To Turf or Not to Turf

Yard care is a big consideration for homeowners. Real grass is high maintenance, a water hog, and expensive to replace. Artificial grass may be a good alternative for some households. Here are some of the...

My Loan Was Sold. What gives?

You've just moved in to your new home. You've unpacked, and you're starting to settle in when you receive a letter informing you that your mortgage has been sold and is being serviced by a new...

SPRING TIME MAINTENANCE

Spring Time Maintenance Check List GUTTERS—Remove all leaves and debris, run a hose and check for leaks and any blockage. ROOF—Be on the look out for any damaged or loose shingles that may need to...

ARE YOU PLANNING ON SELLING?

In today’s real estate market, with more houses coming to market every day and eager buyers searching for their dream home, setting the right price for your house is one of the most important things you...

Buying a house?

What to consider when buying a house. Credit Score Home buyer...

Proposition 10

This November there will be a Proposition on the ballet about rent control. I encourage everyone to do their research since it will affect the housing market in Contra Costa County. Below is just a quick...

Calendar: Crazy or Not?

With school back in session, my calendar is crazier than ever. Between school events, sports and work, I don't seem to have a free minute. It can feel overwhelming at times. In my calendar I have plenty...

Have you ever thought about a She Shed?

Everyone has heard of a Man Cave, but how about a She Shed? I have decided that I would like a She Shed! My house is full of boys. I would love a place that I can make super girly that is quiet and just for...

End of Summer

Summer is ending (even though it does not feel like it...whoa it's been hot out). There is definitely more traffic on the roads, longer lines in the morning at Starbucks and Peets and more people looking for...

Recipe of the Month:

This is more of an adult recipe (unless your kids are more adventurous eaters than mine) You may have to make them PB & J or Turkey Sandwiches and then make this recipe for yourself. It has just been so hot...