Throw a Housewarming Party Mardi Gras Style

The moving boxes are unpacked and the pictures are hung.  Time to get ready for the best part about moving into a new house…The Party! Traditionally, the term “housewarming” is comes from the literal act of warming a new house.   Each guest would bring firewood, and build fires in all the available fireplaces, offering firewood…

Best smart home upgrades for parents

  With 3 active school age children, a busy spouse, and a puppy I need products that will streamline my life while adding value to my home. I love new technology as much as the next person.  The newly launched products at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show sound really exciting.  However, sometimes I worry that…

Who’s Your Agent? – Welcome Marlene Elenes

     Life is a story… what does yours say? This is Marlene’s Story: Q: Tell us about your real estate background? A: I have 9 years experience with customer service and buying and selling residential homes. Q: What sets you apart from others in your field? A: I am always interested in clients 100% satisfaction. Q:…

3 New Year’s Resolutions for your Home

January is a time for fresh starts and new beginnings.  While you are making resolutions to improve your health and fitness, consider making these 3 changes to your home.  A change in your living environment can make a world of difference in your personal outlook for the coming year. 1. Clear the Clutter This is the…

5 Tips to prepare your home for a puppy

“Nothing makes coming home special like having someone there wagging their tail waiting for you to arrive.” Thinking of adding a furry member to your family?  Puppies are adorable and dogs can be wonderful life companions.  Having a dog can enrich your home environment and boost your happiness.  Just remember that dogs, and especially puppies,…