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Posted on 09/15/2021
Combine a Planter & a Bird Bath With This DIY Project
Bird baths are a staple of garden decor that come with the added benefit of attracting local wildlife to your yard. One of the other great things about bird baths is how easy it is to craft them out of everyday items. While you can purchase pre-made bird baths at home and garden stores, choosing to DIY will...
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Posted on 09/09/2021
Another Property Sold - 4132 E Mendez Street 204, Long Beach, CA
Live in the heart of Long Beach Circle Area in this beautifully upgraded condominium in the gated community of Villa Pacifica. The stunning galley kitchen is enhanced by white cabinets with self-closing drawers, beautiful white quartz counters, a stainless sink, recessed lighting in a tray ceiling, and a pantry with pull-out drawers. This condo offers alfresco dining off the living room on a private balcony, extending the indoor space to the out of doors. Throughout, this condo has smooth ceilings, recessed lighting, and beautiful laminate flooring. The Primary bedroom suite is filled with natural light, crown molding, newer flooring and a...
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Posted on 09/08/2021
Your Guide to Creating Plastic Bottle Planters
People who want to live a sustainable lifestyle at home often begin by minimizing the amount of plastic that they purchase and use. For the plastic products in the home, there are many ways to recycle or even upcycle it to prevent it from going into a landfill. One creative way to reuse old plastic materials is to...
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Posted on 09/01/2021
17962 Passionflower Lane, San Bernardino, CA is now new to the market!
Rosena Ranch NEXT GEN home offering four bedrooms and three bathrooms in the main house with a Casita/Mother-in-law quarters - one bedroom one bathroom. The main home offers a cozy fireplace in the family room area which is adjacent to the kitchen. The kitchen offers a large center island with breakfast bar for additional seating. There is also ample cabinet storage as well as an additional pantry closet. All bedrooms are good size and all have good natural light. The Casita offers it own private entry, kitchenette, living room, bedroom bathroom, laundry and fenced area back...
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Posted on 09/01/2021
Quick Pointers for Streaming at Home
When you put a home theater in your house, you don’t have to worry about stocking up on Blu-Rays and DVDs or subscribing to cable movie channels, which can be costly. Streaming devices make it easy and cost-effective to cut the cord while still being able to enjoy watching plenty of movies in your home theater. These devices...
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Posted on 08/25/2021
All About Garden Edging
Photo by Matt Chen on Unsplash Garden edging is an aspect of landscaping design that serves both practical and aesthetic purposes. You can use edging as a decorative border around plant and flower beds, pathways and lawns using a variety of materials. Here we will go over some of the key benefits of garden edging as well as...
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Posted on 08/18/2021
3 Contingencies Sellers Should Know
Contingency clauses in a real estate contract typically come from the buyer. However, there are some contingencies sellers can use in a sale negotiation as well. While they’re less common, knowing the basics can help in selling your home. Here are the main contingencies every seller should know: Kick-Out Clause A kick-out clause is a useful balance to...
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Posted on 08/11/2021
What Is Step-Up Basis?
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay Suppose you’ve inherited your parents’ longtime home. Suppose they paid $100,000 for it, and it’s now worth $300,000. Had they sold it while it was in their possession, they would have avoided paying capital gains tax due to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Now that it’s yours, has that tax avoidance...
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Posted on 08/04/2021
5 Key Elements of Modern Rustic Design
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Modern rustic interior design has taken over social media and captivated the attention of designers and homeowners alike. With such enduring popularity you might wonder: what exactly is modern rustic? Here we’ll go over the basic elements of the style for interior design in order to help you recognize it and use it...
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Posted on 07/28/2021
Selling Your Home - A First Time Guide
Photo by Pexels via Pixabay If you do not know the process for selling a home it can raise your stress level some. It can also be a very unpleasant experience. During the process, you will have to endure a lot of opinions and suggestions that can either help you or end up hurting your efforts when the...
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Posted on 07/21/2021
DIY Countertop Projects
Photo by Zachary Nelson on Unsplash When a style is hot, it's hot. You'll start seeing a particular medium, color or pattern everywhere. But once that hype fizzles, you're often faced with a countertop that seems dated and even loud. Unfortunately, replacing a counter isn't as affordable as getting a new hairstyle. You're stuck with it for a...
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Posted on 07/14/2021
Choosing the Right Contractor
Photo by Michal Jarmoluk via Pixabay Home décor and styles change all the time. One of the main things to remember before getting ready to completely remodel is choosing the right contractor. Although there are many contractors in the area, making sure they are able to do the job correctly makes all the difference. What are some things...
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