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Climate Change And The Real Estate Market
Posted on 06/09/2019
Climate Change And The Real Estate Market
Making market projections is hard to do. In real estate, it is an exact science that requires a lot of thinking and a lot of due diligence. With a lot of economic and market factors, who would have thought they must also consider climate factors when investing in the real estate market. It is incredible how far the...
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Home Safety is as Easy as 1-2-3
Posted on 06/02/2019
Home Safety is as Easy as 1-2-3
When it comes to home safety, three areas need to be on the radar for review at least twice a year. Some folks check them with the summer and winter solstice and others with the change to and from daylight savings time. But you might want to check these more often. Whatever the schedule, these three items need...
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Capitalize on a Buyer's Market
Posted on 05/26/2019
Capitalize on a Buyer's Market
A buyer's market typically is a dream come true for those who want to find a high-quality and affordable house. In fact, there are many things you can do to capitalize on a buyer's market to ensure you can purchase a house that you'll be able to enjoy for years to come. Now, let's take a look at three...
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What Defines a Successful Home Search?
Posted on 05/19/2019
What Defines a Successful Home Search?
A successful home search enables you to discover your dream residence at a budget-friendly price. However, conducting a successful house search may be difficult, particularly for individuals who fail to prepare for the homebuying journey. Lucky for you, there are many things you can do to prevent problems as you search for your ideal home. Now, let's take a...
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Common Soil Problems and How to Fix Them
Posted on 05/12/2019
Common Soil Problems and How to Fix Them
Problems with the soil are one of the main reasons that the vegetables or fruits do not yield as expected. Gardeners with inadequate knowledge about the land then apply ineffective means to solve these soil issues. These methods, however, do not produce any tangible results. Here are some common soil issues that many gardening enthusiasts face as well...
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Why Curb Appeal, Home Staging, and Decluttering Matter
Posted on 05/05/2019
Why Curb Appeal, Home Staging, and Decluttering Matter
Putting your home on the market is a life-changing decision and, for some people, it may involve conflicting feelings. Ideally, all members of your family should be on board with the decision to sell. If you, your spouse, or your kids are ambivalent or even against the idea of moving, it could send a negative message to prospective buyers,...
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5 Things to Make Your House Sell Quickly
Posted on 04/28/2019
5 Things to Make Your House Sell Quickly
Selling a home can be pretty intense and stressful, especially if you haven't done so before. The pressure even becomes greater when you need to close your current sale before you move into a new home. Doing these few things may be the critical little steps you need to take to make that sale happen as fast as...
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Grow These Plants Indoors for Cleaner Air
Posted on 04/21/2019
Grow These Plants Indoors for Cleaner Air
Many people spend most of their times indoors and don't pay attention to the quality of air that they breathe in. Some also do not consider the quality of the air as something important until it becomes an issue. According to the findings of NASA, indoor air pollutants form part of the top risks to public health. Indoor...
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Tips for Writing A Compelling Home Offer Letter
Posted on 04/14/2019
Tips for Writing A Compelling Home Offer Letter
When you're looking to buy a house, one of the most important steps is making an offer to the seller. Because sellers receive a lot of purchase requests for their property, it is sometimes useful to write a personal letter to accompany your official paperwork. Your message to the seller will explain why you want to buy the...
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Is the Snowbird Lifestyle Right for You?
Posted on 04/07/2019
Is the Snowbird Lifestyle Right for You?
Whether you're an active senior or have a mobile job, heading to warmer climes in the winter, or cooler temperatures in the summer offers unique challenges and advantages. Buying a second home in your favorite locale, rather than living in an RV or rental, could be the perfect decision for you. Be close to family When your adult...
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Changing Homes
Posted on 03/31/2019
Changing Homes
Moving to your new home can either be a fun experience or a very stressful time, depending upon how you choose to manage it. Deliberately preparing yourself for the entire process is one definite way of making sure that the moving experience is a fun one for you. Follow these simple ideas to change your home with ease....
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Another Property Sold - 241 Bonita Road, Portola Valley, CA 94028
Posted on 03/29/2019
Another Property Sold - 241 Bonita Road, Portola Valley, CA 94028
Absolutely Beautiful park-like setting with Bay Views!!! This 1850 sf, 1930s diamond-in-the-rough home in desirable Portola Valley-adjacent Los Trancos Woods is ready for your creative design ideas & remodel! With over 1/3 of an acre of flat to gently sloping "very" usable land makes this one of the most desirable parcels in the area! Features walking access to the beautiful Coal Mine Ridge preserve and trails overlooking the bay! Plenty of onsite parking with two driveways, cement parking pad, flagstone patio & walkways, large unfinished basement...and...New septic tank and leach line just installed with permits! This is a very special...
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