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The Toilet That Cleans Itself
Posted on 01/20/2020
The Toilet That Cleans Itself
It's not often we get excited about a toilet. And we're excited about the Kohler...
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Is Your Offer to Purchase Sufficient?
Posted on 01/13/2020
Is Your Offer to Purchase Sufficient?
If you plan to submit an offer to purchase a home, there is no need to leave anything to chance. And in most instances, it is a good idea to put your best foot forward with your offer to purchase. That way, you can boost the likelihood of receiving an instant "Yes" from a seller and moving one step...
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800 Park Way, El Cerrito, CA 94530 now has a new price of $675,000!
Posted on 01/10/2020
800 Park Way, El Cerrito, CA 94530 now has a new price of $675,000!
Fixer in El Cerrito. A spectacular 3-bridge view of the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge and Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. This one is ready for your creativity and some hard...
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How Many Open House Events Should You Check Out?
Posted on 01/06/2020
How Many Open House Events Should You Check Out?
Attending open houses is common for property buyers in cities and towns nationwide. However, there is no set number of open houses that a homebuyer will need to attend to discover his or her dream residence. In some instances, a buyer may find the ideal home after attending his or her first open house. Or, a buyer may attend...
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Another Property Sold - 12747 Camrose Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070
Posted on 01/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 12747 Camrose Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070
Dazzling. Brilliant. Marvelous. Splendid. Those are some of the words we've heard used to describe this newly designed and completely re-thought home in Saratoga, located a block away from Baker Elementary. This unique home is situated on an over-sized 9361 square foot lot and boasts over 2700 square feet of private living space with 2 master bedrooms for your growing family. If you love to cook and entertain, you will absolutely fall in love with the expansive gourmet kitchen, home to a trio of Viking appliances. The backyard is ready to host and act as a venue for your next large gathering or as a retreat in your own private oasis. This is...
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Building Your Indoor Herb Garden — Here's What You Need to Know
Posted on 12/30/2019
Building Your Indoor Herb Garden — Here's What You Need to Know
Photo by congerdesign via Pixabay Do you love the idea of having fresh herbs available all year round but don't live in an area where it's possible to grow them outdoors in all seasons? You don't have to give up cooking with fresh herbs just because the weather outside is frightful — and you also don't have to install...
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Another Property Sold - 2129 Hoover Court, Santa Clara, CA 95051
Posted on 12/27/2019
Another Property Sold - 2129 Hoover Court, Santa Clara, CA 95051
An absolute stunner in the heart of Santa Clara, and conveniently located right off San Thomas Expwy, near 101. This beautiful home has been fully renovated and updated to please the choosiest family. Enjoy the inviting feel and spaciousness as soon as you walk through the doors, where you will enjoy entertaining friends & family around the sleek new kitchen design adorned with beautiful stainless steel appliances from Samsung's latest lineup of products. The beautiful modern finishes in both bathrooms have been carefully selected to compliment the warm and cool vibe throughout this home. When you see come to see this home this week, you'll...
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Another Property Sold - 803 Climbing Rose Court, Hayward, CA 94544
Posted on 12/24/2019
Another Property Sold - 803 Climbing Rose Court, Hayward, CA 94544
Superb location and a well-maintained 4-bedroom townhouse in Hayward. Located near the South Hayward BART station and just minutes from restaurants, shops and retailers such as Home Depot, Costco, Target, as well as Kaiser Permanente and St. Rose Hospitals. It's an awesome location with FOUR bedrooms! There are NO rental restrictions. It's an awesome rental income property opportunity in a fantastic location! Come see this one before it's...
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Post-it Notes That Stay Put on the Job Site
Posted on 12/23/2019
Post-it Notes That Stay Put on the Job Site
Extreme Notes put the ’sticky’ in sticky...
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Reasons to Tailor Your Home Search to Your Budget
Posted on 12/16/2019
Reasons to Tailor Your Home Search to Your Budget
For those who want to simplify the homebuying process, crafting a budget is ideal. Because if you tailor your house search to your finances, you can eliminate the risk of spending beyond your means to acquire your dream residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you budget for the homebuying journey. 1. Analyze Your Financial...
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477 Molino Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941 now has a new price of $1,050,000!
Posted on 12/14/2019
477 Molino Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941 now has a new price of $1,050,000!
Mill Valley fixer near Sycamore Park, surrounded by beautiful million dollar properties! Take over this project and design the final finishes the way you...
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TLC for Wood Patio Furniture
Posted on 12/09/2019
TLC for Wood Patio Furniture
Even though outdoor furniture is typically made of resilient hardwoods or naturally rot-resistant softwoods, it’s not immune to the elements. Here’s how to keep your deck or patio set in top...
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