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Curb Appeal

Buyers buy neighborhoods and they start assessing value based on what they see as they approach your property. Nice looking homes that are situated on blighted blocks are a hard sell while rough houses on great blocks attract buyers. In

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Benvenue Ave, Oakland, CA

This home is on a highly desirable block in a top East Bay neighborhood. Curb Appeal Home owner is contracted to have shingle repair work completed on the south and west sides of the main building. As those areas will

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Winters Victorian Farmhouse Inspirations

    This home has Victorian farmhouse roots. Adding a touch of gingerbread and color are key elements to restoring this home into the jewel of the block. The existing front door is not appropriate for the style of this


Ann Carrington Inspired

Art: UK artist Anne Carrigton, Wallpaper: Designyourwall.com and Alibaba.com, and Swedish pewter chandelier c/o 1stdibs.com

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Scott Alley, San Francisco, CA

Spa bathroom update for this SOMA vacation home. Centra 30″ Single Bathroom Vanity for Undermount Sinks by Wyndham Collection – Gray Oak. www.modernbathroom .com List Price $1,050.00 Your Price $824.00 + 175.00 manmade white stone top (no faucet) Grohe 32216

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Fireplace – Contemporary Farmhouse Winters

The existing fireplace was drab and uninteresting. Adding an oversized mantle created a much needed anchor in this open concept home. The glass subway tile is an updated classic that reflects light from the adjacent French doors.

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Fountain – Contemporary Farmhouse Project

I picked up this piece of architectural salvage for around $50. It was the base of a column from a demolished building and is made of gazed terracotta. I inverted the piece to create an infinity edge and the tranquil

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Nature Inspired

Console by Ralph Pucci, Leather Swivel in Peacock from Horchow, color Benjamin Moore. D.

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Wine Country Manufactured Home Transformation

Turn boring “Before” into Country Chic.   Replace windows and provide access to patio living area.  

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Victorian Farmhouse Inspired

My third project home in Winters, CA is located just steps off Main Street. It appears that the original structure predates the 1936 public record. Over the years this home has undergone “upgrades” that I plan to remove. My intention

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