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Posted on 06/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 3 Rollingwood Drive, San Rafael, CA 94901
Beautifully updated 4 bedroom, 2 bath, single level home situated in coveted Glenwood flats. This entertainer's delight features great indoor/outdoor flow, red oak hardwood flooring, double pane windows, wooden blinds, soapstone kitchen countertops with Heath tile backsplash, quartz countertops and porcelain tile flooring in bathrooms, white shaker style cabinets in kitchen and baths. French doors lead out to a spacious and level back yard with gorgeous landscaping, fruit trees and thriving vegetable garden. The playhouse can easily be used as an art studio, office space or gym. Desirable location close to schools, hiking & biking...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
How to Use Eclectic Design Style in Your Bedroom
Eclectic design is all about creativity and combining elements of other styles. This is one reason why it’s an easy design to implement in your own home provided that you follow some basic guidelines. No matter your interpretation of the eclectic style, whatever you come up with will be completely unique to you. This makes it an excellent...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Tips for Staging Every Room in Your Home
There is a lot that goes in to home staging beyond just tidying up. Interior designers and real estate experts have found specific ways to make the absolute best of any home by knowing how to make the best of every room. General staging tips like cleaning and going for neutral colors apply everywhere, but here are some...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Try These Easy Yarn Crafts
Photo by Anete Lusina from Pexels Yarn has been one of the most popular crafting materials for decades, if not centuries. While most people think of yarn as a material that requires needles or stitching in order to be used, there are actually many unique yarn craft ideas that do not require any stitches at all. Check out...
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Posted on 05/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 145 Cabro Court, Novato, CA 94947
Opportunity Knocks for the buyer that is looking for a diamond in the rough! This gem of a property is located on almost 1/3 of an acre on a quiet court with amazing views. A three bedroom, listed as 4 bedrooms with county (one large bedroom could easily be split making it 4 BR as this was the original plan), 2 1/2 bath home has been lovingly maintained by the original owners. Although this home is dated with original kitchen and bathrooms, it is in good working condition, has double paned windows, a newer roof, & vaulted ceilings. Enjoy the beautiful view from the living room/dining room that opens to the backyard deck & patio....
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Posted on 05/23/2021
What to Do Before Turning Your Home into a Short-Term Rental
Photo by Arek Socha via Pixabay In a bid to afford homes in high-value areas, many homeowners turn to income from short-term rentals to cover a high mortgage payment. You can benefit from this option with some caveats: Location really matters. A lot. You might advertise your home as near the coast when it’s really 20 miles inland...
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Posted on 05/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 22 Bryn Mawr Drive, San Rafael, CA 94901
First time on the market in 37 years. This beautifully remodeled single-family home consisting of 2,714 sqft., includes an attached 1bd/1ba Apartment (ADU) with separate PG&E meter and furnace. The adorable ADA has its own entrance and spacious deck. The main home boasts 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, is three blocks from quaint Downtown and across the street from the Marin Academy. Pristine oak hardwood floors. The stunning kitchen was remodeled two years ago and includes quartz countertops, pantry and stainless steel appliances. The antique Wolf gas oven (circa 1930's) was apparently once located at the Coloma Hotel. Step-down family...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
New Small & Tiny House Plans Can Meet ADA Accessibility Standards
Image by Anna Armbrust from Pixabay The conventional thinking that accessible homes require significant square footage to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers runs contrary to small and tiny house floor plans. Many of these affordable new construction houses are ideally suited for people with physical limitations. Modestly-sized home plans reduce the amount of space people have to navigate. When...
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Posted on 05/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 40 Livingston Court, Novato, CA 94949
A wonderful opportunity to enter the market at an affordable price! This absolutely charming end unit looks like a lovely cottage on the outside, surrounded by lawn and trees - but inside is a modern, remodeled space. Sunshine pours through the newly installed windows, showing a smart and tidy 2-bedroom, 1-bath condo. The eat-in kitchen, part of the open floor concept, is attractively updated with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and tile floors. The bathroom is also remodeled. The yard is private and generously sized, with a BBQ area and storage shed. So convenient to everything - shops, restaurants, transportation -...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Create Relaxing Spaces in Your Home or Office
Image by Kari Shea from Pixabay Have you ever walked into someone's home or office space and instantly felt that it was positive, welcoming and peaceful? It means more harmonious work with customers and clients and a more peaceful attitude at home. Imagine walking through your front door and the stresses of the day melting away. A good...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Window Sealants: Which Is Best for You?
Image by Andrey Popov from Shutterstock Window sealants are sealing materials used to fill in cracks, holes, or openings around windows. A good seal is essential for protecting your windows’ lifespan. Gaps around a window let in the elements and end up increasing your energy bill. For home maintenance, preparing for the next season, or getting your house...
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Posted on 04/28/2021
Another Property Sold - 20 Palmer Drive, Novato, CA 94949
Soaring ceilings and an expansive floor plan define this exquisite property located in desirable Point Marin. A large country kitchen boasts granite countertops, pantry, gas range, dishwasher, maple cabinetry and additional sink on expansive island. Adjoining family room w/fireplace leads to cobblestone patio and lawn. Fireplace in formal separate living room and courtyard off the formal dining room. Guest suite wing downstairs (no closet in bedroom) and full bath. Upstairs family room/office or 4th bedroom, Huge master suite with coffered ceilings, walk-in closet and elegant bathroom incl; sep. tub and large shower stall. 3-car garage,...
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