• Choosing the right paint finish

    Choosing the Right Paint Finish

    February 12, 2019 | By Sophia Barrett

    It can be intimidating to stand in front of the paint swatches at the paint or hardware store and try to make a decision. Picking a color can be difficult enough—and then you have to choose the finish. Here’s a simple guide to choosing the correct finish for your project. High Gloss High gloss paint has the most sheen, and will be the most… Read more »

  • Best Repairs and Upgrades to Complete Before Selling Your House

    March 13, 2018 | By Sophia Barrett

    Preparing your property to sell is a crucial step in the marketing process and can greatly affect your ultimate sale price. However, many sellers get caught up with repairs and upgrades that won’t actually entice buyers to offer a higher price. So, how do you know which projects to tackle before going to market? As Realtors, we’re engaged with active buyers everyday and know… Read more »

  • How to avoid capital gains taxes and downsize - 1031 Exchange

    1031 Exchanges: The Basics

    September 21, 2016 | By Roy Farrens

    Are capital gains taxes keeping you from downsizing? A 1031 Exchange might be the solution you are looking for. What Is A 1031 Exchange? The 1031 Exchange is a legal way to avoid paying taxes. This tax strategy gets its name from Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code, which allows you to postpone paying taxes on gains from the sale of a property… Read more »