Increasing your home’s efficiency

Every Earth Day, we are reminded how we can become better stewards of our planet. Once April 22 passes, we shouldn’t ignore our everyday impact on the environment. We should always try our best to be conscious of our carbon footprint, and the first place we can look to adapt is our home’s efficiency. Beyond … Continue reading Increasing your home’s efficiency

Easy ways to improve your house’s curb appeal

With today’s economic uncertainty, the decline of the seller’s market adds challenges to selling a home. The first way to pique potential buyers’ initial interest is by sprucing up your home’s curb appeal.    Add seasonal plants with pops of color. Now is the time to take advantage of the comfortable weather and plant some … Continue reading Easy ways to improve your house’s curb appeal

Make your quarantining count with these DIY home upgrades

I don’t know about you, but what’s been days has felt like months of social distancing. While it’s always nice to get to spend more time with family and collect yourself in your own space, it’s completely normal to start getting cabin fever, especially if you’ve been stuck in a monotonous routine. Whether you’re considering … Continue reading Make your quarantining count with these DIY home upgrades

Three tips for selling your home during a pandemic

As we come together (metaphorically) during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to look for the light at the end of the tunnel. Most of us are spending weeks in isolation, but that doesn’t mean life has to stop. If you are thinking about selling your home, now is better than ever to move forward with … Continue reading Three tips for selling your home during a pandemic

You’re sure to love these five minimalist home trends

It’s easy to fill your home with stuff – from bulky couches that have followed you since your college dorm days to trinkets collected from past travels around the world. While some pieces have sentimental value, your home reaches a point where the space loses its natural aesthetic, feels cluttered and lacks cohesive design. Adopting … Continue reading You’re sure to love these five minimalist home trends

Five questions you should ask yourself before you buy a home

2020 is the year of possibilities. How often can you say “It’s the beginning of a new century,” right? You might be ready to kick off the year on a high note by starting to look for a home of your very own. While buying your first home can be an exciting experience, it can … Continue reading Five questions you should ask yourself before you buy a home

SRQ has 2020 vision

Happy New Year, Sarasota! With warm weather here year-round, it’s no surprise that snowbirds, vacationers and locals alike try to take advantage of all that our lovely city has to offer. The housing market is currently calm and steady. With that rhythm comes a shortage in inventory – but with the season upon us, more … Continue reading SRQ has 2020 vision

Moving ahead: what to expect when selling a house in 2020

New year, new home? If you’re thinking of putting your home on the market, experts say that 2020 is the year to do it. Below, I share my predictions and insight on what’s to come in the housing market this year and why you should be moving toward putting your home on the market. With … Continue reading Moving ahead: what to expect when selling a house in 2020

New year, new view: New Year’s resolutions for first-time homebuyers

The New Year is right around the corner – meaning it’s time to start thinking about your financial plans and resolutions for 2020. If this is the year for making big moves like purchasing your first home, I have a few tips that will help you get on the right track.  Take your credit score … Continue reading New year, new view: New Year’s resolutions for first-time homebuyers

Five items that every homeowner needs to add to their Christmas list

The holiday season is here! While I love this time of year, it does bring about some added stress. Think shopping for the perfect gifts, wrapping those presents and coordinating family gatherings. To help keep your home looking its best during this busy season and to give you some ideas for great gift ideas for … Continue reading Five items that every homeowner needs to add to their Christmas list