How to Stage a Garden When Selling

How to Stage a Garden When Selling

In A garden isn't necessarily something people think about when staging and preparing their property for sale, but it is a prominent element of the property, especially if you have a lavish fruit or vegetable garden, flowerbeds, or lush landscaping. There are 1001...

Simple Ways to Feng Shui Your Home

Simple Ways to Feng Shui Your Home

The art of feng shui is a century-old tradition of setting up a home in a particular way to incite good energy and make you feel happy in your own home. There is a lot of levels of designing a good feng shui house but there are some simple things you can do to...

House Hacking Is This a Thing?

We all have heard the term "hack", which refers to a shortcut or unique way of doing something that we've all been used to doing one certain way. Well, now there's a term called "house hacking" and as you guessed it, it's unique and creative ways to find the perfect...

What is a Pocket Listing?

What is a Pocket Listing?

You may have heard the term "pocket listing" either from a buyer or seller but just not sure what it means. Basically, a pocket listing is a property where a broker holds assigned listing agreement with the seller but never actually advertises of the property in the...

5 Things to Know About Relocating to Mercer Island

5 Things to Know About Relocating to Mercer Island

I love the Mercer Island area and that's my specialty even though I can buy and sell properties throughout the Puget Sound region including Seattle, Bellevue, and the Eastside. But Mercer Island is really my baby and I love helping folks relocate to or from the...

How to Stage a High-End Home

How to Stage a High-End Home

Staging is definitely a priority when it comes to selling just about any home but in higher-end or luxury homes, it's practically required. Yes, most buyers realize that the home may not look like this every day, but when it comes to selling, you have to put your best...

Are These Things Destroying Your Home’s Value?

Are These Things Destroying Your Home’s Value?

When selling your home the last thing you want to do is ruin your home's value. You're trying to make it as valuable as possible so people see the worth when they see the price tag. But does your home have some certain features or amenities that are actually doing the...

Can I Still Buy a House That’s Not Up to Code?

Can I Still Buy a House That’s Not Up to Code?

Whether you're buying a new construction home or a historic, vintage property, making sure the right codes and legal requirements on the building construction is a major component, especially if your financing the property. But, many older homes might have some issues...