Mission Viejo Kitchen Updated

Home Ideas

I love My Mission Viejo Home. Like most homeowners, I try to maintain its condition so it retains its value. As we live our lives, our needs change, so we need to modify and update our homes to keep up with us and maintain a level of comfort. Before I make any big changes, I like to fully research the project and try to find inspiration. I may not find exactly what I need or what I can afford, but half the fun is discovering a whole new way of doing something and then getting it done.

I like to visit model homes to see latest trends, but I use the Houzz app to pinpoint and organize my ideas. I find it an indispensable resource for just about any home project. You can also check it out online if you don’t want to use the app. You can also find contractors and vendors there. For instance, the Mission Viejo contractor I hired is on Houzz and has posted a portfolio of his work. See it here.

I can’t really recommend a good contractor for every need, however, an excellent resource for qualified contractors is the Houzz site. Local contractors are rated, have a portfolio you can view on line and you can read their reviews. Check it out HERE.

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For purchasing new appliances for your home, look into the prices and varieties they have online at Home Depot, Lowe’s and Sears. Find something on line and then go check it out in the showroom. I have worked with all of these vendors, and was satisfied with their service.

If you are thinking of tile, go check out our local tile store, Arizona Tile on El Paseo. I chose their tile for my home and am incredibly happy. It cost a little more than what I wanted to spend, but I was ecstatic with the end result.

Again, I can’t recommend a contractor or handyman, but PLEASE go to Houzz to browse reputable local contractors and even landscape contractors. Check it out HERE. It’s free. I have also been successful when using Angie’s List.

Ladyfinger paint Benjamin MooreFor paint, I either go to Dunn Edwards or Benjamin Moore. There is a Dunn Edwards on Lake Forest Drive, and the Vista Paint in Mission Viejo carries Benjamin Moore paints. I really love the colors of Benjamin Moore. I recently chose their color “Ladyfinger” for my kitchen and family room.

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Casta del Sol Homes Recreation Center and Garden

Over 55 Homes

A great thing about living in Mission Viejo is that you have so many housing options. You can raise your family here, be an active single or couple, and you can retire here, too! Mission Viejo is home to two age-restricted communities for folks over 55 and a few other communities like the Heritage Villas Senior Apartments, Heritage Pointe, and if extra care is needed, there is Sunrise of Mission Viejo and Vintage Mission Viejo.

Casta del Sol

Casta del Sol Homes | Mission ViejoCasta del Sol is a guard gated community in Mission Viejo Central off Marguerite Parkway and between Jeronimo and Alicia. There are four entrances. There are several different types of homes from 1000sf two bedroom attached homes to spacious detached residences of over 2000sf. Several have views. The residences are members of the Casta del Sol Golf Course, they can enjoy the two recreation centers, complete with pools, spas and tennis courts, clubs, games and events. For more information about the community, go to the Association web site here.

To search for any active Casta del Sol homes for sale, CLICK HERE.

Palmia

Palmia Homes Over 55 Neighborhood Mission ViejoPalmia is a newer community built by J.M. Peters in the late 1980’s and the early 1990’s and is located in Mission Viejo North. It is a gated and guarded community and features several property types to choose from. It has a resort-like feel while Casta del Sol has a rural feel. It, too, features a golf course, a community center, pools, spas, tennis, clubs and a lot more. Visit their Association website for more information here.

To search for any homes for sale throughout the Palmia community, CLICK HERE.

Of course, you can go to the Home Search Page to expand your search or go to my Orange County Real Estate site for more searches right at your fingertips and more real estate info.

The video below is a walk-thru of a remodeled and updated home in Casta del Sol. Enjoy!

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