Our Blog Posts

5 Ways to Outsmart Burglars - Some of us just cannot wait for the holidays and the excitement that comes along with these few crazy weeks: the festive parties, family you haven’t seen in years, and let’s not forget the food. The joyful feeling and comfort food might just help you put your guard down. Though you may look at this time […]
Are You Ready For Disaster? -   What would you do if a disaster struck in your home? What would be your course of action? With recent events, we have learned, that wildfires, earthquakes, tornadoes can affect anyone—at any time. Therefore, it’s probably a good idea to be educated on how to help yourself during an emergency. Although nobody likes to […]
Rich Renovations -   Selling your home in a buyer’s market can be difficult. By investing some money back into your home in the form of some simple renovations can payoff big time. Four “must do’s” are highly recommended, although the extent of the rehab is up to you. First, fix the obvious things that need to be […]
Myths That Make You Overprice Your Home - It may seem difficult to price your home. Especially since the sentimental value may be high. There is also the fact that you want to make a profit, of course. Let’s not forget all that money you shelled out to install a swimming pool or a half-bath that now needs to be recouped, because you’re […]
Strange Housewarming Gifts - It can be a great idea to have a housewarming party after purchasing a home. This is where you can get all the little knickknacks that you wouldn’t think to buy on your own and maybe the more common, coffee maker. Some people take the gift giving to another level and are the reason “regifting” […]
Buying Don’t’s - Buying a home can be one of the most memorable and exciting times in life. But unless you are extremely wealthy, buying a home is no impulse purchase. It will take plenty of preparation and research. Although it may seem like a daunting task, there is hope. Find yourself a great realtor and you will […]
Making the Right Low Offer! - If you are the type of person who likes to negotiate you purchase prices to the bare minimum, you may be able to “wing it” at a garage sale, but if you are going to buy a house, you will need to get some training. Yes, you weigh all options and do your research on […]
Bathroom Luxury - It is the one of the most visited rooms in your home. One of, if not, the most useful rooms. Without it, things would get messy. Yes, it is the bathroom. The bathroom is the unsung hero of the house, so why not dress it up? The average bathroom remodel runs about $18,000 but there […]
Make A House Your Home - What does it take to make the house you just purchased, into a real home? According to a study by the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Cambridge, Mass.-based research group, it will take at least $5,000.00, and that is being modest. New homeowners begin spending on upgrades or changes whether or not the house […]
Subtleties of Home Staging - Staging your home can be intimidating. The feeling of taking your old décor and making it fresh, all without breaking your bank or knowing which colors to put in the entrance to make your home feel more welcoming can surely bring on a headache. Relax, take a deep breath, because you don’t need to be […]