Easy storage ideas to de-clutter your home

September 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A key element in staging a home for sale is to make it look clean, spacious, and presentable. Storage Bench or Seat Buy an attractive storage bench or seat to store toys, pet items, and garden tools in a great looking container that adds a decorative element to the space. Outdoor PVC garden benches are […]

9 Unexpected Energy (and Money) Savers

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Here are a few surprising and simple ways to cut your energy bill this season. Put lamps in the corners: Did you know you can switch to a lower wattage bulb in a lamp or lower its dimmer switch and not lose a noticeable amount of light? It’s all about placement. When a lamp is […]

Four ways to tell if you can add value to a home

September 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Learn how to add value to any home with these quick tips: Deferred Maintenance: Small repairs and the general neglect of a home can make it appear less appealing than it really is. Don’t be detracted by deferred maintenance; instead, perform an inspection to eliminate the risk of serious problems, then use the condition as […]

Top 10 reasons to own rather than rent

September 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In an era of foreclosures, buyers focus on financial reasons for purchasing, but ownership has emotional rewards too. A California condo developer, the Met Warner Center, put together the following list – but it applies from Florida to Alaska. Top 10 reasons to own rather than rent 1. You own it: With no landlord, you […]

September Featured Property

September Featured Property

September 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Dear Clients, Colleagues, Friends, and Family, I hope you are enjoying the last few weeks of summer creating fond memories with friends and family. With Labor Day behind us, the first day of Autumn next week, the start of the NFL season last week, and the World Series next month,fall is on its way and […]

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Six Ways to Create an Attractive Home Office

September 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A home office is on its way to becoming an essential item on a house buyer’s wish list. After all, many people work at least part of the time at home — and even if they don’t, they still want somewhere to store the computer and their household papers. Here are some tips to help […]

How to Conduct a Simple Home Energy Audit

September 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

If you’re remodeling your home, conduct an energy audit to determine what improvements can be made to make it more energy efficient. An energy-efficient home can save you money in the form of lower energy bills and can reduce negative impacts on the environment. An energy audit will assess how much energy your home consumes […]