Sellers – Read This!

6 ways home sellers will need to shift their mindsets in 2019 © Jed Share/Kaoru Share/Getty Images Big sand castle In recent years, sellers have called the shots in home-buying negotiations. They've had plenty of leverage, too, thanks to surges in buyer demand, tight inventory and soaring home prices. Lately, sellers have lost their edge … Continue reading Sellers – Read This!

Home Staging on a Budget

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First-Time Buyers Aren’t Afraid of Renovation

~ I remember when I purchased my first home. It was a HUD home and needed everything updated and we did everything slow as we didn't have the money, but we liked being able to work on something we knew was ours ~ First-Time Buyers Aren’t Afraid of Renovation First-time home buyers are showing a … Continue reading First-Time Buyers Aren’t Afraid of Renovation

See Green lawn-free houses

From First Tuesday Homebuyers, sellers and builders see Green in lawn-free houses August 26, 2015 Drought has brought California’s envied water distribution system to its knees, but not for lack of ingenuity in grandeur and effectiveness. It is the crisis of the drought that has made conservation and rigidly controlled water distribution the new normal … Continue reading See Green lawn-free houses

Is radiant heat the right choice for your dream home?

From BobVila.com 6/8/15 ~something to consider in the coming months~ Are you designing a home from scratch or even building an addition onto an existing home? Either affords a rare opportunity. You get to decide not only how the living space will look, but also how it will feel—drafty or uniformly comfortable, chilly or pleasantly … Continue reading Is radiant heat the right choice for your dream home?

RIVERSIDE: Trail to UCR’s Big C in conflict with new rail line

RIVERSIDE: Trail to UCR's Big C in conflict with new rail line Discussions to solve problems over access to Big C Trail near UCR include alternate routes, tunnel or bridge. From PE.com 8/23/15 ~ many a memory myself hiking through here. Hope they can find a solution I would hate for that trail to become extinct ~ … Continue reading RIVERSIDE: Trail to UCR’s Big C in conflict with new rail line

24 Cheap, Easy DIYs That’ll Make You Fall In Love With Your Home All Over Again

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Hottest Zip Codes

The 10 hottest ZIP Codes in  America Spoiler alert: Not one of them is in Silicon Valley. From Yahoo Homes 8/13/15 The hottest ZIP Code in the land right now is Melrose. No, not Melrose in Hollywood — we're talking Melrose, Massachusetts, outside Boston. Realtor.com just released the results of its Combined Hotness Index for the … Continue reading Hottest Zip Codes

43 Insanely Cheap Things You Need For Your Kitchen

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Master the “Unclutter”

4 Things People With Perfectly  Uncluttered Cabinets Do From Apartment Therapy July‎ ‎24‎, ‎2015 You know the types. You grab a peek inside their cabinets as they’re fishing a glass out for you and you don’t see precarious stacks of plates just waiting to fall, too many coffee mugs to count or a jumble of … Continue reading Master the “Unclutter”