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Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home

Identified this outstanding article by Cary Teller so thought to share with you… “Homes cost a lot of money to maintain. But are you spending extra money unnecessarily on upkeep? Here are 10 of the most expensive mistakes you could be making in your home. Using Traditional Light bulbs If you still have incandescent light…

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Sell My House Fast !

Heritage Park Realty gets asked the question, “How Can You Sell My House Fast?” There are several items that come into play with this, that we will work with you to do everything we can to have your home sell fast and get the best price possible. Here are some things for you to consider…

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What Brings a Neighborhood Down?

Your Home Value The following neighborhood features emerged as the ones that could potentially drag down home values by the greatest amounts: 1. Bad school: -22.2% (translation: home-owners near a bad school received 22.2 % less) than an average home in the same county could get) 2. Strip club: -14.7% 3. High renter concentration: -13.8%…

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Get Organized: Take a 10-Day Simplification Challenge

A GREAT article by Becky Harris we wanted to add for your benefit here… Emily Ley has twin toddlers and a 6-year-old, runs a business that employs five people, writes books and creates the popular organizer line Simplified Planner. To make it all work and still have time to have a life, she has simplified in…

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A Kitchen For You To Be Inspired By: White, Wood and Navy

Updates in Oregon So, we saw this great article by Stephanie Granada with Houzz and wanted to inspire you with what you CAN do with your kitchen… Kitchen at a Glance Who lives here: A couple with two small kids, a dog and a cat Location: Portland, Oregon Size: 216 square feet, including dining room (20 square meters)…

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Update your Laundry Room with these Styles!!!

If you’re looking to take your space from tired to inspired, these projects can offer inspiration… Great article by Mitchell Parker on Houzz.com !!!   1. Whimsical Designers: Carly Nemtean and Lauren Poetker of Carriage Lane Design-Build  Location: Toronto Size: 32 square feet (2.9 square meters); 4 by 8 feet (1.2 by 2.4 meters) Homeowners’ request. Create a new laundry…

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5 Steps to Obtaining a Mortgage

Today’s stricter lending environment means that processing a mortgage application is more complex than ever, given the number of steps that lenders, underwriters and mortgage insurers must all complete before home buyers truly have their financing in place. To help ensure the process goes smoother, you can also take a few steps of your own.…

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