Favorite Features of Older Homes

Friday, April 03, 2020
As a show my clients homes for them to purchase, my goal is to find a home that meets many of their non-negotiables! Some people do not like older homes; they would much rather have the latest and greatest. I totally get it! I never ever thought I was going to be a Victorian homeowner…... More

Avoid These Colors in Your Home

Friday, March 27, 2020
I’ll admit, one of the things I want to change in my home is the interior paint colors. When my husband and I purchased our Old Victorian home, it was originally a light yellow on the outside. We decided to change the exterior paint color, and at Sherwin-Williams, they still have their original paint colors... More

Lighting Has Necessity

Friday, March 20, 2020
As many of you know, my husband and I purchased an old Victorian home. A large majority of the electrical and light fixtures had been updated. However, just because it was updated doesn’t mean that it was our taste. In fact, I want to replace every single light fixture in our home. One day, my... More

Why I Still Shop At Brick and Mortar Stores

Friday, March 13, 2020
Not only do I work with home buyers/sellers, but I also work with commercial landlords/tenants, and commercial buyers/sellers. Yes, I still enjoy going to the grocery store, browsing for gift ideas for friends at stores, and even trying on clothing at the store. Yes, I do have friends who just read some reviews, click on... More

This Or That With Kelly Raulston

Friday, March 06, 2020
During the real estate process, whether I am going to sell your home or help you buy your dream home, we are going to be communicating a lot! Sure, the majority of our conversations are going to be about real estate, however, it is fun to get to know each other once in a while!... More

Home Warranties and Real Estate

Friday, February 28, 2020
 What is a Residential Service Contract?A residential service contract (also known as a home warranty) is a product under which a residential service company, for an annual fee, agrees to repair or replace certain equipment or items in a property.  If a seller or buyer requests the names of residential service companies from a REALTOR, the... More

Why Is it Important to Vote Locally?

Friday, February 21, 2020
Sometimes when people think “Vote”, their mind automatically goes towards The White House. You see the people running as people you know distantly. They seem like they are out of reach, distant, or don’t know what you are going through locally. However, with local elections, depending on where you live, you may know the people... More

Plants and Homeownership

Friday, February 14, 2020
Why Do We Need Plants?Plants absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen from their leaves. Humans and plants need oxygen to breathe!There are plants we can eat, and there are plants that help clean the water also. However, there are people who like plants because of the colors, shapes, and scents. People also like plants because... More

How To Show You Care for $0.00

Friday, February 07, 2020
As Valentine’s Day approaches, many people feel pressure to spend money on a gift for those they care about. Sure, some people’s Love Language is giving gifts or receiving gifts. However, maybe instead of spending money on something else to store, maybe explore these options that cost $0.00Put your cellphone away.Go and visit them at... More

Home Inspections for Sellers and Buyers

Friday, January 31, 2020
What is a Home Inspection?A home inspection gives the customer detailed information about the overall condition of the home. In a home inspection, a qualified inspector takes an in-depth, unbiased look at the home to:Evaluate the physical condition: structure, construction, and mechanical systems;Identify items that need to be repaired or replacedEstimate the remaining useful life... More
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