Fixing up your Home

California to Offer $3,000 Subsidy for Earthquake Retrofitting

By |October 17th, 2018|

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re living near a major earthquake fault. Now if you’re unsure if you live near an active fault, this web site . Temblor, co-founded by Ross Stein from the USGS, is very useful for determining the proximity to, and estimating the damage from, an earthquake near your home.

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When Less is More in the Kitchen…

By |September 15th, 2016|

If you’ve ever heard the term “form over function”, this $100,000+ great kitchen defines the term. Sometimes people just have more money than common sense and this kitchen is a great example of putting only the monetary assets one has to use. While on the surface, it looks to be a wildly fantastic kitchen, and […]

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Free Solar Panels May not be Such a Bright Idea

By |March 12th, 2016|

Solar power leases may have pitfalls. We’re seeing more and more solar panel popping up on home these days and with them come issue when trying to resell one’s home. Studies have suggested that the addition of solar panels on a home can boost a home’s value. But sometimes those solar panels can sabotage a deal […]

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Revitalizing a home in Belmont (with background music)

By |December 10th, 2008|

Many of you saw this home on our web page and at the open house. Several homes in the Hallmark area of Belmont have languished on the market for months without selling and everyone has been asking us how we sold our listing so fast. Well, here’s the answer in video form. Obviously we had […]

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Making Your Home “Market Ready” For Sale

By |September 7th, 2008|

You’ve no doubt heard the term “staging” a home but there’s a lot more to getting your home ready for sale than just bringing in plants and re-arranging furniture.
The terms “staging” typically implies a professional designer has been retained to make a house look like a model home, yet there’s a lot more that goes […]

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