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Is Purchasing a Home a Good Idea?
Posted on 02/16/2020
Is Purchasing a Home a Good Idea?
Purchasing a home may prove to be a good idea. In fact, there are many reasons to pursue a house, and these include: 1. You can purchase a home that you can call your own. There is nothing quite like the feeling an individual typically experiences after he or she buys a house. If you conduct a search for...
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Best Home Improvements for Top ROI
Posted on 02/09/2020
Best Home Improvements for Top ROI
Photo by Sue Smith via Shutterstock Choosing what to upgrade or fix in, on or around your home can be a complicated process. Changes fall into two categories – things that increase or decrease value (or sale price) and things that increase or decrease salability (or how willing people are to pay full price for it). Before you...
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Meet Your Buyer Through Your Home Description
Posted on 02/02/2020
Meet Your Buyer Through Your Home Description
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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Another Property Sold - 61 Broadmoor Court, Novato, CA 94949
Posted on 02/02/2020
Another Property Sold - 61 Broadmoor Court, Novato, CA 94949
Ready for an elegant, easier lifestyle? Exquisite All one story forever home in Novato's prestigious Marin Golf & Country Club. Unique 3608 s.f. flexible floor plan with 2 master suites provides for endless living situations. 4 bedrooms plus office, 4.5 baths with high end finishes and built-ins throughout. Formal living and dining rooms, open island Chef's kitchen with top of the line appliances. Wonderfully spacious family room with vaulted ceilings and custom circular wet bar with wine fridge and dishwasher. Master Retreat with well-appointed bath & walk-in closet. Solid oak hardwood floors. Two HVAC systems. 12,960 sf lot has low...
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Another Property Sold - 61 Broadmoor Court, Novato, CA 94949
Posted on 02/02/2020
Another Property Sold - 61 Broadmoor Court, Novato, CA 94949
Ready for an elegant, easier lifestyle? Exquisite All one story forever home in Novato's prestigious Marin Golf & Country Club. Unique 3608 s.f. flexible floor plan with 2 master suites provides for endless living situations. 4 bedrooms plus office, 4.5 baths with high end finishes and built-ins throughout. Formal living and dining rooms, open island Chef's kitchen with top of the line appliances. Wonderfully spacious family room with vaulted ceilings and custom circular wet bar with wine fridge and dishwasher. Master Retreat with well-appointed bath & walk-in closet. Solid oak hardwood floors. Two HVAC systems. 12,960 sf lot has low...
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Another Property Sold - 134 Mabry Way, San Rafael, CA 94903
Posted on 02/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 134 Mabry Way, San Rafael, CA 94903
This charming remodeled home with a cottage sits on a huge manicured lot in the Santa Venetia neighborhood. Close to trails, gets great weather and has a fantastic covered porch, perfect for entertaining or enjoying a glass of wine at the end of the day. The yard is professionally landscaped with raised vegetable beds, a grassy lawn and a rock garden sitting area. The cottage is perfect for an office, art studio or workshop! Remodeled kitchen overlooks yard and back porch and has stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry, cork floor, and beautiful granite countertops. Circular driveway for plenty of off street parking. Beautiful...
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Another Property Sold - 126 Stanford Way, Sausalito, CA 94965
Posted on 01/31/2020
Another Property Sold - 126 Stanford Way, Sausalito, CA 94965
Located in Point Sausalito HOA, this one story home is move-in ready with an upgraded kitchen. Fireplace in living room and patio leads to pool and hot tub area. Stackable washer & dryer in-unit. One carport parking space and storage. HOA fee includes roof, insurance (HOA not condo), water, garbage, management, electricity for common area, common area maintenance, landscaping, and community pool & hot...
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Home Selling Tips: Consider the Buyer's Perspective
Posted on 01/26/2020
Home Selling Tips: Consider the Buyer's Perspective
If you plan to list your home, you may want to consider the buyer's perspective. That way, you can determine what differentiates your residence from others and promote your house to potential buyers accordingly. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you evaluate the buyer's perspective. 1. Assess Your House's Strengths and Weaknesses Your home may...
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13 Rebelo Lane, Novato, CA 94947 now has a new price of $1,645,000!
Posted on 01/21/2020
13 Rebelo Lane, Novato, CA 94947 now has a new price of $1,645,000!
Fresh price for 2020 and a newly updated quartz kitchen to create & entertain to your wildest dreams! 4900 s.f. 2.93 acres gated estate high atop a cul-de-sac in Novato's prized Vineyard Road neighborhood just a few minutes to Pleasant Valley School. Dramatic entry with grand open staircase. Formal dining room and living room plus office/library. 2 Bedrooms and 1.5 baths on main level. Gather in the huge kitchen and breakfast room with 48 dynasty gas range, center island. Family room with fireplace and media center. Master suite with fireplace & balcony have breathtaking vistas from Mt. Burdell to the East Bay. Enjoy captivating sunsets from...
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Brick: How to Refresh Your Home Exterior
Posted on 01/19/2020
Brick: How to Refresh Your Home Exterior
Photo by Karsten Bergmann via Pixabay Take a tour through the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium or Holland, and you’ll see beautiful historic homes with painted brick exteriors. Wander down streets of hundreds-of-years-old houses, and the most memorable ones are those with painted brick exteriors. But if your brick is in perfect condition, why would you paint it? Odd-Colored...
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House-Flipping Tips
Posted on 01/12/2020
House-Flipping Tips
Image by Andy Dean Photography from Shutterstock In past housing markets, it was common for investors to flip houses. Unfortunately, when the housing bubble burst, many buyers couldn't update and sell the homes they'd bought. After a bit of a downturn, the trend has picked back up. However, savvy investors know that the housing market has much tighter...
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Factors that Could Break a Home Buying Deal
Posted on 01/05/2020
Factors that Could Break a Home Buying Deal
Photo by Edar via Pixabay Before you sign on the bottom line, know which items are negotiable and which negate the deal entirely. Clearly defining these in advance can save you significant headaches when the buying bug takes over. Your agent will remind you of your non-negotiables and keep you on the right track. Here are some big-ticket...
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