Mina Kuper's Blog

Posted on 08/01/2021
DIY Countertop Projects
Photo by Zachary Nelson on Unsplash When a style is hot, it's hot. You'll start seeing a particular medium, color or pattern everywhere. But once that hype fizzles, you're often faced with a countertop that seems dated and even loud. Unfortunately, replacing a counter isn't as affordable as getting a new hairstyle. You're stuck with it for a...
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Posted on 07/26/2021
El Segundo, CA Real Estate Market Update 7/26/2021
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Posted on 07/25/2021
New Small & Tiny House Plans Can Meet ADA Accessibility Standards
Image by Anna Armbrust from Pixabay The conventional thinking that accessible homes require significant square footage to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers runs contrary to small and tiny house floor plans. Many of these affordable new construction houses are ideally suited for people with physical limitations. Modestly-sized home plans reduce the amount of space people have to navigate. When...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
5 Home Renovation Contract Clauses That Can Resolve Miscommunications
Homeowners and contractors sometimes grow frustrated because of miscommunications. Even with what appears to be a well-crafted remodeling agreement, people interpret things differently. That's why it’s essential to include mutually agreeable dispute resolution clauses in your contract. How to Minimize Potential Disputes Understanding how the project rolls out often proves enlightening. It's not uncommon for a construction company...
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Posted on 07/16/2021
Mar Vista, CA Real Estate Market Update 7/16/2021
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Your Guide to Building a Flower Pot Fountain
You can create your own simple and welcoming water fountain for your yard or porch using materials you might already have. If you have one or more ceramic flower pots gathering dust, you can turn them into a water feature in only a few simple steps. Here we’ll go over all the materials you need and the process...
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Posted on 07/05/2021
Santa Monica, CA Real Estate Market Update 7/5/2021
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Finding the Perfect Bird Bath Location
Whether you buy one or make it yourself, bird baths make an excellent addition to any yard or garden. While the decorative aspect of a bird bath is important, it’s also important to consider the ease of use. Whether birds visit and use your bird bath will depend on several factors concerning its location. Here we’ll go over...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Budget-Friendly Solar Energy Solutions You Can DIY
Although adding solar energy systems to single-family dwellings can reduce utility bills and improve property values, a large installation's price tag sometimes proves prohibitive. Spending tens of thousands of dollars on state-of-the-art panels, wiring and equipment necessary to convert the sun's rays into lighting can easily exceed one's budget. However, increasing your renewable energy footprint does not necessarily...
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Posted on 06/25/2021
El Segundo, CA Real Estate Market Update 6/25/2021
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Home Sellers are Staying Put
Image by Mudassar Iqbal from Pixabay Construction of affordable starter homes is failing to keep pace with the number of first-time house hunters. At the same time, more homeowners are resisting the siren song of selling to these potential buyers in order to move up or downsize. It's a trend called "rising tenure length." Owners are staying put....
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Posted on 06/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 29244 Verdale Avenue, Castaic, CA 91384
Escape the city and relax in your own private oasis! This tri-level home in Val-Verde is just minutes from the 5 freeway, shopping, restaurants and everything you need. Home is on a double lot with tons of privacy and gorgeous mountain views! Enjoy a tranquil backyard including a koi pond with waterfalls, built-in BBQ, covered patio, chicken coop, mature fruit trees, shed, fenced yard and room enough for RV parking. Inside you'll find an updated kitchen with white soft-close cabinets, granite counters, stainless steel appliances (fridge is included) and porcelain wood grain tile floor throughout the downstairs. The upstairs owners suite is...
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