Are You Spending Your Home Improvement Dollars Wisely?

The last thing anyone wants to do is invest money, only to end up losing it. Home renovations are investments in the future return homeowners will make when selling their home. Although it may seem like every improvement will entice more buyers, and therefore, a bigger price tag, there are some renovations that incur a huge cost without a full return. If your sellers are preparing to put their house on the market, it might be especially tempting to spruce things up, but beware of the following five changes — they are a waste of money for sellers. 1. Kitchen remodels All of the home design shows on TV might lead you to believe that a new kitchen is vital if you want to sell your house. But a

Preparing for that Home Inspection!

Today’s Ask the Expert column features Buddy Stark, director of Operations for HomeTeam Inspection Service. Q: What can sellers do to prepare for a home inspection? A: Completing these quick and easy tasks before beginning the selling process will help reduce stress and save your clients valuable time during the home-selling process. Clean the House An important part of selling a home is keeping it clean in anticipation of a showing. Cleaning the home will convey that it’s been well cared for and that the house is less susceptible to any issues caused by neglect. Check All Windows Have your client take a quick inventory of the windows to make sure they’re in good working order. Replace win

Stay Safe and Informed in SB County's Flash Flood

Unprecedented flash flooding has closed down parts of the 101 between Santa Barbara and Ventura county, and wreaked havoc especially in the community of Montecito. Already, as of 2:30pm, January 9th, 8 fatalities and 25 injuries have been confirmed within SB County due to the storm. 50 rescues have occurred thanks to first responders. For storm information or transportation assistance, call (805) 681-5542. (@countyofsb Twitter) The following safety information can ensure your family is as prepared as possible before, during and after a flash flood. More information can be found at: BASIC FLOOD SAFETY TIPS Turn Around, Don’t Drown! ® Avoid walking or driving through

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