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Posted on 04/11/2021
Choosing the Right Finishes for Your Home
Image by Mike Gattorna from Pixabay The benefits of buying a luxury home that's under new construction include customizing it to fit your life and your family, and choosing your own finishes is a perfect way to achieve this goal. But which finishes will still maintain their beauty under the stress of busy families on the go? Which...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
433 Cork Harbour Circle #B, Redwood Shores, CA 94065 now has a new price of $1,155,000!
One of the nicest locations at Peninsula Landing! This 3-bedroom 2-bath townhome style condominium is tucked neatly away in the rear of the complex, just across from the popular green-belt trails! Freshly painted with lots of updates throughout the home. The opening skylights are a bonus and add natural light and fresh air during the summer months. Upgraded kitchen with new appliances, recently updated bathrooms, stairway and hallway lighting. High dramatic ceilings make this home feel very spacious and open. Cozy wood burning fireplace in the living room and master bedroom. The 2nd level master bedroom is super spacious and has an opening...
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Posted on 04/10/2021
Video Tour - 799 Mediterranean Lane, Redwood Shores, CA 94065
One of the best wide water facing locations at Lakeshore! This home is beautiful, light & bright, and has sunset views. Freshly painted throughout, new luxury vinyl plank floors in the living room, bedrooms, master bathroom and walk-in closet. The kitchen features almost all new appliances and upgraded lighting with an abundance of cabinet space. The skylight adds an abundance of natural light to the living room and dining area and highlights the vaulted ceilings. Feels like a single family home with an attached 2-car garage, just drive in, park and walk into your home! There are no stairs in the unit and no other units above you. A...
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Posted on 04/10/2021
799 Mediterranean Lane, Redwood Shores, CA 94065 is now new to the market!
One of the best wide water facing locations at Lakeshore! This home is beautiful, light & bright, and has sunset views. Freshly painted throughout, new luxury vinyl plank floors in the living room, bedrooms, master bathroom and walk-in closet. The kitchen features almost all new appliances and upgraded lighting with an abundance of cabinet space. The skylight adds an abundance of natural light to the living room and dining area and highlights the vaulted ceilings. Feels like a single family home with an attached 2-car garage, just drive in, park and walk into your home! There are no stairs in the unit and no other units above you. A...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Recipe: Delicious Coffee Desserts
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels You don’t have to worry about putting on a pot of coffee after dinner when you use these recipes. Make coffee part of your dessert for a delicious treat with just a touch of caffeine. Coffee & Whipped Cream Brownies A bit of instant coffee and some heavy whipping cream can spruce up...
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Posted on 04/01/2021
Another Property Rented - 1103 Peninsula Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401
Large unique home with old world charm in a nice neighborhood! 4 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms with bonus room.Gleaming hardwood floors throughout. You will encounter a spacious living room as you enter the home. 1st floor has a spacious kitchen with double oven, wolf gas stove, sub-zero refrigerator, plenty of cabinet space, and island w/ sink. Formal dining room conveniently located off kitchen. Second floor boasts a family room with a large balcony, a bedroom and full bath with washer and dryer. Third floor has 3 full bedrooms and one full bath with a study area off the stairs. Half bathroom in a separate finished part of the garage with a wine...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
433 Cork Harbour Circle #B, Redwood Shores, CA 94065 is now new to the market!
One of the best locations at Peninsula Landing. This 3-bedroom 2-bath townhome style condominium is tucked neatly away in the rear of the complex, just across from the popular green-belt trails that are just steps away! Freshly painted with lots of updates throughout the home. The opening skylights are a bonus and add natural light and fresh air during the summer months. Upgraded kitchen with new appliances & recently updated bathrooms, stairway, and hallway lighting. High dramatic ceilings make this home feel very spacious and open. Cozy wood burning fireplace in the living room and master bedroom. The 2nd level master bedroom is super...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
Does Your Old Garden Shed Need a Face-lift ?
Photo by Sue Rickhuss via Pixabay Do you have an old garden shed in your yard that's outlived its original purpose? Perhaps your gardening tools and supplies have moved on to a new shed or been relocated to a convenient spot in the corner of your garage. If so, you may be considering tearing down your old shed....
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Posted on 03/21/2021
When You Need to Sell Before You Can Buy
Photo by Paul Brennan via Pixabay If you’ve been renting and preparing to buy a new home, you’ve probably saved up your down payment and are in the process of getting pre-approved for your mortgage loan. If, on the other hand, you’ve been living in a home you own and paying on your mortgage, you may be ready...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
Add Function and Style To Your Kitchen by Removing Cabinet Doors
Photo by ginsburgconstruction via Pixabay Nothing completes an open floor plan better than open shelving. Open shelves present everything for the world to see. They transform what may be a cluttered, dark, hidden space into one that becomes a place of not only function but of style. Open shelving complements the Minimalist, Industrial or Scandinavian Modern styles. But...
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Posted on 03/07/2021
Who are the Best Candidates for a High-Priced Loan ?
Photo by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke via Pixabay A jumbo mortgage refers to a high-priced loan, usually meant for a luxury property. And while this loan may have once been reserved for the millionaire investors of the world, it may not be as exclusive as you think. If you're interested in what it takes to apply, it helps...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
Financing Options for Property Purchases
Image by Credit Commerce from Pixabay Finding financing for a home could be as simple as applying for a conforming FHA loan or it could be as difficult as having to locate a portfolio loan or even a combo loan. What you need depends on the real estate you are buying. Most people buying a primary residence get...
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