Tips and Tricks

5 End-of-Summer Home Maintenance Tips

The end of summer is right around the corner, and whether you’ve just bought a home in Lakewood or you’re thinking about selling yours, it’s time for a little end-of-summer home maintenance. These five tips will prepare your house ...

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5 Must-Have Smart Home Gadgets

Smart homes are becoming more and more popular – and whether you’ve just bought a home for sale in Lakewood or you’re selling one, here are five must-have gadgets.   5 Must-Have Smart Home Gadgets   While everyone has ...

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3 Reasons You Should Never Power-Wash Your Home

If you’re selling your home in Lakewood or Long Beach, you might think that you should power-wash it to make it look clean, bright and new to potential buyers. But that could be a big mistake. Here’s why. 3 Reasons You Shouldn’t ...

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Real Estate in the Internet Age

Buying / Selling A Home  As technology continues to advance and evolve, so does the real estate industry. While the fundamentals remain, so much has changed about the way we buy and sell homes.    Real Estate in the Internet ...

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What Are In-Law Quarters?

For many Lakewood and Long Beach homeowners, it makes sense to buy a home with in-law quarters – and here’s how (and why) it works.   What Are In-Law Quarters? Technically, what used to be called in-law quarters are now called ...

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Closing Terms You Need to Know

When you’re buying a home for sale in Lakewood, Long Beach or anywhere else, you’ll have to get to know some common closing terms before you sign the dotted line. This quick glossary of closing terms can get you started - but if you have ...

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3 Decluttering Tricks From the Pros

When you’re selling your home in Lakewood, Long Beach or elsewhere, your Realtor® will most likely tell you to declutter it as much as you can – but there’s a right way to declutter. Here’s what you need to know. 3 ...

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You Get What You Pay For!

The adage “you get what you pay for” has been and probably always will be true, therefore, that being said … When it comes to selling a real estate property, what is the difference between discounted and full-service brokerages ...

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How Are Those New Year's Resolutions Doing?

NEED SOME ADDED MOTIVATION?   by Jane Whitten   Next month, March brings two opportunities to participate in fitness related events that will help you get into shape. Even if you only participate from the sidelines both events are good ...

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How to Make the Most of a Small Closet

Whether you just purchased a home in Lakewood or Long Beach or you’re selling one, a tiny closet can be a major sticking point. So how can you get the most out of it, either for your own personal use or for staging purposes to show buyers how ...

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3 Stress-Busters to Make Packing for a Move Easier

When you buy a home in Lakewood or Long Beach, you’ll have to start planning your move sooner rather than later - but moving is stressful, even under the best conditions. Fortunately, you can use these three stress-busting tips to make the ...

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