Home Buying 101: Five Hidden Costs of Buying a Home or Condo

“If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters daydreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.” –Gaston Bachelard Without a doubt, buying a home by itself is already a significant investment that would take years upon years of your … More Home Buying 101: Five Hidden Costs of Buying a Home or Condo

Encourage Wealth in Your Home Using Feng Shui

Feng shui practices are useful in attracting and maintaining the right energy for your home. It’s important to have positive chi or life force as it can enhance all the aspects of your daily living. Family, fame, career and personal relationships are some parts of life where energy can profoundly influence the flow of life. … More Encourage Wealth in Your Home Using Feng Shui

Solitary Living: The Pros and Cons of Living Alone

“I am convinced that living in an enclave shapes the personality and living alone shapes the personality too.” -Mary Douglas Today, there are many things associated with separate living—both good and bad. At times it is known as a form of complete freedom and an excellent avenue for fending yourself and discovering more to your … More Solitary Living: The Pros and Cons of Living Alone

Living Alone: Five Reasons Why Living Alone Can Improve The Quality of Your Life

“Solitude is the soul’s holiday, an opportunity to stop dooing for others and to surprise and delight ourselves instead.” -Katrina Kenison Most people find the prospect of living alone daunting—something they could never picture themselves doing and with reason. Humans as we are, we crave company and social interaction—two things that an environment living in … More Living Alone: Five Reasons Why Living Alone Can Improve The Quality of Your Life

Home Selling 101: Four Tips to Make A Stress-Free Sale

“The art of selling one house is different than the science of repeating it flawlessly over and over.”- Chantel Ray   Selling a home to move is probably one of the most stressful events you would experience in your life. The logistics are not as straightforward, the market prices unpredictable and erratic and in a … More Home Selling 101: Four Tips to Make A Stress-Free Sale

Guest Post: Where to Begin when Buying a House

Buying a new home can be a very exciting but overwhelming time. There are so many options to consider, and so many beautiful homes. If you’re looking in the California area, Santa Monica homes for sale are beautiful, elegant, and offer a variety of options such as price, size, and location. Know What You’re Looking … More Guest Post: Where to Begin when Buying a House