Category Archives: Blog

  • How to Survive Transition

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Timing the closing of your new home purchase with the end of your lease agreement or sale of your existing home is tricky, to say the least. Rarely does it work out that you move directly from one home to another on a perfect... 

  • Know Your Style: Country French Style

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Originally called French Provincial, Country French Style evokes the casual simplicity and rustic elements of a country home in the South of France. By paying tribute the region’s sunny, warm landscape, Country French style... 

  • Is Seller Financing the Right Move for You?

    BY Novi Property Blogger

    In an effort to increase your chances of getting your home sold, you may want to consider offering seller financing as part of your sales plan. Before you decide to make this offer, however, it is important to gain a better... 

  • Should You Wait Until Spring to Put Your Home on the Market?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    Typically the end of the Holiday season and New Years signal the advent of Spring, so putting your home on the market around the time of the Spring Equinox might be the perfect option for you. Markets vary, so only your local... 

  • Add a Romantic Touch to Your Open House

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    When staging your home for an open house, consider connecting to the season, holiday or local events to give your home that memorable “I see myself living here” quality. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner,... 

  • Five Simple Tips for Making a Small Room “Feel” Bigger

    BY Novi Property Blogger

    While you may dream of having a large, spacious bedroom with plenty of room to spread out, many homes feature at least one small bedroom that could really use some extra space. Fortunately, you don’t have to start... 

  • New Technology Makes the Average Home Smarter Than Ever Before

    BY Novi Property Blogger

    As technology continues to advance, it should come as no surprise to learn that companies and homeowners are finding ways to integrate technology into their homes. Here is a look at some of the biggest tech items available... 

  • Do I Need to Paint the Whole House White?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    You are getting ready to paint a home you know you will sell within a couple of years. Chances are, a helpful family member or friend reminds you that to sell, everything should be painted white. After all, a buyer needs... 

  • Wanting to Sell Your Home but Not Quite Ready to Move?

    BY Jason Richards, San Diego Real Estate

    You know that you need to move, and the market is right to sell, but you’re not quite ready to pack up everything. After all, you still have to live in your home until it sells. So how do you get ready to sell without entirely... 

  • What Stays and What Goes When You Move? 5 Items Commonly Put Up for Negotiation

    BY Novi Property Blogger

    When putting your home on the market, you may wonder which items you should leave behind as part of the sale and which items you are free to take with you. While some things are generally assumed to be part of the sale, other...