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Key Differences and Terms: Property Insurance vs Homeowners' Insurance
Posted on 12/08/2019
Key Differences and Terms: Property Insurance vs Homeowners' Insurance
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Often used interchangeably, the terms “property insurance” and “homeowners’ insurance” sometimes confuse new homebuyers. Homeowners’ insurance is a specialized form of property insurance. By “property” the insurance industry means anything that you own. Under that category come homeowners’ insurance and even renters’ insurance. These products cover single-family houses, condominiums and a renter’s...
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Put Your Best Foot Forward When Selling Your Home
Posted on 12/01/2019
Put Your Best Foot Forward When Selling Your Home
Making a good first impression on prospective home buyers is the key to getting your house sold within a relatively short period of time. Once your house is on the market, you'll want to make sure any major flaws, aesthetic issues, and potential buyer turnoffs have been fully addressed before the first prospects walk through your front door. Although...
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Another Property Sold - 3723 Culpepper Dr, Sparks, NV 89436-2521
Posted on 11/28/2019
Another Property Sold - 3723 Culpepper Dr, Sparks, NV 89436-2521
Great location along with great views. This home has been freshly painted with new flooring, new kitchen cabinets, new stainless steel appliances and new granite counter tops. The open and spacious floor plan works for any size family. Close to schools, shopping, and more. Why wait for new construction. This is ready to move in...
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Advice for Homebuyers: Purchase a House for the Right Price
Posted on 11/24/2019
Advice for Homebuyers: Purchase a House for the Right Price
If you want to buy your dream house in the near future, you likely will need to put together a competitive offer to purchase. That way, you can boost the likelihood of receiving an immediate "Yes" from a property seller after you submit your homebuying proposal. Ultimately, it helps to know what differentiates a competitive homebuying proposal from a...
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Three Smart Ways to Pay for Your Home Repairs and Renovation
Posted on 11/17/2019
Three Smart Ways to Pay for Your Home Repairs and Renovation
These days, homeowners are very busy renovating and improving their property, according to a HomeAdvisor survey. The homeowners who participated in that survey admitted they had spent an average of over $6,600 on repairs and improvements in 2018, and almost 50 percent of these homeowners were thinking about doing more renovations. What is driving all this home improvement?...
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Creative Benefits of Clutter
Posted on 11/10/2019
Creative Benefits of Clutter
Many of today's fashionable life coaches tell us that cluttered environments mess with our sense of peace and calm, our focus, and our productivity. Plenty of gurus and television hosts urge us to declutter our desks and homes. And overall, they're right. Research does support the concept that a having a tidy living space and workplace is beneficial....
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Benefits of Getting a Kitchen Island
Posted on 11/03/2019
Benefits of Getting a Kitchen Island
In every kitchen, there is a need for proper storage, display, and functionality. And that is what a kitchen Island does perfectly. There are a lot of design options available for kitchen islands, and it can be a headache to know where to start.Whether you need some ideas for a complete kitchen redesign with an island, or just...
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Another Property Sold - 1991 Wind Ranch Road, Reno, NV 89521
Posted on 11/01/2019
Another Property Sold - 1991 Wind Ranch Road, Reno, NV 89521
***Former Model Home*** Welcome Home to The Village at Damonte Ranch. This gorgeous former model of Plan B combines luxury and quality construction including quartz counter tops, built-in buffet cabintry & bookcases, hardwood floors and 5 1/4" baseboard! There are loads of upgrades in this gorgeous home! FHA and VA FINANCING available for qualified buyers. Buy a new Jenuane Home and live with the peace of mind of a 10 year Structural plus a 1 year Fit and Finish...
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Another Property Sold - 225 Pueblo St, Reno, NV 89509
Posted on 10/29/2019
Another Property Sold - 225 Pueblo St, Reno, NV 89509
Historic, Old Southwest brick bungalow with all of your modern needs! Located next to Midtown shops, restaurants and night life. The recently upgraded interior includes brand new; stainless steel appliances, butcher block countertops, furnace with central A/C, commercial grade laminate floors and too much more to list! Exterior features include RV length driveway, new landscaping with sprinklers and a street facing brick portico. Includes a 900 sqft basement for storage. Move in Ready Must...
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Outdoor Entertaining
Posted on 10/27/2019
Outdoor Entertaining
Whether you're hosting outdoor gatherings in your own backyard or at another outdoor venue, there are a few elements you will need to consider carefully. The size of your space and the number of expected guests is only the beginning. You'll want to plan out the flow of traffic and access to certain areas. Seating is also an...
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Aromatherapy for a Mood-Lifting Home Environment
Posted on 10/20/2019
Aromatherapy for a Mood-Lifting Home Environment
Photo by Seksak Kerdkanno via Pixabay Diffusing aromas in your home is a great way to settle in, relax and enjoy a fresh, clean scent that calms the nerves. How Do We Know Aromatherapy Works? Research gives us the scoop. Take lavender, for example. Research shows lavender: Eases nervousness much better than a placebo. Raises people's scientifically measured...
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Avoid a Complex Homebuying Journey
Posted on 10/13/2019
Avoid a Complex Homebuying Journey
For those who want to enjoy a seamless homebuying experience, it helps to prepare accordingly. That way, you will be ready to identify and address any hurdles that come your way during the homebuying journey. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to avoid a complex homebuying journey, such as: 1. Establish Homebuying Criteria If you enter...
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