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Posted on 12/01/2021
3 Fresh Ideas for Garden Trellis Vines
Growing climbing plants on a trellis is a perfect way to use a small space efficiently. Trellises with vines can be purely decorative or provide valuable functionality like shade and privacy. There are many popular climbing plants to choose from if you’re looking for something to cover a trellis, but even if you’re looking for something different from...
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Posted on 12/01/2021
Another Property Sold - 841 13TH Street, Hermosa Beach, CA
WOW!~ Welcome to this highly desirable home in the heart of Hermosa Hill section. Enjoy the terrific ocean breezes when you walk into this lovely home where there’s the large bright and sunny foyer! You can’t help but be enthralled with the PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEWS which automatically makes you smile. Once entering, you’ll see a lovely open floor plan which invites you to the spacious living room and formal dining room next to the kitchen. The formal dining room area easily fits 8 people to dine! There is also an eating area around the kitchen counter that sits 3 stools. In the bright and sunny kitchen you have granite countertops,...
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Posted on 11/24/2021
Best Fragrant Houseplants for Your New Home
House plants have a plethora of uses. From decorating our homes with their effervescent aesthetic to functional air purifiers. If you’re in the market for a fragrant houseplant, keep an eye out for these easy-to-grow varieties. Scented Geraniums Geraniums have long been a staple houseplant. They’re easy to grow, and they offer pretty blooms to passersby. But if...
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Posted on 11/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 32700 Coastsite Drive 204, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Staycation 365 days a year in this bright and airy condo with beautiful ocean views. This spacious two bedroom, two bath unit has a large living area with glass doors that open out to its private patio. A wonderful place to enjoy the scenic views in privacy. The complex is in a prime location close to the oceans bluffs and a short picturesque walk to the gorgeous Terranea Resort with it's many restaurants and golf course. The Palos Verdes Bay Club is a pristine bluff front community with many resort quality amenites. Some of the complexes many features include two tennis courts, two resort like pools and spas, shuffleboard court,...
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Posted on 11/17/2021
The 3 Best Plants to Grow in Front of Your House
The right plants can make a vast difference in your home’s curb appeal. While there are countless landscaping possibilities, one major aspect of the front yard and first impression of the home is what’s right outside. What are the best plants to have right in front of your house? Here we’ll go over some of the top options...
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Posted on 11/10/2021
ABS & CDO - The Alphabet of Real Estate Investing
Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay If you're considering getting into the world of real estate investing, there are some basic terms that are important to understand. Buying and selling property is, of course, one way to invest, but there are other investments that offer favorable returns. However, it can sometimes be difficult to master the confusing alphabet...
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Posted on 11/03/2021
How to Make Your Own Lemon Bars
If you need a dessert for a potluck, lemon bars might be the answer. A classic treat, lemon bars are both tart and sweet. They’re also easy to make in large quantities and cut into small pieces for sharing. While it might seem intimidating to make them from scratch, the process is simple and the ingredients are relatively...
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Posted on 10/27/2021
The Pros and Cons of Open Concept Homes
Open concept homes, also called open floor plans, have been a mainstay of home design for decades. There are many reasons this style of architecture is so popular, yet there are also some downsides. If you’re considering an open concept home, here are the major pros and cons to consider: Open Concept Pros Better Flow - With a...
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Posted on 10/26/2021
Another Property Sold - 230 Catalina Avenue 216, Redondo Beach, CA
Wow! What a great location with just a few steps to the world famous Redondo Beach! This CORNER unit is one of the LARGEST ones in the complex. Newer high end wooden flooring throughout. The kitchen and formal dining room and living room have an open floor plan. From the large kitchen, you have a eating area counter along side the formal dining room. Don’t miss the bar to entertain with family and friends! Located in the back of the complex,without the street noise coming into your window. Large living room area flows out to the spacious wraparound balcony that can host many flowers & plants, a barbecue and your central A/C!!!...
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Posted on 10/20/2021
Country Style Porch Ideas to Try
If you’re looking for a style to guide your porch or patio decor, consider going country. The country design style is casual, comfortable and celebrates both the beautiful and practical furnishings. A country style porch will encourage you to relax and stay a while to enjoy the ease and pleasure of country life—no matter where you live. Here...
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Posted on 10/13/2021
How to Save On Moving Costs
Photo by Nina Garman via Pixabay Moving into a new home can be a very exciting experience. From getting to know new people to starting a new job, it can all be a very enjoyable transition. However, there are some aspects of moving that many people don’t really enjoy. And the biggest factor of all is the money...
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Posted on 10/06/2021
Selling Your Home? Here Are 3 Reasons to Hire an Agent
Photo by energepic.com from Pexels With the widespread popularity and accessibility of real estate portal sites, it’s easier than ever before to sell your own home without a real estate professional. Selling “for sale by owner,” or FSBO, can save you money. However, there are some serious advantages to working with a seller's agent when selling your home....
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