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Posted on 07/28/2021
Benefits of Adding a Pergola
Photo by marcdenning via Pixabay Adding square footage of living space to your home is always a sound investment. Not only does it give you and your family more space to play, but it adds resale value, too -- even if the square footage you add is outdoors. A well-designed and constructed pergola does both. It provides shade...
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Posted on 07/21/2021
The Great Room: Still a Great Idea For Your New Home
Image by Jean van der Meulen from Pixabay Today's home builders are continuing to embrace the idea of the great room and an open floor plan. Here are some of the reasons why the great room remains a popular design choice with today's home builders and owners. 1. Great Rooms Make Good Use of Natural Light When you...
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Posted on 07/14/2021
Building A Sustainable Home
Image by 政徳 吉田 from Pixabay Green living is all the rage, and you can fully immerse yourself in a sustainable lifestyle if you decide to build your own home rather than purchase an existing property. During the planning and design phase, you can work with your builder to incorporate sustainable features into your new construction home. After...
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Posted on 07/07/2021
5 DIY Ideas to Create Rustic Farmhouse Charm
Rustic farmhouse style celebrates all things natural and comfortable. While relatively uncomplicated, the style does shine through decorative accessories and larger pieces. Here we’ll go over some ideas for DIY projects you can do to enhance or add the rustic farmhouse style to your interior spaces. Dress Up an Old Ladder Ladders are a popular trend in interior...
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Posted on 06/30/2021
How to Create a Budget for Your Next Home Remodel Project
Photo by Skylar Kang from Pexels Your social feed is likely filled with plenty of inspiration for your next home improvement project. It's easy to scroll past images of sparkling kitchens and sleek basements and decide that now is the best time to take on your next renovation project. The next step is figuring out how to pay...
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Posted on 06/23/2021
3 Important Things to Look for in a Neighborhood
Photo by Samson Katt from Pexels When buying a new home, the house itself is only part of the purchase. The surrounding area is just as important and there are many factors to consider when choosing not only the property but the neighborhood. However, it can be very difficult to evaluate a neighborhood you don’t already live in....
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Posted on 06/16/2021
Selecting a Fireplace
Image by Breadmaker from Shutterstock A fireplace is a cozy addition for a home that can add aesthetic value as well as warmth to your space. Whether you’re building new, retrofitting, or shopping for the perfect home there are options for most situations. You’ll find many design options as you start to shop but the initial consideration should...
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Posted on 06/12/2021
Another Property Sold - 8866 Hunter, Alpine, CA 91901
Priced from $875,000 - $950,000 Beautifully maintained 5 bedroom home with owned solar on a spacious .79 acre lot in Desirable Deer Creek. Large bright living area with vaulted ceilings, updated kitchen and SS appliances, fireplace in family room just off of kitchen. Retreat to the first floor master bedroom suite with gas fireplace and sliding glass door to the patio. With 4 generous sized bedrooms upstairs this home will have all the room you need. Enjoy warm happy days by the pool & Spa and entertain by the Tiki Bar. Bring the RV, Four wheelers and toys as there is plenty of room for parking and circular driveway for easy access. Just...
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Posted on 06/09/2021
Myths to Watch for During Home Improvement
Photo by Rades via Shutterstock Not everything you’ve heard over the years about home improvements actually “improves” your return on investment. In fact, there are some myths that continue to crop up that surprise homeowners when they price their homes to sell them on the market. Learning the difference between a change you make for your family to...
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Posted on 06/02/2021
Fun DIY Ideas for Your Front Door
Photo by Benjamin Elliott on Unsplash Your front door is not only the entrance to your home but it's also the one feature of your home's exterior where your personality can shine through. Decorating your front door with a wreath, hanger or another accent piece allows you to showcase your style and set the stage for what people...
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Posted on 05/26/2021
Select the Perfect Closet Lights
Image by B. Forenius from Shutterstock There are some overlooked places in your home that need proper lighting. A good example is a closet. Whether a closet is small or large, proper lighting is essential for safety and good illumination. When building a new space or upgrading an existing one, these tips will help you choose the ideal...
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Posted on 05/19/2021
A Quick Guide to Bridge Loans
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay Understanding the type of loan you're getting matters, to protect your financial interests. You also need to know when to choose one type of loan over another. So, should you choose a bridge loan? When might that be the best choice for getting into the home of your dreams? Here's...
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