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Is Fall The Best Time To Buy A Home?
Posted on 09/15/2019
Is Fall The Best Time To Buy A Home?
A home is one of the most important things for a lot of us, and everyone loves the fresh smell of a new home. People often wonder what the best season to buy a new home is. And even though a lot of people like to think of spring or summer as favorable seasons to purchase new property,...
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Make Your Move Easier With These Apps
Posted on 09/08/2019
Make Your Move Easier With These Apps
Everyone dreads moving day (if you don't, you are a rare breed). Remember how tired you got just thinking about it - The hassles of house hunting, the sorting, the packing, the heavy lifting, the question of which is worse, the "moving out" or the "moving in"? Thankfully, there are now numerous apps that help when it comes...
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Painting with Classy Grays
Posted on 09/01/2019
Painting with Classy Grays
The commonly chic neutrals of the last couple of decades - namely mocha, bone, beige and café au lait - have given way to a more modern and sophisticated gray palette. While gray seems like a simple color, just a mix of black and white, in reality, there is a huge variety of gray tones, and you can...
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Detoxify with Greens
Posted on 08/25/2019
Detoxify with Greens
You know that you don’t get enough nutrients and that the best place to get what you need lies in those beautiful dark leafy greens. But you’re just not satisfied with a constant diet of salad, and smoothies just aren’t your thing. So, what to do? Experts say you need between a half and a full cup of...
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Keep the Old House and the New?
Posted on 08/18/2019
Keep the Old House and the New?
That starter house is too small and it’s time to move up to something that better fits your growing needs. The original plan—sell the current house and buy a new one—might not be the only option. What if you could keep both? In many areas, housing is in lower supply. Some buyers are choosing to keep their original...
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Another Property Sold - 1055 North Capitol Avenue #76, San Jose, CA 95133
Posted on 08/11/2019
Another Property Sold - 1055 North Capitol Avenue #76, San Jose, CA 95133
Beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo nestled near Berryessa. New interior paint, new carpet, updated fixtures throughout, balcony, spacious rooms, indoor laundry area, storage room off balcony and covered parking! This property is a must see! Close to 680, 880, 101 and Light Rail (Berryessa...
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Keep Up With Your Goals
Posted on 08/11/2019
Keep Up With Your Goals
Sticking To Your Goals Each new year brings with it new beginnings. Some ambitious goals and priorities are set. Some people make their resolutions to lose weight; others make decisions to follow their dreams. As the year advances and as we approach the next month, those goals and resolutions become less tangible and become allusive. There are some...
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Coming to terms: Walkable
Posted on 08/04/2019
Coming to terms: Walkable
Trying to understand what that home description is all about? Whether you're new to the housing market or newly returned, you'll find terms used to describe homes that you might not recognize. Or, you may not understand what they truly mean in context. The word walkable, for instance, shouldn't apply to a home at all, should it? After...
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A Planting Guide for Summer Vegetables and Herbs
Posted on 07/28/2019
A Planting Guide for Summer Vegetables and Herbs
The feel of warm summer breeze, blooming flowers, and striving gardens are one of the goodies that come with summer. Irrespective of where you live, whether the southern coast of California or the mountainous inland of Maine, having a flourishing garden is very feasible.Here is a detailed guide on how you can plant summer vegetables and herbs: Time...
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Common Allergens You Can Find Everywhere in Your Home
Posted on 07/21/2019
Common Allergens You Can Find Everywhere in Your Home
Allergens can be annoying, even frustrating if you are unable to detect the cause of an allergic trigger in your home. Outdoor allergies are typical, but when these allergens come close to your personal space, it becomes a concern. Even though experts have discovered many allergens commonly found hanging in the home, there are still measures which you...
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9 Tricks that Will Brighten a Dark Room
Posted on 07/14/2019
9 Tricks that Will Brighten a Dark Room
Do you want to brighten your room? Whether it's as dark as a dungeon, or maybe a little too dim, don't despair. These nine simple tricks will help you instantly brighten your room without spending much on renovating, new windows, or going all white with the paint. Go for a light color scheme. Most times, a dark room...
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Why Millennials Make Real Estate Decisions with Their Parents
Posted on 07/07/2019
Why Millennials Make Real Estate Decisions with Their Parents
There are both younger and older Millennials today willing to purchase a home but want a realtor to guide them through the process due to a couple of mistakes they are afraid of committing. The most surprising thing about how Millennials buy homes is that they want a realtor to guide them through the process, because everyone, buyers...
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