Trends in Landscaping Design to Try This Year

Whether you’re trying to sell your home or update the one you recently bought, there are plenty of ways to modernize your landscaping and add a touch of refreshing curb appeal. The latest trends include homeowners stepping outside the box with landscaping designs that have Mother Nature’s best interest at heart. Here’s a list of [...]

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 [...]

Winter Lawn Care Tips

Caring for your lawn during the winter can look different from other homeowners depending on your location. Unless you live in the extreme Southern areas of the country, most grass types will go dormant during the cold winter months. However, just because winter isn’t the primary growing season doesn’t mean that there isn’t plenty to [...]

Understanding and Choosing Smart Home Products That Are Right for Your Lifestyle

Many people are drawn into the world of smart home technology by cool features like smart lights and smart assistants, because they help make life more convenient. But it can also be somewhat intimidating for people to get started when they’re faced with a bevvy of technical terms and limitless options. Getting past the jargon [...]

10 Home Decor Accessories Worth Buying for Fall and Beyond

Tweaking your decor each season can be a great way to keep your Nevada County home feeling current and satisfy your urge to nest, without blowing your budget on big-ticket items. The problem? Each year retailers roll out tons of new seasonally inspired decor that begs to be brought home — and loading up on [...]

Pros and Cons of Adding a Hot Tub

Purchasing a hot tub for your home is becoming more and more appealing to those looking to spark joy in their outdoor space. Even the top local landscaping designs incorporate a steamy floral energy with hot tubs and water features. Hot tubs come in a wide variety of options and can be found to fit most [...]

The Five Best Self-Learning Smart Home Devices

Picture this: You’ve had an exhausting week — all you want to do is go home and relax. It’s hot outside, but you arrive to a perfectly cooled home. As dusk rolls in, your blinds follow suit, as if they’re chasing the sunset. You make your way to your bedroom and practically crumble into bed. [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Wonderful Wallpaper

Wallpaper has a longstanding and misunderstood reputation for being obnoxiously bold and a nightmare to apply and remove. However, it has been entirely reinvented with new materials and appropriately renamed as “wall coverings.” You’ll see it popping up again in designs everywhere. Wall coverings serve as a beautiful accent piece in any room and can [...]

Five Ways to Incorporate Blue Into Your Outdoor Space

Blue is a color that conveys wisdom and trust while also being categorized as a cool color on the color wheel. Homeowners can use blue to encourage a calm outdoor space while showing strength and wisdom. Consider these few well-placed blue items to give your outdoor space a new upgrade. 1. Add a Pop of [...]

The 2018 Home Upgrades for New Homeowners

As a homeowner, there are many things you can do to personalize your home. The best way to personalize your space is to make upgrades that let your personality shine. You can take out the shaggy red carpet and swap it for a hardwood.  Whether you’re ready to undertake a major remodeling project or only [...]