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What Do You Need to Know About a Reverse Mortgages?
Posted on 10/13/2019
What Do You Need to Know About a Reverse Mortgages?
Many times, advertisements create a false impression about reverse mortgages. Marketing depicts them as a simple, cheap way by which older homeowners can finance their retirement. It is critical to understand how reverse mortgages work because failure to do so might harm your financial future. Studies show that many homeowners do not have a proper understanding of reverse...
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How to Style a Coffee Table
Posted on 10/06/2019
How to Style a Coffee Table
A coffee table is a bit trickier to decorate than a dining table, but with some expert tips, your coffee table is just a few minutes from being perfect. Here are some styling tips for a coffee table to consider next time you are touching up the interior decor in your home: Stack up your books Coffee tables...
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400 Via Largo Court, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/02/2019
400 Via Largo Court, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 is now new to the market!
Beautiful Westside location on a court in the great neighborhood of Mill Creek. Downstairs bedroom with full bath. Great natural light and spacious floor plan, separate family room, separate living room, beautiful kitchen and great room! The backyard has an inviting in ground pool with plenty of room for outdoor living. Generous side yards with a tranquil sitting area. HUGE loft upstairs. The rooms are spacious. This peaceful cul-de-sac location is the perfect setting for family living. This is the home for...
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Simple Ways to Modernize Your Home
Posted on 09/29/2019
Simple Ways to Modernize Your Home
Are you considering adding some new life to your home? Then you may want to introduce some elements to your home using the current design trends. Even though some of the trendiest contemporary space feel out of reach, there are several easy techniques that you might take advantage of to renovate a home that won't necessarily require you...
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Ideas for Using Your Large Landing
Posted on 09/22/2019
Ideas for Using Your Large Landing
Home architects like to do lots of creative things with stairs and landings—and for good reason. They create lots of “oohs” and “aahs” when a prospective buyer walks into a home. Many times, it is that spectacular view that sells the home. Buyers may even overlook other missing items in the house because of the initial entryway's striking...
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Wow Your Guests With These 6 Design Tips
Posted on 09/15/2019
Wow Your Guests With These 6 Design Tips
To impress guests, your décor needs to be outside the box in a tasteful way. If you’re tired of getting the same polite applause and want to drop your visitors’ jaws (metaphorically), conventional patterns and colors won’t do. Read on if you’re a little short on ideas and need something to reawaken the creative you. Hang eye-catching pendant...
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3320 Tracy Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95051 is now new to the market!
Posted on 09/14/2019
3320 Tracy Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95051 is now new to the market!
Best schools in Santa Clara County! Located in the very heart of Silicon Valley! Great home, great neighborhood! Virtually no other properties in this neighborhood at this price point. Nice floor plan with natural light. Hardwood floors and brand new carpet, new interior paint, crown moulding. Fireplaces in both the living room & family room. Large backyard with patio, lawn & side yards. Backs up to creek. Near Maywood Park, Forest Park Cabana Club Swim Club (FPCC), all shopping & amenities.Easy access to Lawrence Expressway & Highway 280. Near Apple Spaceship Building and all tech companies. This home will go...
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I Go, You Go, Ego
Posted on 09/08/2019
I Go, You Go, Ego
Ego, Latin for “I,” in other words, self. The part that makes up your psyche, or how you see yourself. It is that sense of who you are that you carry through your life. History has long wondered if ego is an ingrained part of your DNA; something you are born with. There is a general regard today;...
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Toy Storage Ideas
Posted on 09/01/2019
Toy Storage Ideas
It’s amazing how much stuff those little ones have. Between the multiple outfits required each day, the toys they love but are growing out of and the ones they aren’t quite into yet, a small home soon overflows with kids’ things. Add to that the required equipment (high chairs, boosters, car seats, strollers, walkers, swings, and a plethora...
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How to Pay Off Debt - Avalanche, Snowball, or Snowflake?
Posted on 08/25/2019
How to Pay Off Debt - Avalanche, Snowball, or Snowflake?
Like most Americans, you probably carry some debt. Reaching your dreams such as saving for a down payment or registering for a class takes longer when you're also paying on money you owe. Paying it off might seem daunting when the only way you know is to either make more money or reduce expenses. There are other ways,...
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Curb Appeal - What’s That Mean?
Posted on 08/18/2019
Curb Appeal - What’s That Mean?
What is curb appeal? The definition is a different concept for everyone, no doubt. First, let's state that it is not a bundle of money you do not have spent to impress someone you do not know. However, it’s purpose is to attract people you do not know. Well, at least that is the purpose when it comes...
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Another Property Sold - 855 Cabrillo Court, Gilroy, CA 95020
Posted on 08/14/2019
Another Property Sold - 855 Cabrillo Court, Gilroy, CA 95020
This gorgeous Mediterranean home has all the space you need! 4TH BEDROOM POSSIBLE WITH MINIMAL WORK! Great flowing floor plan. Large master suite, loft/office area, high ceilings & recessed lighting throughout! Large kitchen/breakfast nook/family room. HUGE walk-in closet with extensive shelving & storage in the master. Gas fireplace in the great room. Stainless steel appliances and GE Monogram hood. Formal dining room & living room. Bosch electric car charger. Beautiful electric gate leads to a covered courtyard parking area in front of the garage offering several extra parking spaces. Plantation shutters throughout the entire home....
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