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Posted on 11/30/2020
Make the Old Fence Look New Again
Photo by Atner Yegorov via Pixabay Do you have an old fence that has good bones but nonetheless is detracting from the overall aesthetic of your outdoor living space? If so, consider giving the fence a facelift rather than tearing it down and replacing it with a brand-new version. You don't have to be a professional fence contractor...
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Posted on 11/23/2020
4 Expenses New Homeowners Don't Think About Before Closing
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Purchasing a new home is an exciting and life-changing event. While you likely know that you'll need to be able to afford to pay your mortgage each month, there might be other expenses that you aren't as familiar with. 1. Maintenance Costs It makes sense that you'd need to include money to...
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Posted on 11/16/2020
Considerations for Joint Homeownership
Image by Iakov Filimonov from Shutterstock You may be looking for ways to make the transition into homeownership a little more affordable or perhaps you dream of owning a vacation home. In these cases, combining resources with a close friend or relative may be a good option. Working together can provide you with more buying power and lower...
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Posted on 11/11/2020
Another Property Sold - 208 S Catalina Avenue #B, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
A beautiful South Redondo Beach townhome in the best LOCATION for your outdoor lifestyle and fantastic TOP RATED schools is here! This almost 2000 square foot home is STEPS to the beach, Veterans Park, the Pier, Esplanade, Farmers Market, shops and more. This particular property is set back from Catalina Ave. and offers surround sound built-in speakers, plantation shutters, crown moldings, and central vacuum. All 3 bedrooms are on the same upper level and have cathedral ceilings with fans and the laundry area is upstairs, too. The master suite bathroom offers double sinks, a jetted tub and separate shower, and the counters and flooring are...
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Posted on 11/09/2020
Your Fall Planting Choices
Photo by Rob3rt82 via Shutterstock As temperatures start to drop, many people are focused on Autumn plants like pumpkins and apples, but now is the best time to plant bulbs for your favorite spring and summer-blooming flowers. The cool fall and winter temperatures are necessary to prepare the bulbs to grow properly in the spring. When you stop...
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Posted on 11/02/2020
Adjusting to a New Home: Pets
Image by Roberto Nickson from Unsplash When you move to a new home, your pets will need some time to get used to their new surroundings. Some pets adjust easily, while others might be more stressed about being in a different environment. Whether you have easygoing or anxious pets, you can help them adjust to your new home...
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Posted on 10/26/2020
Choosing the Ideal Property for Your Retirement Dreams
Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay You have looked forward to your retirement your whole working life. It is one of the primary goals you worked for all these years, and now is the time to relax and enjoy its rewards. One of the most important things you may consider after your retirement is finding that perfect home or...
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Posted on 10/22/2020
Another Property Sold - 3010 El Dorado Street, Torrance, CA 90503
This substantial 1,893 square foot home features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, sitting on a huge-oversized 10,094 square foot lot. Located in a highly desirable neighborhood - the "Torrance Gardens" - with no houses across the street and plenty of parking. Enjoy a spacious living room perfect for entertaining with stone fireplace. A separate large family room has a brick fireplace and a dining area which leads to the enormous backyard. The large master bedroom offers built-in drawers and 2 wall length closets with a great view of the backyard from the picture window. The home features lots of custom built-in storage which includes a linen closet,...
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Posted on 10/19/2020
Savory Carrot & Black Bean Soup
Photo by Bence Balla-Schottner on Unsplash Herbs, onions, celery and garlic infuse the carrots and beans in this soup with remarkable richness and character. This soup can be made with canned black beans, but we highly recommend using dry beans, cooked up with a clove of garlic and a dash of tamari. The beans will be splendid, filling...
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Posted on 10/15/2020
Another Property Sold - 7001 S La Cienega Boulevard #304, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Chic TOP FLOOR Condo with soaring ceilings and no common walls on the bedrooms is fresh on the market! This unit does not face La Cienega Blvd making it serene, and offers gated parking for 2 vehicles, central air conditioning and heat, in unit washer and dryer, and a modern updated kitchen with quartz countertops. The high ceilings allow an abundance of natural light and offer the volume that makes the over 1022 square feet home feel larger than others. Both bedrooms are quite large and offer an abundance of storage and each has a full bathroom with shower and tub. You'll note from the photos that the dining space is being used as a home...
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Posted on 10/14/2020
208 S Catalina Avenue #B, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 now has a new price of $1,099,000!
A beautiful South Redondo Beach townhome in the best LOCATION for your outdoor lifestyle and fantastic TOP RATED schools is here! This almost 2000 square foot home is STEPS to the beach, Veterans Park, the Pier, Esplanade, Farmers Market, shops and more. This particular property is set back from Catalina Ave. and offers surround sound built-in speakers, plantation shutters, crown moldings, and central vacuum. All 3 bedrooms are on the same upper level and have cathedral ceilings with fans and the laundry area is upstairs, too. The master suite bathroom offers double sinks, a jetted tub and separate shower, and the counters and flooring are...
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Posted on 10/12/2020
Do Your Homework: 3 Ways Home Buyers Can Position Themselves for the Best Mortgage Terms
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay The perfect home is not the only thing you'll need to shop for when you want to become a homeowner. In order to get the best terms, the lowest monthly payment and a reasonable interest rate, start doing some homework now -- before you even attend your first open house. 1. Check Your...
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