Category Archives: Around the house

Home Improvement Projects are booming

NAR’s 2015 Remodeling Impact Report shows both buyers and sellers  benefit of a completed home improvement project. The report documents the reasons why a particular project is chosen and measures the happiness a project can bring the owner once the project is … Continue reading

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Time to garden… landscaping in the spring.

While in the Netherlands it takes till April until the nice spring weather start, in Sonoma County, it’s usually February that gives me that ‘it’s spring again’ feeling.  Such is life in the Bay Area. While January is the perfect … Continue reading

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Location: Walkability…

For more and more people the walkability of a neighborhood is no 1. Walking to stores, restaurants, schools and parks is on top of the list of  needs as to location . Come to think about this: this is common in small town … Continue reading

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Location: what is important for you?

Over the years I have come to realize that what is important for one person is not important for the other. So number one for a realtor is to find out what ‘hot buttons’ are, most buyers don’t even know … Continue reading

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Carbonmonoxide Detectors… It’s the law.

Per July 1 2011 all homeowners in California, must comply with the Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2010. This means that every home must have a Carbon Monoxide Alarm. The reason for this law is because carbon monoxide poisoning … Continue reading

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