3 Tips for a Trendy Spring Cleaning

With the arrival of warm weather in Nevada County and sunshine comes spring cleaning! While the idea of cleaning may seem mundane, we’ve broken down the gargantuan home task into three main areas to focus on. If you are preparing for virtual showings or just tidying up, but just aren’t motivated to get started, check [...]

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 [...]

Summer Road Trip: Lock-Up and Pack Properly

Road Trip! Remember the days when the whole family piled into the station wagon for a summer road trip with a few bags, a cooler, and some Mad Libs? There were sing alongs, license plate games, and quality family time. Today, that simple life is challenging with all of the electronic distractions we have, but [...]

Six New Homeowner Mistakes You Must Avoid

Congratulations! You’re embarking on an exciting, new adventure — owning your first home! As you get ready to sign the papers and start living in your new abode, it’s crucial that you don’t ignore some major missteps first-time homebuyers have made in the past. By taking prep steps ahead of time to avoid these common [...]

Three Important Tips for Welcoming Home Your Newly Adopted Dog

Bringing home your newly adopted dog is always an adjustment for everyone involved. It's an adjustment for you because you are now adding a new friend into your life that requires a lot of work and attention. It's an adjustment for the dog because they are learning all about you and want you want. It’s [...]

Five Tips for Increasing Home Curb Appeal and Value

No matter how low mortgage rates fall or how great the housing market, selling a home can be a long and often difficult process. That’s why it’s vital that you do whatever you can to make your home more attractive to buyers. The first step: curb appeal. When talking to real estate agents, most will tell [...]

House Training Your Dog or Puppy

House-training your new dog or puppy can take patience and time, but it is usually not complicated! We have gathered some tips to make the process of house-training a lot easier. Here are the basic steps to house-training your dog or puppy: SUPERVISE Keep your dog under constant supervision while inside – if you must take your [...]

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How to Really Clean Your Home Before Your Open House

Spring selling season is almost upon us! If you have decided this is the year to sell your house, the first step is to prepare it for the market. We don't mean buying furniture or making your home look like it's right out of a magazine. This means giving it a thorough cleaning. And we're not just [...]

Tricks to a Sparkling Clean Kitchen

The holidays are over. Decorations are packed away for the next 11 months and you start the deep cleaning process of all action-packed rooms. Your kitchen probably saw the majority of the action during the holidays. How that splatter of mashed sweet potatoes got on the ceiling is anyone’s guess. But that mess just means [...]

Tips to Keep a Healthy Home

While a lot of people enjoy living in a clean, beautiful home and work hard to keep it that way, even some of the tidiest homes are susceptible to unwelcome germs. Sometimes they appear in obvious places. Dirty sponges, dirty entrance mats, and wet clothes. Other times they seem to sneak in places that you [...]