5 Trendy Kitchen Design Tips

Kitchen Design Tips Thinking of buying a newly constructed home? You'll notice these trends as you shop. Thinking of buying an older home that will need updating? Or, before you sell your home, want to update the kitchen to maximize your home's value? Or, planning to stay in your home and update your kitchen? Well...Happy Feng shui Friday! …

The Color of the Year for 2016 is . . .

White? According to the paint company Benjamin Moore, their paint color “Simply White” is the Color of the Year for 2016. And you may be thinking – wait, what? Is white even considered a color? Yes, and according to Benjamin Moore’s designers, white décor is in for next year. Read more: The Color of the …

Tech Tuesday: Inbox

It's official: Google has made the Inbox application open to everyone with a Gmail account. So, if you already use Gmail, and you'd like to improve your email productivity and organization, you may want to try the email app by Google (for iOS, Android, and works with Chrome, Firefox, and Safari). Now why would I go and …

Top 10 Reasons to Stage Your Home

It's Feng shui Friday! What? It's a thing. And it sounds better than Wind and Water Wednesday. Starting now, on Fridays, I'll post good stuff about home design, staging, DIY projects, green home tips, or any info that might add harmony to your human existence as it relates to your surrounding environment. (Wow, that was really Feng shui-ish). Let's start with this: 10 Reasons to Stage …

Market says what?

Market determines price. It's true. The Market always determines the price a buyer pays for a home. Not your Realtor. Not you, the seller. And not your neighbor; unless your neighbor just SOLD his house. And then, you could compare his home to your home, and make a guess about how much your home might sell for. Now, you might say, …

Jacksonville, one of the best cities for making new friends!

According to the May 2015 AARP Bulletin Real Possibilities, in their story, The Most Livable Places at 50+,  Jacksonville ranked 4th in the U.S. among large cities where residents look out for family and neighbors, join civic groups, vote in high numbers, and have easy access to the digital world. Community characteristics like housing, neighborhood, transportation, health, engagement and opportunity …