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Posted on 10/22/2021
Another Property Sold - 648 Casella Way, Petaluma, CA 94954
Back and Better than Ever! Fantastic Opportunity to put your finishing touches on this Chelsea Square gem. This two-story attached PUD has 3 bedrooms and laundry room upstairs, central air conditioning and heat, granite kitchen counters, recessed lighting, tall ceilings, balcony with views of Sonoma Mountains and greenspace/walking trails. Get your bargain price today for work already completed. Move in ready while you make final cosmetic and color choices. Or buy as a great rental/investment property? Second lowest HOA dues in Petaluma. Walking distance to Leghorn Shopping Center, parks, playgrounds, ballfields, and Santa Rosa Junior...
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Posted on 10/18/2021
Why Catnip Is an Excellent Companion Plant for Vegetables
Catnip is an herb of many talents. Besides being famously loved by cats, it also has many benefits for your home and garden. Catnip can be particularly beneficial when grown in vegetable gardens because of its pest-repelling properties. Here we’ll go into detail about how and why to use catnip in your vegetable garden. Bug Repellent One of...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
How to Build a Tile Tabletop
If wooden tables aren’t your style, consider creating a DIY tabletop with an alternate material. There are many great options available depending on the type of table you want to build or if you simply want to replace the top of an existing table. One creative way to build your own tabletop is to use ceramic tile. If...
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Posted on 10/09/2021
1506 Royal Oak Drive, Petaluma, CA 94954 is now new to the market!
Big, BIGger, BIGgest! IS this the biggest lot in Royal Oaks Senior Mobile Home Park? You be the judge! Fantastic, private, spacious yard allows for your largest imagination designs for gardening, entertaining, relaxing, workshopping, pets and more all at the same time. Ample off street covered parking and close-in central location for all lifestyles. Newer paint on the inside and outside of this almost 1,100sf, two-bedroom manufactured home built in 1984. Laminate flooring and newer carpeting in bedrooms. Recessed lighting in kitchen and SolaTube skylight in living room too. All appliances stay which include air conditioning, upgraded...
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Posted on 10/09/2021
45 Arlington Drive, Petaluma, CA 94952 now has a new price of $585,000!
Close and convenient location in MidTown Petaluma! This 3 bed 2 bath single story has great bones and is ready for your love and finishing touches. Roof has been replaced with added pitch creating vaulted ceilings inside. Rooms bathed in tons of light through some dual pane windows and added skylights. Hardwood floors too, ready for refinishing. Cozy wood-burning fireplace insert in living/dining room. With newer furnace, water heater, bath vanity and kitchen stove installed so you don't have to. And your backyard has mature fruit trees, with the sound wall finally completed this year! All of this with the history, charm, and beauty...
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Posted on 10/04/2021
Avoid Common DIY Decor Project Mistakes With These Tips
The process of creating your own home decor is exciting, but you are going to want the hard work and effort that you put into these projects to be the worthwhile in the end. The last thing that you want is to make an avoidable mistake during the process that ends up compromising the entire plan. These are...
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Posted on 09/29/2021
45 Arlington Drive, Petaluma, CA 94952 is now new to the market!
Close and convenient location in MidTown Petaluma! This 3 bed 2 bath single story has great bones and is ready for your love and finishing touches. Roof has been replaced with added pitch creating vaulted ceilings inside. Rooms bathed in tons of light through some dual pane windows and added skylights. Hardwood floors too, ready for refinishing. Cozy wood-burning fireplace insert in living/dining room. With newer furnace, water heater, bath vanity and kitchen stove installed so you don't have to. And your backyard has mature fruit trees, with the sound wall finally completed this year! All of this with the history, charm, and beauty...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
Get the Most Out of Your Walk-In Closet With These Key Features
Walk-in closets are an incredibly popular feature and often featured on homebuyers’ wishlists. If your home does not have a walk-in closet already, there are some clever ways to build one with some remodeling. Whether you have a walk-in closet already or are thinking about adding one, there are some key features you should be sure to include....
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Posted on 09/20/2021
Looking to Sell Your Home? Finish These Home Improvement Projects First
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels Initially, it may seem like backwards logic to complete a few home improvement projects before selling your home. Most people want to renovate their home in order to enjoy it for themselves. However, there are several low-cost projects that you may want to consider before your listing your home, as these improvements...
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Posted on 09/13/2021
The Basics of Homeowners' Insurance
Homeowners’ insurance is a popular and widely recommended service for homeowners. It provides protection from certain types of incidents and can cover damage and losses to your property. It can also cover certain furnishings and assets besides the actual structure of the home. If you’re curious about homeowners’ insurance, how it works and how it compares to other...
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Posted on 09/06/2021
Interiors: Do You Need an Architect or Designer?
When you’re having a home built, you’ll be working with a team of design professionals and builders. While you might already have builders lined up, who handles the design side of your project? Interior architects and interior designers are two different types of professionals you might end up hiring to help you design your dream home. While they...
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Posted on 08/30/2021
Luxury townhomes vs. Single Family Homes -- Key Differences for Homeowners
Photo by Ricarda Molck via Pixabay More and more communities are creating spaces for both individual homes and multifamily townhomes. Both styles offer lots of space, comfortable living and access to a neighborhood's amenities -- but there are some key differences that might make one style more suitable for you than another. Learning more about the differences between...
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