California Lifestyle Realty Homes for February 28th

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How LONG Could a Remodel Take??

We have been discussing renovation and staging recently and I’m sure you’ve been wondering how long it can take for some projects. It does depend on what we run into once the project starts like unforeseen repairs, product delays or weather.However, there are a few projects that are a bit easier … [Read more...]

Is it a dresser or shoe cabinet?

Sometimes there just isn’t enough room for storage. Rooms start looking cluttered, things get harder to find and the entire house starts feeling unorganized. Below are some clever ideas to keep your home running smooth, organized and looking great.Guest Picks: Space-Saving Multipurpose … [Read more...]

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How to stay within or under budget

A lot of staying within or under budget in a remodeling or redesign project is finding great bargains in the Desert – and I love a great bargain! In fact, I have been finding great bargains all over the place in the most unsuspecting places. What and who I know will save you money with any project – … [Read more...]

How to Maximize your Whole-House Remodel

Whether it's a bathroom remodel, redesign or a little home freshen - up, there are some things to keep in mind before jumping into a large project. Here are just a few ideas to get the questions started ....10 Tips to Maximize Your Whole-House RemodelRemodeling, decorating, and … [Read more...]

Are you strong enough for a remodel?

Wisdom to Help Your Relationship Survive a RemodelArchitecture, interior design, and more ∨Consider a versatile murphy bed when looking for guest bed furniture, find well-designed task chairs, and work with a contractor in your area to create a fun yet functional home office. Find … [Read more...]

What makes the Best Kitchen Counter Tops?

One of the major items you have to decide on in your kitchen remodel is what kind of counter top would fit your needs the best. You don’t always have to go with a granite counter top. Soapstone Very durable, unaffected by heat, and resistant to acids in tomatoes and lemons. However, it is very … [Read more...]

What Features Matter Most when Looking for your home in the Desert?

 According to the National Association of REALTORS®, did you know that 53% of buyers started a home improvement project within three months AFTER they purchased their home? Home buyers typically spent $4,550 on the project of which the kitchen is the most likely to receive the remodel – 47% … [Read more...]

Can a redesigned home in the Desert recoup the cost?

Can a redesigned home in the Desert recoup the cost?Of course, cost is regional and different areas recouped costs may vary, but you can at least see which rooms or redesigns give you more bang for your buck. According to REALTOR® Mag article on 2012 to 2013 Cost vs. Value: Curb appeal and … [Read more...]