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4 Home Features Luxury Homebuyers are Looking for Today

4 Home Features Luxury Homebuyers are Looking for Today

It’s no secret that our relationship with our living space has quickly evolved. While it’s certainly well established that luxury homeowners are now prioritizing high-end features like home gyms, wellness areas, and guest houses more than ever before, there are also more subtle details that buyers are looking for. Following are several such characteristics that […]

Ways to Warm Your Home and Keep Energy Costs Down This Winter

Ways to Warm Your Home and Keep Energy Costs Down This Winter

Home utility bills often rise dramatically in the winter. If you have been paying a lot for heating, there may be some relatively simple and inexpensive ways to warm your home and reduce your bills. Schedule a Home Energy Audit and Furnace Inspection A home energy audit can pinpoint areas where heat is escaping or […]

Your Cozy Home Checklist

Your Cozy Home Checklist

This winter, there’s a good chance that you’ll be spending more time at home than ever before. So why not turn your home into your haven? It’s easier than you think! We’ve compiled a few simple tips to help you beat the winter blues, save on heating costs, and stay cozy at home this winter. […]

A Quick Guide to the Proposition 19

A Quick Guide to the Proposition 19

Proposition 19, billed as “The Property Tax Transfers, Exemptions, and Revenue for Wildfire Agencies and Counties Amendment,” passed with 51.1% of California voter approval in November. As a result, 2021 will see sweeping changes in property taxes assessed on personal residences. Here’s a quick guide to Proposition 19. Proposition 19 changes the rules on tax […]

East Bay Market Update January 2021

East Bay Market Update January 2021

Welcome to our January 2021 East Bay Market Update. This month, we take a look at the ways in which the U.S. housing market has behaved during the pandemic. We do so by examining the Case-Shiller 20-City Composite Index, which tracks property values across 20 different cities and indicates the health of the overall economy. […]

The Real Reason Why your Home isn’t Selling

The Real Reason Why your Home isn’t Selling

When you first put your house on the market, you might be hopeful for a quick sale—especially if you’ve put a lot of money into improving the house over the years and if the neighborhood is one that has historically attracted a lot of buyers. While you shouldn’t panic if the house doesn’t sell the […]

Virtual Charity Ideas to Participate in This Season

Virtual Charity Ideas to Participate in This Season

Whether you are practicing social distancing or would simply like to find charity ideas that are more compatible with your hectic schedule, there’s no reason that the spirit of giving can’t occur from the comfort of your own home. These virtual charity ideas will help you find a way to give back all year long. […]

Kids Living an Eco-Friendly Life: Simple Ways to Teach Them

Kids Living an Eco-Friendly Life: Simple Ways to Teach Them

Teaching your children about caring for the environment and creating eco-friendly habits can start at any age. The following activities provide simple ways for parents to teach kids and have them living an eco-friendly life while keeping them engaged and having fun. Go Plogging Together Plogging, the act of picking up litter while jogging, originated […]

Home Staging 101

Home Staging 101

Most sellers would want their homes to look their absolute best. Sellers would often pay thousands of dollars just to give their home that cozy, welcoming vibe. It’s also true that buyers love to picture themselves living inside their potential homes. A fresh, clean, and spacious looking home is the way to convince these buyers […]