Tuesday, January 22, 2019 / by Lisa Sevajian
One of the biggest games of the year is approaching and you’re hosting, but are you completely prepared for “Super Bowl Sunday”?
Whether you’re cheering for The Patriots or The Rams, or you’re just here to watch Maroon 5 rock it out at half-time, these tips will help you get your home ready for all the food, fun, and guests that come along for the party!
Plus, read until the end to find some of our favorite Super Bowl Sunday recipes!
Get Your Home Ready
When you are preparing for a lot of guests to come over, the first room you’ll want to tidy up is your entryway. Be sure to make it easy for guests to leave their shoes and hang up coats. If you don’t have a traditional entryway, you can find an inexpensive coat rack.
The next room to prep for Super Bowl Sunday is your family room or living room where the action happens. First and foremost, make sure your TV is working, speakers ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 / by Lisa Sevajian
Let’s be real… no one WANTS to pay top dollar for their renovation and we agree you shouldn’t have to. You may equate spending less money with compromising on quality or design but that is often not the case if you use your resources to the full extent. Don’t know where to start? We’re here to help!
Whether you’re planning to love or list your upcoming renovation, these 7 tips are sure to save you a fortune during the process.
Use Buy, Sell and Trade Resources
Craigslist and Facebook Marketplace are great places to look for materials, furniture and other items. You can search by category and keywords as well as set up alerts for when something specific is listed for sale. Joining Facebook groups can also be helpful for buying and swapping materials. Some other useful sites for materials include: Plannetreuse.comreusewood.org freecycle.org and diggerslist.com.
Buy "Oops Paint" ...
Tuesday, January 08, 2019 / by Lisa Sevajian
Every year, designers around the world look forward to the reveal of Pantone’s new Color of the Year. Similarly, interior designers await the rollout of new color palettes from major paint companies.These rollouts require color stylists to carefully analyze global and societal trends from the runway, varying lifestyles, and demographics. Consumer Reports recently predicted the hottest interior paint colors of 2019, and we picked our favorites here.
We also included how and where to incorporate these colors into your home.
Benjamin Moore: Metropolitan AF-690
Why it's hot: neutral tones create a calming ambiance
Where to use: living room, sleek kitchen, sophisticated bedroom
Where to buy: select paint and hardware stores
Clark+Kensington: Stainless Steel 37B-4
Why it's hot: this almost-periwinkle-blue is refreshing and can revive any dull space that needs some light!
Where to use: accent wall, living room, or on fur ...
Monday, December 17, 2018 / by Lisa Sevajian
2019 could be YOUR year! If you’ve been quietly dreaming of selling your home and buying your dream one or even becoming a first-time homeowner, it’s time to set your intentions and plan right now in order to be successful in achieving your real estate goals this year.
We know you’re really looking forward to the fun part of actually touring homes and making an offer but… There are 5 key steps you must take first in order to get there.
Are You Seeing Green?
Simply put, having a high credit score will help you secure a loan with the best terms available. Equifax, Experian and TransUnion are the three major credit agencies and it’s possible your score might vary slightly from all three but it generally will be in the same ballpark range. Many credit card companies provide you with access to at least one of your credit scores so if your card offers that service, it would be an excelle ...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 / by Lisa Sevajian
2019 is right around the corner...
In the spirit of new beginnings, we've compiled everything you need to read if you plan to sell at any point in 2019. From some of the worst mistakes a Seller can make to home improvements to increase your home's value to cleaning tips before listing your home. These six articles will help you from start to finish when selling your home. When you feel ready to discuss your options discretely schedule a time to meet with Lisa.
No need to worry, the first meeting is casual, comfortable and hassle free. Consider it a getting to know each other session to openly discuss your goals, your worries or your vision.
Seller Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make
Selling your home is an emotional part of life. We want you to be as prepared as possible. This article will make sure you won't make these mistakes sellers most commonly make.
9 Cle ...