Should you skip the starter house?

Posted on Sep 12, 2018

Gone are the days when a three-bedroom, two-bath starter home was the norm for first-time homebuyers. Today, many buyers are skipping that stage altogether and going straight for their dream homes. They’re buying bigger, more expensive properties with upgraded features, and they plan to live there for the long haul. Not sure which type of … Read More >>

Open House Thursday is Here! Sept 13th, 2018

Posted on Sep 12, 2018

OPEN HOUSE THURSDAY SEPT 13TH FROM 6PM – 7:30PM Remodeled Ranch in Rancho Sunora. Over an acre lot. Three bedrooms. Both baths have been updated with all new fixtures. Anderson energy efficient windows. Custom kitchen with large prep island, double convection ovens, induction glass cooktop, under-mount sink under cabinet lighting. All appliances stay. Crown molding. … Read More >>

Posted on Aug 27, 2018

Things I learned about sales from watching my boys in sports: 1)      When you give it all you have and it still isn’t enough, it’s ok to shed a tear. 2)      Just because they had more points, doesn’t mean they are better.  3)      I would rather lose with my ‘brothers’, then win alone. 4)      Hard work feels good. 5)      Never … Read More >>

Are you ready for some football????? IT’S GAME TIME!

Posted on Aug 15, 2018

Do you think you know who the Super Bowl teams are this year? Got a guess? Let’s hear it! 🥇 Email: with the AFC and NFC team you think will be in the Super Bowl. 🥇 If you are correct you will win a prize 🥇 One correct entry will be drawn to win the Grand Prize, … Read More >>

Could your house use a makeover?

Posted on Apr 26, 2018

AFFORDABLE WAYS TO UPDATE YOUR HOME Tired of your home looking off-trend and out of touch?  Or investing in an older home and want to update it?  You don’t need deep pockets to do either.  In fact, upgrading your home can be quite affordable with the right projects. Here are five ways to make a … Read More >>

Tiny Homes: What Are the Pros & Cons?

Posted on Feb 27, 2018

The tiny house trend is a big movement. Everyone from millennials to retirees is opting to live small, but that doesn’t mean the lifestyle is right for you. Consider these pros and cons before you downsize. What constitutes a tiny house? Generally, tiny homes measure between 100 and 500 square feet. Many are portable, but … Read More >>

Do you need umbrella insurance?

Posted on Feb 23, 2018

We live in a litigious society, and for most families it would be financially devastating to experience a lawsuit. Want to protect your assets? An umbrella policy could provide the extra coverage you need. What does an umbrella policy cover? An umbrella policy provides additional liability protection. If someone sues you, this policy picks up … Read More >>

5 Signs It’s Time to Sell Your Home

Posted on Feb 15, 2018

Have you outgrown your home? Or has your home outgrown you and your household? Fewer and fewer families expect to stay in their first or second home for the long haul. Here are some factors to determine if you’re financially and emotionally ready to sell your house: Growing or shrinking household — Are you about to … Read More >>

What are the hot home colors of 2018?

Posted on Jan 25, 2018

Color can impact the overall mood of your surroundings as well as what potential buyers feel when they step inside your home. The challenge comes in choosing the right combination for your particular space. See what forecasters are predicting and learn how to implement the hot colors of 2018. Hues to Use Experts from Pantone, … Read More >>

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Posted on Jan 11, 2018

4 Famous American Estates That Inspire

Posted on Jan 11, 2018

4 Famous American Estates That Inspire It’s never too early to dream up your next vacation. Whether you’re interested in a fun, educational destination or you’re on the hunt for home inspiration, visiting these famous estates may pique your imagination. Architectural Icon A tour through the Frank Lloyd Wright home and studio just outside of Chicago is … Read More >>

Staging Tips for a Quick Home Sale

Posted on Jan 11, 2018

In real estate, staging a home and selling a home often go hand in hand. Though the process can be involved, the results are indisputable. Need some help executing an effective home staging? Browse this list of resources to help you dazzle prospective buyers and increase your chances of a quick home sale. Clear Clutter  Not … Read More >>

Your Mortgage Questions Answered

Posted on Jan 11, 2018

Does the term “amortization” leave you perplexed? Are you unsure how preapproval differs from prequalification? If so, you’re not alone. Here are some mortgage basics to help you become more familiar with the process. What’s the difference between prequalification and preapproval? Getting prequalified is often the first step when searching for a home. You supply basic … Read More >>

3 Methods to Organize Your Home and Life

Posted on Jan 11, 2018 3 Methods to Organize Your Home and Life We all have some level of attachment to our things. However, many of us feel as though we’re drowning in stuff. Fortunately, there’s been a growing movement toward minimalism, and there are numerous methods that can help. Below are three decluttering philosophies to help you clear … Read More >>

Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist

Posted on Jan 09, 2018

Your home is an investment that requires ongoing maintenance to stay in tiptop shape. If you neglect annual and quarterly tasks, however, you risk overlooking potential issues that could lead to expensive repairs down the road. Stay on top of preventive maintenance tasks with a seasonal checklist and the reminders below. Winter — To prevent pipes from bursting, drain … Read More >>

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