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Posted on 09/22/2021
13360 W Saddlebow Drive, Reno, NV 89511 is now new to the market!
SADDLEHORN COMMUNITY! Enjoy the serenity of this home adjacent to undeveloped acreage. Custom built in 1998 by the current owner with an open concept and single level living. Main bedroom is opposite end of the home from the guest bedrooms joined by a "Jack n Jill" bath. Great room features wooden flooring and a gas log fireplace. Walk in the entry way and enjoy the view of Mt. Rose through the windows of the great room. Formal dining room and office are located near the entry...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Your Guide to New Construction Foundations
Image by bluebudgie from Pixabay One of the things you need to decide upon when planning a new home is the type of foundation you want. For some, it's an easy choice if you live in an area where your preferred choice is the best type of foundation for the recommended construction methods. Before getting too excited about...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Which Houseplants Bloom Best?
Houseplants are not only beautiful, they freshen the air inside your home and give your mood a boost, as well. There are all kinds of houseplants, but if you’re someone who prefers blooms to greenery, these plants are easy to grow and maintain. Plus, they’ll add a happy splash of color to any room in your home. 1....
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Posted on 09/05/2021
Home Improvements That Boost Mood
Have you ever rearranged your furniture, and it instantly improved your mood? Or do you feel happier since you bought that new couch? For many of us, our homes have a significant impact on our well-being. If your house is messy, it may cause you to feel stressed. If your home is tidy, you may have a sense...
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Posted on 09/02/2021
4810 Buckhaven Road, Reno, NV 89519 is now new to the market!
Caughlin Ranch Mountainshyre Gated Community with VIEWS, VIEWS, VIEWS! Custom Home built by Home Crafters with the expertise of the owner, a renown engineer. Enjoy City of Reno views and the entire Truckee Meadows from most every room in the home. Over 6,000 square feet with the Master Suite on the main level. Kitchen is an open concept with a breakfast bar, breakfast nook, bar area, walk-in pantry, and a butler’s...
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Posted on 08/31/2021
495 E Gepford Parkway, Sun Valley, NV 89433 now has a new price of $700,000!
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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Posted on 08/29/2021
Try These 5 Smart Home Upgrades
Photo by Porapak Apichodilok from Pexels You don't have to be a digital genius to implement smart technology into your home. In fact, the majority of devices on the market are designed to be installation-friendly. Making these additions to your home can make daily tasks easier, and can actually net you monetary returns. We'll look at five that...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
The Best Houseplants for Every Zodiac Sign
If you’re choosing a houseplant for yourself or as a gift, it’s hard to know where to begin. With so many options and different care needs, the world of indoor plants can be intimidating. However, one fun way to choose is by zodiac sign. This is an excellent birthday gift idea and a way to get your own...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
DIY Pest Control Hack Gardeners Should Know
Dealing with pests in your garden is frustrating. What’s worse is that with the plethora of pest control options available on the market it can seem impossible to make the right choice. This is especially tricky if you want to avoid using harsh chemicals present in most of the leading insecticide brands. Luckily, there are DIY options that...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
Outdoor Cooking: Creating a Stunning Outdoor Kitchen
Photo by Allison Gillett via Pixabay You can create a stunning outdoor kitchen using basic components and pulling things together over time. Entertaining outdoors has become so popular that supplies and materials for cooking are easy to come by in a variety of price points. Follow the steps below to make the most of the process. Foolproof Steps...
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Posted on 08/07/2021
Another Property Sold - 5600 Charjene Way, Sun Valley, NV 89433
1996 Manufactured Converted to Real Property, 3 Bedrooms, 2 baths, RV Parking behind fence and in front yard. Large decks front and rear. Paved street and paved driveway. Thee Utility sheds for workshops and Two for storage. Potential for a backyard water feature, incomplete but can be...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
Your Loan: The First Step to Buying a New Home
Photo by Nattanan Kanchanaprat via Pixabay If you’re in the market to purchase a home, it can be a confusing process. Interest rates, types of loans and what may apply to you can all sound like a foreign language. It’s always best to have some background knowledge before going to see a mortgage broker to make sure you’re...
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