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Posted on 05/09/2021
3 Tips for Affordable Glamping
Photo by Rachel Claire from Pexels The term glamping comes from merging camping with glamor. However, glamor doesn’t have to be expensive. There are lots of ways to keep your costs down while still enjoying the most luxurious of outdoor getaways. Here are some of the top ways to have an affordable glamping trip: Don’t Go Too Far...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Multi-Generational Homes: A Real Estate Trend
Photo by Craig Adderley from Pexels Housing design has undergone significant changes in the past few decades, with open concepts and flexible living arrangements quickly taking over. Such designs reflect, in part, the increased prevalence of multi-generational families, in which family members of all ages live together. Why Today's Residents Love Multi-Generational Arrangements During the Great Recession, the...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Condo Questions - How is the Property Managed?
Image by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay When inquiring about renting a home or condominium, you may not immediately be aware if the property is being self-managed by the owner or by a property manager or management firm that the owner has hired. There are some benefits and downsides to each. You should first ask who and...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Should you Choose a Land Contract or a Mortgage?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay A land contract and a mortgage have a number of similarities. For example, you can use either option to purchase a home Both loans must be repaid on a monthly basis. Understanding the Differences A land contract is a legal agreement between a buyer and a seller. Rather than a traditional mortgage...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Add Green to Your Work Life With These 3 Desk Plants
Image by Candid_Shots from Pixabay Plants are an excellent addition to any living space but especially good for home offices. Whether it’s a fully furnished and dedicated room, desk in the bedroom or even just a laptop at the kitchen table, your workspace will benefit from some greenery. Luckily there are some great indoor plant options that are...
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Posted on 04/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 1411 Mathias Place, Rohnert Park, CA 94928
You'll love this tastefully updated home with a warm comfy feel! Spacious and open living, family, and kitchen area. Stone fireplace with mantle in living room, tile paver floors throughout. Inviting and private backyard with an outbuilding suitable for home office or Zen room. Home has newer interior and exterior paint, newer siding, roof replaced in 2019, gutters in 2020, tastefully upgraded kitchen with subway tile back splash, central A/C conveniently located in a cul-de-sac. Don't miss this...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
How to Make Multi-Generational Living Work
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Housing priorities of young families and retired couples can vary. More and more households are combining by necessity or for the added convenience. When households combine, invariably, some adjustments will be necessary. However, the needs of young families with babies and toddlers are not really so different from the "aging in place"...
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Posted on 04/02/2021
Another Property Sold - 68 Tahoe Circle, Novato, CA 94947
Move in ready, light and bright single level condo in desirable Gateway Common with beautiful grounds. Gorgeous Private end unit, with tandem 2 car parking right below, no neighbors above or below. Comes with beautiful laminated hardwood floors.Newer kitchen with beautiful counter top and cabinets open floor plan with newer paint. The main bedroom has a large walk in closet. A/C. In unit laundry area with washer and dryer. Community pool and spa. 3 extra, large storage spaces included. Low...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
Make the Most of 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 03/21/2021
Creative Benefits of Clutter
Photo by Zhanzat Mamytova via Pexels Many of today's fashionable life coaches tell us that cluttered environments mess with our sense of peace and calm, our focus, and our productivity. Plenty of gurus and television hosts urge us to declutter our desks and homes. And overall, they're right. Research does support the concept that a having a tidy...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
4 Ways to Save for Your Down Payment
Image by Gino Crescoli from Pixabay Although a 20 percent down payment is no longer the norm, you still need to save a considerable amount to cover all the initial costs of buying a home. With median down payments at seven percent, a $250,000 home will require a down payment of $17,500. Plus, you need to have funds...
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Posted on 03/12/2021
Another Property Sold - 214 Prospect Drive, San Rafael, CA 94901
This sprawling home with attached ADU has been lovingly cared for by the same family for over 55 years! This generous 5BR/2BA home is nestled on the San Rafael hill is ideal for the growing or extended family. The main level boasts; family room w/refinished hardwood floors & fireplace, liv/din combo, view deck, kitchen w/eat-in area, 3BR/1BA & 1-car garage. Lower level offers 2BR/1BA + office, laundry/storage room & 2nd living w/fireplace. Some new updates include new exterior/interior paint, carpet in living room & light fixtures. The sweet 1BR/!BA attached guest unit w/separate entrance is perfect for extended family, au...
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