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Posted on 06/12/2021
28 Fern Road, Kentfield, CA 94904 is now new to the market!
Stunning, Mid-Century, turn-key home just hit the market in the coveted Murray Park section of Kentfield. With an abundance of natural light, high ceilings, and new wide-plank wood floors, this completely remodeled 3-bedroom single level home features a cozy living area with fireplace and a large family room with an additional fireplace and a separate office. The spacious kitchen with new quartz stone countertops and stainless-steel appliances leads to the backyard patio with turf lawn. Private front yard features a flat grassy lawn, rose garden and mature trees - the perfect setting for summer entertaining or throwing the ball around. ...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Should You Choose a Basement for Your New Construction Home?
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels When you start designing a new home, you need to decide which type of foundation you want: crawlspace, basement or a slab foundation. All three have pros and cons that you need to consider. Basements in particular have many advantages, but some important disadvantages to consider. Here we will go over both...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Questions to Ask Before You Settle on a Property Type
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay The number of architectural styles in any given neighborhood can be overwhelming to home buyers, especially if they don't feel immediately called to one type. To help narrow it down, the property you choose should reflect everything from your budget to your lifestyle. The more you account for how you interact with the...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Design in 2021: The Next Step
Photo by RF._.studio from Pexels Once the floor plan has been finalized and construction work begins, you can start looking ahead to the interior design of your new home. When you take advantage of the styles that are trending today, you will be able to enjoy a fresh, contemporary look in every room of your house for years...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Tips for First-Time Buyers
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Buying your first home is an exciting experience, but it can also be overwhelming when you don't know what to expect. Below are some tips to help first-time homebuyers navigate this process successfully. 1. Get pre-approved before you start shopping. Nothing is more upsetting than finding the home of your dreams, only to...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Types of Mortgages for Home Buyers
Photo by TheDigitalWay via Pixabay Looking to buy your first home? Unless you have a couple hundred thousand in the bank, a rich family member or a winning lottery ticket, you’re going to have to borrow money. TV ads suggest it’s as easy as clicking your phone, and in some cases it might be, but you should know...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
4 Staycation Ideas to Recharge & Refresh
Photo by RODNAE Productions from Pexels Even if you can’t travel far, it’s important to plan time to get away. Canceled plans don’t mean you can’t have any fun closer to home. Staycationing is the practice of enjoying vacation activities in your own town or nearby. It can be a simple, easily affordable and safe way to have...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Can I Save my Home After a Tax Sale ?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There are many fees and costs you’ll encounter as a homeowner. From closing costs that are due when first purchasing your home to your mortgage payment and property taxes, keeping up with these expenses is essential. But if you’re a homeowner that didn’t pay your property taxes, you’re at risk of losing...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Top Home Designs for 2021
Photo by Charlotte May from Pexels If building a home is in your plans for 2021, you have many design options. Sometimes the options can feel overwhelming. To create a trendy, modern home, take some time to look at current design trends. These are the features builders are embracing in 2021 that are worth considering for your home....
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Posted on 04/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 53 Angela, San Anselmo, CA 94960
Welcome to this charming light filled home on a sunny level lot, in a wonderful, convenient neighborhood. This updated home is ready to move right in and enjoy the benefits. The spacious chef's kitchen featuring Carrara marble countertops and Thermador professional range flows easily to the generous living spaces. The private back yard patio and new turf lawn is perfect for kids to play and adults to entertain. The white picket fence around the front yard offers curb appeal and is a great place to visit with neighbors strolling by. This home is not only stylish, but also functional with air conditioning and a full house fan to...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Tips for Selecting the Right Buyer's Agent
Photo by Christina Morillo from Pexels When you view a home for the first time and speak to the agent hosting an open house or showing the home, you're talking to someone working for the seller -- not for you. Anything you share could be passed on to the seller -- and used to leverage a better offer...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Ideas for Crafting with Upcycled Materials
Image by tatu234 from Pixabay Upcycling is a great way to use old or discarded objects to create new and useful items. The following are several basic things you probably have at home or in the garage. With a little creativity, they can be turned into beautiful crafts. Coffee Bean Holder Find a small bowl, glass vase or...
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