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Posted on 04/18/2021
Incorporating Nature into Your Decor
Photo by Jordan Whitt on Unsplash The outdoors has a unique and beautiful palette that can inspire and relax you. Whether you are a nature lover, or just enjoy its beauty from afar, you can bring that outdoor feeling into your home to brighten it up and give it a more earthy appeal. Looking for a few ways...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Home Security Tips that Help Prevent Burglaries
A struggle that everyone faces is keeping priorities straight. As careers advance, families grow, and financial responsibilities increase, some priorities fall by the wayside. One example of how that can happen is with home security. When you have your mind on twenty other things that need to be taken care of this week, it's easy to forget about consistently...
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Posted on 04/09/2021
725 Sierra Manor, Reno, NV 89511 is now new to the market!
Desirable Sierra Manor community in South Reno with water rights!! Step back in time to enjoy this charming home with brick veneer construction. The home was built and loved by the same family for decades. Solid surface corian counter tops in the kitchen. Bathrooms are original awaiting renovation. 2.63 acres with plenty of room for horses, livestock, and RV Parking! Features a three stall barn and tack room. Three shares of surface water rights on the Last Chance Ditch to irrigate the huge...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Perform an In-Depth Home Search
Conducting an in-depth home search may prove to be difficult, particularly for individuals with limited time and resources at their disposal. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to streamline your home search and discover your ideal residence without delay. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you seamlessly navigate the homebuying journey....
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Posted on 03/31/2021
13100 Fellowship Way, Reno, NV 89511 is now new to the market!
LOCATION! Desirable South West Reno community and schools! Garage space for 4 vehicles, an attached 2 car garage and a detached 2 car garage in the rear yard. Over half an acre with room for RV parking and gardening. Living room features built-in book shelves and full view of the forest like setting rear yard. Kitchen was remodeled with Hickory cabinets and slab Quartz counter...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
Is Selling a House Easy?
Selling your house should be a quick, seamless task. Yet the home selling journey varies based on a number of factors, including the condition of a seller's residence and the current state of the housing market. And if you fail to plan ahead for the home selling journey, you may struggle to achieve your desired results. There are several...
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Posted on 03/26/2021
3325 Broken Spur Road, Reno, NV 89510 now has a new price of $275,000!
SUB-DIVIDABLE 40 ACRES! Lots of options to create your own family ranch/farm, divide into separate 5 acre parcels like the near by "Palomino Ranch Estates" just northeast of the site. 20 acre feet of water rights also available for subdividing, 10 of which can be used for agricultural purposes Excellent location to stage for Black Rock City, Burning Man Venue is about 100 miles...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
5 Reasons to Consider Urban Living
Photo by Thomas Le on Unsplash If you choose to live in a city, you’ll find a number of benefits to your location. Community: Most cities are densely populated and home to people from many different backgrounds. When you live in a location like this, you’re likely to find a community of folks who share similar interests and...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
How to Stage Your Home for Different Buyers
Image by engin akyurt from Pixabay Staging can be a controversial topic for many home sellers, especially considering the effort and costs it takes to properly prepare the home. But there's no doubt the investment is worth it for many homes in that staging can transform the property entirely for the benefit of the bottom line. We'll look...
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Posted on 03/07/2021
Tips for Starting Seeds
Image by Shimul Nath from Pixabay Even though growing your garden from young plants is convenient, it is not your only option. Starting your plants from seeds has lots of benefits. It gives you more possibilities and helps you save money. Starting seeds allows you to get a jump on the gardening season. Keep reading to learn about...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
Lighten Up a Little: Three Tips to Increase Your Home's Natural Light
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay There's a lot of benefit to be had from increasing the amount of natural light that enters your home. Scientists have long linked natural daylight to improved mood and productivity. You just feel better when you regularly work or relax in a room filled with light from the sun. Sunlight helps regulate circadian...
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Posted on 02/25/2021
495 E Gepford Parkway, Sun Valley, NV 89433 now has a new price of $800,000!
Reduced! 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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