2017 Real Estate Trends to Watch

2017 Real Estate Trends to Watch As the old saying goes, “today’s trends are tomorrow’s reality.” In fact, the forces that will shape 2017 real estate trends are already in motion today and will continue to develop over the coming year. Here are five national real estate trends to watch. As the old saying goes, [...]

Which Weekend Projects Have the Biggest Return on Investment?

Which Weekend Projects Have the Biggest Return on Investment? These DIY home improvements could help your home sell faster – and for more money! Lace up your work boots, weekend warriors—it’s time to get busy! If you’re looking to improve your home’s value or make money back when you resell, you’ve come to the right [...]

2017-05-09T19:47:49+00:0010:30 pm|Uncategorized|

Featured Listings in Rough and Ready!

Here are 10 featured listings in Rough and Ready! This small Historical town is located between Penn Valley and Grass Valley off of State Highway 20.  The town itself was founded in 1849 by the Rough and Ready Mining Company of Wisconsin. A year later it became the only mining town to officially secede from [...]

Top Ten Homes in Penn Valley

Here is a list of the Top Ten homes in Penn Valley, California. Penn Valley is located off of Highway 20 in Nevada County. The popular gold rush towns of Grass Valley and Nevada City are only minutes away. The elevation of Penn Valley is approximately 1100-1500 and for the most part considered below the [...]

5 Walk-Through Surprises and How to Avoid Them

When selling or buying a home in Nevada County here are a few tips A house may look one way when it is decorated and furnished, but once vacated, bumps and bruises may show that could cause a wrench in the closing. Here are five common issues that arise during a walk-through and how to [...]

Guess Who’s Driving Confidence in the Housing Market Now

The dream of homeownership remains a strong one among younger renters. As the housing recovery continues, Americans are growing more confident in the housing market in general. And that confidence comes in part from a potentially surprising source: Millennial renters, who to date have been perceived by many as largely uninterested in and/or unable to [...]

Space Planner Makes Room for a New Life in a Modern Home

While undergoing radiation treatment for breast cancer, interior designer Sarah Stacey's mother-in-law made a decision to edit down her life and get more enjoyment out of her home. "She had been living with boxes for years after downsizing and realized she wasn't going to live forever, so she wanted to surround herself with the things [...]

8 Houseplants That Give You a Breath of Fresh Air

You may not realize that the indoor air you're breathing right now is laden with formaldehyde, benzene and other chemicals that could kill you. They're called Volatile Organic Compounds, or VOCs, which are emitted by carpet, air fresheners, paints, cosmetics, even newspapers. They can cause serious health problems, including asthma and cancer, and are responsible [...]

2016-12-10T19:35:49+00:007:37 pm|Home Improvement, Uncategorized|

6 Creative Open House Ideas To Sell Your Home Fast

It’s easy to see the value of an open house—a designated time for real estate agents and prospective buyers to scope out your home while on a Sunday spree of house tours. But if you’re worried about getting lost among the competition, creative open house ideas are a must if you want to make a [...]

What you need to know about who is Buying Homes

There’s always a lot of news around housing numbers. Whether home sales are up or down, hot or cold, when they’re released, housing numbers grab headlines. According to the most recent numbers from the National Association of Realtors, nearly 5 million homes will be sold in 2014. That’s a lot of homes! One thing that [...]