Hybrid at-home and in-office jobs are becoming increasingly common, and with it comes the need for a great home office for the days you do work from home. You want a space that’s organized and functional, but also helps you stay inspired and motivated. On top of that, your office also needs to look good […]
Add Value to Your Home with Tile!
Gone are the days when tile was a standard 12×12 and only used on the kitchen and bathroom floor. Homeowners are discovering new, creative ways to use tile throughout their homes, from adding to an accent wall in the bedroom to creating a statement art piece — the possibilities are endless! Not only does tile […]
29 Ways To Make Your Home More Environmentally Friendly
While I’m a huge proponent of original content, sometimes you come across an article that does a pretty comprehensive job of covering the topic in question. This article from Architectural Digest did just that. While perusing for ways in which one could make their home more “green” I came across plenty of top 10 lists […]
Referral Fees and Non-Licensees: What Everyone Should Know
The legality of referral fees in California is a tricky issue and one that can frequently trip up agents and brokers. This is because of the difference between federal and state law. The California Attorney General’s office has written a detailed opinion stating that a real estate broker can pay a referral fee to an […]
33 Creative Home DIY Ideas
Mother’s Day is just around the corner and instead of buying her something this year, why not show you really care by creating something yourself! Here are a few ideas to start you off, some more realistic than others, but let your imagination run wild!
Kids Never Killed Kids on Leave it to Beaver
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27 Things That Every Dream Home Needs
So, it’s Superbowl Weekend and parties are in full swing; but what if football just isn’t really your “cup of tea”? Well, we are happy to report that we have found something more productive for you to do in lieu of chugging beer and consuming an absurd amount of empty calories: Turn Your Home Into […]
Home Affordability Basics: Get mortgages as per your financial health
Evaluate your personal financial health, before applying for a mortgage loan. Actually, your disposable monthly income versus your total monthly financial liabilities will very much decide the amount of mortgage a lender may be willing to offer you. So, you need to know the math about home affordability, before you buy a house. Tips to […]
The Home Buyers’ Greatest Challenge: How to get an offer accepted in this market!
We’ve all been hearing it here in the SoCal real estate market for months, whether as a buyer’s agent when asked “How’s business?” or as a home buyer when asked “So how is the house hunting coming along?” Nine times out of ten the answer is usually “There are not enough houses for sale!” Or […]
Rethink Spring Cleaning: The 5 R’s
Spring-cleaning can seem like a daunting task to most, but all that hard work is sure to be rewarded. Follow these tips, not just in the spring, but all year long and your home will always be fresh and cozy.