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Another Property Sold - 526 Shorebird Circle #16102, Redwood City, CA 94065
Posted on 01/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 526 Shorebird Circle #16102, Redwood City, CA 94065
Do not miss this turnkey waterfront townhome style property locates in most serenity location in shorebird community. A decent atrium provides abundant nature light for breakfast nook or study area. Beautiful updated kitchen with granite countertop. A half bath in main level is easy accessible. In upper level, vault ceiling in master suite gives dramatic and open feeling. The master balcony and rear yard both overlook the community fountain where you can spot wild birds and ducks resting on rocks. Laundry in unit. New hardwood floor through out main level and stairway, new dinning light, new carpet in upper level, new interior doors and...
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How to Budget for Your First Home
Posted on 01/12/2020
How to Budget for Your First Home
Photo by Olya Adamovich via Pixabay You’ve decided to start the process of buying a home. Congratulations! Now it’s time to figure out how much money you have, and what you can afford. The goal is to avoid purchasing more home than you can afford, but those variables change. In September 2019, the average price of a new...
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20 Pepper Lane, San Carlos, CA 94070 now has a new price of $5,000!
Posted on 01/05/2020
20 Pepper Lane, San Carlos, CA 94070 now has a new price of $5,000!
Unparalleled Canyon and mountain views during the day and the evening! 1-level 3 bedroom 2 home with hardwood floors throughout. Updated spacious kitchen with breakfast bar, recessed lighting and an abundance of cabinet space. Separate dining area adjacent to the kitchen with convenient outdoor access for entertaining both inside and out! Light & bright living room with a cozy fireplace and canyon views. Large master suite with a walk-in closet and an over-sized remodeled shower with a skylight that fills the room with natural light. Remodeled and tastefully updated hallway bathroom. Freshly painted throughout. Private spacious two level...
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How Much Money Do You Need to Sell a Residence?
Posted on 01/05/2020
How Much Money Do You Need to Sell a Residence?
Ultimately, the amount of money an individual requires during the home selling journey varies. If you intend to sell a house, it often is a good idea to plan ahead for any expenses you may encounter along the way. Because if you fail to account for potential house selling costs, you may struggle to seamlessly navigate the property selling...
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Boost Your Credit Score Quickly Before Applying for a Home Loan
Posted on 12/29/2019
Boost Your Credit Score Quickly Before Applying for a Home Loan
It’s hard to overstate the importance of credit scores when it comes to buying a home. Along with your down payment, your credit score is a deciding factor of getting approved and securing a low interest rate. Credit can be complicated. And, if you want to buy a home in the near future, it can seem daunting to try...
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Tips for Navigating the California Luxury Homebuying Journey
Posted on 12/22/2019
Tips for Navigating the California Luxury Homebuying Journey
If you want to purchase a luxury home in San Francisco, Los Angeles or any other California city or town, it helps to be prepared. That way, you can simplify the Golden State luxury homebuying cycle and accomplish your homebuying goals in no time at all. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you quickly and...
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20 Pepper Lane, San Carlos, CA 94070 now has a new price of $5,200!
Posted on 12/18/2019
20 Pepper Lane, San Carlos, CA 94070 now has a new price of $5,200!
Unparalleled Canyon and mountain views during the day and the evening! 1-level 3 bedroom 2 home with hardwood floors throughout. Updated spacious kitchen with breakfast bar, recessed lighting and an abundance of cabinet space. Separate dining area adjacent to the kitchen with convenient outdoor access for entertaining both inside and out! Light & bright living room with a cozy fireplace and canyon views. Large master suite with a walk-in closet and an over-sized remodeled shower with a skylight that fills the room with natural light. Remodeled and tastefully updated hallway bathroom. Freshly painted throughout. Private spacious two level...
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Should I Use a Selling Agent?
Posted on 12/15/2019
Should I Use a Selling Agent?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There is a lot of discussion today about whether or not a real estate agent is necessary for the most successful sale of your home. You may have all the required skills and experience to handle it yourself, but that’s hard to figure out if you don’t know what a real estate...
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Another Property Sold - 782 Mediterranean Lane, Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Posted on 12/13/2019
Another Property Sold - 782 Mediterranean Lane, Redwood Shores, CA 94065
Largest floor plan at Lakeshore. Very spacious waterfront ground-floor home with high ceilings and no stairs! This home has a very convenient double door entry that leads into your large living room. Very light & bright with water views from all bedrooms, living room & dining room. Updated kitchen with tile floors, newer granite counter tops, Thermador cooktop, built-in oven/microwave and newer cabinets. Spacious master bedroom with plenty of closet space. Master bath has tile floors, a large vanity w/ dual sinks and an over-sized tub w/ jets. 2nd bathroom has a walk-in-tub & tile floors. Formal dining with a bonus eat-in-kitchen. 2 Large...
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What Does It Take to Optimize Your Home Sale Earnings?
Posted on 12/08/2019
What Does It Take to Optimize Your Home Sale Earnings?
You don't have to be an expert home seller to maximize your house sale earnings. In fact, there are many things that you can do to optimize the profits from your home sale, such as: 1. Craft an Effective Home Listing An effective house listing enables you to make a great first impression on prospective homebuyers. Thus, if you...
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Is Now a Good Time to Purchase a Second House?
Posted on 12/01/2019
Is Now a Good Time to Purchase a Second House?
Although you might already own a house, now may prove to be a good time to pursue a second residence. For example, if you have always wanted to own a home in the mountains, you can purchase a second residence to make your dream come true. On the other hand, if you want to own a vacation residence on...
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Weekend Kitchen Upgrades
Posted on 11/24/2019
Weekend Kitchen Upgrades
Photo by Mark McCammon via Pexels If you usually spend your weekend sorting for ways to update your home, then doing some minor kitchen upgrades might be the ideal way to spend this weekend. Here are some easy kitchen projects that you can do in just a couple days, and you’ll be glad you did. 1. Change Your...
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