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Tips for Removing Crayon From Your Walls
Posted on 08/25/2019
Tips for Removing Crayon From Your Walls
Children are adorable creatures, but sometimes they may make you hit the ceiling. Like when? Well, like when they use a crayon to draw caricatures of Sponge Bob on your wall. In such situations, it's important to keep a cool head. There is no need for yelling or spanking anyone; there are ways to remove crayons from walls...
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Tips for Selecting a Fountain for Your Home
Posted on 08/18/2019
Tips for Selecting a Fountain for Your Home
An outdoor water fountain is always a pleasant sight in every home, and they come in many different designs. A water fountain is a stunning, peaceful, and sophisticated asset that gives a home some class, whether in the lawn or close to the swimming pool. If you want to install a fountain in your home, here are some...
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1725 Crestview Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740 is now new to the market!
Posted on 08/17/2019
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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312 13th Street, Seal Beach, CA 90740 is now new to the market!
Posted on 08/16/2019
312 13th Street, Seal Beach, CA 90740 is now new to the market!
Gorgeous contemporary home is custom-designed with thoughtful detail and amenities. Open and light-filled, it’s perfect for family life and entertaining at the beach. Features include a chef’s kitchen with Thermador appliances including a six-burner range with grill top and double-oven, an extra-large fridge/freezer, U-Line mini-beverage fridge, prep sink and wash sink. Hardwood floors throughout home. Granite and quartz countertops. Beautiful, glass fireplace for cozy nights. Lots of storage in custom-built cabinets throughout the home, including a built-in desk area. French doors lead to an outdoor patio with a stone fireplace and a...
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There are Solutions for Your Tree Problems
Posted on 08/11/2019
There are Solutions for Your Tree Problems
Many problems can affect your favorite yard tree. Some of these problems are easy to combat while others are more serious and may take a while to fix. Are the leaves on your tree turning brown, or perhaps, it is not growing well? The good news is that you can solve most of these problems on your own....
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What to Expect When You Close
Posted on 08/04/2019
What to Expect When You Close
One of the most famous books around, with over 18 million copies in print, and that holds the title as the longest running "New York Times" bestseller ever, is What to Expect When You’re Expecting. Now in its fifth edition, this pregnancy bible walks parents through what to expect during the nine months leading up to and including...
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Is Your Residence Worth More Than You Originally Paid for It?
Posted on 07/28/2019
Is Your Residence Worth More Than You Originally Paid for It?
If you intend to list your residence in the near future, you might believe your house is worth more than you originally paid for it. However, there are many factors that impact a house's value, and these factors include: 1. The Current State of the Real Estate Market The housing market can vary from city to city, town to...
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Why People Fail at New Year's Resolutions
Posted on 07/21/2019
Why People Fail at New Year's Resolutions
On the night of December 31st every year, many people come with a list of "I will do this" and "I won't do that." This list of do's, don't s, goals, and aspirations for the upcoming year is what we refer to as a New Year resolution. Some resolutions would be to lose weight, and others might be...
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Is Now a Good Time to Purchase a Second House?
Posted on 07/14/2019
Is Now a Good Time to Purchase a Second House?
Although you might already own a house, now may prove to be a good time to pursue a second residence. For example, if you have always wanted to own a home in the mountains, you can purchase a second residence to make your dream come true. On the other hand, if you want to own a vacation residence on...
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409 Emerald Place, Seal Beach, CA 90740 now has a new price of $1,199,000!
Posted on 07/09/2019
409 Emerald Place, Seal Beach, CA 90740 now has a new price of $1,199,000!
An abundance of windows, soaring ceilings and skylights welcome you to this light and bright 2-story, contemporary home. The wide open floor plan flows beautifully from living to dining room and kitchen, while the living room flows into a sunny family room to the back yard on the other side of the main living area. This home features a dramatic spiral staircase that separates these spaces. 3 Bedrooms and 2 bathrooms are conveniently located on the ground floor, while the large master suite with walk in closet, office area, balcony and master bathroom are located upstairs. The backyard features a lawn and a large brick patio, nicely suitable...
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How to Calculate Your Mortgage Costs
Posted on 07/07/2019
How to Calculate Your Mortgage Costs
Learning the nuances of buying a home does not take a college degree in mathematics. You do not even need to know calculus or trigonometry. The numbers all come from multiplication, division, and percentages. However, understanding the numbers is not all there is to know about mortgages. Debt finance has a language of its own, so here are...
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Another Property Sold - 15791 Dundalk Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Posted on 07/06/2019
Another Property Sold - 15791 Dundalk Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Welcome to this prestigious interior tract remodeled home with beautifully refinished White Oak hardwood floors, A/C, recessed lighting and dual pane windows. Homes rarely sell in this established, quiet neighborhood of young families & long-time owners. Professionally landscaped, this house offers a private brick walkway and courtyard patio. Once inside, the living room is bright and airy with lots of windows and a huge brick fireplace, wall mirror, and seating area. The dining room has a new slider and opens to the kitchen, living room & backyard. This home also features a family/tv room which was converted from the original large 4th...
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