How to Swap Rooms to Make Your Old Home Feel New in 2019!

 Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to give your Nevada County house a makeover or declutter? Tired of the old paint colors, the piles of catalogs, over stuffed closets and toys that your kids haven’t touched since 2013? Is your tween not lovin’ the Winnie the Pooh theme room anymore? Well, then its time to [...]

By |2019-03-13T22:18:34+00:00Wednesday, March 13, 2019|Categories: Home Improvement, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Amber Thompson Named REALTOR® of the Year

Amber Thompson, agent with Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Penn Valley office, was named REALTOR® of the Year at Nevada County Association of REALTORS®’ Wild West Installation celebration recently held at the Alta Sierra Country Club. The distinguished award recognizes an individual REALTOR® who exemplifies the exceptional professional image, character and integrity held to the highest [...]

Six Home Buying Tips to Get You Ready for the Summer Real Estate Season

Whether it’s your first or fifteenth time, the key to home buying success in Nevada County is preparation. This is especially true in the summer months when the market heats up, and competition gets fierce. Luckily, with a little prep-work, home buying during the busiest season of the year can still work out. Here are [...]

5 Kitchen Update Trends

Whether you’re looking to invest in simple updates or a complete kitchen renovation, you can’t go wrong incorporating the latest design trends to enjoy now as well as boost your home’s value when it comes time to sell. If you’re not sure where to begin, check out our list below featuring on-trend elements we think [...]

By |2019-03-01T19:41:56+00:00Friday, March 1, 2019|Categories: Home Improvement, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Buying a Home? Here’s One Flaw You Should Never Ignore

One of the most stressful things about buying a home is ensuring that the property you end up with doesn’t have any hidden surprises. If you think you sense a musty smell while touring a property, don’t ignore it. Moisture issues and mold can be one of the most expensive problems to correct and, according [...]

By |2019-02-28T22:59:34+00:00Thursday, February 28, 2019|Categories: Buyer Resource, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

January 2019 Tops

Congratulations to our tops for January 2019!  Our top listing agent is Barry Binning, our top selling agent is Emily Menesini, and our top producing agent is Vee Proietti. The Bulanti's are our top producing and selling couple, and the Harley's are our top listing couple. The Congdon Group is our top listing and selling team. Thank you all for [...]

By |2019-02-06T19:01:13+00:00Wednesday, February 6, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Four Tips to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient in 2019

If your resolution for 2019 includes cutting back on household expenses, making your home more energy efficient should be at the top of your list. You’ll find a wide range of products to help decrease your home’s energy consumption. Check out these four tips to make your home more energy efficient this year. Go Solar [...]

#SmartHome, Smart Agent, Smart Choices

You’ve made a decision to install smart devices in your home.  You’ve carefully planned out what system you wish to invest in, where each device will go in the home, how they will all be connected and controlled in your home.  Once you have it all setup and working well, you get the notice that [...]

Top Three Devices Buyers Will Love

The popularity of smart home devices has continually increased year over year.  In 2019, 33.2% of households are equipped with smart home devices, and this figure is expected to rise to 53.9% by 2023.  The increasing popularity and ubiquity of these connected devices can be used as a marketing differentiator when selling a home.  New [...]

Smart Homes, Aging in Place, and a Realtor’s Role

She’s been there your entire life. With energy, fervor and zest she took on all of life’s challenges and nurtured you into the amazing person that you are. However, lately Mom has had a little harder time moving about, has been a little bit forgetful and increasingly more concerned for her safety. And although she’s [...]