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Posted on 04/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 206 Carneros Avenue, Aromas, CA 95004
This property is mysteriously enchanting with its mature trees and landscaping. It's a quiet escape on this all usable 3.39 acres. The property has three electric meters, one for the house , one for a second unit and one for the well, the well produces 15 GPM. There are two septic tanks, one for the house and one for a second unit. House is a fixer upper, but could be an amazing place, all you need is your imagination. Second unit was removed a replaced with a trailer. House has an extra large two car garage with two sliding doors in front and one in the back. Barn has cement foundation and would make a perfect work shop. The property is at...
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Posted on 04/15/2021
Aromas, CA Real Estate Market Update 4/15/2021
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Posted on 04/12/2021
How to Design a Kitchen with Increased Accessibility
Photo by Marcus Aurelius from Pexels Contractors and land developers may want to consider the growing demographics of people with some form of physical limitation when they design kitchens. According to recent reports, upwards of 15% of households have at least one family member with a physical limitation. Yet only 6% of available homes are considered accessible. Over...
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Posted on 04/05/2021
Where Should You Search for Your Dream House?
If you want to enjoy a successful homebuying experience, it may be beneficial to hone your house search to residences in a select group of cities and towns. That way, you can speed up the process of finding and buying your dream residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you narrow your house search. 1....
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Posted on 03/29/2021
How to Submit an Offer
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay You and your agent invested hours, days, weeks and even months searching for the right house. Time spent visiting open houses. But now all your efforts pay off. You’ve found the one. It’s the right size, the right neighborhood and within the budget parameters. This is the home of your dreams. It’s time...
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Posted on 03/22/2021
Waterfront Homes - What You Should Know
Photo by timokefoto via Pixabay Buying property can be fun, but it can also be exhausting. You want to find a place that fits your personal lifestyle and invest in a home that'll bring you years of happiness. As you're looking at shorefront real estate: 1. Understand Your Access Rights to the Water On the surface, it may...
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Posted on 03/15/2021
Aromas, CA Real Estate Market Update 3/15/2021
Click here to view Aromas, CA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 03/15/2021
Refresh or Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets
Photo by Jafar Mansuri on Unsplash To resurface or replace? That's the question. Consider replacing if: They have significant water or humidity damage. They're poorly constructed and/or falling apart. The design frustrates. You could do better starting over. The style can't be easily updated, for example, floral moldings. The cost to refinish is more than new cabinets. It...
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Posted on 03/08/2021
Eco-Friendly Upgrades for Your New Home
Photo by Vivint Solar from Pexels Home automation is not only convenient for you, but it’s also one of the most eco-friendly things you can do. Putting things in your home on autopilot can help you stop wasting energy on heating or cooling the home when you’re not actually in it or forgetting to turn off lights when...
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Posted on 03/01/2021
Can You Negotiate for Lower HOA Fees?
Image by Brady Pevehouse from Pixabay When purchasing a home, there are many issues to keep in mind. These often include items such as the interest rate on the mortgage, real estate taxes, and homeowner's insurance. If you've purchased a home governed by a Homeowner's Association and have not lived within a similar community before you may find...
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Posted on 02/22/2021
How Selling Your Home Impacts Your Taxes
Photo by Acharaporn Kamornboonyarush from Pexels In a nutshell, if you have owned a home for five years and lived in it for at least two out of five years, or if you’ve owned the house for two years and lived in it the entire time, a single person has a $250,000 tax exemption. If you are married,...
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Posted on 02/15/2021
Consider All Angles When Buying Your Next Home
No matter what your age, buying a new home symbolizes the beginning of a new chapter in your life. It's an exciting event, whether you're a first-time home buyer or a retiree looking to downsize. When you stumble upon a house in your price range that has the features and characteristics you've been searching for, it can be a...
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