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Posted on 10/25/2021
Living Rooms: Quick Tips for Finding Your Ideal Layout
Your living room serves as one of the key areas where family and friends gather in your home. When you’re planning your custom home, you’ll be able to decide how you want your living room to look in terms of layout. Choosing a layout that works best involves taking certain factors into consideration, so that you’ll have a...
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Posted on 10/18/2021
3 Awesome Virtual Gathering Ideas
Most of us are fairly accustomed to using long-distance technologies. But did you know you can use those same long-distance technologies to do more than communicate with the office? Here are 3 excellently entertaining ways to stay in-touch with your loved ones while having a blast. Virtual Tea/Coffee Having a warm cup of tea or coffee with loved...
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Posted on 10/14/2021
Another Property Sold - 21 Willow Road #33, Menlo Park, CA 94025
Fabulous opportunity to enjoy living in a secure, quiet and ever so conveniently located condo. Tucked away from the street, this 1BR/1BA end unit enjoys an extra large balcony shaded by a magnificant magnolia tree, and filtered views of the pool and gardens. The unit boasts double paned windows, engineered hardwood floors, an updated bathroom, and a large walk-in bedroom closet. Keyed entry and secure underground parking provide peace of mind. Proximity to Burgess Park , Caltrain, Stanford, and both downtown Menlo Park and Palo Alto offers a lifestyle that is hard to...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
How to Choose the Best Grout Color
If your next remodel involves adding tile, you’ll need to choose grout to go with it. While it might seem like an insignificant detail, grout color can make an enormous difference in the look and overall style of the space. Some grout and tile combinations have become popular trends in the last few years. However, it’s important to...
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Posted on 10/08/2021
2312 Jane Lane, Mountain View, CA 94043 now has a new price of $1,825,000!
Move-in ready 4BR/2BA home in a great location. Recent upgrades include fresh paint indoors and out, new quartz kitchen counters, new dishwasher and refrigerator, new flooring in the living spaces, new light fixtures, master vanity, and more. Floor to ceiling windows in the living room, dining room, and kitchen add ambient lighting and a great indoor/outdoor feel, while the covered side patio off the living room seamlessly integrates for year-round outdoor entertainment. The extra-wide 1 car garage provides plenty of space for a workbench and/or storage, and there is a double driveway to accommodate 2 cars. Conveniently located close to...
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Posted on 10/04/2021
Budget-Friendly Eco Home Solutions
Photo by Vlada Karpovich from Pexels While reducing energy costs is often a top priority of those who invest in green home solutions, these sustainable updates and upgrades have also earned a reputation of being costly to implement. In fact, eco homes have become somewhat of a luxury trend due to the rising cost of building with sustainable...
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Posted on 10/02/2021
Video Tour - 2312 Jane Lane, Mountain View, CA 94043
Adorable 4BR/2BA home in a great location. Owned by the same family through 3 generations, the walls and halls are alive with many happy memories. Recent upgrades include fresh paint indoors and out, new quartz kitchen counters, new Dishwasher and Refrigerator, new flooring in the living spaces, new light fixtures, master vanity, and more. Floor to ceiling windows in the living room, dining room, and kitchen add ambient lighting and a great indoor/outdoor feel, while the covered patio off the living room and one bedroom easily accomodates year round outdoor enjoyment. This property is close to nearby shopping areas and parks, with easy...
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Posted on 10/02/2021
2312 Jane Lane, Mountain View, CA 94043 is now new to the market!
Adorable 4BR/2BA home in a great location. Owned by the same family through 3 generations, the walls and halls are alive with many happy memories. Recent upgrades include fresh paint indoors and out, new quartz kitchen counters, new Dishwasher and Refrigerator, new flooring in the living spaces, new light fixtures, master vanity, and more. Floor to ceiling windows in the living room, dining room, and kitchen add ambient lighting and a great indoor/outdoor feel, while the covered patio off the living room and one bedroom easily accomodates year round outdoor enjoyment. This property is close to nearby shopping areas and parks, with easy...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
Transform Unused Space into a Custom Home Office
Image by Pexels from Pixabay With more people working from home today than ever before, many are looking to add a home office to their house. Some may think that they don't have enough space to make this happen; however, folks don't need an entire room to add a home office. There are a few great tips and...
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Posted on 09/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 14266 Amherst Court, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Great opportunity!! Stunning single story home at the end of tree-lined cul de sac offering Palo Alto schools. Huge updated kitchen flows to great room with vaulted ceilings and custom built-in cabinetry. The large bedrooms are bright and privately situated in the home. The master suite offers a remodeled bathroom, huge closet and vaulted ceiling with access to the secluded backyard and pool. Along with the 4 bedrooms this house allows for an office and workout room with plenty of natural light. The barn could be repurposed as an ADU with driveway access!! MDA is 15525 and MFA is 6210 so plenty of opportunity to increase house size...
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Posted on 09/21/2021
Another Property Sold - 3766 Redwood Circle, Palo Alto, CA 94306
This property offers a great opportunity for an investor lloking for a rental, flipper, builder, or for a buyer who wants an blank slate in which to create their own masterpiece. The home has been well maintained and both bathrooms were recently upgraded and new carpet installed. Eichler lovers, note that paneled walls throughout the home have been well preserved. Per city of Palo Alto parcel report, maximum lot coverage is 2644 Sq, Ft. for a single story home, 2209 for a 2 story home. Excellent Palo Alto location in the Fairmeadow circles neighborhood, originally designed to slow down traffic. Convenient, great Palo Alto...
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Posted on 09/20/2021
21 Willow Road #33, Menlo Park, CA 94025 now has a new price of $798,000!
Fabulous opportunity to enjoy living in a secure, quiet and ever so conveniently located condo. Tucked away from the street, this 1BR/1BA end unit enjoys an extra large balcony shaded by a magnificant magnolia tree, and filtered views of the pool and gardens. The unit boasts double paned windows, engineered hardwood floors, an updated bathroom, and a large walk-in bedroom closet. Keyed entry and secure underground parking provide peace of mind. Proximity to Burgess Park , Caltrain, Stanford, and both downtown Menlo Park and Palo Alto offers a lifestyle that is hard to...
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