One of my favorite side benefits of being a Realtor is being able to get a handle on design trends before they become...well...trendy. Thankfully, I haven't seen a lot of the living coral in the area that Pantone promised would be the color of the year. Nevertheless, when I look to see what's popular - … Continue reading
No matter how well intentioned my wife and I are, we find that our kitchen drawers get absolutely chaotic just days after reorganizing them. I can't tell you how many times we've spent 20 minutes looking for a bottle opener that was just "right there!!" the day before. Perhaps these Houzz hacks can help. In … Continue reading
Thinking of renovating? It's easy to get caught up in the latest trends. Wondering which fads will last? Check out the latest info graph from the California Association of Realtors. Personally, I hope that the barn doors are here to stay. I think that the provide a ton of character to any home - and … Continue reading
If you're anything like me, there's always a project to be done around the house...especially the main living areas. Every morning I think about re-doing the counter tops in the kitchen because I lose stray coffee beans on the black granite. There are plenty of options out there if you're looking at renovating the kitchen. … Continue reading
Almost every home needs a little bit of staging to get things ready for market. Whether it's decluttering or bringing in all new furniture, there is always work to do. Some times it is just a bit of sweat equity. The white ceramic tile countertops in the kitchen is the item that I hear about … Continue reading
Are you starting to think about some home improvement jobs that will pay off down the road when it comes to time to sell? Perhaps you just want to make the best use of your tax refund this spring. Here are 5 home improvement tips that will pay dividends down the road.
It used to be that garages were for putting cars into so that they didn't have to brave the elements. That doesn't seem to be so true anymore. If you're anything like me then your garage is a disaster. It's our primary storage space, laundry room, exercise room, and my office...all crammed together in one … Continue reading