Which projects are DIY candidates and which should you leave to the pros? The answer differs by homeowner, but you can evaluate a job wisely if you ask the right questions first. The best advice is to thoroughly research any new home improvement project that seems like it should be easy before ... » Learn More about Should You DIY or Hire?
Talk about Creep Factor Level 10. I was touring a home with buyer's a few months ago when I noticed a surveillance camera trained on the living/dining room area. It felt disturbing and I suddenly had an urge to check my teeth. It also dawned on me that we’d best save strategic plotting until we were ... » Learn More about Buyers Bite Your Tongue! The Sellers May Be Watching
House hunting is a little like dating. It’s easy to overlook flaws when you’re starry-eyed and excited by the newness. But once you live with each other for a while, incompatibilities reveal themselves and bad decisions become problems. To avoid unfortunate surprises, make a plan for gathering ... » Learn More about House Hunting 101: Tips You Haven’t Considered
One of the best things about living in the 9th and 9th/Sugar House area are the local businesses. Yesterday I held a business lunch at Publik Kitchen and I regularly hang out at Sugar House Coffee. Why do I make a point of spending my dollars at local Salt Lake City businesses? Because they are ... » Learn More about 21 Favorite Locally Owned Businesses in Salt Lake City
When home buyers drive your neighborhood, or when Realtors are previewing for their clients, what do they see? You never get a second chance to make a first impression, so make sure your home has the curb appeal that makes people go “wow.” Take a walk around your property right now—front to back. ... » Learn More about Eight Tips for Adding Instant Curb Appeal