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Another Property Sold - 5275 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Posted on 04/02/2020
Another Property Sold - 5275 Sebastopol Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Wine Country Showcase Farmhouse Home on 5+ Acres close in to the Town of Sebastopol. Artfully designed. Turn your dream vacation into daily living with a beautifully appointed 2 bed/2 bath remodeled home. This could be your Wine Country getaway every day or as a 2nd home. Features include abundant, natural light, gleaming wood floors, chef's kitchen and spa baths, paid solar and serenity. Combine that with plenty of paved parking, a barn, gated and fenced flat land close in to town yet a world away. Approximately one mile from Sebastopol's famous Barlow. Soak in the morning sunshine on the private patio. Has been hard to see due to...
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Signs You Need a New Roof
Posted on 03/29/2020
Signs You Need a New Roof
Photo by David McBee from Pexels For most homeowners, the last thing they’re worried about is the physical roof over their heads. That is until their roof starts leaking after a storm. Once the water is pouring down and you’re forced to bring out buckets, you’re likely to curse yourself for not thinking about roof maintenance sooner. So,...
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 Before Selling Your Home, Assess Your Equity
Posted on 03/22/2020
Before Selling Your Home, Assess Your Equity
Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay The equity in your home plays a major role in how much profit you'll make off the sale, but it's not always simple to determine just how much of the home you own (even if you haven't refinanced). Here are a few tips to understand equity and how you can use it to...
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876 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/17/2020
876 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 is now new to the market!
Welcome home to this updated and renovated Craftsman style home with classic style and modern amenities. Featuring an inviting front porch and over-sized backyard this desirable remodeled bungalow is move-in ready for your primary home or for an investment. Come see recent improvements (since 2016) including new appliances (refrigerator included in the purchase), laminate and tile flooring, granite kitchen countertops, interior and exterior paint, instant hot water unit, roll up garage door with remotes, new sewer lateral and stackable washer/dryer (also included) in indoor laundry. Wonderful downtown location with shops, restaurants and...
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5 Tips for Easier House Painting
Posted on 03/15/2020
5 Tips for Easier House Painting
Image by kitzcorner from Shutterstock Don’t underestimate the importance of a fresh coat of paint when it comes to preparing to sell your home. Apart from changing the look of your space, it also adds to the value of your house. Painting can make your home feel brand new and attract the attention of serious buyers. While painting...
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Do You Need to Develop a Relocation Budget?
Posted on 03/08/2020
Do You Need to Develop a Relocation Budget?
A relocation budget is a must-have for those who recently bought or sold a house. If you have a relocation budget at your disposal, you should have no trouble getting ready for moving day. Ultimately, there are several factors that you need to consider to craft an effective relocation budget. These factors include: 1. Packing Supplies Moving boxes, packing...
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How Conventional Home Sales are Different from Luxury Transactions
Posted on 03/01/2020
How Conventional Home Sales are Different from Luxury Transactions
Photo by AVANTECTURE on Unsplash Buying a luxury home is about more than just finding the right mortgage. Whether you are buying or selling, you should know that there are some key differences in the way that high end luxury homes are sold. Discovering the differences in the way that the luxury home market operates can ensure that...
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Tips for Moving Locally
Posted on 02/23/2020
Tips for Moving Locally
Photo by bruce mars from Pexels Moving locally might not seem as stressful as a long-distance move, but it can still be hectic if you’re not well-prepared for it. Whether your local move is just down the street or to another part of town, make sure you start getting ready for it early. The following tips can help...
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Is a Timeshare Right for You?
Posted on 02/16/2020
Is a Timeshare Right for You?
Image by Steve Heap from Shutterstock If you love vacationing at the same place every year you may consider investing in a timeshare property. This can often help control vacation costs and planning time. However, owning a timeshare home may not be not the right choice for everyone. It is important to understand that a timeshare is not...
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Another Property Sold - 1132 Humboldt Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Posted on 02/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 1132 Humboldt Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Craftsmanship and Design are paramount in this sought after single level SRJC home which also features an extra detached private unit in a large, oversized yard. For principal buyers or investors... a popular neighborhood/gorgeous home with wood beam vaulted ceilings, moldings, refinished real wood floors, huge kitchen with 6 burner commercial Wolf Range, indoor laundry room and much more. Charm and character are preserved along with updating you will appreciate. The newer extra unit has its own private, large yard, screened in patio and washer/dryer. The detached former garage is flex space for storage, man cave, she shed or ? New...
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Saving Tips For a New Home Purchase
Posted on 02/09/2020
Saving Tips For a New Home Purchase
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay Preparing to purchase a home? It’s time to get your finances in order. Although this is an exciting time, you’d be surprised to learn how much a new home purchase can leave you strapped for cash. Saving for your home can get you prepared to have money for your down payment and...
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Top Producer 2019
Posted on 02/06/2020
Top Producer 2019
2019 is over and now 2020 is here! Are you getting ready to buy or sell real estate in 2020? Let’s talk about what you want to do, and I will get it SOLD for you!...
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