Preparing for Do It Yourself projects

Preparing for Do It Yourself projects

Don’t you love watching those home improvement and makeover shows on HGTV, Discovery Channel, and the like? They’re encouraging greater nu...

August 13th, 2019 |  


Appraisals for all

Appraisals for all

No one expects you to be able to appraise a home. It’s a professional’s responsibility to provide an independent estimate of either your c...

August 5th, 2019 |  


Anyone can order an appraisal

Anyone can order an appraisal

All of us often turn to professionals when we need critical services performed or important guidance offered. Of course, the buying and selling of pro...

July 29th, 2019 |  



Inspection misconceptions

Inspection misconceptions

Inspections are a part of most residential real estate transactions, but because they are so common, their role is often taken for granted or misunder...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Don’t panic

Don’t panic

Property inspections are common in most real estate transactions, and are recommended even in the hottest markets. The question becomes what do you do...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Solutions and help for small-space living

Setting up home in a small apartment poses all sorts of challenges.First, there’s the floorplan: With small rooms come issues like storage, and ...

March 15th, 2019 |  


Terrazzo goes upscale

By Kim CookAssociated PressMany of us think of terrazzo — a composite including chips of various stones and glass — as a utilitarian floor...

September 16th, 2017 |  


Terrazzo goes upscale

By Kim CookAssociated PressMany of us think of terrazzo — a composite including chips of various stones and glass — as a utilitarian floor...

September 9th, 2017 |  


Stylish decor and pets can coexist

(AP) — It’s gotten easier to have a house full of pets without sacrificing the home decor you want.Interior designer Vern Yip, a judge on ...

July 8th, 2017 |  


Traditional wing chairs with modern twist

(AP) — No matter how old you are, you might have grown up in a home with a wing chair.This classic chair dates back a lot farther than any of us...

July 8th, 2017 |