Mistakes to Avoid when You Install Kitchen Cabinet Pulls [free template]

MarciaSocas How to Install Cabinet Pulls Adding kitchen cabinet pulls transformed the look and feel of this renovated condo. We flipped this condo in just two weeks, and saving time on the kitchen while making it look great was essential to our success. Avoid the mistakes I made when you install kitchen cabinet pulls. Adding … Read more

8 steps to Painting Kitchen Cabinets [pictures, video, and checklist]

MarciaSocas Is painting kitchen cabinets a good idea? Painting kitchen cabinets is quick, easy, and inexpensive. If your cabinets are in good condition, and are simply not a color that you like, this is a great DIY project for you. Here are step by step before and after photos of the process. We saved money … Read more

What’s an Escalation Clause Addendum? [free downloadable]

Escalation Clause 2020

The escalation clause states that your offer will automatically escalate to a higher price when there’s another offer that’s higher than yours. You specify what incremental increase you agree to, and what your top price is. In this way, your offer automatically moves to the top of the list in a multiple offer situation. The advantage of it is that you try to mitigate your risk of overpaying.

1 Gray and White Kitchen (that blew up my Pinterest)

MarciaSocas Are you in love with the thought of a gray and white kitchen? As a long time Realtor and Home Flipper, I’ve seen lots of kitchens over the years. But this is the first one that I pinned and that the world seemed to fall in love with. Below you will see that one … Read more

Looking For Kitchen Design Inspiration? These Are The Hottest Trends on Instagram

Kitchen design trends 2020

MarciaSocas If you’re thinking about tackling a kitchen renovation project, you’re probably looking for as much design inspiration as possible. And one of the best places to find that inspiration—and peruse some of the hottest interior design trends of 2020? Instagram. A recent study from Wren Kitchens (outlined in an article in REALTOR Magazine) analyzed 500,000 … Read more

August Home Buying Activity Making Up For Lost Spring Market

home buyers august 2020

MarciaSocas In normal years, Spring is the hottest homebuying season of the year. But we don’t have to tell you that 2020 isn’t a normal year—and as a result of the COVID-19 shutdowns, it looks like peak homebuying season is going to hit a little late this year. According to recent data from realtor.com, pace of … Read more

Real Estate Investing That Will Revolutionize Your Baby’s Future

Real Estate Investing for Baby

MarciaSocas How a small investment grew to $240,000 and also paid for a 4 year University Tuition 7 months after my son was born, his father and I divorced… What a terrible way to start a story, right? Sorry about that, but I need to start there so you’ll know where I was financially and … Read more