Bright Ideas: Happiness is a warm Nest!!!

Not since my first iPod have I been so excited about getting my hands on one of these beauties. The brainchild of two former Apple employees (and the design and packaging gives that away quickly), the Nest Learning Thermostat takes the heating and cooling of your house to a whole different level.   What’s fascinating…

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Home Maintenance Suggestions

Most good property inspectors will point out various maintenance suggestions to home buyers, that will reduce deterioration on your house and protect your asset’s value. Many of us, with all the best intentions, make a mental note after the inspectors summary to do annual checks on our house’s systems, and then promptly forget to do any…

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New Listing: 6328 NE 37th Ave – $244,500

ML# 12627467 Priced at $244,500 2 Bedrooms with double closets 1 Bathroom Bonus room for office, play room or art studio Large garage with shop and storage Fireplace Recent remodel throughout Taxes: $2822.84 • Sqft: 1064 Delightful one-level Concordia ranch in family neighborhood close to Fernhill Park, Kennedy School, New Seasons and Alberta. Tasteful remodel,…

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New Listing: 3905 NE Holman – $419,000

ML# 12020187 Priced at $419,000 3 Bedrooms • 2.1 Bathrooms 2 Garages • 2 Fireplaces New 2005-2007: Furnace, electrical panel, sewer line, plumbing, appliances, roof and exterior paint. Taxes: $4,051.59 • 3024 sqft Unique, captivating multi-level mid-century ranch facing Fernhill Park in the wonderful Concordia neighborhood. Remarkable blend of outstanding original mid-century features and subtle…

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Bright Ideas: Playing Under The Stairs

Over the years I’ve seen a number of smart ideas for utilizing unused space under open staircases. Google those very words and you’ll unearth numerous examples of clever designs to incorporate some functionality into an otherwise awkward nook. So while wandering around a no-stone-unturned bungalow remodel in Concordia, which unsurprisingly is already pending, I spotted…

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2839 NE Fremont

I won’t lie. I’ve had a mild disdain for Dutch Colonial Revivals ever since I got into real estate. For starters, living in a house that is based on the architectural identity of a barn doesn’t make me want to rush out and fill one with my belongings. The main reason though is I’m baffled…

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