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Do you Know How to Pick the Right Paint?
Posted on 07/14/2019
Do you Know How to Pick the Right Paint?
Every wall in your home has a chance to change the entire look. No matter if you are prepping you’re home for sale or visualizing what each home you want to buy will look like, knowing the differences in your choices makes all the difference. The plethora of paint colors available can be overwhelming, but even once you...
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855 Cabrillo Court, Gilroy, CA 95020 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/10/2019
855 Cabrillo Court, Gilroy, CA 95020 is now new to the market!
This gorgeous Mediterranean home has all the space you need! Great flowing floor plan with formal dining room. Large master suite, loft/office area, high ceilings & recessed lighting throughout! Large kitchen/breakfast nook/family room. Beautiful electric gate leads to a covered courtyard parking area in front of the garage. Close to shopping, outlets, parks, restaurants and all amenities! Professional pictures and virtual tour to be uploaded by Thursday, July...
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Another Property Sold - 9272 El Caminito, Gilroy, CA 95020
Posted on 07/10/2019
Another Property Sold - 9272 El Caminito, Gilroy, CA 95020
Absolutely beautiful remodeled West Side Gilroy, One Story Home! 3 bedrooms (master retreat could be 4th bedroom)! Featuring an entertainer's kitchen with granite counters, large island and stainless appliances! Lovely great front room with fireplace, plenty of space for your Summer parties! Backyard with putting green and covered deck for relaxing outside on the warm evenings! This home has so much to offer! Located near Luigi Aprea Elementary and Christopher High School! (Buyer to confirm attendance options.) Don't miss out on this Gilroy...
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Budget-Minded Curb Appeal Project
Posted on 07/07/2019
Budget-Minded Curb Appeal Project
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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Benefits of Mulching Your Home Garden
Posted on 06/30/2019
Benefits of Mulching Your Home Garden
The decision to mulch is one of the best you can make for your garden. Mulching involves you placing barriers that serve as protection around your plants and bare soil. The mulch composition varies from organic materials like bark, wood chips, pine needle, straw, etc. to unnatural materials like plastic, fabrics, tires, rocks, and pebbles. Mulching not only...
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Another Property Sold - 16980 Church Street, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Posted on 06/25/2019
Another Property Sold - 16980 Church Street, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
PRICED TO SELL!! Lots of space for your money in this newer built, eco-friendly home. Great features include 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, separate family room. Stainless steel Kitchen Aid appliances, quartz counter tops, pantry, raised maple cabinetry throughout & formal dining room w/butler pantry. Large loft could easily be turned into a 5th bedroom. Great floor plan, lots of natural light! The floor plan has a wonderful natural flow. Enhanced with high ceilings, recessed lighting. Spacious kitchen/family room that has an open wall into the inviting living room. Master suite upstairs with oversized tub, double vanities and huge walk-in closet. 1...
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Dealing with Dangerous Foundation Issues
Posted on 06/23/2019
Dealing with Dangerous Foundation Issues
Buying a property is one of the best decisions a person can make; it is also a great way to invest. After spending a lot of money to buy or build on a property, the condition of the house should be paramount. Having to deal with foundation issues can be daunting; it can take a lot of money...
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Another Property Sold - 7630 Westwood Drive, Gilroy, CA 95020
Posted on 06/22/2019
Another Property Sold - 7630 Westwood Drive, Gilroy, CA 95020
Beautiful Single-Story home in desirable West Gilroy location with many upgraded features. The home has newer stucco exterior, dual pane windows throughout, newer roof, wood floors, and much more. Home also has large detached unit in the large back yard, perfect for guest room or work shop. Great location near all shopping, restaurants & amenities. Really nice neighborhood. Don't miss this great opportunity to own this beautiful...
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Another Property Sold - 9075 Spencer Court, Gilroy, CA 95020
Posted on 06/22/2019
Another Property Sold - 9075 Spencer Court, Gilroy, CA 95020
Beautiful, pride of ownership! Rare huge lot with large pool and spa.Great cul-de-sac location. Perfect for entertaining. Awesome floorplan! Birch chestnut hardwood floors. Bright and airy with tons of natural light and cathedral ceilings! The kitchen has a beautiful pencil tile backsplash, great cabinetry with tons of storage, pantry & Thermador top of the line stainless gas oven. Great room opens up to the family room. Formal dining room/living room combo with soaring ceilings. Master suite with walk-in closet. Downstairs bedroom! The 2 accessory bedrooms upstairs are joined by a Jack & Jill bathroom. The French doors open up to the HUGE...
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Another Property Sold - 307 Martin Drive, Aptos, CA 95003
Posted on 06/18/2019
Another Property Sold - 307 Martin Drive, Aptos, CA 95003
PRICE REDUCED!!!! The rare beach house you have been waiting for!! Adorable Rio Del Mar home that is minutes to the sand! Fantastic location, walk to the Pacific! Remodeled kitchen with top of the line Whirlpool stainless steel appliances (including a double oven, dishwasher & microwave), tile floor & crown molding, beautiful granite counter tops, a farmhouse apron sink & soft close drawers/cabinetry. Hardwood floors throughout, great floor plan, natural light. Double paned windows, sun tunnel skylight. Newer 40-year comp roof with new rain gutters. Great front yard with fenced in sitting area. Situated near the top of the hill leading down...
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5 Key Points to Ponder Before You Sell Your House
Posted on 06/16/2019
5 Key Points to Ponder Before You Sell Your House
Why are you selling? It is your investment, and you can do whatever you want with your house, but it’s helpful to scrutinize your reasons for wanting to sell. You might feel that your new station in life warrants a bigger home in a Beverly Hills-type neighborhood. However, will you be able to keep up with the mortgage...
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Parenting Different Types of Personalities
Posted on 06/09/2019
Parenting Different Types of Personalities
As most parents know, parenting isn’t for the faint of heart. It takes courage, energy, and lots of patience to corral everyone into order so that things don’t get left behind. But when your personality type is completely opposite of that of your children or is in conflict with theirs, how do you do it and stay sane?...
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