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Posted on 01/17/2021
Create a Home Selling Budget
A home selling budget can make a world of difference, particularly for individuals who want to avoid potential problems during the property selling journey. Yet crafting a home selling budget may be difficult. Thankfully, there are lots of things you can do to simplify the process of creating a home selling budget that matches your finances. Now, let's take...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
What Not to Say When Describing Your Home for Sale
Photo by S. Hermann & F. Richter via Pixabay Your real estate agent will ready your description for listing. But only you know your home the way its next owner will come to know it. Here's how to give your realtor that knowledge. Meet Your Buyer Through Your Home , Description: Many descriptions have similar text, and could...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Is a Smart Home Device Right for You?
A smart home device may prove to be a time (and money) saver. However, not all smart house devices are ideal for all homeowners. If you select a smart home gadget that fails to accommodate your day-to-day needs, you risk wasting time and resources on a device that delivers little to no return on investment. Ultimately, it helps to...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Get the Best Results From Your House Hunting Efforts
If you've set a goal of buying your first home within the next year, there are several things you can begin doing now to set the stage for a positive experience. While it pays to familiarize yourself with everything from your credit score to mortgage options, choosing a good real estate agent will prove to be an invaluable advantage...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
3 Tips for Buying Rental Property
Photo by Moose Photos from Pexels Rental properties are becoming extremely common in the world we live in today. Many people are realizing the huge profits they can make from rental properties, and the need for these rentals isn’t going away any time soon. If you’ve ever wanted to be a landlord and rake in some cash on...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
How to Make Your Home More Appealing to Buyers
The good news about selling your home is that everything does not have to be absolutely perfect to attract buyers! Although some prospective buyers may be sticklers for things like cleanliness, the condition of appliances, and the amount of available storage space, perfection is rarely a requirement. Since most house hunters are primarily focused on finding a house that...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Second House
The decision to purchase a second home may be one of the biggest choices you will make in your lifetime. As such, it is important to consider all of the factors associated with a house purchase before you embark on a quest to acquire a second residence. Now, let's take a look at three key factors to evaluate as...
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Posted on 12/01/2020
6100 Melita Court, Santa Rosa, CA 95409 now has a new price of $1,300,000!
Move-In Ready for the Holidays! Unrivaled Beauty. Breathtaking. A Visual Feast. This artfully designed Rincon Valley True Single Level Home on almost 1/2 useable garden-like acre beckons you. Immerse yourself in Indoor/Outdoor living at its finest. Highly respected local Builder, Wayne Elzey, and Landscaper, Niven MccNeil, combined to create an inspired masterpiece. Private and Peaceful. Featuring an Open Floor Plan/3,000+ sf/3 spacious bedrooms + office/Two Wings/light filled interiors/impressive Chef's Kitchen/oversized Master Suite/Luxury Bath + Huge Walk-in Closet/Enormous 3-car garage w/epoxy flooring & space for all your needs. The...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Tips on Making Sure Your Rental Property is Protected
Photo by Tumisu via Pixabay Before renting out a multi-family property, you should take steps to protect yourself from personal liability if anything were to happen. Without the right protections in place, you could end up on the hook for damages caused by fires, crimes and more ­– even if you did not cause the situation yourself. Thankfully,...
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Posted on 11/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 4683 Ponderosa Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Come experience the magical feeling of a remodeled Single Level Home on 1/3+ acre of wonderland in Bennett Valley. Relaxing. Tranquil. Extraordinary. Just minutes to town & close to Matanzas Creek Winery, you will delight in the openness and space both indoors and out. Light and bright, this fabulous home is move-in ready featuring a remodeled Chef's Kitchen w/ Viking 6-burner gas stove, Master Bath and Hall Bath. Real wood floors, vaulted ceilings, and garden views from every room are just the beginning. The oversized Master Bedroom was expanded with a walk-in closet/updated bath with white cabinets, Carrera marble counters and...
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Posted on 11/26/2020
6100 Melita Court, Santa Rosa, CA 95409 now has a new price of $1,395,000!
Move-In Ready for the Holidays! Unrivaled Beauty. Breathtaking. A Visual Feast. This artfully designed Rincon Valley True Single Level Home on almost 1/2 useable garden-like acre beckons you. Immerse yourself in Indoor/Outdoor living at its finest. Highly respected local Builder, Wayne Elzey, and Landscaper, Niven MccNeil, combined to create an inspired masterpiece. Private and Peaceful. Featuring an Open Floor Plan/3,000+ sf/3 spacious bedrooms + office/Two Wings/light filled interiors/impressive Chef's Kitchen/oversized Master Suite/Luxury Bath + Huge Walk-in Closet/Enormous 3-car garage w/epoxy flooring & space for all your needs. The...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
3650 Bellagio Court, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 now has a new price of $1,699,000!
MOVE IN READY! Be in your New Home for the Holidays! Breathe in this Expansive Panoramic VIEW and exhale, relax, enjoy...This exceptional Brand New Christopherson Builders True Single Level w/ private exterior entrance Guest Suite has endless VIEWS! 3,000+ sq ft/5 beds/4 baths/2 wings/attached Suite w/private living room, kitchenette, full bed/bath & laundry that could also be the perfect Home Office. Modern finishes include wide plank white oak engineered wood flooring, custom made cabinets, pendant & statement lighting, luxurious Master Suite/Zen Bath with spacious shower, soaking tub & walk-in closet. Revel in your Chef's...
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