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Budget-Minded Door Projects
Posted on 06/09/2019
Budget-Minded Door Projects
You have heard it said that the eyes are the window to the soul, for your home, the front door is the entrance to its heart. A quick and easy way to up your curb appeal without much expense is to highlight your front door. Here are some simple projects you can do even if you are not...
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Have You Considered Investing in an Older Home?
Posted on 06/02/2019
Have You Considered Investing in an Older Home?
Older homes can be a great investment opportunity. A solid home in a revitalizing but established neighborhood is perfect for flipping, renting out for additional income or first-time homebuyers. There are a variety of differences between buying an older home that may require renovation and newer homes that are move-in ready. Benefits of Older Neighborhoods Since cities spread...
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Hacks to Go Green - Go Natural and Reduce Waste
Posted on 05/26/2019
Hacks to Go Green - Go Natural and Reduce Waste
If you missed the first part of this series, it’s important to note that green living and protecting the environment is the responsibility of everyone who lives here. With resources becoming less available, cutting down on usage, reducing waste and reusing anything where possible can all lead to a longer lasting green environment. Going green doesn’t have to...
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Another Property Sold - 5173 Freitas Way, Fairfield, CA 94533
Posted on 05/24/2019
Another Property Sold - 5173 Freitas Way, Fairfield, CA 94533
Enter through the wrought iron fence into your private courtyard that leads you to this beautiful home, featuring LV/ DR combo with vaulted ceilings,family room w/gas fireplace, oversized kitchen w/ breakfast area,center island, stainless appl.,slider to the court yard. Bed & bath downstairs, master bedroom w/walk in closet dual sinks and tub. Enjoy the balcony upstairs as you star gaze. Covered back patio, no rear neighbors. Solar is paid...
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Assistance When Buying Your First Home
Posted on 05/19/2019
Assistance When Buying Your First Home
The single most difficulty first-time homebuyers face is being able to save up the down payment. From student loans to medical bills; wanting to start a family or live in a more expensive city; coming up with those funds keeps many potential buyers out of the market. In fact, if you don’t have your down payment saved up...
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Keep Up With Your Goals
Posted on 05/12/2019
Keep Up With Your Goals
Sticking To Your Goals Each new year brings with it new beginnings. Some ambitious goals and priorities are set. Some people make their resolutions to lose weight; others make decisions to follow their dreams. As the year advances and as we approach the next month, those goals and resolutions become less tangible and become allusive. There are some...
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Going Green with a Modular Home
Posted on 05/05/2019
Going Green with a Modular Home
Being environmentally conscious is important to you. Your goal is to produce less waste in as many avenues as possible. You want to control your carbon footprint. If any of these statements describe you take a moment before you start drawing up plans for a stick-built home and consider your modular options. Prefabricated houses are an excellent option...
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Another Property Sold - 1654 Quail Drive, Fairfield, CA 94533
Posted on 04/30/2019
Another Property Sold - 1654 Quail Drive, Fairfield, CA 94533
Darling home on large corner lot is waiting for its new family! This 3 bedroom 2 bath home has wood laminate floors, newer carpet, updated kitchen and bathrooms. The bathrooms are stylishly decorated with tile surrounds and tile flooring. Cozy up in the family room next to a wood burning fireplace while watching the kids and pets play in the gated front yard. Close proximity to the base makes for a quick commute. Check it...
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Another Property Sold - 2153 Hillridge Drive, Fairfield, CA 94534
Posted on 04/25/2019
Another Property Sold - 2153 Hillridge Drive, Fairfield, CA 94534
Beautiful home in desired Rolling Hills features 6 bedrooms, 3 baths (1bed/ba downstairs)3283 sq. ft of living space with a 3 car garage.Formal living and dining rooms w/separate family room.So many features-Maple cabinets thru out, Anderson windows, central vac, dual heat/air,fire sprinkler system,new exterior paint, new kitchen and bathroom flooring.located on a large 11,121 sq. ft. lot with no rear neighbors. Views of the surrounding...
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Another Property Sold - 1348 Encore Drive, Fairfield, CA 94534
Posted on 04/24/2019
Another Property Sold - 1348 Encore Drive, Fairfield, CA 94534
Stunning home! The perfect blend of comfort and convenience. This single-family duet built in 2016 offers 5 bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms natural lighting,gourmet kitchen with center island, stainless steel appliances. Master suite boosts walk in closet, private bath w/ dual sinks, soaking tub and shower,elegant bathrooms,indoor laundry,two car garage. Conveniently located close to schools,shopping and...
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Automate Your Life
Posted on 04/21/2019
Automate Your Life
Life can get so busy that no matter what you do, you can’t seem to keep up. Between work, school, the kids’ sports, and activities, and a little bit of fun, those housekeeping and personal finance chores can slip past. Soon, you find yourself trying to catch up because a bill got missed or an undone task turned...
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Have You Looked At Open Shelving?
Posted on 04/14/2019
Have You Looked At Open Shelving?
Among the upgrades most sought in a kitchen are new cabinets and appliances, granite, marble, or even concrete countertops, and the ubiquitous farmhouse-style sink top the list. If the expense of these renovations is out of reach, however, there are some simple changes that can give your kitchen a new look. Open shelving, for example, can breathe new...
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