How to Live in a Staged Home

Living in a staged home can be difficult. It’s hard to occupy a space that must be kept clean and organized for any unexpected showings. So how do you keep your home in pristine condition? The biggest thing is to changer your mindset. It’s no longer “your home”. It is a place that you reside [...]

The Benefits of Home Staging-Part One

Home staging has become an increasingly a great way for people to sell their homes more quickly and for more money. Its overall goal is to help prospective home buyers emotionally connect with a space. Home staging isn’t limited to just high-end properties. It has become a norm for homes at all price points. While [...]

Five Questions to Ask Your Contractor-Weather Proof Your Roof

Roofs take a beating every winter. With the driving rain and, in the higher elevations of Nevada County, snow, your roof slowly deteriorates. The good news is that with the right contractor and the right products, your home will stand up against winter weather. So, how do you ensure you have hired the right pro [...]

Make Your Home Look Bigger

Let’s face it: some of the homes in Nevada County are TINY. Many homes in Grass Valley and Nevada City are built on a smaller scale with a series of small rooms instead of open concept spaces. So maybe you need tips on how to decorate those spaces. Or maybe you just have that one [...]

Six Money Saving Painting Tips

With the changing of the seasons in Nevada County comes the want to change something about your home. A fresh coat of paint can make a huge difference. However, the price and labor of a painting update can be intimidating for some homeowners. Here are six ways you can you save time and money on [...]

Tips on How to Pick the Right Real Estate Agent for You

A trusted real estate agent provides experienced counsel, guidance and unparalleled local expertise – all essential ingredients for anyone on the hunt for a home.  But for first-time home buyers, the first step can be one of the most intimidating. To help first-time home buyers, the professionals at Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty have [...]