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How to Find a Starter Home
Posted on 11/12/2019
How to Find a Starter Home
With rent prices shooting soaring across the country, many young Americans who were previously happy renting while they saved for a home are now turning to other options. One common solution is a starter home. If you want to keep your monthly mortgage prices low while being able to build equity and slowly save for your “forever home.” a...
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Bring Your A-Game to the Property Buying Journey
Posted on 11/05/2019
Bring Your A-Game to the Property Buying Journey
The homebuying journey may be long and arduous, regardless of whether you're pursuing a house for the first time. However, if you bring your A-game to the homebuying journey, you can speed up the process of finding and acquiring your dream residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you bring your A-game to the homebuying...
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How to Use Colors without Overwhelming Your Home
Posted on 10/29/2019
How to Use Colors without Overwhelming Your Home
Photo by Ferenc Keresi via Pixabay Color can – and should – be used to decorate your home, but for most of us, too much bright color is more obnoxious than invigorating. Those screaming bright yellow walls may look amazing in the magazine spread, but you may not be prepared to live with that much color in your...
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What to Expect During the Homebuying Cycle
Posted on 10/22/2019
What to Expect During the Homebuying Cycle
The homebuying journey may prove to be long and complex, particularly for an individual who fails to plan ahead. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to get ready to pursue your dream house, such as: 1. Make a Homebuying Budget A homebuying budget will give you a good idea about how much money you...
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4 Costly Mistakes that Homebuyers Make
Posted on 10/15/2019
4 Costly Mistakes that Homebuyers Make
For most homeowners, a home is not just a property with four walls and a roof over their head. Over time, it becomes a place that reminds them of sweet memories spent with family and friends. Buying a home is expensive, and as a result, it is essential that you relegate any form of emotions and apply business-minded...
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What to Do with a Basement
Posted on 10/08/2019
What to Do with a Basement
For many buyers, a basement is an added bonus. While it does not figure into the living space by most calculations, a basement may expand square-footage, improve storage, extend living space, and be that final trump card in the homebuying process. Or, it could be the worst possible nightmare. If you hope to buy or build a home...
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Another Property Sold - 1616 Grayson Ct, Chula Vista, CA 91913
Posted on 10/07/2019
Another Property Sold - 1616 Grayson Ct, Chula Vista, CA 91913
Beautiful, Recently updated 4BD, 3 Full BA home in Otay Ranch! Located on a cul-de-sac this home features SS appliances in the kitchen, New paint, New vinyl flooring and carpet, New light fixtures in all bathrooms, New ceiling fans, New BA faucets, shower fixtures and has Solar Panels! The 2nd floor has a loft that can be used as an office or TV room. Entertain in the custom backyard featuring a new block wall flower bed with fruit trees. HOA includes access to Heritage Park, Pool & Rec Center! Neighborhoods: Otay Ranch Equipment: Garage Door Opener Other Fees: 0 Sewer: Sewer...
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Indoor Water Features
Posted on 10/01/2019
Indoor Water Features
Water features aren’t just limited to the outdoors, anymore. You can bring the calming serenity of a soft stream into your home to give a more relaxing atmosphere. They can also be used as room dividers, conversation pieces, or as a simple decoration. Wall Fountains One of the most common ideas for indoor water features is the wall...
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Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip A Home Inspection
Posted on 09/24/2019
Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip A Home Inspection
It is always a beautiful and joyous feeling when you make an offer for a home, and the seller accepts it. However, you shouldn’t be in haste to pay the seller yet. Don’t be tempted to cut corners either by neglecting professional home inspection services all in a bid to reduce cost. Skipping home inspection should never be...
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Woodworking Safety Rules to Observe
Posted on 09/17/2019
Woodworking Safety Rules to Observe
Home woodwork is not for everyone as it requires a minimum amount of safety. Furthermore, you could get really hurt when working with wood because of the power tools involved. It is for this reason that not everyone should work with wood at home. Here are some specific safety measures that are advisable for home woodwork: Protect your...
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Creating a Patio Garden
Posted on 09/10/2019
Creating a Patio Garden
In a typical year, you grow a lush vegetable garden that brings endless pleasure to you and fresh food to your table. But this year you plan to put your house on the market. Do you still grow a garden? Or, you live in a townhome or condominium and miss your old gardening days. So what do you...
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Another Property Sold - 637 Brightwood Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910
Posted on 09/04/2019
Another Property Sold - 637 Brightwood Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910
2000+ SqFt 3 BR 2 BA single story home w/2 car attached garage in community of well kept homes, central Chula Vista. Trustee sale. Vinyl dual pane windows, fireplace in FR, large updated kitchen w/pullout shelving, eat-in breakfast area. Large, bright "Front Room" is living room &formal dining. Family Room with fireplace on opposite side of Kitchen. Roomy laundry/utility room w/exit to side yard Hall bath with mid-century tile/decor. Large bedrooms. Master bedroom with multi closets & door to backyard. Neighborhoods: Chula Vista Equipment: Shed(s) Other Fees: 0 Sewer: Sewer Connected Topography:...
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