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Posted on 05/05/2021
Another Property Sold - 1810 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa, CA 98292
2016 Codes are Vested!! Ready for your builders! Katherine Subdivision Shovel Ready! 14 PUDS approx. 1500 sq ft homes with approx. 4500 sq ft Build-able lots on Brent Way an undeveloped subdivision. Approved Architectural plans and approved subdivision by the City of Santa Rosa! Soils engineering report all done! Lot 11 with existing house is not part of sale. They are in the City of Santa Rosa and have all utilities available. Also listed as MLS#220180497 in the Multi-Unit...
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Posted on 05/04/2021
778 Miramonte Street, Windsor, CA 95492 now has a new price of $799,000!
Highly sought after Foothills neighborhood! Come home to this beautiful three bedroom two and a half bath with a spacious primary bedroom that could act as an office space, workout space, baby room or one could even wall it off for a 4th bedroom! Newer flooring downstairs with a gas-log fireplace insert in the family room. Cathedral ceilings in the living room, lots of light and bright windows throughout, walk-in Pantry in the kitchen, the back yard is newly landscaped and terraced. Newer furnace and AC along with a 50 year tile roof. Great for entertaining! Very low HOAs which include the common area pool, tennis courts, hot Tub, walking...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Starting With a Fixer-Upper: Pros & Cons
Photo by Anete Lusina from Pexels The concept of buying a fixer-upper can tempt brand new homebuyers. For those on a budget who enjoy DIY projects, it might make perfect sense to spend less up front on a home you can fix up yourself. However, there are some disadvantages to consider before making this important choice. Here we...
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Posted on 04/30/2021
Video Tour - 4657 Bridle Trail, Santa Rosa, CA 95409
You will enjoy this appealing single-story, mid-century Eichler style home nestled in the oaks and just a 6-minute walk from Howarth and Spring Lake Parks. The Entire north wall of windows overlooks private, well-landscaped yard with expansive deck and gorgeous views of Fountain Grove from the living room, the kitchen and formal dining. You will appreciate the very low maintenance featuring newer roof, newer furnace, newer duct work, newer gas insert fireplace, and stunning re-finished hardwood floors. Great interior flow with open and spacious rooms. This beautiful home features 3 bedrooms with one showcasing a secret garden accessed by...
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Posted on 04/30/2021
4657 Bridle Trail, Santa Rosa, CA 95409 is now new to the market!
You will enjoy this appealing single-story, mid-century Eichler style home nestled in the oaks and just a 6-minute walk from Howarth and Spring Lake Parks. The Entire north wall of windows overlooks private, well-landscaped yard with expansive deck and gorgeous views of Fountain Grove from the living room, the kitchen and formal dining. You will appreciate the very low maintenance featuring newer roof, newer furnace, newer duct work, newer gas insert fireplace, and stunning re-finished hardwood floors. Great interior flow with open and spacious rooms. This beautiful home features 3 bedrooms with one showcasing a secret garden accessed by...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Problems You Can Prevent When Buying a Home
The last thing you want to experience after purchasing a new home is "buyer's remorse!" With that in mind, it pays to look at all angles when house shopping. Although emotions and first impressions are going to play a big role in your home-buying decisions, a thoughtful analysis of the pros and cons of every home that appeals to...
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Posted on 04/20/2021
Video Tour - 778 Miramonte Street, Windsor, CA 95492
Highly sought after Foothills neighborhood! Come home to this beautifully maintained three bedroom two and a half bath with a spacious primary bedroom that could act as an office space, workout space, baby room or one could even wall it off for a 4th bedroom! Newer flooring downstairs with a gas-log fireplace in the family room. Cathedral ceilings in the living room, lots of light and bright windows throughout, walk-in Pantry in the kitchen, the back yard is newly landscaped and terraced. Great for entertaining! Very low HOAs and enjoy the common area pool, tennis courts, Hot Tub, walking trails and neighborhood...
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Posted on 04/20/2021
778 Miramonte Street, Windsor, CA 95492 is now new to the market!
Highly sought after Foothills neighborhood! Come home to this beautifully maintained three bedroom two and a half bath with a spacious primary bedroom that could act as an office space, workout space, baby room or one could even wall it off for a 4th bedroom! Newer flooring downstairs with a gas-log fireplace in the family room. Cathedral ceilings in the living room, lots of light and bright windows throughout, walk-in Pantry in the kitchen, the back yard is newly landscaped and terraced. Great for entertaining! Very low HOAs and enjoy the common area pool, tennis courts, Hot Tub, walking trails and neighborhood...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Investments: Where to Start?
Photo by 3D Animation Production Company via PixabayHave you received your 401K packet? It probably had some selections to make, such as a list of investment options to choose from. A small choice like this makes a big difference down the road. Whether you own a 401K, need to fund your own retirement, are putting a down payment...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Missed Mortgage Payments and What to Do Next
Photo by: NeONBRAND via Unsplash Missing a mortgage payment is not the end of the world. Many lenders are more than ready to work out a payment plan if you’re going through a rough patch or budgetary crisis. However, you may end up doing more harm than good to your credit and home ownership if you don’t contact...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Another Property Sold - 689 Pleasant Hill Road, Sebastopol, CA 95472
Nestled away on almost an acre is a single level gem. This country home is the perfect spot to shelter in place or take a short drive into this quaint town known as Sebastopol. A long spacious driveway welcomes you home with plenty of parking. The newer built 3 car garage has a great workshop all around the perimeter with plenty of space for all your projects, along with an attached artist's studio. In a few steps up to the spacious deck you will find eastern views of Sebastopol's vast land from vineyards to mountains. This back door entrance leads you into the open concept updated kitchen and dining area along with a peek-a-boo view of the...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Creating an Organized and Restful Bedroom
Photo by WaveBreakMedia via Shutterstock A troubling trend in today’s home is difficulty finding restful sleep. Most of us have heard of a few ways to create a more relaxing atmosphere before bed. Here are a couple others to add to that list. Add Plants Many people avoid putting plants in their bedroom because they’re afraid they’ll get...
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