Aug. 5, 2019

Links Galore!

Home-Trend Social Media Influencers


As a real estate professional, one of the many ways I keep up with home trends is by following top designers on social media along with other accounts that help with day to day home ownership.

I like to follow both local and national trends ...

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Jan. 2, 2017

Reduce - Remove - Rejoice!

Organizing to sell your home

Get Your Ducks In A Row Before You Sell

I have previously written about the idea of clearing out your closets prior to putting your home on the market. I wanted to expound on that in a little more detail here with some specific tasks that you can do to ...

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July 3, 2015

Transformation Tuesday

breakfast area makeover

Small improvements make a big impact

I found myself with a week to myself recently and took a good look at my breakfast area. Blech! The light fixture was lopsided, light bulbs would not stay lit. The table had years of kid-scratch on it. The chairs did not match. It ...

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March 20, 2015

Selling Your Home in Collin County - Tip#4

Clearing clutter when selling a home

Cleaning up the clutter makes your home sell faster

Every great home stager and real estate agent will tell you that your home will sell faster and for a higher price if it has been cleaned up.  Yes, even in this crazy seller's market, it is important to make ...

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Posted in Selling a Home, Staging
Feb. 9, 2015

Selling Your Home in Collin County - Tip#3

Selling your home tips

First Impressions Count in Home Selling

We are all guilty of judging the book by its cover.  It is hard not to.  The first impression sets the stage.  If you walk into a party and are greeted by festive decorations and music, then you get that impression that you are ...

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Posted in Selling a Home, Staging
Jan. 2, 2015

Seller Tip #2

Preparing your home to sell

Be prepared when selling your home

Buyers will snoop and that is for sure.  They sort of have to.  They will open closet doors, and pantry doors, and cabinet doors.  Give them no reason to think of anything except for moving right in.  

Cluttered closets look small.  It sends ...

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Posted in Selling a Home, Staging
Oct. 31, 2014

Remodeling? Update Your Dreams First

Dream Home

Before You Update Your Home, Update Your Desires

Remember how hot Corian countertops were in the 1990's? What about faux finishing and Tuscan inspired décor of the 2000's? If you were to remodel your kitchen today would you include these items?

I have written before about my big ...

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Sept. 25, 2014

Get on With It

Get on with it

What are you waiting for?

I was talking to a friend of mine this week. He was telling me how he felt stuck in his job. However. one night while listening to a radio program, he got inspired to do something about it. He had been aspiring for years to get ...

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May 24, 2014

Three Home Staging Ideas for Pet Owners

Staging a Home with Pets

3 Tips for Staging a Home For Pet Owners

I read an article a while back about staging the refrigerator when marketing a property. It makes a lot of sense to me especially if it stays with the home. You never know what buyers are going to check out when ...

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Posted in Selling a Home, Staging
Oct. 17, 2013

No Fear

Why do mushrooms scare me?  I mean spider and snake scare me.  They totally freak me out how they grow so fast.  Turn your back on one and it will double in size and spawn 5 more by the time you turn back around.  Last summer ...

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Posted in Around Town, Staging