fit Your Bill?
Photo by Fotocraft via Shutterstock Many homeowners spend thousands of dollars on improvements and upgrades only to find out that the return on their investment (ROI) is less than $1 to $1. That means that for every dollar spent, the selling price of their home does not go up a corresponding dollar. In fact, very few home improvements...
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Posted on 05/30/2020
1215 Marille Lane, Hollister, CA 95023 now has a new price of $565,999!
Welcome to your TURN-KEY home! Only 1 1/2 year old with upgrades and furnishings included. Surrounded by picturesque community, this contemporary 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath move-in ready home has an abundance of amenities that is perfect for family gatherings. The kitchen boasts granite counter tops with stainless steel energy-saving appliances, island with sink and breakfast bar, recessed lighting throughout, ceiling fans in all bedrooms. Additional energy-saving upgrades include dual pane windows, tankless water heater, professionally designed landscaping with drought-resistant plants, low-maintenance concrete patio and side yards. Top-rated...
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Posted on 05/26/2020
Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Second House
The decision to purchase a second home may be one of the biggest choices you will make in your lifetime. As such, it is important to consider all of the factors associated with a house purchase before you embark on a quest to acquire a second residence. Now, let's take a look at three key factors to evaluate as...
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Posted on 05/19/2020
6 Plants that Thrive in Porch Flowerpots
Image by Bruno /Germany from Pixabay To dress up your front porch, all you need are two tall flowerpots filled with gorgeous plants. Choosing an ideal combination of flowers, grasses and other plants is the key to creating the right aesthetic. To help you find the best mix, use this guide on the top six plants for front...
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Posted on 05/12/2020
Learn How to Code At Home
Photo by Christina Morillo from Pexels Humans are hardwired to solve problems and create new things. Put a knotted piece of string in front of a person sitting in a quiet room waiting without their smartphone, and most people will pick it up and try to untangle it for no other reason than the self-gratification of doing it....
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Posted on 05/08/2020
615 Esplanade #102, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 now has a new price of $698,000!
Prime location and amazing OCEAN VIEWS!! Wake up to fresh ocean breeze, go for a run, bike, surf or quick swim in the ocean, all in the comfort of having a beach front property. Located in the famous Esplanade in S. Redondo Beach, this 1 bed, 1 bath unit is perfect for a first-time home buyer, investor, health-conscious discerning individual who wants to enjoy beach-living at its finest. Create your ideal retreat as you incorporate the ocean views with a gas-lit fireplace, living room, kitchen while listening to the lull of ocean waves. Need a little change of culinary experience or scenery? A few minutes ride will take you to a multitude of...
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Posted on 05/05/2020
Benefits of Adding a Pergola
Photo by marcdenning via Pixabay Adding square footage of living space to your home is always a sound investment. Not only does it give you and your family more space to play, but it adds resale value, too -- even if the square footage you add is outdoors. A well-designed and constructed pergola does both. It provides shade...
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