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Pros and Cons of Artificial Grass

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Although we sometimes receive lots of rainfall during the winter in many parts of the state, California still sits precariously on the edge of being in a drought more times than not. And when we slip into these dry spells, one of the first things we’re asked to cut back on is outdoor watering and irrigation. As a result, many homeowners have opted for artificial turf. Before deciding if this is the route you’d like to go, consider both the pros and cons.

Builder and Developer: "San Joaquin Valley Homes and Presidio Residential Capital to Hold Grand Opening at Cambria in Porterville, Calif., on Saturday, July 20"

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New Community Offering 80 Single-Family Homes on 15 Acres PORTERVILLE, Calif. – San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) and Presidio Residential Capital will hold a grand opening at Cambria, a new neighborhood with 80 single-family detached garden homes on 15 acres in northwest Porterville, Calif., on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Construction Dive: "San Joaquin Valley Homes and Presidio Residential Capital to Hold Grand Opening at Cambria in Porterville, Calif., on Saturday, July 20"

New Community Offering 80 Single-Family Homes on 15 Acres San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) and Presidio Residential Capital will hold a grand opening at Cambria, a new neighborhood with 80 single-family detached garden homes on 15 acres in northwest Porterville, Calif., on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Energy-Efficient Features To Help Improve Your Home

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What you don’t see in your new home can be just as important, if not more, than what you do see. This behind-the-scenes action includes built-in energy efficiencies that help impact your comfort level, your pocketbook and the environment. Here are few environmentally and economically friendly items to look for when you’re searching for your perfect new home:

San Joaquin Valley Homes Closes on 1,500th Home

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Local Homebuilder Presents Check for $1,500 to Lucky Homebuyer at Chelsea West in Visalia, Calif. San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) has closed on its 1,500th home after six years in the homebuilding business at Chelsea West, a single-story neighborhood in southeast Visalia.

Plan a Fourth of July Bash

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Whether you’ve just moved in or you’ve been in your community for a few years, what better way to celebrate summer than with an all-out Fourth of July party for your friends, family and neighbors. We’ve scoured the internet for some of the cutest and most festive ideas to make your party the best party of the year!

Inspire Your Home Décor With Your Travel Treasures

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Summertime often means vacation time, and the experiences of your holidays can often be recreated in your home evoking memories of your journeys. Specialty items picked up along the way can be subtly incorporated into everyday use and décor with a little thought and careful placement. Following are some ways to show off your memories and souvenirs you’ve collected during your travels:

Sharing Means Caring – Especially When it Comes to Bedrooms

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Sometimes, no matter how many bedrooms your house has, it’s necessary for someone to have to share a room. Some parents love the idea of their kids being all snuggled up in the same space and opt for this type of arrangement, even though there are plenty of bedrooms to go around. While sharing can be fun, it can sometimes be a little tight, so here are some hacks to help you get the most bang from this common area:

Six Ways to Sell Your Home Quickly

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To move into a new home often means selling the home you’re in. And when that beautiful new house is within your grasp, your patience may wear thin as you wait for someone to snap up your existing house. We’ve compiled a few tips to help put your house above the rest and to ideally speed up the process:

Creating a Productive Home Office Space

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Many people today are working from home whether they are employees, virtual call center agents or freelancers. And since every day for these people can’t be a ‘work from Starbucks’ kind of day, they need a home set-up that’s comfortable, convenient and productive.

Planting a vegetable garden

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Is there anything more delicious than fresh fruits and vegetables picked and eaten during the height of their season? Driving across the state of California you pass miles upon miles of farmers’ fields planted for as far as you can see. Have you ever thought how nice it would be to have just a sliver of that in your own back garden? Planting and maintaining a vegetable garden isn’t necessarily as hard as you may think, and the rewards are out of this world! Consider these few steps to see if this is an activity you’d like to tackle:

SJV Homes and Presidio residential capital to hold grand opening at Bonterra in Hanford, CA

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HANFORD, Calif. – San Joaquin Valley Homes (SJV Homes) and Presidio Residential Capital will hold a grand opening at Bonterra, a new community offering 143 single-family homes in northwest Hanford, on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Lenders will be on hand to answer financing questions, and guests can tour three beautifully decorated model homes; enjoy music, donuts and tacos; and enter to win Carrie Underwood tickets, an iPad, Visa gift cards and Santa Cruz Boardwalk tickets.