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Why Living in a Townhome Instead of a Single-Family Home is Ideal


When the time comes for you to rent or purchase a home, one of the biggest and first decisions you will have to make is what type of home to choose: a traditional single-family home, a condo, a townhome, etc. There are advantages to each, but it is the townhouse that for many would-be homeowners […]

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What’s the Difference between a Townhome and a Condo?


Most people would agree that both condos and townhomes in Pasadena, California make great starter homes for first-time homeowners, and they’re suitable for small families, couples, and single people, too. Even though both also usually require their owners to pay association fees, there are also many differences about which you may be curious, for both […]

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Upgrades That Add Big Value to Your Townhome


Simple Ways to Turn Your Property Into a Luxury Townhome Townhomes create the perfect blend of spacious living with all the convenience of being in the big city. But if you plan on renting out your townhome, you can add some serious value to your property by sprucing up the interior. You don’t need to […]

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Turning Your Apartment Into a Productive Work Area


Working from home is a different experience for everyone. You have to create a space that you actually want to spend time in. That’s why the home office is so important. The trick is to create a barrier between you and the rest of your house or apartment. Feeling like you’re wandering around all day […]

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5 Must-Have Luxury Accessories for Your Home


Your home, apartment or townhome is your sanctuary. It’s where you unwind from the hassles of the daily grind and recharge for the hassles that lie ahead. So why shouldn’t you fill it with the extra little luxuries that make life just that much better? Here are some of our favorite home and kitchen accessories […]

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Apartment Tours 101: What To Look For


How to Make the Most Out of Your Apartment Tour Apartment hunting can feel more like a marathon than a sprint. Chances are that you’re going to see dozens of different units over a short period of time. Every time you make a stop and take a tour of another apartment, you have to be […]

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Finding the Perfect Apartment


What to Look For in Your Next Apartment Maybe you’re moving to Pasadena for the very first time, or maybe you just outgrew your previous apartment. Either way, apartment hunting can be an exciting time. But the last thing you want is to get locked into a lease agreement for a place you absolutely hate. […]

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6 Things You Should Know About Pasadena Life


As far as places to live in Southern California, Pasadena is kind of in a category by itself. With its vicinity to Los Angeles, outsiders tend to think of it as a mere suburb of LA, but with its unique flare, extremely rich history, and its own bustling city center, new residents quickly find out […]

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The Best Local hangouts in Pasadena


With easy access to the 110 and LA Metro lines, Pasadena offers easy access to the beach, Downtown Los Angeles, and everything in-between. But when you’re looking to keep things close to home, Pasadena boasts plenty of amazing local gems to keep you more than satisfied. From inviting local bars, to upscale dining, live music […]

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Adventures on the Gold Line


For Pasadena residents, getting out and about in LA usually means spending a considerable amount of time sitting on the 110 freeway, wishing you could just be there already. That’s where the Metro Rail Gold Line comes in. Keeping you connected with the heart of the Los Angeles, as well as the rest of LA’s […]

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