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Our Home Renovation: Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day

The side deck is beginning to take shape. We had decided to increase the width by 2 feet larger than our original plan. We are pleased with the size, as it is large enough for table and chairs. We were going to have the columns placed on the deck. However, once it was constructed, we…
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3901 Christian Dr, Belmont

SOLD! A single family home San Mateo County--A jewel in the neighborhood of Belmont, thoroughly updated with flair. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, plus a bonus sun room. Close to Fox Elementary. I find myself so grateful to be considered a trusted realtor of Belmont. Click Here to See the Before and After Photos! Click Here…
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438 Highland Avenue, San Mateo

SOLD at 19% over the list price. Sweet 1912 bungalow with charm, in a great location. Two bedrooms plus bonus room and one bathroom, located on the 400 Block of Highland. Board and Batten wood detailing, built-in leaded glass cabinets, glass-enclosed mud porch. Roomy backyard for play, rest, or possible expansion. Click Here to Check…
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Our Home Renovation: Impulsive Statement

Is it too much? I bought this chandelier at the coolest consignment store ever: Design Plus Consignment Gallery in SF. I really want to make a statement in the dining room. And, I must admit, there was so much going on at work that day. It was one of the most stressful days of my…
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Our Home Renovation: The Side Yard

It never ends! Remodeling begets remodeling. Jimmy and I are doing our best to be patient. We want to complete the house all in one go, then breathe, no matter how long it takes. By adding double French doors in what had been the middle bedroom (our guest room), we created an inviting flow to…
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Another Happy Buyer: 1705 Palm Ave #10

Another migration south to the Peninsula! I just helped another happy professional couple, and their dog 'Paddy', purchase their first home together. We found this adorable condo in San Mateo. Congratulations, and welcome to the neighborhood!
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Two Open Houses This Weekend: Murchison, El Camino

Stop By THIS WEEKEND (Saturday and Sunday) from 1 - 4 p.m. Take a Tour of These Two Amazing Properties   Millbrae Mills Estate with Views! 3 Bed / 3 Bath and Bonus Room 1109 Murchison Drive, Millbrae   Centrally Located 2 Bed / 2 Bath Condo with Classy Updates 425 N. El Camino Real…
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Our Home Renovation: Kitchen Is Done!

What with serving 10 days of jury duty (don't get too excited; it was only civil), and working to prepare two homes for market, I was finding little time to set up my kitchen! I worked a huge block of time on the 24th, and moved most (but not all) dishware, cookware and small appliances…
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Our Home Renovation: Phase 2

Transitioning and moving in is a slow process. We had stuffed furniture, artwork and worldly possessions either in the garage, or in the only two rooms that were not touched. Now we are preparing those two rooms for floor refinishing and painting. We are barely moved in properly to the renovated rooms because everything from…
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Open House: 425 N El Camino #202, San Mateo

Check out this beautiful, centrally located condo in San Mateo THIS WEEKEND. New homes in San Mateo County are hot hot hot! Open House: Saturday and Sunday, from 1 - 4 p.m. Large Living Room with Dining Area Eat-In Kitchen with Stainless Appliances Master Suite with Two Closets In-Unit Laundry, Extra Storage, Two Decks Pool,…
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Our Home Renovation: Final Inspection, Clean Dishes

The City Inspector came out today and signed off on the final inspection! Cause for celebration! More cause for celebration: please remember that we began this project with a 1927 bungalow that was somewhat updated in the 70’s. The kitchen counters were 20” deep. All major appliances (stove, refrigerator, dishwasher) are all 24” deep. The…
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17 Hilltop Rd, San Mateo

SOLD to a happy family of four! They have been renting for years, and they have finally found their perfect home in the neighborhood. This beautiful property has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and is walkable to Downtown San Mateo and Downtown Burlingame. Click Here to Check Out the Virtual Tour!
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What’s Happening on the Peninsula: May 2015

Celebrate Spring with Flowers and Bring Mom Along Too! Filoli Flower Show: Thursday, May 7 - Sunday, May 10 Get Your Creative Juices Flowing at Maker Faire! Maker Faire Bay Area: Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17 It’s May and Seasonal Farmer’s Markers Are Back! Check Out Your Local Farmers Market in Burlingame, San…
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Our Home Renovation: Settling and Sorting

We set up our bed today. After sleeping on the foldout couch in the living room for 6 months, this was a huge milestone. We both slept without dreams, neither tossing nor turning. For me, it was like an upgrade to a four star hotel. And it was so pleasant to wake in a room…
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Our Home Renovation: Moving In!

At last . . . . we begin moving in! The cleaners came in over the weekend to wash the windows and vacuum the dust off of the walls, molding, floors, crevices and cracks. Now we begin the process of moving back into our home. Yippee! Because we have dark floors now, my first concern…
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1109 Murchison Drive, Millbrae

Millbrae Mills estate with view, SOLD to a young couple! They have been living in Burlingame for the past several years, and they found their perfect home with its separate master suite upstairs. With the expansion of their family, Mom and Dad are moving from Tucson to help out. There were three offers and they…
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425 North El Camino Real #202, San Mateo

SOLD! This cute condo will be the first home for a happy couple. They are pleased to be centrally located to ease their commute to the South Bay. 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Condo with Classy Updates Large Living Room with Dining Area Eat-In Kitchen with Stainless Appliances Master Suite with Two Closets In-Unit Laundry, Extra…
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