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7 Ways to Be a Great Neighbor

Posted by AAA House Manager Team on Mar 19, 2019 3:37:00 PM

No two neighborhoods are alike. Each has its own unique characteristics and personalities.

Some are filled with people who have known each other for years and like to chit-chat over coffee on their porches, while others are made up of individuals who prefer to stay to themselves.

No matter which kind of neighborhood you live in—and whether you live in an apartment building, condo or a single-family home with a sprawling yard—here are some tips that will go a long way towards building harmony and a shared sense of community.

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Spark Joy With Spring Cleaning and Healthier Habits

Posted by AAA House Manager Team on Mar 14, 2019 2:31:44 PM

Spring is the perfect time to clean things up and make a fresh start—but really, any time is a good time to commit to creating a healthier home. The best habits to cultivate are the ones that allow you to enjoy your home to the fullest. Regardless of when you start, here are some new home maintenance habits to put into rotation to reach your goals.

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Topics: home improvement, home decor

Love Your Home: 6 Ways to Make it Cozier

Posted by AAA House Manager Team on Feb 6, 2019 11:41:07 AM

Cozy is as cozy does. The better you do it, the more Danish you may be. The Scandinavians are obsessed with what they refer to as “hygge” (pronounced HOO-gah), which the Oxford English Dictionary defines as “a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.” The term is derived from Norwegian, so it makes sense that the Norwegians would have perfected it. (It’s also related to the English word “hug.”)  

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Topics: home improvement, home decor, remodeling

9 Bay Area Home Improvement Trends for 2019

Posted by AAA House Manager Team on Jan 18, 2019 10:06:10 AM

Are you seeking to add value to your home in 2019? Whether it’s to capitalize on an increasingly lucrative rental housing market, or simply to increase your comfort and enjoyment of your home, renovating is always a good idea. Knowing “what’s hot” and “what’s not” is a great place to start, and a great way to get the most from your investment.

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Topics: home maintenance, home improvement, sustainable home ownership, smart homes

8 Steps Towards a Smarter Home

Posted by AAA House Manager Team on Jan 14, 2019 3:05:39 PM

Call it digital living. Call it the way of the future. Growing numbers of homeowners are ushering their homes into the 21st century by equipping them with the services and hardware they need to make them “smarter.”

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Topics: home maintenance, sustainable home ownership, smart homes

Easy Ways to Reduce Your Water Footprint

Posted by AAA House Manager Team on Jan 14, 2019 3:05:23 PM

infographic-03-02Have you ever stopped to consider which household activity consumes the most water?

Is it laundry? Landscaping? Lawn maintenance?
Toilet flushing? Washing dishes?
Showers and baths?

Would it surprise you to learn that toilet flushing is actually the water hog on this list?

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Topics: sustainable home ownership

Bay Area Home Maintenance: A Handy 12-Month Checklist

Posted by AAA House Manager Team on Jan 14, 2019 3:04:44 PM

Owning a home in the Bay Area can be a joy. It can also be a chore. It can be lots of chores, but keeping your home maintained is well worth the effort. It’s a great way to protect your home’s value, and it will save you money in the long run. All it takes is the right set of tools and a helpful set of general home maintenance tips.

Because of the Bay Area’s unique climate, the rules for maintaining your home differ slightly from other parts of the country. For example, most parts of the country have four seasons. The Bay Area essentially has two,
a short cool winter season and a longer dry summer season. Bay Area residents may not need to concern themselves with snow removal or ice damming, but there are plenty of steps you can take to ensure your home is protected year-round.

Here’s a month-by-month checklist you can use to keep your home in tip-top condition:

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Topics: home maintenance, preventative care

Infographic: 7 Habits of Smart Homeowners

Posted by AAA House Manager Team on Jan 14, 2019 3:04:07 PM

For many of us, our homes are more than the place we lay our heads and raise our families. They’re also the single largest investment we’ll ever make. Proper home maintenance is one great way to protect that investment. Here are 7 habits homeowners should get into in order to safeguard their homes and maximize their investments.

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Topics: home maintenance, preventative care, sustainable home ownership

7 Habits of Smart Homeowners: Protect Your Family & Your Home

Posted by AAA House Manager Team on Jan 14, 2019 3:03:30 PM

For many of us, our homes are more than the place we lay our heads and raise our families. They’re also the single largest investment we’ll ever make. Proper home maintenance is one great way to protect that investment. Here are 7 habits homeowners should get into in order to safeguard their homes and maximize their investments.

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Topics: home maintenance, preventative care, sustainable home ownership, smart homes

6 Easy Remodel Projects Under $5k to Boost Your Home’s Value

Posted by AAA House Manager Team on Nov 16, 2018 2:26:05 PM

What is your home worth? What might it be worth once you’ve completed a few easy remodeling projects? The difference may surprise you, but the challenge is knowing where to start. For your inspiration, here are six simple projects for under $5k that you can either take on yourself or enlist the help of a handyman to complete. We’ll begin with the kitchen, continue on to the bathroom, and then share a few projects that may surprise you. It all adds up to a modest makeover that could impact your home’s resale value in a major way.

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Topics: home maintenance, remodeling

 

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