Archive for December, 2008

Condo Trends: Wine Country Hot for Condos

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Condo Trends: Wine Country Hot for Condos

When you hear Napa, Sonoma, and Solano, you may think more about cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay, not condominiums. However, one of California's wine country sides is becoming one of the ... Read more..

Laundry

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Laundry

About 80% to 85% of the energy used for washing clothes is for heating the water. There are two ways to reduce the amount of energy used for washing clothes ... Read more..

Ask Dr. Real Estate: What’s In A Name? Your Career!

Monday, December 29th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ask Dr. Real Estate: What’s In A Name? Your Career!

Question: I'm pretty good at remembering faces, but I have always been terrible at remembering names. Since I worked in a retail store in my previous occupation it was not ... Read more..

Maintaining Curb Appeal Through Winter

Saturday, December 27th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Maintaining Curb Appeal Through Winter

  Winter can pose unique challenges for those trying to sell their homes. Cold weather and the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can keep would-be buyers at bay. ... Read more..

Home Warranty May Come in Handy

Friday, December 26th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Home Warranty May Come in Handy

  You are about ready to close your real estate transaction on a home; did you consider a home warranty? "It is not mandatory in any state that you have to ... Read more..

Holiday Wish List

Thursday, December 25th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Holiday Wish List

  With the holidays just around the corner, you better get busy shopping. Here's a short wish-list of this years must-have gadgets and gizmos for the home. These modern gifts ... Read more..

Insulation

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Insulation

Checking your home's insulating system is one of the fastest and most cost efficient ways to use a whole house approach to reduce energy waste and maximize your energy dollars. ... Read more..

Green Counter Tops Tell An Eco-Friendly Story

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Green Counter Tops Tell An Eco-Friendly Story

  Upgrading kitchens is one of the best ways to increase value in your home. Deciding to remodel the kitchen using green recycled materials can add extra appeal. It also ... Read more..

Real Estate Outlook: Sales Picking Up Tempo

Monday, December 22nd, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Real Estate Outlook: Sales Picking Up Tempo

  Here's a key question about the current market: Do you look at home prices to figure out where we are in the real estate recovery cycle, or do you focus ... Read more..

Disclosure: Safest Way To Sell A Home

Sunday, December 21st, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Disclosure: Safest Way To Sell A Home

  If you're putting your home on the market, better be sure you're ready to tell all -- good and bad. "The majority of lawsuits or claims that occur are as ... Read more..