Ted Stumpf
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Posted on 08/02/2020
Don't Hesitate to List Your California Luxury Residence
If you are on the fence about listing your luxury home in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles or another California city or town, there is no need to worry. In fact, if you plan ahead for the Golden State luxury home selling journey, you may boost the likelihood of enjoying a successful property selling experience. Now, let's take a look...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
How to Get Rid of Stains in Hardwood
Post Photo by Pixabay via Pexels One of the benefits of hardwood floors is their durability. When they start to look worn, refinishing takes time, but is much less of a hassle than replacement. Yet sometimes, stains won't simply buff out of the surface of your hardwoods. If you’re dealing with tough stains, like juice or wine spills or...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Why Curb Appeal, Home Staging, and Decluttering Matter
Putting your home on the market is a life-changing decision and, for some people, it may involve conflicting feelings. Ideally, all members of your family should be on board with the decision to sell. If you, your spouse, or your kids are ambivalent or even against the idea of moving, it could send a negative message to prospective buyers,...
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Posted on 07/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 1790 Oak Street, Napa, CA 94559
Lovely circa 1910 New England Saltbox Style home located on a tree canopied lot in the Fuller Park District steps away from downtown Napa's West End. Features include original wood floors, vintage picture windows, large open and updated cottage style kitchen, a downstairs master suite, and a super charming detached office with attached carport. Lovely views across Fuller Park from the front main level picture windows and upstairs...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
How to Maintain an Energy-Efficient Bathroom
Photo by 영훈 박 via Pixabay Your bathroom can be a considerable source of energy use in your home. The Department of Energy states that water heating accounts for up to 18 percent of energy bills, which is the second largest expense in your home after heating and cooling. Showers and baths aren’t the only reasons for high...
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Posted on 07/09/2020
Another Property Sold - 2447 Allegheny Drive, Napa, CA 94558
Spring time in Napa is so beautiful, the mustard is in bloom, vines are starting to experience bud break and the flowers are so bright and colorful! This home is located in the heart of the Napa Valley, close to parks, hiking & biking trails. An open floor plan with Cathedral ceilings, lots of windows make for a bright sunny home to enjoy. A spacious kitchen with granite slab counters an island ideal for entertaining & preparing a scrumptious meal. Lovely rear garden with flagstone patio & walkways surrounded by lush plantings. The home features an office/bedroom on the first floor & full bathroom. Master suite is...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Maximize Your Storage by Using Vertical Space
Image by Thanks for your Like • donations welcome from Pixabay One of the most untapped storage resources in your home is your vertical space. This valuable real estate can allow you to store items off the floor, reducing clutter and making your items more easily accessible for use. Looking for ways to maximize the storage space in...
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Posted on 07/06/2020
65 Chelsea Avenue, Napa, CA 94558 is now new to the market!
Looking for your first home or an investment opportunity in Napa? This home could be either! Hardwood floors and a nice back...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
The Importance of Home Maintenance: Pest Control
Image by dayamay from Pixabay Termites and other wood-destroying organisms can destroy a home in no time. Even if you have stucco on the outside, you have wood under the stucco. If a piece breaks off, termites and other bugs can get inside and destroy the walls. Wood is everywhere in our homes. Even block homes have wood...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Timing Your Sale with Your Purchase
Photo by DraganCFM via Shutterstock It’s always a quandary: can I buy my new home and sell my old house so that the timing of both matches? Well, yes! There are several ways to do this. Here’s a breakdown of how it can work. Buy a Home on a Contingency. Just what is a contingency? It’s an agreement...
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Posted on 06/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 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 06/14/2020
Does the Appraisal Impact a Home's Sale?
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay As the home buying process nears the closing, both buyers and sellers need to prepare for the appraisal. This often the last step the lender requires before approving financing for the buyer, so it’s an important part of the home sale process. What is an Appraisal? An appraisal is an unbiased, professional evaluation...
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