Staging vs Not

  When you want to sell your home, there are two simple rules to follow to ensure a quick sale: ¬†make it look amazing and make sure your realtor has an amazing photographer! Above is a slideshow of my previous client’s home and we performed virtual staging! 83% of staged properties sell for the asking…

Refinished bathroom vs replacing tiles

While it’s tempting to go for a full remodel, there are ways to cut costs and still get great results! For example, we were able to save more than half the cost of remodeling. What do you think of the before and after? (See the cost breakdown below.)     Cost Breakdown (rough costs at…

The power of power washing!

My husband and I purchased another investment property and this home was severely neglected. ¬† With very minimal costs, we were able to transform the deck! Take a look at how much of a difference power washing and staining made!     Cost Breakdown: Power washing whole house $200 Staining/refinishing deck $500 TOTAL: ~$700!  …

Does your home have these outlets?

My electrician installed some GFI (sometimes referred to as a GFCI or Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) at one of my rental properties. You may have seen these before: they’re outlets with a RESET button and a push button. So why are these important? Without getting too technical, they protect you from potentially deadly shocks by…