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Around The Lake

Discover All You Need To Know About Real Estate And Our Surrounding Communities


It might not be anyone’s favorite chore, but cleaning your home’s gutters is an essential maintenance task not to be overlooked. When leaves, sticks and...
Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds, and other Halloween activities in Lake & Mendocino Counties in California?  Scroll down this page...
[INFOGRAPHIC] Some Highlights: The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds necessary to buy a home if prices and interest rates...
After settling into a new place, show it off with a housewarming party! Here are some tips for throwing a successful shindig… Set a realistic...
Your down payment plays an important role when you’re buying a home. A down payment is a percentage of your home’s purchase price that you...
Below are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of...
History of Labor Day Labor Day 2019 On September 2, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor celebrates and honors the greatest worker in the world...
House flipping is when an investor purchases a property (typically an older home), renovates it and then sells it for a higher price. Renovated homes...
If you have or plan to have children and you’re shopping for a new home, one of the most important deciding factors will likely be...
There’s no doubt that today’s housing market is changing, and everything we see right now indicates it is time to sell. Here’s a look at...
With everything that goes into selling a home, it can be easy to forget some of the last-minute details. But, beware—buyers can be put off...
Wages are increasing, mortgage rates are low, and inventory is building each month. Let's get together to talk about how to use the strength of...
The number of homes for sale has been increasing since February 2019. If you're thinking of selling, let's get together to chat about how you...
Whether the sales price is more important than the interest rate depends on your perspective. All real estate is local. This means whatever is happening...
Homeownership Is the American Dream! A recent survey of renters shows that 50% of Americans are DETERMINED to own a home. Let’s get together to...
Both mortgage interest rates and home prices are projected to rise throughout 2019. If you plan on buying a home this year, the time is...
Do the in-laws and their brood stay at your home for the holidays? Do long-time friends drive up with their kids to visit you on...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ag7Bw5Jj-KE Did you know there are probably more shades of white than any other color out there? Here’s how to choose the right one for...
Someone once said you can tell a lot about the nature of a man and his home by catching a glimpse of his backyard space....
When we consider buying an item, we naturally go through a research process prior to making our decision. We ask our friends and family members...
In 100 words or less, readers share their poignant tales of the bond between mother and child. As borrowed from Readers Digest. In celebration of...
In a recent Insights Blog, CoreLogic reported that rent prices have skyrocketed since 2005. Meanwhile, the typical mortgage payment has actually decreased. “CoreLogic’s national rent index was up...
There has been a lot written about the benefits of homeownership. One benefit that continues to rise to the top is the added wealth homeowners...
For-sale listings with cool, neutral wall colors sell for more money, according to Zillow analysis. A fresh coat of paint in the right color may...