Tips for Homeowners

SPRING SPRUCE UP: Guest Contributor, Dasha Hervey, Sea and Pine Interior Design

By now you've adjusted to your home being more than just a “shelter.” Chances are your rooms have become offices, classrooms, or the occasional date night hub. You’ve probably also cleaned out spaces to make way for this new existence and maybe even felt a spark of joy in the process.    Yay for you because there are easy, inexpensive ways to make your home feel fresh, curated and...

Home Maintenance Projects to Tackle This Winter

Winter is a great time for hot chocolate, cozying up by the fire, and playing in the snow. It also happens to be a great time to tackle home maintenance projects. But what home projects should you plan to add to your to-do list this winter? A recent article from realtor.com outlined the maintenance tasks homeowners should plan to tackle this winter (and save themselves money and...

New Year, New Home? Set Homeownership Goals Whether You’re Buying, Selling, or Staying Put

The start of a new year always compels people to take a fresh look at their goals, from health and career to relationships and finance. But with historically low mortgage rates, increased home sales and price growth, and a tight housing inventory, the time is right to also make some homeownership resolutions for 2021. Home buyers, is this the year you work to improve your credit score, pay down some...

Fall Back With Ease: Simple Tips for the Fall Time Change

The leaves are changing, the air is getting crisp and cold, and the daylight hours are getting rapidly shorter. Unless you are in Arizona or Hawaii, it’s time to move the clocks back one hour and prepare for the upcoming winter season. This is a great time to take care of a little biannual maintenance. Here are my top seven tips that will help keep your surroundings safe and cozy all winter: 1. Test (or...

27% Of Homeowners Unaware Of Their Potential Mortgage Savings

According to a new study, more than one in four homeowners are in the dark about their mortgage interest rate—and it could be costing them. A recent study from Bankrate (explored in an article on Fox Business) found that 27 percent of homeowners in the US don’t know the interest rate on their home. That number is even higher for younger homeowners; a whopping 34 percent of homeowners between the...

20 Ways to Save Money and Stretch Your Household Budget

These days, it seems like everyone’s looking for ways to cut costs and stretch their income further. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to reduce your household expenses without making radical changes to your standard of living. When combined, these small adjustments can add up to significant savings each month. Here are 20 things you can start doing today to lower your bills, secure...

#StayHome: How to Create Functional Spaces in Your Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many of us are spending a lot more time at home. We’re all being called upon to avoid public spaces and practice social distancing to help slow the spread of this infectious disease. While it can be understandably challenging, there are ways you can modify your home and your lifestyle to make the best of this difficult situation. Here are a few tips...

Will Your Remodel Pay Off? The Best (and Worst) Ways to Spend Your Budget

Most new homeowners in Mammoth Lakes have something about their property they’d like to change. And as trends shift over time, many will eventually remodel their homes, whether it’s for their own enjoyment or in preparation to sell. Whatever your reason for taking on a home renovation project, you’ll want to consider how your investment will impact your home’s value. Use this list to determine...

Simple Home Organization Upgrades that Spark Joy for Buyers

Have you watched Marie Kondo’s hit Netflix series Tidying Up yet? Marie encourages her viewers to minimize their possessions and only keep the items that “spark joy” for them. Inspired by Marie, these organization tips will make your home life easier and can actually increase the value of your home. Boost bathroom storage capacity. When was the last time you cleaned out your bathroom cupboards? If...

How to Amp Up the Resale Value of Your Mammoth Lakes Home

Whether you're putting your home on the market this year or several years from now, you should start thinking about resale value now. Here are a few easy tips that can put more money in your bank account on closing day. Do Regular Maintenance and Repairs Staying on top of small chores and house repairs will make a big difference. See our suggestions for seasonal home maintenance to make a plan for the...

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