Spring is upon us, and with spring comes another anticipated time of year: home selling season. Traditionally, spring is one of the most popular times to list a home for sale. It’s also an excellent season for spring cleaning and trying out a few home-improvement projects on the weekends. If you’re thinking about selling your […]
Recently the Las Vegas Weekly published an article on turning our homes into a sanctuary. The article offers suggestions for making each room a pleasant place to be. One of my favorite people, Scott Seeley of the Writers Block bookstore, has suggestions for adding a book nook and there are suggestions for gardeners and decorators. […]
You’re smart. You’re doing your research about home buying and homeownership (like you are right now!), so you feel like you’re prepared to avoid common home buying pitfalls. But you’ll soon find that once you’ve moved in, there is a whole new list of common problems that plague unwary first-time homeowners. To help you make […]
‘Tis the season — for goal planning, that is! Many people spend December reflecting on the year and creating a list of goals to aim for in the New Year, and recent home buyers are no exception. If you’re thinking about ways to preserve that “new-to-you” feeling in your home and keep the clutter at […]
Strategies tidy homeowners use (like grids) to make things look pretty. Courtesy Houselogic.com Some people have a special knack for making everything seem so put-together in their kitchen, so prettily organized — without buying expensive things. How do they do it? They Put ‘Like’ and ‘Like’ Together Image: Main Street at Botello’s Like goes with […]
By: Jane Hoback Repair and replace door hardware that makes rooms look dingy and outdated. We’ll show you how door and cabinet pulls, knobs, and hinges can give your home new sparkle. You can slam cabinet and bedroom doors only so many times before you have to repair and replace hardware that is loose, broken, […]
To DIY or not to DIY? That’s the question on many homeowners’ minds when there’s a repair or home improvement project on their to-do lists. The good news is that you can do plenty of things on your own. But for other projects, you’re better off hiring a licensed contractor, plumber, or electrician to do […]
If you are do it yourselfer, buying a home which needs some work may seem like a good idea. Check out this article to see if there really is value in buying a home which needs some or a lot of TLC.