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July 19, 2019

Should I Put My Home Up For Sale This Summer?

The number of homes for sale has been increasing since February 2019. If you're thinking of selling, let's get together to chat about how you can take advantage of the market this summer!
July 13, 2019

The Effect Of Interest Rates Have On Your Buying Power

Whether the sales price is more important than the interest rate depends on your perspective. All real estate is local. This means whatever is happening in […]
June 27, 2019

Homeownership Is the American Dream!

A recent survey of renters shows that 50% of Americans are DETERMINED to own a home. Let’s get together to help you achieve your American Dream! […]
June 20, 2019

Your 6-Month Mortgage Rate Forecast

Both mortgage interest rates and home prices are projected to rise throughout 2019. If you plan on buying a home this year, the time is now! […]
June 7, 2019

4 Ways to Sleep More Guests in Your Home

Do the in-laws and their brood stay at your home for the holidays? Do long-time friends drive up with their kids to visit you on occasion? […]
May 30, 2019

How to Choose the Right White Paint

Did you know there are probably more shades of white than any other color out there? Here’s how to choose the right one for your room… […]
May 18, 2019

The Hottest Ideas for Cool Backyard Living

Someone once said you can tell a lot about the nature of a man and his home by catching a glimpse of his backyard space. There […]
May 12, 2019

Home Buyers are Optimistic About Homeownership!

When we consider buying an item, we naturally go through a research process prior to making our decision. We ask our friends and family members who […]
May 3, 2019

12 Short, Sweet Stories About Moms (That Will Make You Want to Call Yours)

In 100 words or less, readers share their poignant tales of the bond between mother and child. As borrowed from Readers Digest. In celebration of Mother’s […]
April 26, 2019

Renters Paying Substantially More While Owning Costs Less

In a recent Insights Blog, CoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005. Meanwhile, the typical mortgage payment has actually decreased. “CoreLogic’s national rent index was up 36% […]
April 14, 2019

Home Value Appreciation Stops Falling, Begins to Stabilize

The percentage of home price appreciation on a year-over-year basis has decreased each month for over a year. The question was how far annual appreciation would […]
April 7, 2019

What You Need to Know About Today’s Real Estate Market

The Housing Market has been a hot-topic in the news lately. Depending on which media outlet you watch, it can start to be a bit confusing […]
March 31, 2019

How to Put Your Housing Cost to Work for You

There has been a lot written about the benefits of homeownership. One benefit that continues to rise to the top is the added wealth homeowners gain […]
October 20, 2018
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List of Local Pumpkin Patches for Solano, Napa and Surrounding Area’s

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Marin and Sonoma Counties in California?  Scroll down and you will […]
October 20, 2018
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4 Tricks for Better Sleep Habits

Getting at least seven hours of sleep a night is imperative, yet many of us get much less and never feel truly rested. There are a […]
October 6, 2018

Budget-Friendly Tricks for Updating Your Older Home

When it comes to updating an older home, you can make big style statements on a small budget, experienced decorators say. “Start with a pop of […]
September 29, 2018
5 Ways to Protect Outdoor Wood Furniture

5 Ways to Protect Outdoor Wood Furniture

While wood furniture is gorgeous outside, you’ll need to protect it to lengthen its lifespan, or you could face rot and unsightly discoloration in no time. […]
September 22, 2018
How Music Lessons Can Help Your Child’s Development

How Music Lessons Can Help Your Child’s Development

Music is an integral part of life from an early age. Parents sing and play soothing music for babies to help them fall asleep. Music can […]
September 17, 2018
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9 Ways to Save on Life Insurance

Buying life insurance can seem like a difficult and expensive endeavor if you haven’t done it before. Both can be overcome if you have a good […]
September 9, 2018
Is Adding a Deck a Good Investment?

Is Adding a Deck a Good Investment?

Enjoying a meal with family and friends on a deck is the perfect way to relax. Depending on where you live and the choices you make, […]
August 31, 2018

The History of Labor Day

Labor Day: What it Means Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and […]
August 26, 2018

5 Tips to Keep Work Burnout at Bay

Have you been getting worn down lately? If you’ve been feeling overly tired, lacking in motivation and generally ill-at-ease, it could be the early signs of […]
August 19, 2018
3 Things Every Homeowner Should Know How to Do

3 Things Every Homeowner Should Know How to Do

You don’t have to be a pro to tackle every home fix-it problem that arises. Home repair expert Bob Vila offers simple fixes for three very […]
August 12, 2018
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7 Tips to Hosting a Summer Party

It’s summer—when the sun sets later and patio furniture is on sale! Now’s the time to dress up your backyard and host your friends to a […]
August 4, 2018
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Expert Insights: How Can Owning a Home Pay off at Tax Time?

A home provides many tax benefits, literally from the time you buy to the time you sell. The mortgage interest paid on a home loan up […]