Archives for August 2012

Best Smartphone Apps for Residential Real Estate

The real estate industry is getting increasingly digital. And this is putting more tools and resources in the hands of you, the clients, to find information and help focus your search. Having a realtor with digital marketing experience is crucial, because more and more buyers are looking to web platforms for their searches and taking their process … [Read more...]

Is Solar Energy Practical in the Home?

Recently I was reading a book lent me by a friend called Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think, and I was startled by this fact: "There's over five thousand times more solar energy falling on the planet's surface than we use in a year." That's how much we use total, all of our combined energy use regardless of source. With the right … [Read more...]

Weekly Cleaning Checklist

Taking good care of your home can save you a lot of time and trouble when the time comes to sell. There are always nooks and crannies that you never remember until you have to, but I've found that people keep up with small cleaning chores are much happier than those who put it off. So I've looked around and compiled a thorough but do-able list that … [Read more...]

How to Clean and Seal a Stained Concrete Driveway

One of the most prominent features of your home from the outside is the driveway. Especially in Texas, a clean concrete drive will almost glisten in the bright daytime sun, but that also means that stains and dirt are even more obvious. And not only do those stains look bad, they can weaken the concrete and make it deteriorate faster. Keeping up … [Read more...]