Bathroom Remodeling Tips

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I thought this was a great read.  Bathrooms show a potential buyer/tenant how serious a seller/landlord is about quality.  My favorite remodeling projects include enough resources for kitchens and bathrooms and can make the difference between a house and a home.  Read here—>http://styledstagedsold.blogs.realtor.org/2016/11/14/home-trends-to-watch-the-free-standing-tub/#sf43720767

REMODEL IN PROGRESS!

This is a new 4-bedroom, 2-bath remodeling project located in the city of Carson.  At the we bought the property the house included a room that was not permitted by the city.  Since the house is intended to be a rental several decisions went into how to handle the illegal addition.  Exclusive civil engineering costs, permits and additional delays all factored into the decision.  After looking at the costs of getting the room up to code it was  decided to leave the space open for now and make exterior walls of the remaining framing.  We are also looking into tile options to cover the cement slab to give it a natural look and beautify what will be left of the space.  We have several weeks to go on the work as you can see from my video.  Take the walking tour now —>

 

 

 

Home Design Trends Worth Watching!

Herringbone is emerging as the pattern of choice in 2016. Herringbone is the arrangement of rectangles that is so named for its resemblance to the bones of fish.  This pattern is popping up on everything from hardwood floors, kitchen backsplashes and shower walls. It may be subtle or bold.  Read on—>

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Two words alone have, rightly, loomed large in discussions about California’s housing market this year: inventory and affordability. A tight supply of homes available for sale has helped to keep strong upward pressure on home prices, which in turn has caused further deterioration of affordability in the state.   As housing becomes more expensive, and the cost of living between expensive central areas and outlying counties expands, people begin to make decisions on the trade-offs between living farther out (and in larger houses) and commuting longer to their jobs.  For your next purchase or rental who’s got your back?  Subscribe and/or Follow me on Twitter for strategies to navigate the housing market!

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