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Eliminating House Clutter Will Help Sell Your Home
Posted on 05/26/2019
Eliminating House Clutter Will Help Sell Your Home
Two of the most important ingredients in a successful house-marketing campaign are competitive pricing and making a great first impression on prospective buyers. Although your real estate agent can assist in achieving both of those goals, keeping your home in "show ready" condition will be up to you and your family. When your home is actively being shown,...
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2009 Webber Avenue, Yountville, CA 94599 is now new to the market!
Posted on 05/26/2019
2009 Webber Avenue, Yountville, CA 94599 is now new to the market!
Be the first to call 2009 Webber home where your quest for perfection is realized. Tucked down a gated drive in Old Town, a mere block to the world class restaurants and ateliers, the clean lines of this classic 2 bedroom en suite are married with meticulously detailed design and expert craftsmanship. Timeless materials, high end finishes and appointments such as fixtures by Waterworks complete this private enclave. A Yountville State of...
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Does Your Large Landing Waste Space?
Posted on 05/19/2019
Does Your Large Landing Waste Space?
Home architects like to do lots of creative things with stairs and landings—and for good reason. They create lots of “oohs” and “aahs” when a prospective buyer walks into a home. Many times, it is that spectacular view that sells the home. Buyers may even overlook other missing items in the house because of the initial entryway's striking...
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Repairing Your Marble Countertops
Posted on 05/12/2019
Repairing Your Marble Countertops
The word “sincere” comes from the Latin prefix sine meaning “without” and the cerae meaning “wax.” In ancient times, when marble had cracks or chips, nefarious craftsmen would fill the crack with wax to hide the damage, making the stonework “insincere.” With the proliferation of marble countertops in the décor of the past several years, many homeowners do...
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Why You Should Have a BBQ Grill at Home
Posted on 05/05/2019
Why You Should Have a BBQ Grill at Home
Grilled foods taste much better and are healthier than foods cooked using most other methods. With a few grill marks, meats look even better and more appealing to devour. Are you uncertain as to whether you should have a BBQ grill at home? You surely do need them and here are some reasons to convince you: Less fat....
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1735 Dean York Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574 is now new to the market!
Posted on 05/01/2019
1735 Dean York Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574 is now new to the market!
The 5 acre setting offers Wine Country Living in the City. As the gates open, you wind through the 40+ producing olive trees and 2+ acres of merlot vines to a cobblestone courtyard. Elevated to capture the layered views of the western hills and acres of vines, the 3 bdrm ensuite main residence, 2 bdrm ensuite guest with full kitchen and caretaker/garage with 3 bays, full kitchen, and loft embodies the timeless simplicity of Mediterranean...
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Road Trip Southbound I-5 Canada to Oregon
Posted on 04/21/2019
Road Trip Southbound I-5 Canada to Oregon
North to south along the main highway I-5, you can enjoy a lot of what nature and man have to offer. Starting at the Canadian border at a little town named Blaine, Washington through the border town Vancouver, Washington just north of Portland, Oregon, you can discover some off the beaten path places that the mainstream tourist may...
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What to Expect During the Homebuying Cycle
Posted on 04/14/2019
What to Expect During the Homebuying Cycle
The homebuying journey may prove to be long and complex, particularly for an individual who fails to plan ahead. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to get ready to pursue your dream house, such as: 1. Make a Homebuying Budget A homebuying budget will give you a good idea about how much money you...
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Easy Curb Appeal Tips
Posted on 04/07/2019
Easy Curb Appeal Tips
Yes, prepping your home for sale seems like a lot of work, but its definitely worth it! Selling your home "as-is" can increase the time on the market and decrease the sale price. Depending on how much you can to invest, its possible to go all-out with the exterior design process but you can make great strides with...
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Bargain Shopping Tips
Posted on 03/31/2019
Bargain Shopping Tips
Part of you can't stay away from flea markets, garage sales, and antique malls. But another part of you knows that there is not enough room in your home for the random pieces that you find. The living room corner is not the perfect place for a rusted pitchfork, and your bedroom shouldn't house that old hand plow....
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Upgrade Your House's Curb Appeal Without Breaking Your Budget
Posted on 03/24/2019
Upgrade Your House's Curb Appeal Without Breaking Your Budget
Believe it or not, upgrading your residence's curb appeal won't necessarily force you to break your budget. Now, let's take a look at three cost-effective ways to improve your house's curb appeal. 1. Mow the Lawn Tall grass and weeds are unlikely to do you any favors, particularly if you want to reap the benefits of a fast, profitable...
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Differentiate Your California Luxury Residence from the Competition
Posted on 03/18/2019
Differentiate Your California Luxury Residence from the Competition
If you want to sell a luxury home in Los Angeles, Cupertino or elsewhere in California, you likely will need to differentiate your residence from the competition. Otherwise, you risk a long home selling journey due to the fact that your Golden State luxury residence is unlikely to stand out from comparable properties in your city or town. Fortunately,...
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