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Posted on 10/25/2020
Reasons to Sell a Small Town Home
A small town home initially may have proven to be ideal. But if your current small town house fails to meet your needs, there is no need to worry. In fact, you can add your small town residence to the local housing market and relocate to a new city or town at your convenience. Ultimately, there are many reasons...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Upcycling: Unique, DIY Containers for Your Garden Shed
Image by Rudy and Peter Skitterians from Pixabay If you're like many busy gardeners, your garden shed isn't as organized as it could be. Perhaps you've been telling yourself for quite some time that you're going to get around to giving it an organizational makeover but run short on inspiration whenever you try to brainstorm a game plan....
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Whats More Important the Location of a Home or Its Size?
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When it comes to selecting a home, every situation is a little different. Do you purchase a house because of its size or is the location more important? Both factors play a crucial role in determining your choice, but the unique details in your life can help you decide which is more...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Good Habits for Keeping Your Kitchen Perpetually Clean
Photo by Mabel Amber via Pixabay You can walk into some folk’s homes and feel the chaos, while in other homes, all you see is clean. There must be a secret to keeping a house picked up without the aid of a housekeeper, right? Right! People whose homes always appear tidy have habits that keep them that way....
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Posted on 10/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 1560 Gault Way, Sparks, NV 89431
Meadowvale Community, Affordable 3 Bedroom with a garage! Remodeled Kitchen with quiet close drawers and doors! Granite Slab Counter Tops and ceramic tile floors. Master Bath recently remodeled with easy to clean tub enclosure, vinyl planks and new vanity! New furnace and Evaporative Cooler. HOA covers limited front yard landscaping maintenance, exterior maintenance and common areas. Compared to other like kind units that have not been remodeled, this one won't last...
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Posted on 10/02/2020
495 E Gepford Parkway, Sun Valley, NV 89433 now has a new price of $1,100,000!
4.977 Acres Zoned for Medium Density Suburban, suitable single family or multi-family units, or trailer park. Centrally located in Sun Valley for accessibility to casino, shopping, restaurants, schools, churches, park and...
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Posted on 10/01/2020
Another Property Rented - 4570 Ashbrooke Drive, Reno, NV 89502
TOWNHOME, Centrally located (1223 sq. ft.) is a 2-story home with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 2-car garage. NO PETS, NO SMOKING. Price includes use of Refrigerator, and Washer & Dryer (No Warranty). Features include dining room, family room, living room, master bed upstairs, vaulted ceiling and walk in...
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Posted on 10/01/2020
Another Property Rented - 4570 Ashbrooke Drive, Reno, NV 89502
TOWNHOME, Centrally located (1223 sq. ft.) is a 2-story home with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 2-car garage. NO PETS, NO SMOKING. Price includes use of Refrigerator, and Washer & Dryer (No Warranty). Features include dining room, family room, living room, master bed upstairs, vaulted ceiling and walk in...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
What’s the Best Home Improvement for ROI
Photo by Sue Smith via Shutterstock Choosing what to upgrade or fix in, on or around your home can be a complicated process. Changes fall into two categories – things that increase or decrease value (or sale price) and things that increase or decrease salability (or how willing people are to pay full price for it). Before you...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Dress Up Your Walls with these 3 Easy-Chic DIY Wall Decor Pieces
Photo by Jasmin Schreiber on Unsplash If you have a little extra time and a few craft supplies, creating something impressive for your home is not as hard as it sounds. Check out three simple DIY wall decor pieces that no one would ever guess are homemade. Popsicle Stick Shelf You can pick up popsicle sticks in bulk...
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Posted on 09/18/2020
4570 Ashbrooke Drive, Reno, NV 89502 is now new to the market!
TOWNHOME, Centrally located (1223 sq. ft.) is a 2-story home with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 2-car garage. NO PETS, NO SMOKING. Price includes use of Refrigerator, and Washer & Dryer (No Warranty). Features include dining room, family room, living room, master bed upstairs, vaulted ceiling and walk in...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
Selling Your House? Consider a Pre-Inspection
Photo by Michal Jarmoluk via Pixabay Most buyers understand the importance of getting a home inspection before purchasing a property. But did you know that some sellers are also opting to invest in a pre-inspection? These savvy homeowners realize that a pre-inspection can be a very helpful tool when it comes time to market their houses. If you're...
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