Want to Sell Your House? Don’t Do These 4 Things

From Realtor.com Want to Sell Your House? Don’t Do These 4 Things   When potential buyers drive up to your home, they’re full of hope. They imagine themselves baking in the kitchen and their kids playing in the yard. Most of all they think: “Could this be my home?” Then they look closer. They see a mess by … Continue reading Want to Sell Your House? Don’t Do These 4 Things

Great Finds at Home Depot and Lowe’s

8 Great Lowe’s and Home Depot Items Under $10 From Yahoo Homes 7/15/15 (Check that list! Credit: Thinkstock) You might think that big-box home improvement stores like The Home Depot and Lowe’s are just for plumbing parts and plywood, but a wander down the aisles proves that these stores are a treasure trove of cheap, clever, … Continue reading Great Finds at Home Depot and Lowe’s

Design Ideas to Lift From Your Favorite Store

Design Ideas to Lift From Your Favorite Store: Anthropologie to West Elm Take a look and see what you can create yourself.

These Are The 10 Worst Places To Live In California

From Roadsnacks.com ~ Agree? kinda on the opposite end of my post yesterday. I grew up in San Bernardino, but there are a few zip codes here that I agree with, but it's all in good fun and centers around DelTaco ~ We used science to determine which places in The Golden State are the real … Continue reading These Are The 10 Worst Places To Live In California

America’s 20 most expensive ZIP codes

From CNBC 7/8/15 . View photo PropertyShark analysis found that the highest median sales price for a home is in Sagaponack, New York. If you think it's expensive living in Silicon Valley or Beverly Hills, try buying a place in Sagaponack, New York. The median sales price for a home in the tony Hamptons village … Continue reading America’s 20 most expensive ZIP codes

Decorating advice

Our Best Advice for First-Time Decorators From Apartment Therapy 7/7/15 ~ love love love these ideas and they work well for your first home as well! ~ It’s that time of year when a lot of people are graduating, and striking out on their own, and moving into their first real ‘adult’ home or apartment. … Continue reading Decorating advice

Save 6% on the sale of your home

Here's how to save 6% on the sale of your home From Yahoo 7/6/15  Home sales are heating up.  Not convinced it's a good time to sell?  Consider this: Sales of existing homes rose 5.1% in May, according to the National Association of Realtors.  That's the fastest pace since November of 2009. Sales are up … Continue reading Save 6% on the sale of your home

Degree before buying a home Yes or No?

EXCLUSIVE: Here’s where having a college degree makes it harder to buy a home From Yahoo Finance 7/7/15 The difficulty of saving for a down payment is putting the American dream out of reach for many young Americans. A new study from Trulia finds that having a college degree doesn't necessarily help graduates save early … Continue reading Degree before buying a home Yes or No?

Most Active States

Fitness App Data Reveals American Workout Habits, Most Active States From Reuters 7/6/15 ~ What is your fitness go to? Running, Hiking, Walking, Cycling? Texas is the top running state, according to the data, where the activity accounted for 47 percent of workouts. Idaho led in indoor and outdoor cycling that together accounted for 19 … Continue reading Most Active States