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Are You Prepared to Address House Selling Hurdles?
Posted on 12/08/2019
Are You Prepared to Address House Selling Hurdles?
The home selling journey may be perilous, particularly for an individual who is unprepared for potential pitfalls. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to quickly identify house selling hurdles and address such issues before they get out of hand. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you detect and resolve a wide...
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Can You Buy a House Without Breaking Your Budget?
Posted on 12/01/2019
Can You Buy a House Without Breaking Your Budget?
A home is one of the biggest purchases that an individual can make in his or her lifetime. It also may prove to be expensive, particularly for those who fail to plan ahead for the property buying journey. There is no need to break your budget to acquire your dream residence. In fact, there are many quick, easy ways...
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How your Landscaping can Help with Efficiency
Posted on 11/24/2019
How your Landscaping can Help with Efficiency
Image by Tom from Shutterstock Energy efficiency isn’t just for the inside of your home. What you plant outside can affect the bottom line inside. Choosing the right trees, grasses, and shrubs can help. Location, location, location Well placed trees can help to reduce your heating and cooling bills. Trees can keep your home cooler in the summer...
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Coastal Camping: Northern California
Posted on 11/17/2019
Coastal Camping: Northern California
When you think of northern California, what comes to mind may be the impressive Redwood Forests with the famous drive-through trees. California is also home to part of the Yosemite National Park system. You can find Napa Valley, famous for wineries and natural hot springs, just north of San Francisco. Travel inland and find Death Valley with the...
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Why You Need to Pursue a California Luxury Home Today
Posted on 11/10/2019
Why You Need to Pursue a California Luxury Home Today
There is no place quite like California. If you embark on a California luxury home search, you can find a house that will ensure you can enjoy all that the Golden State has to offer. Now, let's take a look at three reasons why you should kick off a California luxury home search. 1. You can enjoy convenient access...
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Another Property Sold - 916 Blue Heron, Seal Beach, CA 90740
Posted on 11/09/2019
Another Property Sold - 916 Blue Heron, Seal Beach, CA 90740
Entertainers Delight! Beautiful, small gated community of Heron Pointe! Enjoy this spacious 6 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath home! This Heron Pointe Home has 2 bedrooms downstairs with 1 1/2 baths allowing for easy access to the main living area without climbing stairs. The remaining 4 bedrooms are upstairs. The master suite has a sitting area/TV Lounge area PLUS an additional step up room which would be ideal for an office, gym, library or nursery, you decide!! Downstairs you have a formal living area, dining room, family room and beautiful kitchen. The kitchen has all stainless steel appliance, granite counters and breakfast bar which is open to a...
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1725 Crestview Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740 is now new to the market!
Posted on 11/05/2019
1725 Crestview Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740 is now new to the market!
Welcome to this 3,514 sq ft 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom home on its enormous 9,800 sq ft lot. Experience Crestview living, overlooking the GumGrove nature area, large Eucalyptus trees surrounding your yard, with no neighbor directly behind you. Downstairs, this home features beautiful tall vaulted ceilings in the living room, a large dining room, a long open kitchen with an abundance of cabinets and granite counters, a full bathroom and a large family room. From the living space, two sets of french doors open up to the spacious and lush backyard where you can enjoy the spa, large spaces and playground. A generous hillside is available for...
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Tips on Choosing Home Security: DIY or Conventional
Posted on 11/03/2019
Tips on Choosing Home Security: DIY or Conventional
Photo by Pixaline via PixabayThe right home security system can make a profound difference for your peace of mind and make your home an unappealing target -- but do you have to go with a conventional (and expensive) alarm service? In the past, homeowners had few choices, but now, if you own a home and like to DIY...
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Upgrade Ideas For Your Home
Posted on 10/27/2019
Upgrade Ideas For Your Home
When you settle in your home and time passes, you may not notice your surroundings in detail anymore like you did when you first purchased your house. Alternatively, you may think to yourself, "This place could use an update or some pizzazz." There are many things that help reinvent a space or even the entire house on your...
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Another Property Sold - 12032 Wallingsford Road, Rossmoor, CA 90720
Posted on 10/26/2019
Another Property Sold - 12032 Wallingsford Road, Rossmoor, CA 90720
Ready to rehab a 3 bedroom (originally 4 and easily changed back), 4 bathroom home in a quiet location in Rossmoor? This original house is on a great interior street and is one of the few homes on this part of Wallingsford that has not yet been remodeled. Endless possibilities are waiting or you. Huge driveway for RV, boat or multiple car parking. Calling all investors for great potential – we have comparable sales in the street available to show numbers. Or any buyer can readily move into this home with some paint and new flooring and remodel over time. Come take a look, see your opportunity and make an...
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Avoid Surprises When Picking Home Contractors
Posted on 10/20/2019
Avoid Surprises When Picking Home Contractors
If you've ever experienced the frustration of paying more than necessary for home repairs, remodeling, or upgrades, you're not alone! Most of us have done it at one time or another, and it's not a pleasant feeling! The good news is that if you make up your mind to do a little research, ask questions, request a free quote,...
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Some Ideas for Cooking in your Microwave
Posted on 10/13/2019
Some Ideas for Cooking in your Microwave
The microwave does not get the respect it deserves in the kitchen. In reality, it is a useful appliance that is under-utilized in the kitchen. Did you know that apart from warming leftover dinner, there are many things that a microwave can do for you? A microwave is actually designed to cook some food items for you quickly...
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