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CONSIDER THIS!

Having lasted well into the fall, the pandemic has certainly turned our world upside down, literally. The Holidays are fast approaching and our traditions will have to be adjusted somewhat. Huge family gatherings may have to be put on the ...

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YOU JUST BOUGHT A HOUSE! NOW WHAT?

Congratulations! There is no feeling like signing all the paperwork and holding those keys in your hand for your newly purchased home! Now that you have carved a piece of the world to call your own, your hard work does not stop there. Y...

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WHO CAN YOU TRUST?

Finding, hiring and working with a general contractor is similar to getting engaged. How can you guarantee a happy ever after? All parties go in with lots of promises and high expectations. Alas,sometimes it works out and sometimes it does...

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DON’T LEARN SAFETY BY ACCIDENT!

Hopefully, the word "HOME" conjures up feelings of safety, warmth and security. A safe, secure home doesn't just happen, it takes careful planning. Let's learn to identify and reduce hazard risks beginning with awareness of the top hazar...

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DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES? PART II

When I mentioned to my friends I was doing a newsletter about being a landlord, the horror stories came out of the woodwork! A very close friend shared her story about a beautiful home they rented to a couple who NEVER took the trash out! T...

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DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

Want to become a landlord? You are in good company! In today's economy rental units are on the rise. In the hot housing market people are snatching up properties, flipping them for resale or rental. Does this sound interesting to you? Who d...

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THE “GRAND OPENING”

Well, we made it through another month! Who would have ever thought in our lifetime we would be grocery shopping with masks on and wearing gloves? But we did it! and arestill doing it until the crisis passes. We are resilient, after all. We...

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TAKING THE “PAIN” OUT OF PAINT!

cathy@cbislandhomes.com 808.343.4576 TAKING THE "PAIN" OUT OF PAINT! Winston Churchill once said, "If you are going through hell, keep going!" These days of uncertainty surround us with seemingly no relief in sight. But this, t...

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BACK TO BACKSPLASHES!

cathy@cbislandhomes.com 808.343.4576 BACK TO BACKSPLASHES! In fitting with last month's topic of countertops, let's tackle its sidekick, the backsplash. When it comes to designing kitchens, a backsplash can add personality and offer g...

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YOU CAN DO IT! NO, SERIOUSLY!

cathy@cbislandhomes.com 808.343.4576 YOU CAN DO IT! NO, SERIOUSLY! Owning a home can be a dream come true, but the world of home ownership is more than just relaxing weekends on the deck. To keep your private oasis safe and runnin...

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