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Planning Your True Stay-cation
Posted on 06/30/2019
Planning Your True Stay-cation
What does it mean to go on vacation? Everyone has their definition, and if they are not able to get that exact type of vacation, they have not had a “real “vacation. From another angle, vacation means to vacate, to leave. However, it does not include a time or location in that definition. It merely means to get...
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Another Property Sold - 6215 E 6th Street, Long Beach, CA 90803
Posted on 06/27/2019
Another Property Sold - 6215 E 6th Street, Long Beach, CA 90803
Wow! Location, Location, Location! Welcome to 6215 E. 6th St. Located in a prime location within University Park Estates of Long Beach. Featuring the ultra popular Tri-Level mid century style floor plan with 4 spacious bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a huge basement level family room, a large living room walled with windows opening into a formal dining area and kitchen all in apx. 2300 sqft on an apx. 6,800 sqft lot! There are 2 fireplaces, one in the living room and one in the family room. Additional features you'll love are the refinished hardwood and tile flooring, the master bedroom and bathroom, an updated kitchen with granite counter tops and...
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How To Clean The Kitchen Before You Move Into Your New Home
Posted on 06/23/2019
How To Clean The Kitchen Before You Move Into Your New Home
Moving into a new house will require a little bit of cleaning and the kitchen is probably the first place to start. You will want to get rid of the former resident's cooking smells as well as make it reflect your personal taste because you and your family will spend a lot of time. Here are a few...
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Will Moving Affect Your Taxes?
Posted on 06/16/2019
Will Moving Affect Your Taxes?
Moving to a new home is all about change, from the change of an environment to the change of the interior design. But one of the lesser-known differences is that the moving process affects your taxes. If you move to your new home, you might be able to deduct the expenses of the move on your federal tax...
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How to Enjoy a Seamless Home Buying Journey
Posted on 06/09/2019
How to Enjoy a Seamless Home Buying Journey
Enjoying a seamless home buying journey may seem virtually impossible, particularly for a first-time property buyer. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to boost the likelihood of quickly and easily finding your dream house, such as: 1. Hone Your Home Search Consider where you want to reside and the features you want to find in your...
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Purchasing A Luxurious Home
Posted on 06/02/2019
Purchasing A Luxurious Home
Purchasing a luxurious home is not merely about buying an expensive apartment, it's about acquiring the best house in the most serene and affluent neighborhoods. In addition to that, you are purchasing the architecture, landscaping, finesse, and fittings that come with the house. Thus, it must be done right to avoid future regrets. Here are helpful tips for...
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What You Need To Know About Your First Week In Your New Home
Posted on 05/26/2019
What You Need To Know About Your First Week In Your New Home
Your first week in your new home is an exciting time. It’s also a very busy one. There is just so much to do to get everything in order and settled in! Some things are more important to get done this first week than others. On the other hand, there are tasks you’ll be glad you completed your first...
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Another Property Sold - 225 8th Street, Seal Beach, CA 90740
Posted on 05/24/2019
Another Property Sold - 225 8th Street, Seal Beach, CA 90740
Custom gorgeous 2-story Mediterranean home on a rare oversized lot located 1 block from the Beach and Main St., Seal Beach! First time that this remarkable home is offered! You will love the superior quality, uniqueness and integrity to style! Built around a huge courtyard -a Koi fountain, tiled, built-in BBQ, fireplace and dining area -truly an entertainers dream! Imported Custom tiles throughout!- Bright kitchen with adjoining family room. Living room and formal dining room have high pitched ceilings! The house features four upstairs bedrooms. The master suite has den with a fireplace, balcony and a huge, tall walk-in closet! The...
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Secrets to Making Amazing Chocolate Cake
Posted on 05/19/2019
Secrets to Making Amazing Chocolate Cake
Making a chocolate cake from scratch is always fun. While it isn’t difficult, a lot of people prefer to pick up a box from the local bakery. If you, however, love to bake and make your sweet desserts, then you should learn some of the secrets to making the perfect, moist and creamy chocolate cakes right there in...
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Handy Tricks on How to Pack Your Suitcase in Thirty Minutes or Less
Posted on 05/12/2019
Handy Tricks on How to Pack Your Suitcase in Thirty Minutes or Less
Packing your suitcase have got to be the most demanding part of your prep. With work, home chores, and other daily routines, the flight you booked a month ago may be upon you in a few minutes. Say you have just thirty minutes to pack your suitcase or miss your flight for good. What do you do? For...
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409 Emerald Place, Seal Beach, CA 90740 now has a new price of $1,225,000!
Posted on 05/09/2019
409 Emerald Place, Seal Beach, CA 90740 now has a new price of $1,225,000!
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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15791 Dundalk Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 is now new to the market!
Posted on 05/09/2019
15791 Dundalk Lane, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 is now new to the market!
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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