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Posted on 10/21/2021
210 E 19 Street, Marysville, CA 95901 is now new to the market!
Custom Home on. Oversized Corner Lot in neighborhood with all Custom Homes. TWO Master Bedrooms and Indoor Heated Pool. Pool Room is Huge and Bright w/WETBAR and Fireplace. The Custom Walls of the Pool Room are a Must See. Updated Kitchen w/Stainless Steel Appliances and CUSTOM Island W/Cabinets. WALK-IN Pantry. FORMAL Dining. Large Windows, Large Bedrooms. Storage Everywhere. Incredibly Beautiful Custom Floors. Formal Living and Family Room are Very Large. Built-In Cabinets and Bookcases. Three Fireplaces. Solar Panels. LARGE Outbuilding for Workshop or Storage. Lots of RV parking. Two Oversized Driveways. Beautiful Flower Boxes Outside...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
The Accessible Home: 3 Simple Design Elements
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels New construction continues to embrace open floor plans and increased spaciousness in traditionally small rooms. These types of home designs are already on a pathway to making residential properties more accessible to people with mobility limitations. Given that fully accessible homes would only increase the field of potential buyers, making them comply with...
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Posted on 10/10/2021
What to Consider When Shopping for Home Automation Systems
A home automation system can be a great way for homeowners to cut down on hassle, save money and even help the planet. However, knowing what to buy and when to buy it is not always simple, especially if you're unfamiliar with what's on the market today. Ideally, every home automation system should be customized for your property....
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Posted on 10/03/2021
Want to Live Somewhere New? Here's What to Consider
Photo by Zino Bang from Pexels Finding a new home is challenging on its own, even when you are familiar with the area. If you’re wanting to move or start a new life somewhere completely different, it’s hard to know where to start. If you don’t have a specific place in mind, focusing on your priorities and budget...
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Posted on 09/26/2021
5 Smart Home Gadgets That Could Make Your Home More Efficient
Photo by ready made from Pexels By now, you’ve probably heard of home automation. You might wonder what the big deal is or what it can do for you. Other than making aspects of home life more convenient, it can also bring your insurance premiums down because of the efficiency and safety of smart technology. Here are a...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Looking to Sell? Complete These Home Improvement Projects First
It may seem odd to take on several home improvement projects right before you list your home for sale and move, but it's actually one of the best times to complete them. Minor, budget-friendly home renovations can allow you to sell your home for a higher price and will almost certainly make your home more desirable to the...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Save Your Recyclables: How to Use Old Recycling as Storage Savers
Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay Depending on where you live, recycling may not be an easy task. Some communities don't even have a local center. And beyond that, reusing something has less of an environmental impact than recycling. So when you can reuse, you absolutely should. But it's not always easy to see treasure when "trash" stands before...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
3 Ideas for Wall Art Using Reclaimed Wood
Wood seemingly past its prime is being reclaimed to create awe-inspiring walls and other interior design elements. Part of the reclaimed popularity revolves around the language we use to describe it. Although tidying up lumber and using it for a second purpose is nothing new, it became trendy under monikers such as vintage, upcycled and refurbished. These days,...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
How Working With a Contractor on a Fixer-Upper Can Result in Higher Equity
When everyday people dive into renovating a fixer-upper, they often regret not enlisting the support of a contractor in advance. The lucrative return on investment of reality shows sometimes oversimplifies the process. As construction professionals sometimes warn, what you don't know can cost money. That's why it's essential to work with a contractor when considering a house-flip or...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Advantages & Disadvantages of Rent-to-Own Agreements
One of the many options new homebuyers may encounter in their search is a rent-to-own agreement. These agreements allow the prospective buyer to rent a property with the option to buy it down the road. There are many types of rent-to-own agreements, each with their own rules and exceptions. Here is a breakdown of the major advantages and...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Tips for Buying a Home Remotely
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay So, you're buying a home remotely. Because you probably don't want to invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in a house that smells like cats or that features weekly invasions by the SWAT team of the building next door, it's important to find a long-distance realtor you can trust. You need someone who...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
Top Tips for Choosing the Right House to Flip
Photo by Harry Strauss from Pixabay Selecting the right property for a fix-and-flip requires entrepreneurs to account for wide-ranging elements. The real estate market remains chock-full of properties in need of renovations that could make them a valuable commodity. By that same token, a house-flipping professional must purchase a property that delivers a substantial return on investment and...
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