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Posted on 10/04/2022
Another Property Sold - 413 36th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403
An abundance of charm and endless possibilities! Built in 1949, this custom- built delightful home is available for new owners for the first time. Desirable split- level floorplan, large living room with fireplace. Both the separate dining room and eat -in kitchen offer access to the covered patio and the large backyard. Two good sized bedrooms and the bathroom with separate shower stall are located on the upper level. Amazing natural light throughout. The upstairs bonus room could be used as a playroom/office or artist studio. An additional downstairs bonus room and a ¼ bath is located off the garage. Recently refinished hardwood floors...
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Posted on 10/02/2022
Basics of building a deck: Most popular materials to use
Among the basics of building a deck is deciding what material to use. There are multiple types of wood to choose from, as well as other artificial materials. While each has their pros and cons, some building materials might be better for your specific needs than others. Here is a guide to the basic types of materials for...
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Posted on 09/25/2022
Interior design basics: Symmetrical & asymmetrical balance
Symmetrical balance is a crucial part of interior design. The arrangement of furnishings and decorative pieces in a space can have a profound effect on the overall aesthetic, regardless of the style of the room. To help you achieve a symmetrical or asymmetrical balance in your home decorating, here is a simple guide to the basics: Symmetrical balance...
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Posted on 09/18/2022
Where to start: 4 Home remodeling starting points for any homeowner
Home remodeling excites, delights and thrills. It may...
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Posted on 09/11/2022
Essential tools for modern interior design
If you've ever wondered what it takes to be a modern interior designer, it's important to get acquainted with the proper tools. Technology has changed and added many tools used by modern interior designers. However, the basics remain an integral part of many designers' processes. Tools like measuring tape, drawing materials, fabric samples and other physical objects are...
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Posted on 09/08/2022
Video Tour - 413 36th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403
An abundance of charm and endless possibilities! Built in 1949, this custom- built delightful home is available for new owners for the first time. Desirable split- level floorplan, large living room with fireplace. Both the separate dining room and eat -in kitchen offer access to the covered patio and the large backyard. Two good sized bedrooms and the bathroom with separate shower stall are located on the upper level. Amazing natural light throughout. The upstairs bonus room could be used as a playroom/office or artist studio. An additional downstairs bonus room and a ¼ bath is located off the garage. Recently refinished hardwood floors...
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Posted on 09/08/2022
413 36th Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94403 is now new to the market!
An abundance of charm and endless possibilities! Built in 1949, this custom- built delightful home is available for new owners for the first time. Desirable split- level floorplan, large living room with fireplace. Both the separate dining room and eat -in kitchen offer access to the covered patio and the large backyard. Two good sized bedrooms and the bathroom with separate shower stall are located on the upper level. Amazing natural light throughout. The upstairs bonus room could be used as a playroom/office or artist studio. An additional downstairs bonus room and a ¼ bath is located off the garage. Recently refinished hardwood floors...
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Posted on 09/07/2022
Another Property Sold - 444 East Ellsworth Court, San Mateo, CA 94401
Nestled in a desirable court providing easy access to both Burlingame and San Mateo Downtowns this home features California living at its best! The property is immaculate with upgraded kitchen and bathrooms, fresh interior and exterior paint and gleaming hardwood floors. Two sliding glass doors from the main living area allows easy access to the beautifully landscaped backyard. Many improvements including dual pane windows, tankless water heater, fire sprinklers, copper plumbing and upgraded electrical system. Bright updated kitchen with granite countertops, recessed lighting, built in desk and stainless appliances. Large primary bedroom...
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Posted on 09/04/2022
VA Loans for First-Time Homebuyers: A Basic Guide
If you've served in the U.S. military, a VA loan might be an excellent way to finance your first home. If you're interested in using this benefit, it's important to know the steps involved. Here is a basic guide to buying your first home with a VA loan: Get Your Certificate of Eligibility A certificate of eligibility from...
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Posted on 08/28/2022
Why you should consider using black and white decoration at home
If you're searching for a bold and effective color scheme for your next interior design project, consider black and white decoration. While it may seem simple or even dull, the combination of black and white can create dynamic and beautiful indoor spaces. Here are some reasons black and white decoration might be right for you: It works with...
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Posted on 08/21/2022
Garden & lawn benches: What to consider before you buy
While many regard lawn benches as a ubiquitous and utilitarian outdoor feature, the right bench can make a stylish statement in your outdoor living space. But how do you choose the best bench for your yard? Here are some of the key factors to consider when shopping for the perfect garden or lawn bench: Locations & surfaces A...
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Posted on 08/14/2022
Homeowners insurance: How much will it cost?
If you’re a first-time homebuyer working on a budget for your future plans, you might be wondering about homeowners insurance - how much will it cost, anyway? Unfortunately, the answer can get complicated, as it depends on several factors. To help you budget for your first home, here is a quick guide to what goes in to determining...
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