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Posted on 05/22/2022
How to Find Out if Your Income Makes You Eligible for a VA Loan
Post All home loan programs require you to prove your ability to afford the house you buy. The same is true for home loans offered by the VA. Even though VA loans have no down payment and can have easier financial benchmarks for eligibility, lenders still evaluate your income when considering you for a loan. Here is a guide...
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Posted on 05/17/2022
1862 39th Avenue, Oakland, CA 94601 now has a new price of $528,000!
Charming bungalow & move in ready! Bright and light inside. Freshly painted inside and outside trim, Granite counter tops with stainless-steel sink, fridge & stove. Dual pane windows throughout, Upgraded plumbing & electrical. Ceiling fan in all rooms. New window coverings. Garage workshop and covered patio in back. Fenced yard. Walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Close to Bart & freeway access. Lemon and tangerine trees. Wonderful starter home! Square footage is 910 with permitted...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
DIY Ideas for Decorating Your Vacation Home
Your vacation house is your home away from home and you should decorate accordingly. Whether you have a quaint cottage nestled in the woods or a sprawling beachfront estate, you may want to take some time during the off-season to craft some DIY decor for your vacation home. Here's a few ideas to help you get started: DIY...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
How to Prepare for a Flash Flood
Like many natural disasters, a flash flood can take you by surprise. Though weather services can often predict a flood, it's crucial to be prepared so that you protect yourselves and your property without panic. Here are some ways you can prepare for the possibility of a flood: Get Flood Insurance Flood damage is not included in most...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
Not Sure What to Expect at Your Home Appraisal? Here's a Quick Walk-Through
In the middle of buying a home? If so, you've probably already realized that there are many steps you'll need to complete before you will officially take ownership. From scheduling inspections to going through the drawn-out closing process, there are many items that need to be checked off your list. And one thing you won't want to overlook...
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Posted on 04/28/2022
1862 39th Avenue, Oakland, CA 94601 is now new to the market!
Charming bungalow & move in ready! Bright and light inside. Freshly painted inside and outside trim, Granite counter tops with stainless-steel sink, fridge & stove. Dual pane windows throughout, Upgraded plumbing & electrical. Ceiling fan in all rooms. New window coverings. Garage workshop and covered patio in back. Fenced yard. Walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Close to Bart & freeway access. Lemon and tangerine trees. Wonderful starter...
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Posted on 04/24/2022
Trends: Great Paint Colors for Home Improvement Projects
Much the same as architectural styles and interior design themes, color trends have a tendency to rise and fall with each passing season. However, there are a few that seem to persist throughout the years. If you're planning to paint your home this year, here are a few colors that have withstood the test of time and keep...
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Posted on 04/17/2022
What You Need to Know About Granite Countertops
Your kitchen counter is one of the most heavily used surfaces in the home. Everything from food preparation to working from home can happen in the kitchen, and the countertop material plays a major role in those activities and the overall look and feel of the kitchen. Granite has been a popular choice for decades. However, there are...
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Posted on 04/12/2022
44306 Paiute Court, Fremont, CA 94539 is now new to the market!
One of Fremont's most sought after Weibel neighborhoods! This Magnificent Custom home offers 4k+ sq ft and over 15k sq ft lot! Ample storage throughout! Large pantry. Spacious Laundry area. Full bath dwnstrs. 2 gas fireplaces. Upstairs 5bds/ 3bth. The oversized Mstr suite has vaulted ceilings in sitting area, perfect for a home office. The ensuite bath has large walk in closet, dual vanities, stall shower, whirlpool tub along with separate water closet. 4 bds, each pair has Jack & Jill full baths. Large driveway with 3 car garage. Endless entertainment with Large family room including wet bar. Backyard features new deck and pavers with...
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Posted on 04/10/2022
Home Office: Spruce Up Your Work Space With These DIY Tips
The home office has become one of the most important rooms in any house. Whether you have always been a remote worker or you are new to the idea of working from home, you are going to want to carve out a space that allows you to feel both productive and relaxed. As you set up your home...
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Posted on 04/03/2022
3 Frost Protection Tips for Vegetable Gardeners
Cold weather can be bad news for vegetable gardens, especially if unexpected. While many plants are hardy and frost-resistant, most tender vegetables cannot survive sudden freezing temperatures. Luckily, there are some measures you can take to protect your garden from an unexpected frost. Here are some tips to remember: Water During the Day Adjust your watering schedule to...
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Posted on 03/27/2022
A beginner's guide to creating a budget for home expenses
As a new homeowner, one of the first important tasks to accomplish is making a budget for home expenses. The homebuying process had a budget, but now it’s time to think about taking care of your home and enjoying it to the fullest. To help you get started on making a household budget, here is a basic guide:...
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