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Posted on 08/08/2022
Rock garden ideas: How to design your own
As eco-friendly landscaping becomes the norm, many savvy homeowners are seeking rock garden ideas. A rock garden is loosely defined as a space where natural stone and other hardscape elements serve as the primary focus of a garden design. They’re a favorite in dry climates for conserving water while still showing off your outdoor space in a creative...
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Posted on 08/01/2022
Row houses: Styles & characteristics
A common sight in historic metropolitan areas, row houses are an iconic example of multifamily housing structures. As their name suggests, row houses are oriented next to one another “in a row” and without a space in between. Each home is separate from the others, but the structure or building often shares a homeowners’ association or similar governing...
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Posted on 07/27/2022
Another Property Sold - 837 Hilmar Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050
This exceptional 3 bed, 2 bath University Square beauty is located in one of Santa Clara's most coveted neighborhoods and on one of its most significant streets! First time on the market in almost 30 years. This home is surrounded by many varieties of fruit trees including lemons, limes, oranges, tangerines, Golden Delicious apples, and a combination peach/nectarine/apricot tree. Close to parks, schools, shopping and Santa Clara University. The living room offers a fireplace, and beautifully refinished hardwood floors. Kitchen just updated with new cabinets and quartz countertops, with new appliances included in the sale. Bathrooms...
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Posted on 07/25/2022
Flipping Land: Pros & Cons
Flipping vacant land is a type of real estate investment that’s often overlooked. Flipping houses can have its own benefits and drawbacks. It can also be more expensive and a little harder to secure the property if you live out of state. However, flipping land might be a better option for your situation depending on factors like the...
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Posted on 07/18/2022
Refresh Your Living Room With These Trendy Ideas
Does your living room need a refresh? If you’re looking for home decor ideas, there are several popular trends to consider. Let’s go over some of the biggest trends for living room design to help you get inspired. Multipurpose Furnishings A major shift into working at home has turned many people’s living rooms into their home office. You...
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Posted on 07/11/2022
Can You Grow a Banana Plant Indoors?
If you want a large, tropical houseplant that will survive in any climate, consider a banana plant. There are dozens of varieties of banana plant, including some smaller varieties perfect for indoor pots. Here are the basics of caring for a banana plant indoors: Light Requirements Most types of banana plant want at least 6 hours of full...
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Posted on 06/27/2022
Affordable House Flipping: 3 Ways to Fund Your Project
Like any real estate transaction, flipping a home involves a lot of separate costs. While flipping a house can have an excellent return on investment, it can also cost quite a bit to get the process started. However, there are ways to flip houses with very little upfront cash. Here are the best ways to flip on a...
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Posted on 06/24/2022
837 Hilmar Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050 now has a new price of $1,599,999!
This exceptional 3 bed, 2 bath University Square beauty is located in one of Santa Clara's most coveted neighborhoods and on one of its most significant streets! First time on the market in almost 30 years. This home is surrounded by many varieties of fruit trees including lemons, limes, oranges, tangerines, Golden Delicious apples, and a combination peach/nectarine/apricot tree. Close to parks, schools, shopping and Santa Clara University. The living room offers a fireplace, and beautifully refinished hardwood floors. Kitchen just updated with new cabinets and quartz countertops, with new appliances included in the sale. Bathrooms...
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Posted on 06/20/2022
Interior design inspiration: Top bedroom trends to know
Inspiration for interior design can come from many places. If you're trying to find some new ideas, one easy way is by learning about the latest trends in interior design. There are plenty of up-and-coming trends to inspire you if it's time for an upgrade to your bedroom décor. Here are some of the major bedroom design trends...
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Posted on 06/13/2022
Types of VA Loan Benefits for Veterans With Disabilities
If you're a qualifying U.S. veteran, a VA home loan can be your quickest path to home ownership. However, if you're legally disabled, there are even more financial benefits available. Here is a basic guide to VA loan benefits for veterans with disabilities: Funding fee exemptions VA loans don't require down payments, but come with funding fees instead....
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Posted on 06/08/2022
Video Tour - 837 Hilmar Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050
This exceptional 3 bed, 2 bath University Square beauty is located in one of Santa Clara's most coveted neighborhoods and on one of its most significant streets! First time on the market in almost 30 years. This home is surrounded by many varieties of fruit trees including lemons, limes, oranges, apples, and apricots. Close to parks, schools, shopping and Santa Clara University. The living room offers a fireplace, and beautifully refinished hardwood floors. Kitchen just updated with new cabinets and quartz countertops, with new appliances included in the sale. Bathrooms also updated along with a new tankless water heater. Grass in...
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Posted on 06/08/2022
837 Hilmar Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050 is now new to the market!
This exceptional 3 bed, 2 bath University Square beauty is located in one of Santa Clara's most coveted neighborhoods and on one of its most significant streets! First time on the market in almost 30 years. This home is surrounded by many varieties of fruit trees including lemons, limes, oranges, apples, and apricots. Close to parks, schools, shopping and Santa Clara University. The living room offers a fireplace, and beautifully refinished hardwood floors. Kitchen just updated with new cabinets and quartz countertops, with new appliances included in the sale. Bathrooms also updated along with a new tankless water heater. Grass in...
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