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Posted on 03/18/2024
3 Times to take out a home equity loan
Home equity loans are term loans that are taken out...
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Posted on 03/12/2024
Another Property Sold - 8935 Coker Rd, Salinas, CA 93907
A MUST SEE property offering incredible value as a multi-home/generational or investment compound. Bonus and GENEROUS $296,000 price adjustment and a buydown rate offered by the seller. An opportunity not to be missed. Highlights include two custom-built homes, a 4-car garage/workshop with a bath, a 2-car carport, three sheds, and even a treehouse. The main home features 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, expansive kitchen with wraparound Deck. 1st level include: bedroom/ kitchenette/family room, handicap accessible bathroom. Could be used as a separate dwelling option. You decide! The 2nd home is a permitted custom caretaker's unit with 3 bedrooms...
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Posted on 03/12/2024
Another Property Sold - 8006 River Pl, Carmel, CA 93923
If you're a golf enthusiast looking for the ultimate retreat, look no further than this stunning 2,900 sf home situated on the world-famous, Robert Muir Graves-designed golf course. This sophisticated home is perfectly positioned to take advantage of its surroundings. The private courtyard is a true oasis, w/ floor to ceiling windows offering breathtaking views of the cascading Japanese maple trees that are a focal point of the space. This extensive remodel, completed approx 7 years ago, included updates to the windows, roof, exterior paint, landscaping, solar, rear decking & more. The interior was also beautifully transformed, w/...
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Posted on 03/11/2024
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 03/06/2024
Another Property Sold - 2109 Brutus St, Salinas, CA 93906
CASH OFFER! Looking for a fixer-upper? Looking for investment property? Stop by and see this 3bd/1ba home nestled in prime North Salinas. Situated on a 5,000 SqFt lot, this 1,104 SqFt home has room for so much potential. Stop by and see for...
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Posted on 03/05/2024
1905 Mccloskey Rd, Hollister, CA 95023 is now new to the market!
Ranch style home on almost 2.5 acres, flat, useable land in North County, providing you w/the perfect slice of country living just a short drive away from town. Greeted by a grand entry w/vaulted ceilings that lead to a large living room & dining room combination. Open kitchen faces Santa Ana Mountain range & beautiful backyard patio & pasture. The kitchen also features a breakfast bar & lots of cabinet space. The space extends passed the dining area into the family room with a wood-burning fireplace & vaulted ceilings. Extra bonus rooms are upstairs in the converted attic space. The large & spacious bedrooms &...
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Posted on 03/04/2024
How to start buying a house: The basics
With so many steps involved, answering the question of...
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Posted on 02/27/2024
Another Property Sold - 13672 Arrowhead Rd, Clearlake, CA 95422
This property is an investor's dream, located just one block away from the lake and priced under $100k. The lot is almost 9,000 square feet of flat, usable space and it faces directly down the road to a beautiful lake view. It WILL require attention, but with some TLC and patience, it can reach its full potential as a dreamy lake house! Don't miss out on this opportunity! Please do not go onto the property without your Realtor...
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Posted on 02/26/2024
3 Simple kitchen repairs for common problems
Think twice before hiring a professional to handle your...
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Posted on 02/24/2024
Another Property Sold - 354 Elwood St, Salinas, CA 93906
A TASTEFULLY MODERNIZED HAVEN MEETS TIMELESS CHARM! Down a nostalgic tree lined street, you'll be greeted by clean and homey curb appeal. Picture perfect and complete with a front porch swing! This residence showcases its parquet flooring throughout the living and bedrooms, seamlessly blending classic with renowned desires. The kitchen cabinets have been recently painted and modern hardware has been installed. The bathroom has also had some updating- including a freshly painted vanity and new fixtures. The welcoming entry showcases a cozy fireplace in the living room. The outdoor spaces boast a manicured yard and a concrete patio for al...
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Posted on 02/19/2024
How to use lawn moss to find your lawn's problems
Lawn moss is often described as an irritation for many...
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Posted on 02/16/2024
15780 Del Monte Farms Rd, Castroville, CA 95012 is now new to the market!
A hidden gem, nestled in rural Castroville off Meridian Road. This tranquil property spans just shy of 1 acre, offering a flat landscape and privacy at the end of the road with minimal through traffic. This ranch-style home is a haven for both nature enthusiasts and horse lovers. The property comes fully equipped for horses, boasting a horse corral and stables. Step inside the ranch-style home, where modern updates enhance the living experience. The flooring, kitchen, and bathrooms have been tastefully remodeled over the years, creating a blend of comfort and style. The home features an outdoor space accessible through the back french doors-...
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