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4 Interior Design Styles to Get Inspired By
Posted on 02/24/2020
4 Interior Design Styles to Get Inspired By
Do you ever look at pictures of dream homes online and wonder what yours is missing? The answer probably lies in a cohesive design style. All homes are built around architectural and design principles. Whether you realize it or not, there are probably at least two or three interior design styles that would perfectly complement your home’s architecture, giving...
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Low on Yard Space? Try a Vertical Garden
Posted on 02/17/2020
Low on Yard Space? Try a Vertical Garden
Photo by Alex from Pexels Have you been fantasizing about giving your green thumb free rein but are dealing with a limited amount of room in your outdoor living space? Perhaps you've got active children in the household who need backyard space to work off all that energy, or maybe your yard is just small. If so, you'll...
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Unique Ways to Disguise your AC
Posted on 02/10/2020
Unique Ways to Disguise your AC
Image by triosolution1 from Pixabay When it comes to hiding an AC, it's vital to maintain proper airflow. But you don't have to block airflow to remove an air conditioner from your line of sight. Check out these five creative ways to hide your AC. A Hanging Garden To make this project easy, pre-made lattice works just fine...
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4649 Fieldbrook Road, Oakland, CA 94619 now has a new price of $998,000!
Posted on 02/05/2020
4649 Fieldbrook Road, Oakland, CA 94619 now has a new price of $998,000!
An Oakland Hills beauty, completely renovated and ready for you to move right in! You and your family will enjoy being creative in the modern kitchen and entertaining in the expansive open space of your new family room and dining area, which also opens up to a back yard oasis. You'll absolutely fall in love with all of the modern touches in this completely renovated home. It's ideally located Leona Heights, next to the Crestmont neighborhood, and just minutes from Montclair Village where you can enjoy the over 200 retailers, service providers, restaurants, and world-class hiking trails and bike routes. Come and imagine living in your next...
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Interior Design Trends for 2020
Posted on 02/03/2020
Interior Design Trends for 2020
Photo by Emre Can from Pexels The start of the new year means it’s time to focus on the latest interior design trends for luxury homes. Being familiar with these trends can help you determine what changes to make to your home if you’re planning to spruce it up. The following are some of the interior design trends...
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4649 Fieldbrook Road, Oakland, CA 94619 now has a new price of $1,050,000!
Posted on 01/29/2020
4649 Fieldbrook Road, Oakland, CA 94619 now has a new price of $1,050,000!
An Oakland Hills beauty, completely renovated and ready for you to move right in! You and your family will enjoy being creative in the modern kitchen and entertaining in the expansive open space of your new family room and dining area, which also opens up to a back yard oasis. You'll absolutely fall in love with all of the modern touches in this completely renovated home. It's ideally located Leona Heights, next to the Crestmont neighborhood, and just minutes from Montclair Village where you can enjoy the over 200 retailers, service providers, restaurants, and world-class hiking trails and bike routes. Come and imagine living in your next...
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Mortgage Tips For First-Time Buyers
Posted on 01/27/2020
Mortgage Tips For First-Time Buyers
If you’re buying a home for the first time, you have a lot to learn. There are so many decisions that need to be made and new terms to be understood. While you may have been saving up for a downpayment, you’re most likely going to need t finance the majority of the cost of your home. Knowing how...
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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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