Author: Danny Forster

Newsletter

ABHI’s August Newsletter

Read our August Newsletter & catch up with A Better Home Inspection! With our team at A Better Home Inspection, we’ve been your neighborhood home

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Buying Or Selling A Home

Opportunities For Homebuyers

Mortgage rates are much higher today than they were at the beginning of the year, and that’s had a clear impact on the housing market. As

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Home Improvement

Home Updates That Pay Off

Find out how some of these top home improvements rank, plus get tips on maximizing the return at resale. #1 Minor Bathroom Remodel Average return

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Buying Or Selling A Home

Are We In A Housing Bubble?

With so much talk about an economic slowdown, some people are asking if the housing market is heading for a crash like the one in 2008. To really

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Home Improvement

Alternative Window Trends

We have our own individual preferences when we shop for windows—price, energy efficiency, and style. If you’re considering new windows, we’d like to introduce you

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Home Maintenance Tips

7 New Smart-Home Products

You don’t need to attend the annual CES event in Las Vegas to get excited about advancements in home tech. Firewalla is a smart firewall that

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Tips

How to Clean a Dishwasher

ou know what could use a little TLC? Your dishwasher! This often-overlooked appliance should be cleaned every six months. Learn how to clean a dishwasher with vinegar

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Buying Or Selling A Home

Are There More Homes Coming to the Market?

According to a recent survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), one of the top challenges buyers face in today’s housing market is finding a home that meets their needs.

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Uncategorized

The History Of Earth Day

THE FIRST EARTH DAY Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Let’s

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Real Estate

Thinking Of Moving This Spring?

If you’re thinking of selling your house, it may be because you’ve heard prices are rising, listings are going fast, and sellers are getting multiple offers on their homes. But

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Trends

Residential Gardens Are Evolving

Outdoor trends that emerged during the first two years of the pandemic continue to develop and enhance play, curb appeal, and healthfulness. After the pandemic

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Home Maintenance Tips

What to Update Before Selling

Simple kitchen and bath improvements can leave home shoppers swooning over a listing, according to a new study by Knock, a site about homeownership. Homes are

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Buying Or Selling A Home

Home Design & Staging Tips

Several technology tools help you call up ideas to quickly re-envision a home’s look inside and out. What if you could redesign or stage a

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Buying Or Selling A Home

Homeownership Is A Wonderful Thing!

The past two years have taught us the true value of homeownership, especially the stability and the feeling of accomplishment it can provide. But homeownership has

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Upcoming Event

Trust & Wills Event

Today, Zach was at a Trust & Wills event sponsored by The Robles Realty Group. Thank you Martha Robles, Andrew Jimenez as well as Cambria

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Uncategorized

How To Install A GFCI

Wiring for a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) depends on where it falls in the circuit and whether you want it to protect the other

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Buying Or Selling A Home

Make Your Best Offer On A Home

As a buyer in a sellers’ market, sometimes it can feel like you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. When you’re ready to make

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Buying Or Selling A Home

Tips for Single Homebuyers

If you’re living on your own and looking to buy a home, know that you can make your dream a reality with thoughtful planning and the right

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Home Maintenance Tips

Ten Tips for Safe Holiday Decorating

Seasonal decorations, including lights, trees and wreaths, can help put your household in the holiday spirit. However, when not used properly, decorations–particularly lights–can create safety

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Buying Or Selling A Home

VA Loans

The purpose of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans is to provide a pathway to homeownership for those who have sacrificed so much by serving our

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Buying Or Selling A Home

Does Your House Have What Buyers Want?

The rise in remote work is changing what many Americans want in their homes. Many companies are choosing to delay reopening or go remote full-time, and today’s

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Buying Or Selling A Home

Inventory Is On The Rise

There’s a lot of talk lately about how challenging it can be to find a home to buy. While housing inventory is still low, there

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Home Maintenance Tips

Furnace Maintenance Tips

Furnace Maintenance Tips It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many  homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

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Home Maintenance Tips

Fall Yard Cleanup Checklist

Fall Yard Cleanup Checklist Autumn means football games and visits to the local pumpkin patch. It also means it’s time to get your yard ready

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Home Maintenance Tips

Fall Décor Ideas for 2021

Fall Décor Ideas for 2021 Are you ready to decorate your home for fall? Celebrate the season with these wonderful fall decorating ideas, tips and

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Real Estate

Preparing For Home Ownership

Preparing For Home Ownership As rent prices continue to soar, many renters want to know what they can do to get ready to buy their first home.

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Real Estate

Top Housing Market Topics

Top Housing Market Topics If you’re a prospective buyer or seller, it’s important to understand the current real estate market conditions and how they affect

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Home Maintenance Tips

How To Fix A Noisy Ceiling Fan

How To Fix A Noisy Ceiling Fan Correctly installed ceiling fans are typically very quiet, and in most spaces, you won’t notice them over the

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Home Maintenance Tips

Paint Like A Pro!

Paint Like A Pro! These top tips will make your next paint job a smashing success, whether you’re painting all your walls or just one.

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Home Maintenance Tips

Landscaping On a Budget

Landscaping On a Budget Thinking about upgrading your backyard this spring but fearful of what it might cost? Fear not. From hardscaping to softscaping, there’s

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Home Maintenance Tips

Oven Maintenance Tips

Oven Maintenance Tips If you want your range to last for years to come, it’s important to take care and maintain the oven including all

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Home Maintenance Tips

Dishwasher Maintenance Tips

Dishwasher Maintenance Tips The dishwasher is one of the most frequently used appliances in your home. That is understandable – a dishwasher is a convenient

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Home Maintenance Tips

A/C Maintenance Tips

A/C Maintenance Tips Keep Your A/C Unit Running Smooth A little regular upkeep can go along way. So before you schedule a maintenance visit, here

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Real Estate

Realtor Safety Tips

Stay Safe With a third of real estate agents reportedly feeling unsafe at some point in their career, it’s important to have a safety plan

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Home Maintenance Tips

2021 Decorating Trends

2021 Decorating Trends What’s In This Season? Interested in what fad is in this year? Read on… Comfort & Tradition Old school is coming back,

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Home Maintenance Tips

Keeping Your Home Cool

Keeping Your Home Cool It’s HOT! This time of year, many of us start thinking about ways to stay cool in the hot summer months.

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Home Maintenance Tips

Refrigerator Maintenance

5 Keys To Refrigerator Maintenance Refrigerators are hardworking appliances that run 24/7 and deserve some TLC. But other than clearing out smelly food, how much

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Home Maintenance Tips

Pool Safety Tips

Pool Safety Tips Swimming Pool Safety Guidelines & Tips By communicating these pool tips effectively as well as using common sense, your backyard pool can

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Moving

Tips For Hiring Movers

Tips For Hiring Movers How To Choose A Moving Company Let’s face it, moving is stressful & finding the right moving company for your needs

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Moving

Tips For Moving With Pets

Tips For Moving With Pets How To Move With Our Furry Friends Moving is stressful for everyone in your family – including your pet. Whether

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Home Maintenance Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips Spring Has Sprung! Over 75% of Americans commit to spring cleaning their homes every year. Wow! Did you know that decluttering can have

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Self Care

Tips On Fighting Stress

Tips On Fighting Stress Are You Stressed? Given everything going on right now and this crazy real estate market, it’s no wonder many of us

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Home Maintenance Tips

Wildfire preparedness

Wildfire preparedness If you smell gas or suspect a gas leak Ever wondered what you should do if you smell gas or suspect there may

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