Valentine’s Day is a special holiday to celebrate love and appreciation. If you’re staying home and trying to find creative ways to make the most of the day, then have no fear! Here are some fun activities you can do to celebrate Valentine’s Day at home: Cook a themed dinner Cooking a themed dinner is always fun. It can be anything from Italian cuisin...

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Ready to bring a cozy vibe to your home? Cozy homes are warm and inviting spaces that have the power to make you feel relaxed and content. They should be peaceful and restorative, like a hug for your soul! And it doesn’t take a lot of time or money to create such an environment — all it takes is some creativity, thoughtfulness, and attention to detail. We’ll di...

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You've done it! After months of searching for the perfect new home, you have found it and are ready to take the plunge into homeownership. But before you can move in and make all of your Pinterest-inspired dreams come true, there is something else you must do first—close on your new home. While this is an exciting part of the home buying process, it can also be a b...

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The holidays are upon us which means family, friends, and lots of together time. While this time of year is meant to be enjoyed, let’s be honest, it can also be really challenging trying to keep the kids entertained. If you’re stuck trying to come up with ideas to keep the little ones busy, never fear! Here are 5 tips for keeping the kids entertained over the hol...

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The holidays are a wonderful time of year but you face an interesting dilemma if your home is on the market during the holiday season. How do you balance wanting your home to look its best for potential buyers while also enjoying the holiday season with your family? Thankfully with a little bit of extra effort, you can make your home feel festive while still highl...

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There’s a lot to do when moving to a new home. Our minds immediately go to changing change your address, setting up new utilities, and registering the kids for school – but have you considered how you’ll settle into your new home? This is an important step that needs to happen before you can fully feel at home in your new home. Here are our top tips to help ...

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Buying your first home is one of life’s major milestones. You’ve thought about your lifestyle, considered your future plans, crunched the numbers, and decided it’s time to buy a home. Buying a new home can be overwhelming, even for seasoned home buyers! If this is your first time buying, we’re here to help. Here’s an easy guide that demystifies the homebuyi...

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There has been a lot of progress happening at Bellaterra @ North 40! We’re excited show off the progress we’ve made on the parklets around the community. These parklets allow our Bellaterra residents the ability to enjoy access to centralized community gardens with interwoven paseos throughout the neighborhoods, multiple gathering spaces surrounded by trees fo...

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There was an excitement in the air when we announced our newest community in Mountain View. Apparently, we weren’t the only ones excited for Verano to open. In fact, we had 9 homes reserved on opening day! This new community offers Silicon Valley residents a new opportunity for homeownership in the Bay Area. Verano, new townhomes in Mountain View Veran...

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Homeownership comes with its perks but it also comes with its own set of responsibilities. Mainly all of them. If you’ve been used to having a landlord or property management company handle household maintenance, you may be in for a surprise when a leak appears or your toilet won’t stop running and you’re the one who has to deal with it. But don’t worry. W...

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