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15 08, 2017

Considering a Move to Bakersfield, California? Here are Some Things You Should Know About the Area

By |2017-08-15T09:55:13+00:00August 15th, 2017|Advice, Bakersfield, Fun, Things to do|0 Comments

Moving to a new area of the country (or even the state) can be a bittersweet experience. While you may be excited about the new places to see and people to meet, it can also fill you with a bit of uncertainty if you don't have a lot of detail about the locale. But, by [...]

21 03, 2017

4 Essential Steps to Take Before Listing Your Home for Sale

By |2017-03-21T18:43:48+00:00March 21st, 2017|Advice, Selling Advice, Things to do|0 Comments

So, you're ready to put your home on the market. Now can be a good time, as the prime home selling season is almost upon us. But, before you put that For Sale sign in the front yard, there are some important steps that you should take in order to be sure that your home [...]

14 03, 2017

Planning Some Spring Cleaning? Here are 3 Key Tasks You Should Consider Doing First

By |2017-03-13T17:35:46+00:00March 14th, 2017|Advice, Home Inspection, Things to do|0 Comments

As we continue to move out of the winter "season," it's possible that you may have some spring cleaning tasks on your To-Do list. But, if your list is somewhat lengthy, it can be difficult to know just exactly where to start. With that in mind, arranging your list of projects in order of importance [...]

14 06, 2016

Bakersfield – A Surprisingly Affordable Locale with A Lot to Offer

By |2016-10-26T12:20:25+00:00June 14th, 2016|Bakersfield, Fun, Things to do|0 Comments

If you’re considering a move to Bakersfield, you may be happily surprised at just how affordable this city really is – especially given how much it has to offer. While many people believe that California is an expensive place to live – and in some areas, it certainly can be – Bakersfield is actually known [...]

10 11, 2015

Storage Clutter Be Gone!

By |2016-10-26T12:20:26+00:00November 10th, 2015|Advice, Autumn, Things to do|0 Comments

As the weather cools, spending a few hours in the garage or attic becomes less daunting. Autumn's a great time to jump into that chore we all hate, but still need to do: clearing out the storage clutter! Oh, Those Boxes. You know the ones--they're the boxes you keep meaning to get to, but never [...]

27 10, 2015

Refresh Your Front Door Hardware

By |2016-10-26T12:20:26+00:00October 27th, 2015|Advice, Selling Advice, Things to do|0 Comments

Swapping out your home's front door hardware (existing exterior knobs and handles) for new hardware is a simple job requiring little to no handyman experience at all. It takes only minutes to accomplish, and once you admire the beauty of your new hardware, you'll wonder why you didn't do it sooner! Convenience Most exterior door [...]

19 08, 2015

Interior Paint Trends for 2016

By |2016-10-26T12:20:30+00:00August 19th, 2015|Advice, Things to do|0 Comments

Choosing interior paint colors for your home can be tricky. You might yearn for some fashion-forward color, but lean toward boring, yet always-in-style, neutrals. Is there some middle ground between the two extremes? Interior paint trends for 2016 include both soft shades and bold oppositional colors, with some palettes injecting a little spice into otherwise [...]

23 06, 2015

Mortgage Rates and Your Home’s Sale

By |2016-10-26T12:20:31+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Selling Advice, Things to do|0 Comments

Home loan rates have enjoyed historically low numbers for quite some time. The ebb and flow of rates have recently fluctuated both slightly up and slightly down. But experts are predicting a trending rise in rates. How might this impact you if you decide to sell your home in the next year? Mortgage Loan Costs [...]

2 06, 2015

Cool Summer Fun in Bakersfield

By |2016-10-26T12:20:31+00:00June 2nd, 2015|Bakersfield, Fun, Summer, Things to do|0 Comments

School's almost out, and the sun's getting hot. Come join your neighbors in these fun Bakersfield community events that beat the heat! Splash 'n Spray Take a dip in the NOR (North of the River Recreation and Park District) or Greenacre swimming pool for just $2.00 (free, if temps soar to 105). Bakersfield Recreation and [...]