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Finding the Motivation


KNOWING THE SELLERS MOTIVATION IS KEY TO MAKING AN ACCEPTABLE OFFER Finding the sellers motivation is key to making an acceptable offer. Loosely defined, motivation is “a force or influence that causes someone to do something”. Some days I’m highly “motivated” to wake up and get right to the gym for an intense workout comprised of equal parts cardio exe…Continue Reading..

Choosing Paint Colors

choosing interior paint colors

A certified interior designer shares her secrets...  The ever intimidating job of choosing paint colors can be overwhelming.  However, selecting paint for your home can be a stress free experience when you have confidence about your choices. Below are my tips I use when choosing the right paint for your home as well as your personality.  LIGHTING: It is very i…Continue Reading..

Coastal Deck Collapse


THE CAUSE AND PREVENTION OF A MAJOR DECK COLLAPSE The North American Deck and Railing Association or NADRA estimates that there are 40 million decks in the U.S. that are over 20 years old. The concerns with older decks are: Many were built before new codes were established which made decks uniformly safer. Many are weaker after experiencing weather stress for m…Continue Reading..

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