Which Color White Should You Paint Wall Trim? 4 Tips to Consider

By |2021-01-07T00:13:09+00:00January 13th, 2021|Creative, Design, Tips|

You’ve chosen the perfect wall paint color. Now what about sprucing-up the trim, like crown molding, wainscoting, baseboards, and around the doors? Just go for basic white, right? Not exactly. Consider these four tips for choosing a white trim color and finish, and applying the paint. Choose a white trim color that complements your walls [...]

2 Big Home Décor Trends Predicted in 2021

By |2021-01-07T00:11:31+00:00January 10th, 2021|Design, Tips|

The New Year is here and with it comes predictions about which designs and décor will most resonate with homeowners. Here are two design elements forecast to be home runs. Room Dividers The more things change the more they stay the same. Room dividers used to be a thing of the ‘80s, especially in loft-style [...]

Buyers, Beware: 5 Big Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Dream Home

By |2020-12-28T04:13:07+00:00December 30th, 2020|Buying, Tips|

When you’re looking for a home for sale in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Anthem or Cave Creek – or anywhere else, for that matter – there are five huge mistakes you could make that could end up costing you your dream home. Here’s what you need to know. 5 Big Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Dream [...]

3 Surprising Things You Can Negotiate When You Buy a Home in Phoenix

By |2020-12-28T04:02:17+00:00December 25th, 2020|Buying, Tips|

If you’re like many people buying a home for sale in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Anthem or elsewhere in Arizona, you probably already know that your REALTOR® will handle all the negotiations for you – but what you may not know is that you can negotiate just about anything you’d like into your purchase contract. [...]

Best Places to Donate Household Items, Clothes, and Cars in the Phoenix Area

By |2020-12-23T07:13:21+00:00December 22nd, 2020|Sellers, Things to Do, Tips|

  You’ve sold your home and now it’s time to pare down your possessions for a fresh start in your new residence. There are lots of Phoenix-area charities that could benefit from your contribution. Consider one, or more, of these. Phoenix Rescue Mission Donation Warehouse 3440 W. Lewis Avenue, Bldg. A, Suite G Phoenix, Arizona [...]

3 More Safety Tips to Follow When Decorating for the Holidays

By |2020-12-22T04:51:47+00:00December 20th, 2020|Design, Staging, Tips|

  As you adorn your residence with cheerful décor this holiday season take heed of these three tips to help keep you and your family safe. Avoid tripping hazards with electrical cords. There’s no doubt that decorative lights capture the essence of the holidays. Whether you string them inside your home, outline the exterior of [...]

3 Safety Tips to Follow When Decorating for the Holidays

By |2020-12-18T00:33:23+00:00December 18th, 2020|Things to Do, Tips|

With the holiday season in full swing you may be in the process of trimming the inside and outside of your home with a variety of cheerful décor. As you adorn your residence with festive frills take heed of these three tips to stay safe while you work. Use a stepladder and not a chair. [...]

Curb Appeal: What You Can Do to Sell Your Tramonto Home Faster

By |2016-06-03T15:00:20+00:00June 14th, 2016|Curb Appeal, Selling, Staging, Tips|

You need to remodel your entire home to improve its curb appeal—but you do need to do what you can to make it as appealing as possible so potential buyers feel drawn to it and want to see what’s inside. 3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal Before you make any improvements to [...]

Beat the Heat: Saving Energy in Phoenix and the Surrounding Communities

By |2016-06-03T13:43:30+00:00June 4th, 2016|Tips|

This summer, rising utility costs will affect us all—but it’s a good idea to get a grip on your energy costs up before you start seeing increased bills. How to Check Your Energy Consumption Arizona Public Service offers home energy checkups conducted by professionals so you know how much energy you’re using and how you [...]

Summer Pool Safety Tips From a Tramonto Realtor(R)

By |2016-10-24T18:31:30+00:00June 3rd, 2016|Tips|

  If you’re like most people, you’re looking forward to spending time in the sparkling, clear water of your (or your neighbor’s) backyard pool. However, it’s important that you’re up-to-date on the latest pool safety tips so you can enjoy the water without being in—or putting anyone else in—danger. Hot Pool Safety Tips From the [...]