Archive for February, 2015

9 vital home repairs to complete before negotiating a sale

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

  Even a burned-out light bulb can get a surprising write-up by inspector There’s something that I see generated in almost every transaction — a list of repair items found during due diligence inspections that buyers would like completed before closing. This can cause heartaches for sellers, who have negotiated their best deal and then feel “put […]

New High-Tech Home Gadgets

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

As with The Jetsons cartoon, our imaginations run wild with the idea of modern gadgets to make our homes efficient and automated, and make our lives simpler. For cutting-edge products you can control from your smartphone, check out these contributions from the International Consumer Electronics Show. Held each year in Las Vegas, the event showcases […]

Early Spring Landscaping

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Bulbs, tubers, perennials and indigenous plants beautify your home and give year-round enjoyment for decades to come. If you bought your home in the fall or winter, you may not know what is under the snow or mulch, but you can prepare for spring planting anyway and liven up the atmosphere with color inside your […]