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Ready to Buy Your First Home?
Posted on 07/21/2019
Ready to Buy Your First Home?
Everyone wants to own a home of their own at some point in their lives. There is only one first home, and you don't get a second chance. Well, you get a second or third if you want, but that first experience can have a significant effect on how you feel about homeownership. So, here a just a...
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Tea and Crumpets?
Posted on 07/14/2019
Tea and Crumpets?
If Downton Abbey or Pride and Prejudice speak to your inner self, add a little Victorian charm to your décor with well-placed picks of porcelain. If farmhouse style is more your thing, vintage ceramic ware can bring your design to life. In housewares, ceramics and porcelain span the gambit from lanterns, pitchers, and vases to delicate teacups, figurines,...
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Know Where to Start When Installing a Pool
Posted on 07/07/2019
Know Where to Start When Installing a Pool
Because of its durability, stiffness, strength and fire-resistant nature, Fiberglass is a suitable material for pools. However, no matter how good a pooling material is, if the plumber does a lousy job, both the owner and plumber will be at lost. As a plumber, it doesn't pay to be associated with unsatisfactory work. The feeling worsens when you...
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1475 Mirasol Drive, San Marino, CA 91108 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/06/2019
1475 Mirasol Drive, San Marino, CA 91108 is now new to the market!
Beautiful home located at very peaceful street in San Marino. Close to all amenities and elementary, middle and high school. First time on the market in 50 years. Both, interior and exterior, show the very unique characters. Featuring 3 bedrooms and 1.5 bathroom, the property has 1924 sqft of living space situated on a large lot (9495 SF per Assessor). Formal living room and dinning room with oak wood floors throughout are very charming. The kitchen is very spacious and airy. The dinning room opens to the porch and park like backyard with professional landscaping. It’s great entertainment with a good size of the pool. The garage is...
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Key Issues to Address Before You Buy a House
Posted on 06/30/2019
Key Issues to Address Before You Buy a House
If you intend to purchase a house soon, it helps to prepare for the home buying journey. In fact, if you identify potential issues before you start your quest to find your dream home, you could avoid them during your property search. Now, let's take a look at three common issues that plague homebuyers, along with tips to address...
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5716 Rio Hondo Avenue, Temple City, CA 91780 now has a new price of $698,000!
Posted on 06/28/2019
5716 Rio Hondo Avenue, Temple City, CA 91780 now has a new price of $698,000!
Huge Price Reduction!!! Beautifully remodeled vintage home is situated in the heart of historic Temple City with award winning Temple City Schools. This 1244 Sqft home features many updates including a renovated kitchen with all new cabinets, enameled cast iron sink, quartz countertops, under-cabinet LEDs, electrical upgrades, dishwasher, and microwave. The charming bathroom is fresh and bright also featuring a beautiful tile motif and designer vanity with upgraded LED lighting. New flooring and beautiful paint scheme make for a stunning home you must see. A naturally bright living room with its classic chimney provides a warm gathering...
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Taking the Pare Down Challenge
Posted on 06/23/2019
Taking the Pare Down Challenge
Minimalism has taken hold of a generation of new homeowners. Many young families may move multiple times before finding a forever home. Throughout the sorting, packing, loading, moving, and unloading they realize that much of what they carry with them is not necessary for comfortable living. Many folks have accepted the challenge to pare unused and cluttering items...
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Another Property Rented - 8375 Village Lane, Rosemead, CA 91770
Posted on 06/19/2019
Another Property Rented - 8375 Village Lane, Rosemead, CA 91770
Located in very desirable Walnut Grove Village community of Rosemead, this beautiful family condo features three bedrooms, three full bathrooms, 1829 sqft of living space. The living room is bright and airy. Kitchen is spacious with mountain view. One bedroom is in downstairs, master suite and another guest room are upstairs. The community offers 2 Tennis Courts, Pool and Spa. Very close to Montebello Town Center, Walmart and Whittier Narrow Golf Course. The whole property is fully furnished. HOA includes water and trash. Move in...
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Submit a Reasonable Offer to Purchase a California Luxury House
Posted on 06/16/2019
Submit a Reasonable Offer to Purchase a California Luxury House
After you find your ideal luxury home in Los Angeles, Malibu or elsewhere in California, you should be prepared to submit a reasonable offer to purchase this house. Otherwise, you risk losing your dream home to a rival homebuyer. Ultimately, there are several factors to consider as you try to craft a competitive offer to purchase a California luxury...
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5716 Rio Hondo Avenue, Temple City, CA 91780 now has a new price of $728,000!
Posted on 06/14/2019
5716 Rio Hondo Avenue, Temple City, CA 91780 now has a new price of $728,000!
Huge Price Reduction!!! Beautifully remodeled vintage home is situated in the heart of historic Temple City with award winning Temple City Schools. This 1244 Sqft home features many updates including a renovated kitchen with all new cabinets, enameled cast iron sink, quartz countertops, under-cabinet LEDs, electrical upgrades, dishwasher, and microwave. The charming bathroom is fresh and bright also featuring a beautiful tile motif and designer vanity with upgraded LED lighting. New flooring and beautiful paint scheme make for a stunning home you must see. A naturally bright living room with its classic chimney provides a warm gathering...
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Another Property Sold - 1025 El Sur Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91006
Posted on 06/12/2019
Another Property Sold - 1025 El Sur Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91006
Newer built beautiful home in city of Arcadia. It features 6 bedrooms, 8 baths, 6415 sqft living space of main house + 600 sf pool house sitting on a 19326 SF flat lot. Facing south with great FengShui and mountain view. Amazing Mediteranean style home with double wrought iron door. The vast grand entry features a stunning Crystal Chandelier on a high domed ceiling. Formal living room, formal dinning room, library and family theater offering extreame comfort and entertaining. Functional kitchen with large walking pantry and additional wok kitchen. Formal Family room has luxury wet bar and direct access to back yard. One suite locates at...
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Fun Family Activities That Don’t Require A Ton of Planning
Posted on 06/09/2019
Fun Family Activities That Don’t Require A Ton of Planning
As a family, it is vital to spend time together as much as possible. Family activities do not only get to strengthen the family bond but also know more about each other as parents and catch up with your kids.In planning a family activity, you do not need to break your back trying to prepare. There are simple...
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