Home Improvement

Nov. 3, 2022

Video: Upgrade to the Next Generation of LED Recessed Lights

Years ago, I concluded the 3 best “bang for the buck” improvements before listing a home are: paint, landscaping & lighting. Today, we’re tackling lighting. Before listing a home in Corriente Condominiums, Scottsdale, Arizona, we recommended upgrading the lighting throughout. Here's how it went

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June 14, 2022

Video: Life Hack- Find a Wall Stud WITHOUT a Stud Finder

What do you do when your honey-don't-do...🤦🏻‍♀️ 

This week, I'm taking on DIY to hang a mirror. When you need to find a stud (NOT THAT KIND...), a wall stud, but don't know where your stud finder is (Neither do I), never fear, I have a ...

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May 11, 2022

Video: 3 Big Value-drivers in Real Estate

Do you know what three things drive real estate values most? The answers might surprise you...

In Arizona, here's what matters:

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April 12, 2022

Video: Tip Tuesday- Good time to buy a home?

Food for thought in the age old question- buy or rent a home, as home values and mortgage rates keep rising...

There is no right answer, only what works best for the one buying (YOU!). If you're not sure how to skin this cat, ask me. (And yes, it ...

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May 4, 2021

Decorating Hack | DIY Artwork That Look Expensive

New home looking stark? I have a hack for that! Check out my pin: I spent an afternoon in Downtown Phoenix on Roosevelt row. Here's what I saw & how a camera & some interesting scenery can easily be your source for new artwork without breaking the bank!

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April 27, 2021

Video: Life Hack | Take control over the shoes in your closet

Whether you're decluttering your closet to sell your home or impress someone (significant other? MOM??), this simple trick was the difference between a closet to show off & one to hide! Here's what I did:

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March 24, 2021

Video: How to pick engineered wood from samples

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March 22, 2021

DECONSTRUCTED: Pre-List Master Bath Refresh

One of my favorite renos! This is a timeline of my 2018 overhaul of a tiny master bath in a Phoenix starter home. It was SO AWFUL to start, but after some love it became another bright spot in a killer home. Take a look!

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Feb. 24, 2021

DECONSTRUCTED: Pre-listing Hall Bath Refresh

Check out my project! This was one I did in 2018! Quite a success, if I say so myself. See how this dingy little hall bath went from "oh no" to "oh WOW" with the help of Pinterest magic...

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Feb. 23, 2021

DECONSTRUCTED: Pre-listing Kitchen Refresh

I loved doing this little kitchen renovation! It took me longer to renovate (5 mos- active renovating) than it did to sell (2 days, 2 contracts!! 

Not in the mood to click? Check out the video version:

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