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Posted on 08/02/2020
Save Your Recyclables: How to Use Old Recycling as Storage Savers
Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay Depending on where you live, recycling may not be an easy task. Some communities don't even have a local center. And beyond that, reusing something has less of an environmental impact than recycling. So when you can reuse, you absolutely should. But it's not always easy to see treasure when "trash" stands before...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Turning Vintage Tinware Into Unique Planters
Photo by Sabine van Erp via Pixabay There's a certain nostalgia associated with genuine vintage tins -- not the replicas you find at today's one-dollar stores. Genuine vintage tins had real purpose, usually multiple ones, in fact. They did double duty as tubs to wash both children and laundry. Or, sometimes, they held both lunch food and school...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
How Should You Promote Your House to Buyers?
Promoting a house to potential buyers sometimes can be difficult. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to stir up interest in your residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you promote your residence to buyers. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal Amazing curb appeal is essential, particularly for a seller who...
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Posted on 07/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 431 Hamilton Drive, Fairfield, CA 94533
This property is just waiting for a new owner to come and make it home. Very clean, good floor plan, huge yard front and back. Single car garage has a work shop/ laundry room off of it. Easy freeway access for the commuter. Quiet street with no through...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Options for Investing in Real Estate
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When thinking about investments, the first rule is to diversify. This allows you to invest in a few different things that may vary in risk or pay off. One option for diversifying investments comes in the form of real estate. For many people, purchasing a home is one of the most expensive...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
How Long Does It Take to Create a Home Listing?
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to craft an effective property listing. Instead, a seller needs to allocate the necessary time and resources to ensure a house listing hits the mark with buyers. In fact, failure to do so may make it tough for a seller to generate interest in his or her home. Perhaps even worse, an ineffective home...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Choosing the Right A/C Unit for Your Home
Photo by: Will Malott via Unsplash When it comes to buying things for the home, the air conditioning unit is not the most intriguing. But it is one of the essential components. Choosing the right A/C unit may be the difference between utmost comfort and sizzling heat. Determining the right type of air conditioning unit and how to...
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Posted on 06/24/2020
Another Property Sold - 207 Patricia Drive, American Canyon, CA 94503
Beautifully updated three bedroom, two bath home in Napa Valley School District. Fully renovated kitchen with Quartz counter tops, stainless steel appliances, decorative back splash, and light fixtures. New roof, laminate flooring, crown molding, and interior/exterior paint. Fully landscaped/drought resistant front yard, private fenced backyard, with pavers and covered patio and lighting. Master and guest bathrooms are completely remodeled. Nestled in a quiet neighborhood, with great commute access. This home is move in ready and won't last...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
What are Prepayment Penalties?
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Most are familiar with the key components of a mortgage: how much you're borrowing, what your interest rate is, how many years you'll be paying your mortgage back. There are many, however, who do not understand some of the finer details, including what prepayment penalties are and how they may affect you...
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Posted on 06/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 510 Falcon Drive, Vallejo, CA 94589
4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom home in College Estates. This 1,323 sq ft home is close to Shopping, has a Attached 2 Car Garage, Indoor laundry-Room and RV/Boat Parking. New Carpet, New Stove, Fresh Interior Paint, Updated Water Heater, Some Remodeling in both Bathrooms. Dual Pane Windows, Fireplace, and Central Heat, Covered Front,Back & Side Patio, Call Today! Virtual Tour (3D Showcase) See --...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Painting: How to Prep for Wood Panel Removal
Photo by Gerd Altmann via PixabayForty years ago every house had some paneling. Some more than others. Paneling can bring the look of natural wood and the great outdoors into a home. But unless your home is a cabin in the woods, chances are that's not what you're going for. Just like many home trends, paneling has fallen...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Common-Interest Housing
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Common-interest housing includes individually owned spaces and common areas shared by all owners. The common areas can include clubhouses, landscaping, parking lots or pools. Multistory buildings share lobbies, stairwells, and elevators. Any community that shares property including single-family free-standing homes in developments, falls into the common-interest category. The two most familiar types of...
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