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Create a Personalized Outdoor Living Space
Posted on 04/05/2020
Create a Personalized Outdoor Living Space
Image by Marzenna Gaines from Pixabay With spring just around the corner, your thoughts may turn to enjoying the great outdoors. By making a few improvements, you can create your own restful, outdoor oasis even as you add value to your home. Research has found that homeowners often gain the most value by improving backyards and investing in...
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Video Tour  - 1513 Adams Avenue, Milpitas, CA 95035
Posted on 04/05/2020
Video Tour - 1513 Adams Avenue, Milpitas, CA 95035
Remodeled Single family home in desirable neighborhood. Top rated Milpitas schools. New kitchen cabinets with Quarts counter tops and stainless steel appliances, (new frig will come in) new interior designers paint, new laminated floor through the house, new garage door with garage door opener, DP windows/Sliding door, long concrete driveway for extra parking and much much more. Convenient location. Close to the park, schools, future Milpitas Bart Station, Great Mall and several high tech companies. , Easy access to freeways 236, 680 & 880. William Burnett elementary, Rancho Milpitas Middle, Milpitas...
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1513 Adams Avenue, Milpitas, CA 95035 is now new to the market!
Posted on 04/05/2020
1513 Adams Avenue, Milpitas, CA 95035 is now new to the market!
Remodeled Single family home in desirable neighborhood. Top rated Milpitas schools. New kitchen cabinets with Quarts counter tops and stainless steel appliances, (new frig will come in) new interior designers paint, new laminated floor through the house, new garage door with garage door opener, DP windows/Sliding door, long concrete driveway for extra parking and much much more. Convenient location. Close to the park, schools, future Milpitas Bart Station, Great Mall and several high tech companies. , Easy access to freeways 236, 680 & 880. William Burnett elementary, Rancho Milpitas Middle, Milpitas...
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Reverse Mortgages - Do I Need One?
Posted on 03/29/2020
Reverse Mortgages - Do I Need One?
Photo by 3D Animation Production Company via PixabayIf you’re retired, own your own home and have trouble making ends meet, a reverse mortgage may seem like the answer to prayers. You get to stay in your house and you’ll have some extra cash to see you through. Before you run to the nearest lender, however, consider the downside...
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Why Choose an Assumable Mortgage?
Posted on 03/22/2020
Why Choose an Assumable Mortgage?
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay It's easy to think that investing in real estate is an incredibly expensive venture. You may think you need thousands if not tens of thousands saved before you can even think about it. But there are ways to jumpstart your portfolio even if you're renting one of the cheapest apartments in your neighborhood....
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Five Reasons Renters Need Insurance
Posted on 03/15/2020
Five Reasons Renters Need Insurance
Image by edar from Pixabay There are many reasons people choose to rent. There are fewer responsibilities, it doesn't take saving up a large down payment, maintenance is likely taken care of and there are no real estate taxes and no homeowners' insurance to pay. That doesn't mean, however, you shouldn't carry insurance. If you rent a home,...
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Another Property Sold - 1394 Jackson Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Posted on 03/15/2020
Another Property Sold - 1394 Jackson Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Old world charm with modern amenities. Cozy front porch leads into a spacious 3 bedroom 2 bath home. Bright living room and dining room, updated kitchen with new cortz counter top and stainless steel appliances. Dual paned windows, new hardwood floor throughout, inside laundry, updated plumbing and electricals. gated front and back yards. Additional storage in attic and partial basement. Wide carport area can be RV or boat parking. Saturday farmers market at Jackson & Benton. 1/2 mile to Santa Clara University. Near all the conveniences and in the heart of Silicon...
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Reasons to Sell a City Home
Posted on 03/08/2020
Reasons to Sell a City Home
If you own a city home but are ready to relocate, now may be a great time to list your residence. In fact, there are many reasons why an individual may choose to sell his or her city residence, and these include: 1. You want to downsize or upgrade. Although your city house likely has served you well for...
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298 Adeline Place #2, San Jose, CA 95136 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/06/2020
298 Adeline Place #2, San Jose, CA 95136 is now new to the market!
Got Views? Absolutely! Top floor end unit. East facing windows gentle on the eyes for unobstructed views on top of the hills. 2 year old modern, energy efficient home! Live on top of the world, minutes from downtown San Jose on prestigious Communications Hill. This exclusive neighborhood features recreational parks, walking trails with grand stair cases, and views. Open-concept floor plan provides perfect flow from living room to dining area to kitchen. High ceilings with walls of windows, kitchen with custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, center island with breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, Indoor laundry (W/D/Frig stay) Energy...
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Another Property Sold - 913-915 Miller Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014
Posted on 03/05/2020
Another Property Sold - 913-915 Miller Avenue, Cupertino, CA 95014
Fantastic duplex in the heart of silicon valley. each unit offers updated kitchen with breakfast nook. bright living room, 2 bedroom and 1 bathroom, 1 car attached garage and a private yard. 2 units only have shared walls in garage. versatile use. move in one and rent out the other. walking distance to shops. near all the conveniences and Apple campuses. Excellent Cupertino...
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A  Pre-Qualification Letter Doesn't Equal Being Pre-Approved
Posted on 03/01/2020
A Pre-Qualification Letter Doesn't Equal Being Pre-Approved
Photo by Tayeb Mezahdia via Pixabay When you start looking for your dream home, you need to know how much mortgage you will qualify for. Your real estate agent might ask you to get a pre-qualification letter. However, just because you are pre-qualified doesn’t mean that you will get the loan. You need a pre-approval for that, and...
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1816 Morrill Avenue, San Jose, CA 95132 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/24/2020
1816 Morrill Avenue, San Jose, CA 95132 is now new to the market!
Fantastic 2006 build. Great family home with 5 bd/3.5 bath, including a ground floor bed and bath that has separate entrance. Stylish covered front entrance, spacious living room dining, family room kitchen, ground floor in-law quarter, cozy loft on 2nd floor, and luxurious master suite with balcony and 3 other bedrooms and laundry room. Kitchen with granite tops and stainless steel appliances, center island, pendant lights. Custom built-ins through out the house. Highly versatile floor plan and sun filled rooms. Professional landscaped front and backyard with designer lights. Convenient location, easy access to 680, 880, 237, 101. Excellent...
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