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Posted on 01/23/2023
Keeping Your Home Clean While Still Living in Your Space
These days, the home isn't just the place you go for relaxation at the end of a long day — it's the center of your universe. Whether you are working remotely or helping out with virtual learning, you may find your home gets messier quicker than anticipated. Here are a few tips to help you clear the clutter...
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Posted on 01/16/2023
How to bring nature home
When you bring nature into your home, you can experience the benefits of being outdoors while also enhancing your indoor space. There are many ways to incorporate natural elements inside your home beyond wallpaper with a natural theme or paint with a soft earth tone. If you’re interested in other ways to bring nature inside, here are some...
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Posted on 01/09/2023
Tornado Safety Basics
A tornado can be a catastrophic weather event, no matter the size and severity of the storm. If you live in a region where tornadoes are common, you can keep yourself safe by following specific guidelines. Here are the basics for staying safe during a tornado: Take Time to Prepare Preparing an emergency kit with essential items will...
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Posted on 01/02/2023
Best Reasons to Host Home Gatherings Outdoors
Hosting a get-together or event is an often rewarding experience. You get to spend time with your loved ones, show off the nuances of your home and enjoy the atmosphere of having everyone around. But what if there was a way to enhance that atmosphere while minimizing cleanup? Here are a few ways entertaining outdoors can improve your...
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Posted on 12/31/2022
Another Property Sold - 1872 Walnut Grove Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
Recently updated home with an additional +/-500 SF of living space and new bath, this 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath home + Home Office near the end of the road that feels like your own Cul de Sac will truly check all of your boxes. Open floor plan Kitchen and Great Room, with a true Primary Bedroom Suite. This home is PERFECT for your first time buyers with or planning for young children! Centrally located, with easy access to all major freeways, Santa Clara University, Santana Row and Westfield Shopping area as well as Rose Garden Farmers will definitely feel like your in the Heart of Silicon Valley. Central AC, with a Tesla Solar...
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Posted on 12/26/2022
How to Hurricane-Proof Your Windows
Hurricanes bring with them many potential hazards. Between flooding, strong winds and damage from debris, there are lots of things to prepare for. One major way you can prottect yourself and your home during a hurricane is by taking steps to prepare your windows. Here are 3 common ways to hurricane-proof the windows in your home: Hurricane Film...
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Posted on 12/24/2022
Another Property Sold - 1542 Martin Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
Welcome to the Rose Garden/Hanchett Park neighborhood & this beautifully updated, well-cared-for Craftsman style home within close proximity to restaurants & schools. This gorgeous home blends old-world styling & construction with modern conveniences. The distinct craftsman style is found in the horizontal lap siding, covered front porch, deep overhanging eaves, & custom built-in cabinets. Hardwood floors, beautiful trim molding, coffered & sculpted ceilings make this home a charming stand-out. Stainless steel appliances & granite counter tops compliment a spacious kitchen. Mature landscaping & trees provide...
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Posted on 12/19/2022
The pros and cons of mortgage points
When buying a home, many homebuyers tend to search for the best mortgage interest rates available. While some may find that perfect rate, others may opt to take advantage of lender-provided options, such as mortgage points. Mortgage points are designed to help buyers bring down their interest rates by paying them ahead of time. Sometimes considered “discount points,”...
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Posted on 12/12/2022
Renting vs Buying: Questions to Ask
How do you know if it’s better to buy or rent a home? With so much to consider, this big life decision may seem overwhelming. However, as long as you focus on some key questions, you can make the best choice. Here are the questions to ask yourself if you’re trying to decide between renting and buying: What’s...
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Posted on 12/05/2022
Rotting wood & your windows: Costs & considerations
Homeowners budgeting for repairs might wonder, "how...
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Posted on 11/28/2022
Affordable home renovations for your home's comfort
Home improvements are made to improv your quality of life and your home's potential values. While there is no wrong way to approach home renovations, consider the following recommendations. 1: Replace loose heating and venting registers Loose and inexpensively made heating and venting registers have a way of rattling just enough to bother homeowners. But they also tend...
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Posted on 11/21/2022
What's the difference between renovation & restoration?
In the real estate world, the terms renovation and...
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