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Posted on 01/17/2021
Pros, Cons, & Home Values of 55+ Communities
Image by 47shadesofgray from Pixabay Thinking of buying your next home in a 55+ community? You'll likely want to know the pros and cons, and whether the restriction makes your property hard to sell or bequeath in your will. Here are the key points to know. The Upside: Worry-Free Maintenance These communities are designed for low-maintenance ownership. Over-55...
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Posted on 01/11/2021
Video Tour - 529 Seastorm Drive, Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Sought-after 4-bedroom 2.5 bath home at Stratford Bay! Enter a spacious entertaining living room with soaring ceilings and an abundance of natural light. Beautiful hardwood wood floors throughout and the hardwood stairs lead up to 4 bedrooms 2 baths with a half bath downstairs. Enjoy this spacious master suite with a walk-in closet and closet organizers. The master suite looks out into the expansive backyard & greenbelt, in addition it has custom shutters for added privacy. Updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, plus backyard access through the sliding glass door. Very versatile family room with a cozy fireplace that is...
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Posted on 01/11/2021
529 Seastorm Drive, Redwood Shores, CA 94065 is now new to the market!
Sought-after 4-bedroom 2.5 bath home at Stratford Bay! Enter a spacious entertaining living room with soaring ceilings and an abundance of natural light. Beautiful hardwood wood floors throughout and the hardwood stairs lead up to 4 bedrooms 2 baths with a half bath downstairs. Enjoy this spacious master suite with a walk-in closet and closet organizers. The master suite looks out into the expansive backyard & greenbelt, in addition it has custom shutters for added privacy. Updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, plus backyard access through the sliding glass door. Very versatile family room with a cozy fireplace that is...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Video Tour - 59 Cove Lane, Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Resort-like living at its finest in Redwood Shores! One of the best 1st floor locations at Pelican Cove. Large windows allow plenty of sunlight making it naturally light & bright. Freshly painted throughout with new baseboards and high-end vinyl plank floors. Updated kitchen with tile floors, recessed lighting, granite counters, and stainless appliances. Open concept dining room leads to a large patio that is perfect for BBQ & outdoor entertaining with gorgeous water views. Large living room with a cozy wood burning fireplace. Spacious 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms each with tile floors. Master bedroom has a large walk-in closet and...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
59 Cove Lane, Redwood Shores, CA 94065 is now new to the market!
Resort-like living at its finest in Redwood Shores! One of the best 1st floor locations at Pelican Cove. Large windows allow plenty of sunlight making it naturally light & bright. Freshly painted throughout with new baseboards and high-end vinyl plank floors. Updated kitchen with tile floors, recessed lighting, granite counters, and stainless appliances. Open concept dining room leads to a large patio that is perfect for BBQ & outdoor entertaining with gorgeous water views. Large living room with a cozy wood burning fireplace. Spacious 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms each with tile floors. Master bedroom has a large walk-in closet and...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
10 Things To Look for Before Buying a Waterfront Home
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 01/03/2021
Linguine With Sweet Onions & Cauliflower
Image by Selling of my photos with StockAgencies is not permitted from Pixabay Cauliflower just keeps winning popularity contests, landing roles in everything from gnocchi to pizza crusts to rice replacements. Why have we fallen in love with cauliflower? Because it's a satisfying, delicious and healthy option! Cauliflower, like Brussels sprouts, kale and bok choy, is a member...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
What are the Benefits of Pre-Approval for a Mortgage ?
Photo by Clker-Free-Vector-Images via Pixabay A mortgage pre-approval can be a valuable tool for understanding how much you can afford to spend on purchasing a home. It can also make you seem much more attractive to sellers and help to identify any potential problems that may make it difficult to get a loan. In fact, many lenders claim...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
How Do HOA Laws Work?
Photo by LinkedIn Sales Navigator from Pexels Homeowners Associations (HOAs) were originally created to give everyone a larger say in their community. The rules and regulations are there to provide structure, preserve property values, and increase a sense of unity within the neighborhood boundaries. But not all HOAs function in the same way, and some can lead homeowners...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Selling Savvy to Today’s Smart Buyers
Image by wavebreakmedia from Shutterstock If you've owned your house for a long time and are putting it on the market, take time to consider how the buying and selling process has changed. Today’s buyers are both smart and cautious. They have access to more information than was possible a decade ago. Research shows that buyers begin shopping...
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Posted on 12/11/2020
Another Property Sold - 2103 Hastings Shore Lane, Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Sought-after 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom "Sandpiper" model at Hastings Shore! Bedrooms are separated by the living room for added privacy and it is almost like having two separate master suites. Remodeled kitchen with engineered wood floors, stainless steel appliances, newer cabinets and a desirable upgraded oven range hood. Full master suite has multiple closets with closet organizers & convenient patio access. A tastefully remodeled master bathroom with a spacious stall shower. Unit offers high ceilings, custom fitted window shutters, recessed lighting and is light & bright with western exposure. Private patio for outdoor entertaining and...
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Posted on 12/10/2020
Video Tour - 101 Alma Street #306, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Conveniently located in the heart of downtown PA and only blocks from University Ave, Stanford University, Stanford Shopping Mall and Cal Train, this spacious and light filled condo provides all the living convenience and amenities, yet is quiet and private. Walk to gourmet restaurants, theatre, book stores, parks, with access to I-101 & I-280. Light & bright 3rd floor unit 1 Bedroom / 1 Bath master suite, approx. 828 sq ft plus an open air balcony Walk-in closet in Master Suite Bonus enclosed sunroom adjacent to Master suite overlooking trees Spacious LR/DR lead to patio thru a wall of ceiling-to-floor sliding glass doors ...
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