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Posted on 06/29/2022
Another Property Rented - 1670 Kearney Street, St. Helena, CA 94574
Experience this immaculate three bedroom home located in St. Helena on the desirable west side! Close to shopping and world-class restaurants it features a formal dining room, separate office space, gourmet eat-in kitchen with a gas cooktop, custom shutters and gleaming hardwood flooring. This meticulously updated home is perfect for entertaining or just relaxing in front of the fireplace with a good...
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Posted on 06/26/2022
Home Loans: Home Improvement Project Funding Simplified
Building an addition onto your home provides you with more space, whether you need it for a living area or for storage. You can build additions onto the side or back of your home, or build up rather than out. No matter what kind of addition you’re thinking of building, it’s important to think about how to finance...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
A beginner's guide to designing an eclectic living room
If you have trouble choosing a living room design style, you might consider an eclectic living room. The eclectic style mixes many styles, embracing patterns and hues from a variety of sources. Rather than cluttered or chaotic, eclectic spaces find the perfect balance of all the pieces to achieve a sophisticated and dramatic aesthetic. This concept of controlled...
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Posted on 06/18/2022
1439 S Whitehall Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574 is now new to the market!
A private, gated road meanders through manicured vineyards to this exquisite, 2-bedroom, 2 1/2 bath retreat with panoramic mountain views. Surrounded by a wraparound veranda, this fabulous home is tastefully furnished and offers a spacious loft, gourmet kitchen and cave access for wine storage. Weekly housekeeping and all utilities are included. Eco-friendly systems utilize solar power and an endless demand hot water...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
A beginner's guide to PITI & property taxes
PITI is an acronym for principal, interest, taxes and insurance. In real estate, it's used by lenders to estimate your qualifications for a mortgage. One of the key variables in the formula is property taxes, which vary by location and individual home. But how do property taxes affect your PITI ratio? Here is a basic explanation to help:...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Quick ways to create a rustic and modern living room
A living room with a modern rustic design is one with sleek lines and low profiles of modern design and combines comforting textures of rustic design. In a living room, modern rustic may remind you of a more defined version of eclectic. We'll give you some easy tips to give the space a cozy vibe without compromising on...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
Vintage home decorations: Timeless & trendy ideas to try
Regardless of your personal design style, there are plenty of ways to incorporate vintage home decorations. Trends repeat themselves over time in interior design, making certain elements – such as vintage accents – timeless. Interested in adding some vintage flair to your indoor space? Here are some tips for decorating with vintage decor: Keep it light with rattan...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
Financial health: How to choose your ideal 15-year mortgage
Mortgages can be a very flustering part of the homebuying process, just based on the sheer volume of available options. Most homebuyers choose the 30-year fixed rate option, as long as they meet the criteria. But what about the 15-year option? What choices are available for homebuyers, first-time and experienced? How do you know which one to pick?...
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Posted on 05/15/2022
DIY: How to Create Your Own Surround Sound at Home
Home theaters provide homeowners with a chance to recreate a cinematic experience in the comfort of their own home. If you’re thinking of setting up part of your house as a home theater, you’ll need to pay close attention to sound quality. A surround sound system can provide the best experience that makes you feel as though you’re...
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Posted on 05/08/2022
3 Ideas for Small Dining Rooms
Dining room decor can make a significant difference in your experience of the space. Whether you have an open floor plan dining room extending into the general living space or a formal, secluded room, choosing how to decorate is important. As with any room in the home, it's difficult to work with an especially small space. If you...
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Posted on 05/04/2022
1670 Kearney Street, St. Helena, CA 94574 is now new to the market!
Experience this immaculate three bedroom home located in St. Helena on the desirable west side! Close to shopping and world-class restaurants it features a formal dining room, separate office space, gourmet eat-in kitchen with a gas cooktop, custom shutters and gleaming hardwood flooring. This meticulously updated home is perfect for entertaining or just relaxing in front of the fireplace with a good...
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Posted on 05/01/2022
The basic elements of farmhouse decor
Both nostalgic and rugged, farmhouse decor is popular largely due to being approachable and comfy. Farmhouse style has several branches including French country farmhouse, industrial farmhouse and modern farmhouse decor. However, all these interior design styles share some of the same basic elements. Here is a simple guide to the basic elements of farmhouse decor: Neutral color palette...
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