August 2018

Found 13 blog entries for August 2018.

Interested in selling your home? Don't know where to start when it comes to staging? Check out this article; it has a lot of great ideas to peak buyer's interests. There is never one set way when it comes to selling homes. Every home and family has their own story. Contact me if you would like help and guidance on the best way to tell yours! 

**You also can click the photo to go to the article **

Photo and Article provided by houselogic.com

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Better in Brentwood and Harvest Time in Brentwood have created a free "Promo Pass" for locals to enjoy incredible deals! I know what you're thinking... "Why didn't I know about this sooner??" We were thinking the same thing! 

This promo pass has promotions like a free appetizer at Zephyr Grill & Bar, a free beverage at Big House Beans, 10% off your purchase and free tasting at Co Co County Wine Co, and a free item at The Candy Shack!

There are also tons of promos at some of your other favorite local places including Vine+Grain, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Pink Door Boutique and Imperiale Beer Cafe!

These promotions have you covered from deals on a shopping trip for clothes or home decor, to a discount on your dinner or dessert! 

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My husband and I decided that we were paying way too much for cable! We were in a contract with Directv and did not have a good experience with their On Demand; multiple times we purchased movies and it would stop to buffer or stop completely and tell us "please try again later" and kick us out of our movie! So disappointing when you are in the middle of a great movie!!! So we decided it was our turn to "cut the cord" with cable. 

I started doing research on different streaming companies. I also reached out to the Facebook community and got tons of recommendations as well! There are so many articles and people we know that are convinced that they have the BEST streaming service!! So how do you know truly which is the best? 

We made our decision

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Another happy seller/buyer! Wendee needed to buy her next home and sell her current home at the same time. I have been working with her for 4 years, throughout all the curve balls life has thrown at us. We made her dream come true as a team. I don't care if a client can start this journey now or years from now; I will stick by their side and guide them. Receiving packages like this reassures me I am doing my job right! I am grateful to have Wendee as a client and now after all this time, a great friend. 

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Check out this article that has 5 great ideas of where to add shelves and use up unused space! I see DIY weekends in my near future, how about you?

Click this article or photo to read these awesome ideas.

 

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If you feel like your house hunting is taking longer than expected, know that you aren't alone!! In a REALTOR® magazine article, it was stated that "the two chief reasons why home buyers said their search was taking so long was not being able to find a home with the features they want (45%) and having difficulty finding one at a price they could afford (43%)." If you feel like either of those are also your reason, don't let those them deter you from finding your PERFECT MATCH!

Stay positive, keep searching and you WILL find the right home! 

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Local Events - Looks like it's going to be a busy weekend!!

    

August 10th, doors 6pm, buffet 6:30pm, show 7pm @ Lone Tree Golf & Event Center, Antioch - Masquerade Murder Mystery Dinner

August 10th, 6:30pm @ 18700 Marsh Creek Road, Brentwood - Kaia Fit Brentwood is hosting Yoga at sunset! 

August 10th, 7-9pm @ City Park, Brentwood - Concert in the Park: The Starlets performing music of the 50's and 60's

August 10th, dusk @ Discovery Bay Community Center - Movie in the Park

Bring your blankets and enjoy Star Wars: The Last Jedi! 

August 10th, dusk @ John Buckley Square, Pittsburg - Movie in the Park

Bring your blankets and enjoy Lion King! 

August 11th, 9-11am @ Oakley pier off of Bridgehead Rd. in Oakley - Annual Kids

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Food Truck lovers!! Don't miss the Discovery Bay Food Truck Roundup tonight from 5-7:30pm at the Discovery Bay Community Center! 

This fun, family friendly event is only held once a month, with only TWO chances to go for the rest of the year!

The Discovery Bay Community Center has a huge lawn area for this event with tons of vendors and sunshine to enjoy. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, frisbees, footballs, etc! Come down and enjoy delicious food and don't forget to finish the night off with Callahan's Ice Cream or Menchie's! 

I will be there with my family, tons of my fellow Discovery Bay residents and many others! $5 to get in for 21+, free for 20 and under. This money goes towards a local nonprofit group each month. 

If you can't make

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My husband and I PAINTED our lawn! With laying new sod or installing artificial grass being pretty expensive options, we decided to read up on what it takes to paint it! This was a common solution during the drought and while getting artificial grass is still our goal, it is just too expensive for us to do right now. This was a perfect solution to have green grass for the rest of summertime! Happy with it!

vvvv Check out the before and after photos and the during video!! vvvv

 

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