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Posted on 10/18/2021
Construction Loans vs. Traditional Home Mortgages
Image by pasja1000 from Pixabay Most homeowners have a mortgage against their house, and homebuyers who purchase existing homes usually secure a traditional mortgage before closing. When building a new house, however, you’re likely to need a construction loan before getting a home mortgage. Here’s a breakdown of each, including how they’re used in the new home building...
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Posted on 10/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 4243 Dulcey Drive, San Jose, CA 95136
Light-filled single story open floor plan home with 5 bedrooms, 2 fireplaces and featuring vaulted ceilings, on a HUGE Cul-de-Sac, pie shaped lot with tons of Fruit trees! Ready for a potential ADU! Home features include large bright windows, A/C, Dual-pane windows, updated bath, new vinyl plank flooring throughout the home, all copper plumbing and recent re-roof by Bill Hamilton Roofing, with 5 years left on warranty. Home belongs to Willow Glen Association/Encore Pool which provides you with a neighborhood pool and activities for minimal annual cost of $33.33 per month! Superior location close to parks, Parkview Elementary school,...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
Homemade Lemon Bars for a Crowd
If you need a dessert for a potluck, lemon bars might be the answer. A classic treat, lemon bars are both tart and sweet. They’re also easy to make in large quantities and cut into small pieces for sharing. While it might seem intimidating to make them from scratch, the process is simple and the ingredients are relatively...
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Posted on 10/04/2021
The 5 Best Types of Cactus to Grow as Houseplants
If you’re interested in growing a cactus inside as a houseplant, there are many varieties that do well indoors. Similarly to their succulent relatives, most cacti do not need constant attention to thrive. Here are some of the best varieties of cactus to grow indoors as houseplants. Bunny Ear Cactus Also called the angel wing cactus, bunny ear...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
3 Things to Know About Moving With Plants
If you love your plants and want to take them with you when you move, there are some ways to make the journey safer and easier. You can even take samples from an outdoor garden to plant in your new yard. However, there are some important things to consider when moving with plants. Here’s what you should know:...
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Posted on 09/20/2021
Upgrades: Which Minor Home Improvements Could Boost Your Home's Resale Value?
When you want to upgrade your home, you don’t have to do a bunch of big, costly changes. Minor upgrades allow you to give your home an updated appearance and improve its functionality while spending less money and time overall. Even though minor upgrades cost less than major ones, it’s still important to determine a budget. This can...
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Posted on 09/13/2021
3 Ideas for Modern Home Decor You Can DIY
New home decor doesn’t have to cost a fortune. In fact, there are plenty of chic and modern furnishings and accessories you can DIY. If you’re trying to add some modern flair to a room with DIY decor, here are some ideas for projects to try: Minimalist Wall Clock If you want a stylish and modern decor that...
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Posted on 09/06/2021
Easy Front Yard Upgrades on a Budget
Improving your front yard doesn’t have to cost a fortune. In fact, there are many inexpensive changes you can make that will completely transform the look and feel of the outdoor space. If you’re willing to do the work yourself you can DIY most projects to save even more money on labor costs. Here are some of the...
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Posted on 09/03/2021
Video Tour - 4243 Dulcey Drive, San Jose, CA 95136
Light-filled single story open floor plan home with 5 bedrooms, 2 fireplaces and featuring vaulted ceilings, on a HUGE Cul-de-Sac, pie shaped lot! Ready for a potential ADU! Home features include large bright windows, A/C, Dual-pane windows, updated bath, new vinyl plank flooring throughout the home, all copper plumbing and recent re-roof by Bill Hamilton Roofing, with 5 years left on warranty. Home belongs to Willow Glen Association/Encore Pool which provides you with a neighborhood pool and activities for minimal annual cost of $33.33 per month! Superior location close to parks, Parkview Elementary school, gorgeous 237-acre...
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Posted on 09/03/2021
4243 Dulcey Drive, San Jose, CA 95136 is now new to the market!
Light-filled single story open floor plan home with 5 bedrooms, 2 fireplaces and featuring vaulted ceilings, on a HUGE Cul-de-Sac, pie shaped lot! Ready for a potential ADU! Home features include large bright windows, A/C, Dual-pane windows, updated bath, new vinyl plank flooring throughout the home, all copper plumbing and recent re-roof by Bill Hamilton Roofing, with 5 years left on warranty. Home belongs to Willow Glen Association/Encore Pool which provides you with a neighborhood pool and activities for minimal annual cost of $33.33 per month! Superior location close to parks, Parkview Elementary school, gorgeous 237-acre...
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Posted on 08/30/2021
The Benefits of Building With Adobe
Image by Cassie Lozuk from Pixabay Adobe is one of the oldest building materials still currently in use. While it might seem like something you’ll only encounter in historical landmarks, adobe has come back into popularity for new construction, particularly in the American Southwest and other areas with similar climates. It’s also become popular with homeowners and builders...
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Posted on 08/23/2021
Help Your Indoor Plants Wake Up For Spring
Image by Engin Akyurt from Pixabay Warmer weather and longer days mean that dormant plants are waking up. Annual plants both outdoors and indoors will show fresh growth for the first time in months during springtime and some may require some specific maintenance to start the new season fresh. This is especially important for indoor plants in small...
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