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The Average Kitchen Remodel in 2019

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // February 21, 2019

The Average Kitchen Remodel in 2019

Thinking of renovating your kitchen this year? Coastal Living tells us how much the average kitchen remodel will cost in 2019.  White kitchens, colorful kitchens, modern kitchens, classic kitchens, cottage-style kitchens, how are you to choose? Well, before you dive into backsplashes and countertops, perhaps it’s best to take a step back and think about your […]


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Houses Going into Foreclosure

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // February 20, 2019

Houses Going into Foreclosure

You can see from this map on Zillow that there are many houses going into foreclosure in Houston; 165 to be exact. Are you one of them? Many of these homeowners want to sell fast before they lose everything to foreclosure. But, that is not the only reason you may want to sell their house […]


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7 Tips to Reach Younger Buyer

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // February 19, 2019

7 Tips to Reach Younger Buyer

Getting the most money for your home is all about thinking about the buyer you want to reach. If a younger buyer is your target, there are more than a few inexpensive ways to really make your home shine. Here are top 7 tips to reach younger buyer according to Click2Houston. The Top 7 Tips to […]


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10 Staging Tips

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // February 18, 2019

10 Staging Tips

With a dearth of houses for sale and mortgage rates below 5%, it may not be as challenging as you think to sell your home. There are, however, 10 staging tips to make a sale move even faster in Houston. Very few homes are on the market for longer than 30 to 45 days. Is […]


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Dress Temptation

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // February 15, 2019

Dress Temptation

Dress Temptation. I have a friend who jokes with his wife when she wears a dress or sweater he doesn’t remember her wearing. He says, “ I see you’ve snuck another piece of clothing into the house. She always responds with the history of where and when she bought it, and the last time she […]


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Easier for Homeowners to Get Flood Insurance

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // February 14, 2019

Easier for Homeowners to Get Flood Insurance

According to INMAN “A new rule issued by five U.S. federal agencies this week should make it easier for property owners to get flood insurance by requiring mortgage lenders to accept some private policies, rather than only government ones.” “The rule, announced Tuesday, goes into effect July 1, 2019. It’s the result of a years-long process that […]


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5 Home Improvements You Should Always Outsource

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // February 13, 2019

5 Home Improvements You Should Always Outsource

Almost any landlord in Houston can do such things as mowing the lawn, painting or repairing a clogged toilet. However, you need to recognize that some repairs should be left to the professionals. Saving money and watching the bottom line are essential but you need to know your limitations. Here are five property tasks you […]


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5 Warning Signs of Electrical Wiring Problems

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // February 12, 2019

5 Warning Signs of Electrical Wiring Problems

From 2014 to 2016, an estimated 24,000 residential building electrical fires were reported to United States fire departments each year. These fires caused an estimated 310 deaths, 850 injuries and $871 million in property loss. Here are 5 Warning Signs of Electrical Wiring Problems Shocks If you get a small electrical shock when you flick a switch, plug in an appliance […]


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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // February 11, 2019

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

When the weather gets cold and people kick up their furnaces, along with cozy homes comes an increased risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. It happened in Dallas recently. Four people have been found dead in a house under construction in Dallas. The Dallas Morning News reports that authorities say the two men and two children are […]


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Alex Was Pulled Over for Speeding

Posted by Morin Okuyiga // February 8, 2019

Alex Was Pulled Over for Speeding

Alex was pulled over for speeding down the highway; the officer came to the driver’s window and said, “Sir, may I see your drivers license and registration?” Alex said, “Well officer I don’t have a license, it was taken away for a DUI.” The officer, in surprise, said, “Do you have a registration for the […]


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