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CHRISTMAS 101!

cathy@cbislandhomes.com 808.343.4576 CHRISTMAS 101! Christmas is celebrated by some 2 billion people worldwide. This popular celebration is linked (of course) to Christianity with the intent to honor the birth of Jesus Christ. Bu...

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WHAT GOES AROUND, COMES AROUND!

cathy@cbislandhomes.com 808.343.4576 WHAT GOES AROUND, COMES AROUND! Popular interior designs are fickle. What was once thought to be all the rage, soon becomes passe and considered old fashioned. It seems by the time everyone fee...

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THINK OUTSIDE, NO BOX REQUIRED!

If you are considering the sale of your home in the near future, do not ignore the most important welcome sign: "Curb Appeal". Yes, overlook this important element and you will struggle to convince prospective buyers to even get out of thei...

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NOT SOLD IN STORES! (September 2019)

Last month we discussed what steps to take to sell your home for top dollar. This month we will cover what NOT to do when selling your home if getting the optimal price is your goal. If I could stress anything in particular concerning ...

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NOT SOLD IN STORES! (August 2019)

It is interesting to see what some people consider to be a "fixer-upper". You decide to put your house on the market, your broker has an open house and the general consensus is that the home requires too much work, hence the term "fixer...

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WATCH YOUR STEP!

Does a room in your home lack excitement? Add a rug and Badda-bing Badda-boom, problem solved! While that alone is a great reason to decorate with area rugs, there are many others just as compelling. Rugs can be used to define ar...

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The Heat Is On!

THE HEAT IS ON! signs that its hot Is it just your imagination or is it hotter than usual for the month of June? Nope, it's not your imagination! Research shows that for the past few years temperatures are slowly rising, albeit just...

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WHISTLE WHILE YOU WORK!

Let's just admit cleaning is a lot of work and seemingly never done. Check out these tips and tricks to make a plan to alleviate the "Saturday Clean-a-thon." We will look into the concept of balancing the work load during the week s...

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SURF AND TURF!

"The grass is always greener over the septic tank" penned best selling author Erma Bombeck. Just for the record, if that is the case at your house, your septic system is malfunctioning! Lush green lawns are the desire of most homeow...

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BY THE SEA, BY THE SEA, BY THE BEAUTIFUL SEA!

There is no better fragrance than fresh sea air! Research shows the salty air does wonders for the respiratory system. Those suffering from asthma, bronchitis, sinus pressure and chronic cough often notice a difference in their cond...

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