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10 Tricks to Dress Up Your Living Room

10 Tricks to Dress Up Your Living Room

10 Tricks to Dress Up Your Living Room 1. Arrange your room around a great rug. A stylish geometric rug doesn’t have to cost a fortune, but it can be the piece that pulls your room together and makes your interior design feel finished. Arrange key furniture pieces...

7 Ways to Make the Most of the Coming Fall Weekend

7 Ways to Make the Most of the Coming Fall Weekend

7 Ways to Make the Most of the Coming Fall Weekend 1. Put fall leaves to good use. Spy some beautiful fall foliage outside your door? Before you rake and bag it, consider other uses for the leaves. They would make good mulch for your lawn or garden. Or, if the leaves...

7 ‘Little’ Upgrades That Can Mean A Lot To Homebuyers

7 ‘Little’ Upgrades That Can Mean A Lot To Homebuyers

Anyone who’s ever bought or sold a home knows how even little things can sway a buyer to feel a particular house is "just right." While major features such as a good location, a big kitchen, and a certain number of bedrooms and bathrooms all drive a home’s price and...

5 Ways to Create Big Luxury in a Small Master Bathroom

5 Ways to Create Big Luxury in a Small Master Bathroom

If you’re thinking about remodeling your small bathroom, you may know that studies show updating a bathroom of any size can increase the value of a home. However, there’s a statistic from a Houzz survey you might not know: 75 percent of people who renovate a master...

Hot Home Design: 4 Things to Consider When Choosing Siding

Hot Home Design: 4 Things to Consider When Choosing Siding

Selecting new siding is one of the most important curb appeal decisions homeowners face when building new or remodeling an existing home. With so many options — both classic and modern materials — there’s a lot to consider. Many manufacturers are now combining...

3 New Considerations When Choosing Your Next Garage Door

3 New Considerations When Choosing Your Next Garage Door

The design decision Remember the old adage that the front door is the most important design element in the home? It’s not true anymore. In most homes today, the visual impact of the garage door is many times greater than that of the front door. Studies have even...

BBQ Safety Tips You Should Know

BBQ Safety Tips You Should Know

BBQ Safety Tips You Should Know According to a recent study, the average homeowner pays more attention to kitchen stove safety than they do BBQ safety. But, the fact is, a BBQ mishap can be just as devastating. So, it pays to know the latest safety tips. Keep BBQs at...

3 Reasons to Talk to a Realtor Today

3 Reasons to Talk to a Realtor Today

3 Reasons to Talk to a Realtor Today You might naturally assume that it is most important to talk to a Realtor when you’re selling or buying a home. But there are many other circumstances in which it makes sense to give me a call. Here are a few examples. 1.When...

September Housing Market Trends for Napa Valley Homes for Sale

September Housing Market Trends for Napa Valley Homes for Sale

If you’re searching for Napa Valley homes for sale, it's important that you utilize leading market data to help make an effective decision on the type and timing of your purchase. In our latest Connie and Jamie post, we'll delve into the details on the Napa housing...

What Do Interior Designers Do?

What Do Interior Designers Do?

What Do Interior Designers Do? If you want to transform a room into something that’s functional, beautiful and perfectly matched to your taste, then you might want to hire an interior designer. It’s an interior designer’s job to come up with imaginative ideas that...

This Simple Question Can Save You a Lot of Money

This Simple Question Can Save You a Lot of Money

This Simple Question Can Save You a Lot of Money Imagine this scenario.. You purchase a new home and move in. A few weeks later, you hear a strange rumbling sound. It’s the furnace. It’s only a year old, yet it’s sputtering like it’s twenty. You realize you’ll have to...

Going “Green” in Your Garden or Flower Bed

Going “Green” in Your Garden or Flower Bed

There has been a lot of emphasis lately on the importance of “going green”. That simply means being environmentally-responsible. You likely already recycle, use energy-efficient lights, and turn down your thermostat when no one is home. Yet, most of us don’t think...

Handling a New Home Problem on Moving Day

Handling a New Home Problem on Moving Day

Imagine buying a product from a store, taking it home, and then discovering there’s a problem with it. Disappointing, yes, but not a catastrophe. You can simply take it back for repair or exchange.  But, what if it’s moving day, and you discover there’s a problem with...

Painting Techniques that Bring a Hallway to Life

Painting Techniques that Bring a Hallway to Life

Some people don’t give hallways much thought when painting and decorating. Instead, they focus on rooms. The fact is, a great looking hallway can have the same, if not more, impact than the most eye-catching family room or bedroom, especially when you need to go...

No Homes for Sale in the Area You Like? Here’s What to Do…

No Homes for Sale in the Area You Like? Here’s What to Do…

Imagine there’s a neighborhood you’d love to live in someday, but, every time you drive through, you rarely, if ever, see a For Sale sign. It’s as if homes get gobbled up by buyers the moment they get listed.  It’s true, properties do tend to sell quickly in...

4 Bedroom Designs to Avoid When Listing Napa Properties

4 Bedroom Designs to Avoid When Listing Napa Properties

Our Napa, CA-based Real Estate Experts Present 4 Bedroom Design Issues to Avoid When Listing Properties The bedroom is an important space within the home during the open house stage. Those viewing the property should be able to see themselves within the home, and the...

What Homeowners Should Know About the Lifespan of Home Appliances

What Homeowners Should Know About the Lifespan of Home Appliances

Appliances included are two little words that fill buyers with happiness because that is one less major investment they have to worry about while searching Napa Valley homes for sale. However, those included appliances may not end up saving you money if they are close...

Three Areas to Fix Up Before Listing Napa Valley Homes for Sale

Three Areas to Fix Up Before Listing Napa Valley Homes for Sale

Knowing what aspects, you need to focus on when getting your home ready to sell can be overwhelming. You want to make sure the home is presented in the right light to attract buyers, but at the same time you would rather avoid investing a lot more into the property....

How to Cut Your Electricity Bill in Half

How to Cut Your Electricity Bill in Half

  You don’t have to freeze in the winter or start reading by candlelight to reduce your electricity bill. There are many simple ways to use less power with little, if any, impact on your lifestyle. A good place to start is with your electronics. According to the...

The home design trend you need to know about

The home design trend you need to know about

With the new year underway, the housing world is buzzing about the next trend in home design and remodeling. This year it seems certain the growing trend of mixing and layering materials, something many designers and architects noticed was growing in popularity over...

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