Roberta Oswald
Roberta Oswald, Valley Property Sales & Management
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Using Color to Improve Your Home Sale
Posted on 09/22/2019
Using Color to Improve Your Home Sale
Are you considering starting or finishing some home improvement projects at the moment? That is wonderful; it is always a good idea to make some upgrades to increase your home's value. However, be sure you are on the right track in regards to your improvements so you can get the most out of your investment. It is not...
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Cleaning Your Home After the Flu
Posted on 09/15/2019
Cleaning Your Home After the Flu
It's imperative that you clean up your home appropriately whenever a member of your household has had the flu to prevent other members of the house from getting sick too. Not just that, a germ-free home also provides some form of protection for everyone. To clean thoroughly, you will need cleaning supplies like disinfectant and sanitizing solutions. You...
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Sharing Your Home with Your Pets
Posted on 09/08/2019
Sharing Your Home with Your Pets
Fido is part of the family, but sometimes he doesn’t quite know how to obey the family rules, and sometimes just doesn’t fit in the human-sized furniture. You’ve gone to great effort to design your home just the way you want it, but that doggy-bed in the middle of the floor somehow detracts from what you had in...
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Focusing on That Fabulous French Look
Posted on 09/01/2019
Focusing on That Fabulous French Look
From Sabrina to Amélie the French vintage-inspired interiors evoke sensual elegance and comfortable hominess at the same time. Figuring out how to pull it all off, though, takes more than purchasing the right furniture set. That je ne sais quoi (literally “I don’t know what”) that is so French isn’t so much mastered as it is effortlessly felt....
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1397 Saint James Drive, St. Helena, CA 94574 is now new to the market!
Posted on 08/31/2019
1397 Saint James Drive, St. Helena, CA 94574 is now new to the market!
Beautiful three bedroom, two and a half bathroom townhome in St. Helena Park adjacent to a spacious greenbelt and pond! Master suite is located on the first floor with a private patio. Large fenced deck off of the dining/living room. Lots of storage and ample closet space with a two car attached garage. Community pool and spa...
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Caring for Ill Family Members in Your Home
Posted on 08/25/2019
Caring for Ill Family Members in Your Home
Illness or an accident may strike a family member at any time. Or, they may require surgery or other care. And when they need in-home care during recovery, you may find yourself woefully unprepared. Prepare your home Caring for an invalid or person recovering from an illness reveals many areas in a house that do not work well...
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Five Things You Might Skip During Your House Cleaning
Posted on 08/18/2019
Five Things You Might Skip During Your House Cleaning
Here are some secret places where dirt and germs accumulate. Kitchen - The Sponge Even though we take time to clean the sink and worktop, there is something that often escapes our routine cleaning... the kitchen sponge. How to take care of it? Opt for sponges that are good quality, dependable, and wash with hot water. The hot...
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Ideas for Saving for a Down Payment
Posted on 08/11/2019
Ideas for Saving for a Down Payment
When considering becoming a homeowner, one of the decisions you can make that will be beneficial to you is to deposit a down payment. However, the question is how do save up that hefty down payment? One of the biggest roadblocks for prospective home buyers is securing a down payment. Fortunately, though, technology seems to be playing a...
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Getting Pre-Qualified for Your Mortgage
Posted on 08/04/2019
Getting Pre-Qualified for Your Mortgage
Potential home buyers should obtain a pre-qualification letter from their lenders to access a home loan. This letter communicates what the lender thinks about you being qualified for a mortgage up to a certain amount and is dependent on the data you gave about your assets, income, and expenses. Pre-qualification is just the primary step, and it provides...
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Another Property Sold - 375 White Cottage Road South, Angwin, CA 94508
Posted on 08/01/2019
Another Property Sold - 375 White Cottage Road South, Angwin, CA 94508
Own a piece of paradise - this spacious, updated home is located just a short 15 minute drive into St. Helena! Along with two master suites and two bedrooms with attached half baths, there are gleaming hardwood floors, a gourmet kitchen with butcher block island and a wood-burning fireplace. The property also offers a remarkable opportunity for rental income with an in-law apartment attached below. Must see to appreciate the full...
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1357 Saint James Drive, St. Helena, CA 94574 now has a new price of $600,000!
Posted on 08/01/2019
1357 Saint James Drive, St. Helena, CA 94574 now has a new price of $600,000!
Best opportunity in town! Lovely townhome in a desirable westside location in St. Helena Park! Spacious ground floor master bedroom with walk-in closet and remodeled bath. Bonus loft upstairs with full bath can be a second bedroom or office space. Sliding glass doors open onto the exterior patio, perfect for entertaining in Napa Valley style! Convenient to everything - ideal for a weekend retreat or a full-time...
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5 Factors to Consider Before Purchasing a Vacation Home
Posted on 07/28/2019
5 Factors to Consider Before Purchasing a Vacation Home
If you are mulling over purchasing a vacation home, then you must go over a few considerations before you make the final decision. If done for the right reasons, it can end up being a great piece of investment, as you can save hotel and lodging costs when you visit and then rent it out during off seasons....
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