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...

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...

Regular Home Maintenance: HVAC:

It's the start of a new year and a great time to make sure we do regularly scheduled maintenance on our homes. " Like a car needs an oil change, there are things in our homes that need regular maintenance...

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...

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...

KITCHEN CABINETS

Doing a full kitchen remodel is a large investment in time and money. So many of us want to refresh our kitchen, but just don't have the budget. Changing your kitchen cabinet color, doors or handles and give...

Real Estate Decorating Trends

With the start of a new year, there are always new decorating trends emerging. This year is all about ceilings! I read a great article on HGTV that inspired me to re-think my ceilings. Generally, I would say...

Are you in the cleaning mood?

In January there is a switch that turns on in my brain, that says I want to clean everything and I need to do it right now.  Do any of you have this switch? Are you in the cleaning mood? BHG came out with...

Bathroom Remolding

Is a bathroom remodel something you have been contemplating? Bathroom remodeling is all over HGTV. The larger bathrooms have the most options as they have the most space. (of course).  I love the new...