Business Planning – Clients, Community, and Family

As I started working on my future business plan, it ultimately focused on why I do this. And “this” not just being my career in real estate, but how my business fits into a total plan for my family and community. So as I looked deeply at what I want to achieve with this career,…

Storage Ideas to Organize Your Home

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by clutter? These simple home storage tips can help you keep your home neat and organized. Be Creative With Shoe OrganizersOver-the-door shoe organizers aren’t just for footwear. Use them to store toys and stuffed animals, power cords or cleaning supplies. Hang them on the back of your laundry room door…

Shades, Tints and Tones, Oh My!

Whether you’re trying to find the perfect paint color for your home or you’re just interested in understanding how colors work together, consider this your crash course in color theory. A hue is simply a color on the color wheel. The color wheel is made up of three primary colors: red, blue and yellow. The secondary colors…

Give Your Home a Guest-Friendly Makeover

As the holidays approach, many of us will be spending more time at home with friends and family. However, not everyone’s house is ready to host guests at a moment’s notice. Take some time and consider these ideas to help make your home warm and welcoming. Get ComfyThe key to making your home a haven…

Lighting Trends: Combining Art and Light

Within the spaces of your home, the clever combination of light and art allows you to create a special atmosphere – from joyful and bright to tranquil and calming. Unique pairings of light and art can make your home the perfect reflection of your style. Begin by taking a fresh look at your artwork and…

Staging Your Living Room To Sell

Getting ready to sell your home? A well-staged living room allows potential buyers to picture themselves in the space. The following tips can help your living room make a great first impression. Light It UpMake the most of the natural light in your living room by swapping out dark curtains for lightweight, sheer panels. Use…

Pick the Perfect Paint Finish

You’ve mulled over paint colors and finally decided on just the right shade. Now that the big decision has been made, you’ll be asked what finish, or sheen, you prefer. Sheen is determined by the amount of light reflected from the surface. Use this guide to help you select the right look for your project….

3 Simple Ways To Update Your Kitchen Cabinets

If your kitchen needs an upgrade but you’re not ready for a full renovation, updating your kitchen cabinets can make a big difference. Consider implementing these simple, inexpensive ideas. Choose New ColorsPainting your cabinets a fresh color can give your kitchen an instant face-lift. Think about using colors other than white for an up-to-date look….

The Psychology of Interior Design

Home design can have a powerful influence on your mood, productivity level and overall outlook on life. Understanding a few highlights of design psychology will help you create a comfortable ambience in your home. Tap into natural light. Research has shown that mood and energy levels are directly affected by the amount of natural light we…

Living in Your House During a Remodel

Ownership provides many opportunities to transform a house into your home. When you finally prioritize that extensive remodel you’ve been dreaming of, you may find yourself living in the middle of a construction zone. Staying in your house during renovations isn’t easy, but with these tips, you can turn a potentially inconvenient experience into one…