Home Improvement

Aug. 5, 2020

How COVID-19 Will Change Residential Home Design

Not all change is bad. Some change is helpful & excruciatingly necessary.

We’re already see how differently we use our homes today than at the end of Feb. 2020- a mere 5 months ago. Who knew how radically these changes would be forced upon us, how we’d embrace them (because ...

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April 17, 2020

Transform an Empty Room with Found Items

Have an empty room at home?

Some of us (not naming names...) have rooms that we intended to furnish, but didn't get around to it. If you have one, this video is for YOU! And after you see it, be sure to check out my listing where this room ...

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Aug. 22, 2019

How to Be a Recession-proof Buyer

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Have you heard the grumblings about *EEK* a recession. Don't say it too loud. People get very anxious when they hear that word.

Real estate is hyper-local. Even if other cities start to deteriorate, Phoenix may not be affected or it could be worse. If there is one around ...

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Nov. 19, 2018

5 Decluttering Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Holiday Visitors

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The holidays. It’s a time for celebration, a time for good food and good cheer, and - for many homeowners - a time for out-of-town visitors. And while gathering your loved ones from all corners of the globe to celebrate with you and your family undoubtedly brings holiday joy, it can also ...

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Aug. 15, 2018

Life Hacks: Fold a Fitted Sheet (NEATLY)

Raise your hand if you can *neatly* fold a fitted sheet! If you can’t, this one’s for you! #lifehack

Jan. 12, 2018

5 Home Automation Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed

It’s 2018. Home automation has come a long way from uber expensive systems that took lots of wiring and money to harness. It’s easy to implement some of these tools for under $20. This video gives a brief overview of each.

How many of these could you use? If you ...

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Dec. 13, 2017

Home Decor... for looks & living

When was the last time you asked "how are you" and didn't hear a response involving the word "busy"??

We're all wrapped up in the minutia of doing more with less, the endless imbalance of work/life & trying to achieve all of these things to feel good ...

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Dec. 18, 2016

How are Contemporary and Modern Architecture Different?

Do you know the difference between "contemporary" and "modern" architecture? Which principles and/or elements specifically make them different??

I thought I knew. We see new styles of architecture all around Phoenix & Scottsdale as new residents with more appreciation and affinity for either move to our area from other ...

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Dec. 15, 2016

Trend Alert: Disappearing Property Gates

"Security" is a big buzz word these days...

I of all people am acutely aware of how much security impacts us. Even though you're probably thinking about your technology, I'm a Realtor®. I'm talking about security at your home.

I absolutely LOVE this concept- form & function to ...

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Aug. 3, 2016

Home Inspections: What Every Buyer Needs to Know

Water damage on floors caused termite damageMost buyers have an “inspection period” or the right to perform “due diligence” prior to completing a home purchase. If you are spending a lot of money, shouldn't you know what you’re getting?

In Arizona, something doesn’t have to be physically wrong or in disrepair for a buyer to ...

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