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Posted on 06/13/2021
How to Grow Microgreens Indoors
With fresh microgreens on hand, you can add tons of nutrients to your salads, stir-fry dishes and so much more. These greens are tough to find in normal groceries stores and go for quite a premium at specialty shops. Fortunately, they are incredibly easy to grow indoors and taste best when cut fresh. If you’re ready to get...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
How the Appraisal Impacts a Home's Sale
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay As the home buying process nears the closing, both buyers and sellers need to prepare for the appraisal. This often the last step the lender requires before approving financing for the buyer, so it’s an important part of the home sale process. What is an Appraisal? An appraisal is an unbiased, professional evaluation...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
"Subject-to" Real Estate
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay If you're looking for "subject-to" real estate, you know it can be a good investment. This kind of real estate is purchased "subject-to" the existing mortgage. So the buyer owns the property, but the mortgage stays in the seller's name. Payments are made by the buyer, but it's not necessary for that...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Home Maintenance Ensures Potential Problems are Identified
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay As a homeowner, it is important to complete preventative home maintenance on a regular schedule. Home maintenance is necessary because it ensures potential problems are identified before they become costly repairs. Not every issue will be caught ahead of time, here are a few common examples of home maintenance issues that could...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Avoid These Common Home Staging Mistakes and Get Your House Sold Fast
Photo by Mark McCammon via Pexels Anyone who has ever gone out on a job interview or a date knows how important a good first impression is. First impressions can color the entire way we approach a person and environment. When it comes to your home, you want to create a positive setting that draws people in on...
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Posted on 05/13/2021
1335 Newhall Street, San Jose, CA 95126 now has a new price of $1,199,999!
Wonderfully located well loved home that has it all. Central location, wonderful neighbors on a tree-lined street that is great for walks to Coffee/Restaurants/Parks and and Santa Clara University. Immediate access to 880 freeway then 101/280 in minutes. Refurbished original hardwood floors, freshly painted interior and exterior, with remodeled kitchen and main bath. Ensuite main bedroom with french doors opening onto a wonderful backyard for gardening & entertaining. All copper plumbing with brand new stainless steel appliances. Contains a quarter basement that could be your new wine cellar! Abundant natural light enjoyed throughout....
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Posted on 05/09/2021
The Benefits & Allure of Dry-Stacked Stone Walls
Photo by Jeon Sang-O from Pixabay Did you know that the terraced retaining walls that were built by the Incas at Machu Picchu date all the way back to the 15th century? There’s a reason that classic landscape design elements like the dry-stacked wall have endured for centuries. Not only do they look great, but they are designed...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
The Accessible Home: 3 Simple Design Elements
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels New construction continues to embrace open floor plans and increased spaciousness in traditionally small rooms. These types of home designs are already on a pathway to making residential properties more accessible to people with mobility limitations. Given that fully accessible homes would only increase the field of potential buyers, making them comply with...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
How to Make the Most Profit when Selling Your Home
Photo by PublicDomainPictures via Pixabay You’ve finally decided to sell your home and now you want the REALTOR® to show you the money! While that sounds like it can happen at the snap of a finger, there are a few things to consider. Are you selling for a profit or is your goal to make the biggest profit...
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Posted on 04/23/2021
1335 Newhall Street, San Jose, CA 95126 is now new to the market!
Wonderfully located well loved home that has it all. Central location, wonderful neighbors on a tree-lined street that is great for walks to Coffee/Restaurants/Parks and and Santa Clara University. Immediate access to 880 freeway then 101/280 in minutes. Refurbished original hardwood floors, freshly painted interior and exterior, with remodeled kitchen and main bath. Ensuite main bedroom with french doors opening onto a wonderful backyard for gardening & entertaining. All copper plumbing with brand new stainless steel appliances. Contains a quarter basement that could be your new wine cellar! Abundant natural light enjoyed...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Am I Eligible for a USDA Loan?
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you're looking for loans with excellent interest rates, you may have heard the term USDA bandied about. This special type of loan is attractive on paper, but the reality is a little more complicated than what meets the eye. Learn more about what a USDA loan is meant to do, how to...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Discover the Home Improvement Projects that Add Value
;Photo by La Miko from Pexels When you decide to take on a home improvement project you are likely doing it to increase your own personal enjoyment of your home. Designing a luxury bath that allows you to have a spa-like experience in your own home is well worth the time and energy. However, you also may want...
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