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Aug 172018

The Top 10 Home Kitchen Design Trends for 2019

What do you want in a home kitchen design or renovation? You might be surprised about the trends in home kitchen design for 2019. Some are old, others are new. Whether you’re planning to stay in your home or list it in the coming year, a trophy ki...

Jul 102018

Santa Barbara Homeowners: The Best Way to Build Accessory Dwelling Units

What You Need to Know About Accessory Dwelling Units, aka Guest Cottages or Guesthouses, in Santa Barbara I blogged about the new law regarding accessory dwelling units (ADU) last year. Since the passage of Senate Bill 1069, hundreds of Santa Barbar...

May 32018

Home remodeling: should you fix up your house before selling?

Many home sellers ask if they should do the necessary home remodeling or sell as a fixer upper With more than 25 years in the industry, I get asked all the time about home remodeling. Is it better to fix up your house before selling or sell it as a ...

Apr 192018

How to Integrate A Dog Shower into Your Home

8 expert tips for designing a dedicated dog shower for your four-legged family member Last week, I blogged about renovations popular among home buyers today: like a designated dog shower. In that blog, I promised to share these 8 expert tips on ho...

Apr 122018

Return on Investment: Can Adding a Pizza Oven Be Worthwhile?

Understanding what's popular among home buyers today can help homeowners make educated decisions about remodeling If you’re a homeowner looking to maximize your return on investment, Zillow says to check out what today’s homebuyers are looking...

Jan 282018

Kitchen Confidential: A Trophy Kitchen Can Sell Your Home

Did you know that a trophy kitchen can sell your home better than anything else? Nowadays you need a trophy kitchen to sell your house. Why? Because today's buyers are looking for high-end appliances, gorgeously designed cabinets, and stone countert...

Nov 202017

Remodel or Move? 5 Things Homeowners Should Ask

I'm asked all the time by homeowner's whether they should remodel or move. Here's what experts believe are the 5 things homeowners should ask when making the important decision to stay put or move out. Is your home in your heart? You may be ...

Sep 112017

4 Types of Flooring That Really Make Any Room

 Today's flooring options have you covered While some trends come and go, when it comes to flooring, classic styles are always instant hits. How about classic with a twist? Check out these flooring ideas from Zillow: Herringbone Hardwood If...

Apr 182017

Get Ready for Game-Changing Solar Roof Tiles from Tesla

Ready to go solar? Get a Custom quote now I just read a story in about game-changing solar roof tiles from Tesla. Featuring a sleek, low profile design that blends into your roof with "integrated front skirts" and "no visible mounting ha...

Mar 222017

Glitter Grout: New Décor Trend

Make your kitchen and bathroom sparkle! Décor trends come and go but glitter grout caught my eye. Normally, grout is the last thing I get excited about. But when you add glitter to it, it feels like your kitchen or bathroom just got a face-lift....

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