The latest flip included a first in the 13 years I have been working on houses. This project was the first time we included building an addition. And while it was a small addition, there were some lessons to be learned about the process and the cost. This house was purchased in September of 2020 and although the process for permits immediately, there was a series of events that … [Read more...] about Flip Reveal: Rambler Re-Imagined (and a Bonus Space)
Brighten Up Your Place In the past, single light sconces were more expensive than the three light vanity fixtures. Sounds off but I swear it’s true. And in those early days of house flipping, project budgets had zero wiggle room. It was all about the price so $30 lights were the go to. As design has evolved over the past few years, thankfully, so have the lighting options. A … [Read more...] about Standout Sconces for Your Space
I just finished staging our latest project and as I was finishing all the details I was thinking about how when you stage it really is all about the details. I get calls on almost every listing with agents asking who did the staging. Since I do all the staging for the properties its a great compliment but at the same time it leaves me without a referral for them. Whether it is the … [Read more...] about Three Easy Staging Tips and Tricks
So a few years ago the term “shiplap” landed on everyone’s radar courtesy of Joanna Gaines and Fixer Upper. Before that time there were a few different types of wall details that had been around, such as wains coating and an occasional chair rail but they didn’t have quite the same impact as the shiplap craze. Now, keep in mind that just like any trend there are those who are not … [Read more...] about Wall Details to Amp Up Any Space
You have finally made it. The plumbing, the electrical the permits the inspections are all complete. You are finally ready to list your flip for sale. There is just one last decision that needs to be made and you really don’t want to invest any more into the project. Should you stage your flip? There are different perspectives on this topic and many of them have to do … [Read more...] about Amber’s Biz Tip: Should You Stage Your Flip?