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Posted on 01/17/2021
Easy Ways to Display Plants at Home
Photo by Chantal DeGaust on Unsplash You can never have too many plants inside your home. Indoor plants can help boost your mood, productivity, concentration and creativity. But being a plant parent means finding the right ways to display your flora so they can grow and thrive in any space. We’re going to dive into several different ways...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Home Maintenance: Caring for Your HVAC Unit
Photo by Mitchell Luo on Unsplash When it comes to keeping a home cool in the summer months and keeping it warm during the winter, there's no more important unit than the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system. But like every major home system, HVAC units have a shelf life, and this is usually in the neighborhood...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Are There Property Buying Shortcuts That Actually Work?
Finding and purchasing a home sometimes can be difficult, particularly for an individual who encounters assorted challenges throughout the property buying journey. Lucky for you, there are several shortcuts that a homebuyer can use to streamline the property buying process. These shortcuts include: 1. Narrow Your Home Search If you know you want to buy a home, you should...
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Posted on 12/29/2020
495 E Gepford Parkway, Sun Valley, NV 89433 now has a new price of $1,000,000!
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 12/27/2020
Review Your Homebuying Options
For those who want to buy a house, it helps to consider your options closely. That way, you can make an informed home purchase. Now, let's take a look at three factors to consider as you prepare to conduct a home search: 1. The Local Housing Market Assess the local housing market before you dive headfirst into a home...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
3325 Broken Spur Road, Reno, NV 89510 now has a new price of $280,000!
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. Excellent location to stage for Black Rock City, Burning Man Venue is about 100 miles...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
How to Create Outdoor Living Space
Photo by Sonnie Hiles on Unsplash You can extend your living area by activating your outdoor spaces. Whether your yard is large or small, you can create a spot to entertain, read, or just relax with these tips: Seating Most outdoor spaces can accommodate some type of seating option. If you’re working with a smaller porch space, try...
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Posted on 12/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 2533 Eagle Ridge #40 #40, Genoa, NV 89411
Come build your dream home overlooking the Carson Valley on Lot #40 which is 3.15...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Making Flat-Pack Furniture Seem Built In
Photo by Melinda Nagy via Shutterstock Buying your first home is exciting, and your dream-book is full of magazine cutouts and interior design sketches. But many entry-level or starter homes do not come with the built-in shelving of your designer-inspired visions. What do you do on a budget? Use your imagination, a little ingenuity and flat-pack furnishings. What...
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Posted on 12/09/2020
1339 Whooping Crane Drive, Sparks, NV 89441 is now new to the market!
Great Spanish Springs home located on a large corner lot has excellent features: formal living and dining, double sided fireplace, open kitchen and family room. This four bedroom home has been upgraded with porcelain tile throughout the common areas. New carpet in the bedrooms, and new water heater. Finished 50 foot concrete RV pad complete with water and power...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
3 Tips for Buying Land for Residential Development
Photo by Benjamin Balazs via Pixabay Buying land can be a tricky matter for many people, especially when they're first getting started. No matter how valuable a property may seem at the time, it may not take very long to realize there were more strings attached than you thought. But while there are a few red flags to...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Identify Your Residence's Strengths
A home seller who understands his or her residence's strengths may be better equipped than others to enjoy a successful property selling experience. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to identify your house's strengths before you list your residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you identify your home's strengths. 1. Conduct a...
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