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Posted on 08/02/2020
Myths to Watch for During Home Improvement
Photo by Rades via Shutterstock Not everything you’ve heard over the years about home improvements actually “improves” your return on investment. In fact, there are some myths that continue to crop up that surprise homeowners when they price their homes to sell them on the market. Learning the difference between a change you make for your family to...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
How to Buy a Dining Table
Photo by: Annie Gray via Unsplash In many homes, the dining table is the ideal get-together spot to share a meal, hold gatherings and talk about important topics. However, it’s not only for eating, clinking glasses or having family discussions. It’s one of the focal points of your house and should be carefully considered. If you're interested in...
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Posted on 07/25/2020
Video Tour - 109 Baypoint Drive, San Rafael, CA 94901
Wonderfully spacious home - A large living room dining room combo with windows all around. The kitchen is open to family room with french doors opening to a lovely patio. On the first level there is Potential master suite which also has french doors to the patio. Upstairs is the official master complete with a huge walk in closet and spacious master bath. Two additional bedrooms up and an additional bath. A truly wonderful...
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Posted on 07/24/2020
109 Baypoint Drive, San Rafael, CA 94901 is now new to the market!
Wonderfully spacious home - A large living room dining room combo with windows all around. The kitchen is open to family room with french doors opening to a lovely patio. On the first level there is Potential master suite which also has french doors to the patio. Upstairs is the official master complete with a huge walk in closet and spacious master bath. Two additional bedrooms up and an additional bath. A truly wonderful...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Can an Outdoor Kitchen Make Your Home More Appealing to Buyers?
Photo by toddpharistx via Pixabay Today's home buyers are looking for ways to maximize their space and their enjoyment of that space. While having friends and family over to enjoy a meal out on the patio or a backyard BBQ has long been a favorite way of spending time with loved ones, it's frequently left the hosts separated...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
2020 Trends: Home Improvement
Image by DarthZuzanka from Pixabay Those who have lived in the same home for an extended period of time may be thinking about renovating their house. This is a chance to update the space to fit more contemporary styles while also increasing the value of the home itself. With this goal in mind, here are a few home...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Virtual Reality as a Home Selling Tool
Image by Pexels from Pixabay Virtual reality (VR) may not be in every household in the country, but it's becoming more mainstream by the day. And contrary to popular belief, it's not just video game experts who want to get their hands on the latest technology. See how VR can inspire better offers from motivated buyers, leading to...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
What You Should Know About Property Tax Caps in California
Photo by Edar via PixabayProperty taxes in California have been a much-debated issue in the state. Communities want to raise money for schools, community spaces, and infrastructure projects, but lawmakers also don't want to drive away homebuyers and investors, either. The state does have property tax caps to protect owners, but there's a little more to the story...
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Posted on 06/26/2020
88 Marinita Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901 is now new to the market!
A gracious home with amazing views and terrific living spaces. The main entrance is in the rear of the property because parking on Marinita is challenging but It is a wonderful cul de sac in the rear. Fantastic neighbors! A spacious living room has views of the Dominican Valley and opens to a spacious deck from which to enjoy. The formal dining room overlooks the beautifully landscaped yard perfect for outdoor dining and lounging under the large tree. Three bedrooms and two baths are on the main level and upstairs is a master bed complete with Mt Tam views... This is a REALLY special property... It has been painted and new carpets...
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Posted on 06/25/2020
70 Madrone Avenue, Woodacre, CA 94973 now has a new price of $1,159,000!
Shelter in paradise in this spectacular home. The spacious living room features soaring ceilings, skylights, a fireplace and lovely sitting areas affording great valley views. A separate formal dining room is spacious yet cozy and elegant. the kitchen is remodeled and has updated appliances. A slider leads you to a very spacious deck with eating area. From the living room you can go upstairs to an elegant secluded Master Suite complete with gorgeous Master Bath. Also from the living room you can take stairs down to a remodeled two bedrooms that were used by the family as the kids space It has a separate entrance and at one point...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Tips on Choosing the Best Home Improvement Projects Before Listing Your Home
Photo by bidvine via Pixabay Some home projects and improvements can't wait - a leaking hot water heater or a water damaged floor need to be replaced right away. Other, planned renovations and upgrades are optional. Consider not only your current needs, but the potential impact of any large planned upgrade on your home's value before you proceed....
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Posted on 06/14/2020
How to Successfully Pull Off Rustic Chic
Photo by Photographee.eu via Shutterstock Rustic décor style has been around and around some more. Today homeowners and designers alike still love this style, but it has evolved to meet some of their more modern design preferences. What is rustic décor? It’s a design style that focuses on natural fibers and textures with a heavy emphasis on wood....
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