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Posted on 09/29/2020
6192 Dunn Avenue, San Jose, CA 95123 now has a new price of $1,220,000!
One of Blossom Valley Gems located on a wonderful tree-lined street. This home features four bedroom & three full bathrooms all in a spacious 2016 Sq. ft and 6120 lot. Remodeled in 2016 home has been upgraded with Engineered Hardwood flooring throughout, Plantain Shutters, Dual pane windows, decorative lighting. Remodeled kitchen features Quartz Counter Tops, Marble floors, Porcelian glass tile Backsplash, Bosch dishwasher, Kenmore Elite refrigerator and Whirlpool stove. Master bathroom upgraded with Freestanding elegantly fluted oval bathtub, Walk-in shower with wall mounted waterfall shower system,porcelain tile. Full bath and bedroom...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Easy Ways to Transform the Lighting in Your Home
Photo by James DeMers via Pixabay In most homes, the base lighting is drab and dull, often doing little to light up your life. Thankfully, it is quite easy to transform the lighting in your home and create the perfect atmosphere for your everyday activities. All you have to do is follow these four tips and watch as...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Understanding Closing Costs
Image by Ryan R Fox from Shutterstock It can be a stressful endeavor to purchase a home. As one of the most significant investments in life, it is important to understand the steps and fees you may encounter beyond the sale price. When you are searching for a property, keep the expense of closing in mind. What Are...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Home Financing Options
Image by Credit Commerce from Pixabay Finding financing for a home could be as simple as applying for a conforming FHA loan or it could be as difficult as having to locate a portfolio loan or even a combo loan. What you need depends on the real estate you are buying. Most people buying a primary residence get...
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Posted on 09/10/2020
6192 Dunn Avenue, San Jose, CA 95123 now has a new price of $1,250,000!
One of Blossom Valley Gems located on a wonderful tree-lined street. This home features four bedroom & three full bathrooms all in a spacious 2016 Sq. ft and 6120 lot. Remodeled in 2016 home has been upgraded with Engineered Hardwood flooring throughout, Plantain Shutters, Dual pane windows, decorative lighting. Remodeled kitchen features Quartz Counter Tops, Marble floors, Porcelian glass tile Backsplash, Bosch dishwasher, Kenmore Elite refrigerator and Whirlpool stove. Master bathroom upgraded with Freestanding elegantly fluted oval bathtub, Walk-in shower with wall mounted waterfall shower system,porcelain tile. Full bath and bedroom...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Tips on Creating the Perfect Guest Room
Photo by bottlein via Pixabay Your guest room can become a relaxing and inviting retreat -- instead of an afterthought -- and allow you to host visitors at a moment's notice. While decor, bedding and other pieces will help you create a comfortable and inviting space, these tips will elevate your guest room to a luxurious retreat and...
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Posted on 09/03/2020
6192 Dunn Avenue, San Jose, CA 95123 is now new to the market!
One of Blossom Valley Gems located on a wonderful tree-lined street. This home features four bedroom & three full bathrooms all in a spacious 2016 Sq. ft and 6120 lot. Remodeled in 2016 home has been upgraded with Engineered Hardwood flooring throughout, Plantain Shutters, Dual pane windows, decorative lighting. Remodeled kitchen features Quartz Counter Tops, Marble floors, Porcelian glass tile Backsplash, Bosch dishwasher, Kenmore Elite refrigerator and Whirlpool stove. Master bathroom upgraded with Freestanding elegantly fluted oval bathtub, Walk-in shower with wall mounted waterfall shower system,porcelain tile. Full bath and bedroom...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Tips for Selling Luxury Homes
Image by Chris Goodwin from Pexels Your luxury home is a major investment, so it’s important to make sure that you’re approaching the selling process the right way. Selling a luxury home comes with certain challenges that you’re less likely to encounter with a non-luxury home. Luxury homes aren’t as numerous overall, so you’ll have to work harder...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
The Best Movie Theaters In Los Angeles
Photo by Imeime via Pixabay As you might imagine, Los Angeles is home to some of the best movie theaters in the world. What makes them so amazing isn't necessarily the world-class sound and picture quality though. This city is so inherently rooted in film that you can't help but see the reverence reflected in the nooks and...
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Posted on 08/16/2020
What You Should Know About Property Tax Caps in California
Photo by Edar via PixabayProperty taxes in California have been a much-debated issue in the state. Communities want to raise money for schools, community spaces, and infrastructure projects, but lawmakers also don't want to drive away homebuyers and investors, either. The state does have property tax caps to protect owners, but there's a little more to the story...
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Posted on 08/15/2020
Another Property Sold - 1277 Copper Peak Lane, San Jose, CA 95120
JOIN US FOR A LIVE TOUR SATURDAY FROM 11:00AM - 1:00pM Click link https://meet.google.com/qek-rxmk-fti . This gorgeous 3 bed & 2.5 bath 1630 square feet of luxury living. Exceptional updated features; engineered hardwood floors , custom Fireplace, Bali Cellular Shades, Ceiling fan and Crown molding, foam core doors, energy efficient vinyl slider windows, custom plantation shutters, (Google connectable) NEST thermostat. Custom walk in shower with bench, cabinetry, sunken medicine cabinet, Carrara marble floor 3 hexagonal and 4x12 subway tile on walls, Heated Floor, wall mounted toilet, touch activated delta faucets, built in hamper,...
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Posted on 08/09/2020
Easy Ways to Update Your Backyard This Summer
Image by Gr8 from Shutterstock Summer is a great time of the year. Long sunny days, short warm nights, and clear weather that stretches across the sky. Summer is a season to savor. An excellent way to enjoy summer is by taking your living outside and relaxing in the backyard. If your backyard is cringe-worthy rather than show-stopping,...
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