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...]

Open Saysame!!

As a real estate agent in La Quinta and surrounding area, I have been using the Supra entry system for years. It’s easy and logs who enters a home and when they leave. Agents don’t have to exchange keys to gain entry, we use our smart phones now to access the home’s lock box. Now, there you will … [Read more...]

What are the hidden costs of redesign or remodel?

One think you quickly find out when you start a redesign or remodel project is that you generally find more to “fix” as you get deeper into the project. Old wiring that needs to be replaced, that leak several years ago caused more damaged than thought and that needs to be replaced or new ideas come … [Read more...]

Can’t find the color you’re looking for? There’s an App for that!!

I recently posted “How to Pick Your Paint Colors”…. Well, there’s an app for that – Behr Paint has introduced ColorSmart by Behr™ Mobile which is available for iPhone, iPad, and Android. The mobile site mirrors the online site to find just the right color for your room. You will be able to … [Read more...]

Happy Memorial Day!

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How to Design a Contemporary Living Room in the Desert

One of the best ways to make it easier to sell your house in La Quinta and surrounding area is to design it in a contemporary style that does not look dated or lose its value. If you’re not sure how to create a living space that’s both comfortable and modern, here are some tips to help you get … [Read more...]

How to Pick Your Paint Colors

Choosing the wrong color for a room is like fingernails on a chalk board. Potential home buyers could walk away from a showing only talking about the color of the rooms. NOT the impression you want them to walk away with. So HOW do you choose the right paint color to set off your … [Read more...]

Do you like granite counter tops?

I just recently read an article online on the 247wallst.com site written by Samuel Weigley*, showing the percentage of home buyers who would actually be willing to pay for an improvement and the amount they’d be willing to pay for that additional improvement. Weigley’s article is fascinating … [Read more...]

Top 10 Remodeling Projects

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