10 Questions to ask your Contractor

10 Questions to ask your Contractor

I have been burned by a contractor- badly.  Once.  And I thought I did everything right.  This was back in 2006 when I was hiring someone to pour a third driveway space that we had already excavated and prepped ourselves. I found him online.  I searched his name for any information I could find. I [...]

Are You a First Time Home Buyer?

Are You a First Time Home Buyer?

The process of buying a home can be overwhelming at times, but you don’t need to go through it alone. My Buyers Guide will answer many of your questions and likely bring up a few you didn't even know you should consider! You can download your copy here- no strings attached, no need to give [...]

Home Inspections: sort of like a Physical for your Home

Home Inspections:  sort of like a Physical for your Home

Did you know that home inspectors are bound by a set of rules that limit what they can share with a buyer?  While many buyers feel like the home inspector should be like a doctor giving a complete physical, home inspectors do have limitations on what they can or can't tell you.  Here are a [...]

20 Tips for Selling Your Home

The top goal of most sellers is to get your home sold for the best price possible!  There are many small projects you can do to help make that happen... If you'd like more information on what you should consider when planning to sell your home... please download my free eBook! Not sure where to [...]

2019 Bathroom Remodeling Trends

2019 Bathroom Remodeling Trends

Bathroom remodeling remains one of the most common home improvement projects, whether it's simply updating the cabinetry and fixtures, or knocking out walls to create more space.  New home construction is continually upping the ante for bathroom size and styling. Want to see what the newest trends are?  Go tour some new construction homes and see [...]

THINGS TO DO IN JANUARY

THINGS TO DO IN JANUARY

I have one of those Portland Events calendars and there are some great events happening this month!  I'm listing them here, along with the links to the appropriate websites.... January 9-13:  Portland Boat Show January 12-13: Portland Bridal Show January 13th:  No Pants Max Ride (yes, there is such a thing!) January 16-20: Rose City [...]

Thinking about new flooring?

Thinking about new flooring?

Consumer reports just released their ratings and reviews on a variety of flooring materials....and it's no surprise to me that the top rated flooring is the Armstrong Vivero vinyl plank flooring! Not only did it receive a 97 rating, but it also scored excellent in every category: Resists Foot Traffic Resists Scratches Resists Stains Resists [...]