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Video Tour  - 397 Deer Path Road, Geyserville, CA 95441
Posted on 02/25/2020
Video Tour - 397 Deer Path Road, Geyserville, CA 95441
Nestled in the Vineyard neighborhood 3 miles from downtown Geyserville. This turnkey single level fully renovated home with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths will charm you. An open floor plan, a gourmet kitchen with neolith stone counters, and upscale appliances overlook the large living room and dining room. The master bedroom en suite is complete with a fireplace and open to several decks as well as a pergola cascading to the garden. You will enjoy the 2-year-old custom built pool that comes with a remodeled garage to be used as a pool house, art and music studio. The 0.5 acre garden comes with a custom fenced vegetable garden and potting...
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397 Deer Path Road, Geyserville, CA 95441 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/25/2020
397 Deer Path Road, Geyserville, CA 95441 is now new to the market!
Nestled in the Vineyard neighborhood 3 miles from downtown Geyserville. This turnkey single level fully renovated home with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths will charm you. An open floor plan, a gourmet kitchen with neolith stone counters, and upscale appliances overlook the large living room and dining room. The master bedroom en suite is complete with a fireplace and open to several decks as well as a pergola cascading to the garden. You will enjoy the 2-year-old custom built pool that comes with a remodeled garage to be used as a pool house, art and music studio. The 0.5 acre garden comes with a custom fenced vegetable garden and potting...
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The Fast Move!
Posted on 02/23/2020
The Fast Move!
Photo by DenisProduction.com via Shutterstock Ever had to move in a hurry? The job offer is great, but the training starts in a week … three states away. Time to pack up the house—quick! Here are some tips to make the process of relocating all your possessions easier and faster. Buy Your Boxes If possible, buy your moving...
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Selling: Previous Flooding
Posted on 02/16/2020
Selling: Previous Flooding
Photo by F. Muhammad via Pixabay Each year, flooding causes more than eight billion dollars in damages to homes in the United States. Despite that, many affected homeowners go on to sell their houses so that they can relocate. When your home has damage from a tropical storm, heavy rains, or rising water from a hurricane, here are...
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Tips for Adding Solar Lights to Your Yard
Posted on 02/09/2020
Tips for Adding Solar Lights to Your Yard
Image by Alexas_Fotos from Pixabay If you’re looking to light up your house or yard using a quick and easy DIY method, a variety of solar lights fit the bill. You can choose from many elegant styles, with no extension cords required. Solar lights can be mounted, placed into the ground on stakes, hang as lanterns or on...
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Building Beautiful Wall Art with Your Photos
Posted on 02/02/2020
Building Beautiful Wall Art with Your Photos
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay With so many pictures stored away on digital devices, we forget how enjoyable images of children, friends and memorable experiences in our living space can be. Selecting several of your more meaningful photos for a photo showcase adds character to your home and demonstrates that you value family, connection and staying active. On...
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Is It Worthwhile to Invest in Home Improvements?
Posted on 01/26/2020
Is It Worthwhile to Invest in Home Improvements?
For a home seller who wants to maximize his or her house sale earnings, it may be beneficial to invest in property improvements. In fact, there are many reasons why now may be a good time to perform property upgrades. These reasons include: 1. You can make your house an attractive option to prospective buyers. As a home seller,...
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How to Use Native Stones for a Rustic Walkway
Posted on 01/19/2020
How to Use Native Stones for a Rustic Walkway
Image by Nancy Buron from Pixabay If you're like many homeowners who prefer a natural landscape plan, your outdoor living space undoubtedly features lush vegetation and bright, blooming flowers. However, you might also have the sense that something is missing but can't quite put your finger on what it might be. If this describes you, the missing element...
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The Most Useful Things To Have For New Or Soon-To-Be Homeowners
Posted on 01/12/2020
The Most Useful Things To Have For New Or Soon-To-Be Homeowners
Purchasing your first home will be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling parts of your life. It’s an important milestone on the way to financial independence and to starting a family for millions of Americans. It also comes with a lot of responsibilities and unforeseen expenses. A Reddit user asked the online community what items ended up being...
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Make a Sparkling Bathroom
Posted on 01/05/2020
Make a Sparkling Bathroom
Photo by La Belle Galerie via Pixabay When your home is on the market, you can’t always anticipate when you’ll get a call from your real estate agent that a buyer wants to see it. Trying to keep your home in perfect condition can add stress to an already complex time, but if you practice these tips, your...
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How Many House Showings Should You Schedule?
Posted on 12/29/2019
How Many House Showings Should You Schedule?
A home showing is a valuable opportunity for a property buyer. In certain instances, buyers will set up dozens of showings to review a wide range of residences. Meanwhile, a buyer sometimes finds the perfect residence during his or her first home showing. Ultimately, there is no set number of showings that you will need to attend before you...
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Quick & Easy Fireplace Care
Posted on 12/22/2019
Quick & Easy Fireplace Care
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay Before you start your first fire of the season, take a few moments to put your fireplace in order. You can do this in less than a half-hour if you gather everything you need. Here's the list: Metal bucket with a lid for removing ash A garden kneeling pad Heavy rubber work gloves...
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