The Pros and Cons of Merging Finances

Managing money can be challenging enough on your own. Consider these points before merging your finances with your partner. Whether you’re a newlywed or have recently moved in with your significant other, you two have a lot to talk about when it comes to the household chores, furniture placement, and finances. If you’re thinking about

Do This, Not That: Tips for Your Equity Loans

Do’s and don’ts for acquiring and maintaining your home equity loan. Equity is the difference between a home’s fair market value and the outstanding mortgage balance. Homeowners who do have equity in their homes have the option to borrow money against the equity that they have built with a loan or line of credit. In

Beginner’s Guide to Growing Succulents

Learn how to grow drought-resistant succulents in your home and garden! The California drought is ever-present and many homeowners are turning to succulents to decorate their garden. These plants are drought-resistant, are featured in every home décor magazine or Pinterest board, and are surprisingly easy to grow! Succulents are easy to keep and make for a

April is National Volunteer Month! Here Are Ways to Give Back

Impact your local community in Fremont, California through volunteering. April is National Volunteer Month and with that comes the perfect opportunity to get involved in your local community. Volunteering your time, money, or support to those in need can improve your life as well as theirs. Everyone knows that volunteering is meant to improve and

Start Your Spring with Bloomin’ Good Projects!

Spring is the time of new beginnings so hop into these home projects. Welcome your home into spring by shaking off the dust from winter and make it bloom! Spring brings the perfect opportunity to give your home a breath of fresh air and lighten it up for the sunshine, bright flowers, and summer than

Things You Didn’t Know About Home Renovations

Ready to remodel? Review these renovations reservations. Home renovations can make a home complete. Whether it’s redoing the kitchen, adding a conservatory, or improving the loft, renovations add value and joy to a house. But before these tasks are complete, there are likely some hurdles that have to be cleared first! Here are 4 things

Organizing Mistakes That Make Your House Look Messy

Is your home clean or cluttered?  Do you have piles of clutter neatly lined up? Just because your belongings are nearly stacked doesn’t mean that you’re organized. If you find your flat surfaces filling with clutter, it’s time to designate a spot for everything coming into your home! Your home may look clean, but these

How to: Stage Your Home for a Photo Shoot

Get your home looking camera-ready in 3, 2, 1, lights, camera, action! The old saying goes, “you only have one chance to make a first impression”. This saying could not be more relevant than when you’re selling a home. As soon as a potential buyer scans your online listing, your home has to impress, otherwise

To Invest in Property or To Not Invest?

Decide if an investment property will be profitable for you! There are many ways to evaluate investment returns when you purchase an income property. While there’s no one determining factor that will prove that a property will be profitable, useful guidance in the realm of realty is always worth considering in your decision making! Below

How Much Should I Spend on a House?

Buying a home should always fit within your budget! Avoid overspending with these tips. Determining how much you can spend is the first hurdle when it comes to home buying. As a house is (likely) the biggest purchase of your life, you shouldn’t spend the rest of your life being weighed down to a hefty

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