Tag 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 – disclosures : Mold…

Growing up in the Netherlands and living in older homes, mold was something we didn’t think to much about, clean the area thoroughly every so often and that was it… Now I am involved in selling property, I do look a … Continue reading

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Refinancing your home – beware of scams

How many letters with offers to refinance your home did you receive in the mail last week? Was one of them from the bank your current mortgage is with? The last one seems like a good option to refinance your … 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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