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5 Features That Drive Up Insurance Cost
Posted on 09/15/2019
5 Features That Drive Up Insurance Cost
New homeowners often wonder why the insurance costs of their homes are on the high side. Even long-time homeowners might notice an increase in their home's insurance cost. The pressing question remains; "Why is my homeowner’s insurance so high and how can I reduce it?" Every homeowner has a budget with which they run their homes. It will...
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Another Property Sold - 2133 East Foothill Drive Northeast, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Posted on 09/15/2019
Another Property Sold - 2133 East Foothill Drive Northeast, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Looking over the backside of the Grace Tract neighborhood,named after The Grace Family, sits East Foothill. This 1950's home has two wings, one bedroom one bath on the left and two bedrooms one bath on the right with the living, dining and Kitchen in between. Step back in time while you perch over the neighborhood. Near Safeway shopping on 4th and near Town and County to the right. Make this house your dream home...
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Make Your Housekeeping Manageable
Posted on 09/08/2019
Make Your Housekeeping Manageable
You recently moved to a new house so, good for you! You upgraded to a larger living space. The kids each have a room, and the house has a living room and a den along with a kitchen nook and a formal dining room, office and plenty of bathrooms. You're all set to start your new life of...
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Automation Ascends to the Throne
Posted on 09/01/2019
Automation Ascends to the Throne
Home improvement has reached new technological heights with the introduction of the Numi 2.0 intelligent toilet from Kohler. The Consumer Electronics Show recently held in Las Vegas, Nevada, saw the debut of the trapezoidal-shaped unit under the control of Amazon Alexa. When offered such a staggering variety of personalization choices, some folks might never leave the bathroom. Mood...
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How to Entertain Outdoors
Posted on 08/25/2019
How to Entertain Outdoors
Whether you're hosting outdoor gatherings in your own backyard or at another outdoor venue, there are a few elements you will need to consider carefully. The size of your space and the number of expected guests is only the beginning. You'll want to plan out the flow of traffic and access to certain areas. Seating is also an...
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Barbecue Accessories For Your Home Grill
Posted on 08/18/2019
Barbecue Accessories For Your Home Grill
It's that period of the year where families and friends come out to have fun - nothing else spells fun better than a barbecue and a cold drink. Grilling has gone past the age of kettle grills and charcoal briquettes. With summer approaching, you want to get your grill equipment ready for the warm weather. The grill is...
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Another Property Sold - 3551 Kendell Hill Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Posted on 08/13/2019
Another Property Sold - 3551 Kendell Hill Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Gated & private estate set on nearly 2 acres. This single level, 4577 SQFT home features 4 bedrooms + office, 4.5 baths, an expansive master suite with sitting area/fireplace & custom wine room. The resort style rear yard includes a pebbletec poo/spa, outdoor fireplace & fire pit area. The spectacular grounds feature a hobby vineyard, rose garden, fruit & olive trees & vegetable garden. Complete with stunning views of Santa...
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Know the Values of Homeownership
Posted on 08/11/2019
Know the Values of Homeownership
You’ve never owned your own home and your thinking about buying. Transitioning mentally from renter to owner can be confusing at times. As a renter, you haven't had to deal with the ins and outs of owning your own home, and as you examine the reality of ownership, it can seem like it involves more cons than pros....
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Helping Your Pup Live Longer
Posted on 08/04/2019
Helping Your Pup Live Longer
Your dog doesn’t know how to tell you when he doesn’t feel well. In fact, although he’s your greatest companion, and knows when to snuggle up to make you feel better, you may not see when he was a serious health issue. A growing epidemic among dogs is the risk of cancer. In fact, more than half the...
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Another Property Sold - 2145 Orchard Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Posted on 07/31/2019
Another Property Sold - 2145 Orchard Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Welcome to 1927! This home was lovingly cared for by the same family since 1927! Great upside potential. Great established neighborhood. Near SRJC, Franklin Park, Safeway shopping center on Mendocino ave. Newer roof. Transform this home for yourself or the next owner to pass onto their family members for generations to...
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Get Ready to List Your Home
Posted on 07/28/2019
Get Ready to List Your Home
Listing a home may prove to be challenging, particularly for a first-time house seller. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to prepare for the housing market. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to list your home. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal How your home looks to prospective buyers...
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Another Property Sold - 4707 Woodview Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Posted on 07/26/2019
Another Property Sold - 4707 Woodview Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Stunning Views! Beautiful Contemporary Home Down the Street from Annadel State Park. Large Living area with Views Overlooking City & Views from every room. Remodeled Kitchen & Master Bath. Backs to open space for Hiking. Quiet and Peaceful. Bocce Ball, TV hook up on Patio. Bonus Room Could be 4th Bedroom. Large Master Bedroom. Bennett Valley Schools. Neighborhood HOA Takes Care of Street Cleaning and Open Space. Come See It You Won't Be...
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