How to Engage in Virtual Open Houses

The real estate industry is always transforming with the development of new technology, and real estate agents have adopted an array of tools that help them provide increasingly sophisticated services to their customers. Virtual tours and virtual open houses on social media are quickly becoming a popular option for buyers in place of the traditional [...]

Common Issues When Buying a Home to Remodel

Remodeling a home starts with a dream. A gourmet kitchen! Skylights! A gigantic walk-in closet! But, the dream may turn into a nightmare if you don’t plan ahead. Buying a home will arguably become your most important financial investment, as well as a major emotional investment. And remodeling that home can make it better suited [...]

Package Your Home For Sale

Regardless of the real estate market, selling a home can sometimes be a stressful experience. There are many ways to minimize the stress and even make the experience an enjoyable one - selecting an experienced Realtor®, utilizing a strong real estate company, and pricing your home correctly are very important. However, this article will focus [...]

How to Safely Move your Plants to your New Home

Moving can be stressful for all living beings. When it comes to change, plants are especially vulnerable. However, with a little love and some planning you can protect your plants and help them adjust to their new environment. Whether you are worried about your small succulent collection or you are a certified plant parent, be [...]

How to Pack Your Garage In Five Steps

When it comes to packing up your home for a move, the garage is often the last room packed. Let’s face it, we put it off due to the sheer number of things piled up over the years. Garages are full of tools, landscaping equipment and things you don’t want to look at. Often, our [...]

Four Ways to Make Moving with Kids Easier

For Nevada County families (and numerous families across the US), summer is the most popular time to move to a new home because school is out. If there is any comfort in togetherness, nearly 40 million of us move in the summer. Don’t feel alone, we’re here to guide you! It’s no secret, no one [...]

Coldwell Banker Knows Luxury

With real estate’s most robust global network of 92,000 who wear blue proudly in approximately 3,000 offices in 44 countries and territories, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Coldwell Banker affiliated agents sell more $1 million-plus homes than any other brand. Last year alone, our agents sold more than 30,000 $1 million-plus homes. via [...]

Moved In and Cash Strapped? 6 Tips to Cut Expenses

Moving into a new to you Nevada County home brings with it the promise of a fresh start and new experiences, but it can also bring some financial challenges. Rental or mortgage costs, paying for movers, and new furniture can quickly add up. If you find yourself needing to cut back on spending, it doesn’t [...]

7 Easy Landscape Ideas for a New Home

You’ve closed on your new home, unpacked your belongings and breathed a sigh of relief. Now it’s time to look outside and turn your attention to the landscaping. If you’re lucky, you purchased a home that was once owned by a master gardener. However, most of us find our new yard needs a bit of [...]

How To Pack a Home Entertainment System

China packed? Check. Picture frames packed? Check. Clothes packed? Check. Suddenly, you look into your family room, the music from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho plays in your head. The stereo and home theater glare back at you, taunting you – “Go ahead pack us, we will never come back to life again.” Electronics are some of [...]