Can Hiring a Professional Photographer for Listing Photos Help Sell Your Home Faster?

A picture is worth a thousand words. We’ve all heard the saying before, and it’s definitely true when it comes to real estate. It would be almost impossible to fully describe a house without pictures. There’s just one problem; too often homeowners forget about picture quality. Not all images are created equal. Blurry or poor-quality photos [...]

By | 2018-07-18T17:58:40+00:00 Wednesday, July 18, 2018|Categories: Seller Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Build a Cheap Shed for Your Backyard

Is your garage overflowing with gear and gadgets? Whether your clutter is for business or pleasure, a backyard shed is the perfect storage solution. But, extra space comes with a price tag. Prefab sheds can put you back thousands of dollars, and a bad DIY can cost you your weekends and your pride. What if you could [...]

By | 2018-07-16T19:43:22+00:00 Monday, July 16, 2018|Categories: Home Improvement, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Pets for Adoption in July 2018

At Coldwell Banker, we strongly believe that pets help make a house a home. As demonstrated by our latest campaign, we also believe in adopting your next best friend from a local shelter. You may not know this, but Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty works with local animal shelters to promote pets that are available for [...]

By | 2018-07-11T21:44:26+00:00 Wednesday, July 11, 2018|Categories: Community, Pets, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Make Your Home Smell Great Before an Open House

Smell is one of our most important senses. Psychologically speaking, it’s the sense that is most closely linked with memory, meaning that good smells can evoke happy memories and experiences while bad smells can do just the opposite. Smell is also highly emotive; different fragrances can convey a vast array of emotions and feelings. So, [...]

June 2018 Tops

Congratulations to our tops for June 2018!  Our top selling and listing agent is Carol Willis,  and Tim Fahey and Charlie Brock and our top producing agents. The Bulanti's are our top producing, selling, and listing couple, and the Harley's are also our top selling couple. The Congdon Group is our top listing group. Thank you all for [...]

Three Simple DIY Projects to Tackle this Summer

Summer is here in Nevada County, and it’s the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors, even if just in your own backyard. Does your yard or patio need a little sprucing up? Perhaps you’re dreaming of hosting a summer party but your outdoor space isn’t quite guest-ready. Don’t worry, we’ve got some simple and affordable DIY [...]

Five Plants That Naturally Repel Mosquitoes

With the weather outside warming up, many homeowners want to enjoy their outdoor living space but don’t want to get eaten by mosquitoes while doing so. Bug repellents and bug zappers are effective, but don’t keep those nasty bugs away from your outdoor living area. Check out these plants that naturally repel mosquitoes and other [...]

What is the Difference Between a Real Estate Agent and a Realtor?

Are you working with a Realtor® or a real estate agent? Often, people use the words interchangeably to refer to any individual who handles real estate transactions, but that’s not correct.  A real estate professional can be classified as a real estate agent, Realtor®, and/or broker.  The difference between these titles are the levels of [...]

How Your Front Entrance Can Sell Your Home

If only selling your home was as simple as snapping your fingers. We’d love that, and we’re sure you would too. No appraisals, inspections, or having to spend time making your home sparkling clean for every buyer. Oh what a dream. Unfortunately, reality is rarely that kind. Instead, there are a thousand little details that [...]

What Are the Benefits of Buying or Selling a Home for Cash?

Most people try to avoid getting into debt; it’s a much wiser financial decision. Unfortunately, it’s not always possible. On big-ticket items such as higher education, purchasing a car, and buying a house, loans are a common occurrence. If you had the option, would you buy these big ticket items for cash? If you can [...]