Whether you’re moving to a larger home or relocating for work, selling a home takes a lot of work. From the moment you decide its time to sell your home, there are a lot of tasks to take care of: finding a real estate agent, cleaning, prepping, and staging, and finally packing and moving. It’s easy to get overwhelmed, especially if you’re buying a new home a...

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Deciding where to live and raise a family is an important decision for families. There’s a lot of criteria to consider: crime rates, quality schools, access to family-friendly recreation activities and venues, and cost of living to name a few. Each family has different needs and desires when it comes to finding the right place. For parents looking for a great...

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Families looking for a new home in Mountain View will have two new options coming in 2019: Montecito Place and Trio. Montecito Place Located at 2054 Montecito Avenue, Montecito Place will offer 52 tri-leveled townhomes. These new townhomes will feature 2-3 bedrooms and 2.5-3.5 bathrooms in approximately 1,406-1,708 square feet. There will be four different f...

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Getting your kitchen in a good working order is a satisfying feeling, but it’s easy to feel overwhelmed trying to keep up. It can feel especially daunting when you’ve been in your home for a while. Here’s a quick guide to the best ways to organize your kitchen and stay on top of things. Empty Everything Yes, everything. The first step to getting your k...

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Summer is time for vacation, outdoor adventures, sunshine, and lots of fun. It also means that the temperatures will be at their peak. While the Bay Area usually stays pretty moderate, there are a few areas where triple-digit temperatures are the norm. Staying cool during the summer can be challenging. While it can be tempting to run the air conditioner all day...

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SummerHill Homes is proud to announce Bellaterra at North 40, a new home community coming soon to Los Gatos. This stunning community will offer 253 homes with open bright floor plans, loft living, terraces, and outdoor spaces. This upcoming community will consist of three neighborhoods, each with a distinct collection of homes: The Lofts & The Bungalows: 7...

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One of the best things about living in the Bay Area how a change of pace (or view) is just a drive away. Whether you want to escape to wine country, beaches, or be dwarfed by the redwoods, there are plenty of scenic gems that can be enjoyed in endless weekend getaways or even day trips. Summertime is the perfect time to escape our daily routines and venture out...

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Living rooms tend to be the center of a home and often serve many different functions. Whether you’re relaxing with family to watch a movie or entertaining friends, you’ll want to create a room that is not only stylish, but also comfortable. Here are some rules of thumb for creating a welcoming space. Choose a Focal Point The focal point of a room is ...

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The process of choosing a new home is an exciting moment during your homebuying journey. There’s a lot of decisions to make; from selecting which city and neighborhood you want to live in, to the features you must have. But one of the important decisions is selecting the right floorplan to fit your family. The floorplan can affect how you experience your new hom...

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The Zillow Group recently released the results of their Consumer Housing Trends for 2017 where they polled more than 13,000 households about what’s on their wish lists when shopping for a home. From actual home features to neighborhood characteristics, buyers are hoping to find a home that ticks off the majority of their wish lists. Here are the top features ...

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