Ted Stumpf
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Posted on 05/31/2020
Why You Should Build a Rain Garden & How to Get Started
Photo by InspiredImages via Pixabay Typically made in shallow depressions in the landscape, rain gardens are a great way to beautify your yard and give back to the environment. Since they contain native grasses and perennial flowers, these gardens do not have to cost much — and they are easy to build on your own. To get started,...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Key Issues to Address Before You Sell a Home
If you're planning to sell your house soon, you should prepare for the property selling journey. This can mean identifying potential home selling obstacles so that you can address these issues right away. Now, let's take a look at three issues that house sellers commonly face, along with tips to address these problems. 1. Exorbitant Initial Asking Price You...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Light up Your Outdoor Oasis After the Sun Goes Down
Photo by Ben Thijssen via Pixabay If you're like many modern homeowners, your ideal of an ideal outdoor living space is one that serves as a personal oasis. Perhaps you've cultivated a thriving culinary herb garden complete with classically inspired statuary or maybe you've carved out a serene space in the middle of a flowering thicket. Whatever type...
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Posted on 05/16/2020
Video Tour - 2591 Wimbledon Street, Napa, CA 94558
Updated home in one of Napa's classic neighborhoods! Large, airy family room adds great living space to this model, including indoor laundry area and slider door to backyard. Generous back yard provides for two covered patios + one sunny patio, fully dripped raised garden beds, decorative gravel RV parking space with rare rear fence access, manicured lawn, hot tub, and no rear neighbors. Spacious kitchen with deep pantry leads into bright dining area. Two bedrooms + full bathroom upstairs; two bedrooms + full bathroom downstairs. Central Heat, Central Air, new electrical panel, Nest thermostat, and many more upgrades make for a...
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Posted on 05/16/2020
2591 Wimbledon Street, Napa, CA 94558 is now new to the market!
Updated home in one of Napa's classic neighborhoods! Large, airy family room adds great living space to this model, including indoor laundry area and slider door to backyard. Generous back yard provides for two covered patios + one sunny patio, fully dripped raised garden beds, decorative gravel RV parking space with rare rear fence access, manicured lawn, hot tub, and no rear neighbors. Spacious kitchen with deep pantry leads into bright dining area. Two bedrooms + full bathroom upstairs; two bedrooms + full bathroom downstairs. Central Heat, Central Air, new electrical panel, Nest thermostat, and many more upgrades make for a...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
How to Choose the Best Garden Structure for Your Home
Photo by Skitterphoto from Pexels Outdoor garden structures can provide you with seating, shade and even a bit of shelter from the rain, depending on which type you choose. Although these structures serve a practical purpose, they’re available in a wide range of decorative styles and designs that can enhance your garden’s appearance. How do you know which...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
How Big Corporations Impact Residential Real Estate
Photo by Juhasz Imre from Pexels Major corporations can change nearly everything about their surrounding areas and their effect on residential real estate can be truly substantial. The concentration of wealth in areas like Silicon Valley and Seattle has influenced even the most basic properties, causing otherwise unremarkable homes to be worth over a million dollars based on...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
How to Expedite the Home Selling Journey
The home selling journey may prove to be long and arduous, particularly for those who fail to plan ahead. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to expedite the house selling cycle and quickly achieve your desired results. Let's take a look at three tips to help you accelerate the home selling journey. 1. Understand Your Target Audience...
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Posted on 04/22/2020
Another Property Sold - 1056 Marina Drive, Napa, CA 94559
Updated end unit in the coveted Newport North complex. Inside, this well-loved home features new paint throughout, an updated kitchen with granite counter tops, and stainless steel appliances, stacked full-size washer and dryer, updated bathrooms, a deep soaking tub in upstairs bathroom, new A/C unit, new furnace, (with wireless thermometer), crown molding throughout, and a gas fireplace. The outdoor patio features slate tiles, large planters, a lighted water fountain, and a shelter for additional storage. Low HOAs, 2 assigned parking spots, ample off-street parking for your guests, 2 pools, and a shared dock to launch your kayak on the...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Did You Price Your Home Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
How to Know When It's Time to Sell Your Home as an Investment Property
Photo by fran hogan on Unsplash If you’re a homeowner considering selling your home as an investment property, timing is important. From a financial perspective, just as you probably bought strategically, you want to sell strategically too. The trick is knowing when the right time arrives. Here are four common metrics people use to determine when it's time...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Amazing Indoor Water Feature Ideas
Water features aren’t just limited to the outdoors, anymore. You can bring the calming serenity of a soft stream into your home to give a more relaxing atmosphere. They can also be used as room dividers, conversation pieces, or as a simple decoration. Wall Fountains One of the most common ideas for indoor water features is the wall...
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