What is a Half Bath vs. Three Quarter vs. Full?

By Mary O'Neil

As with many homeowners searching for their dream home, you’ll want to find the perfect space to grow into and enjoy. Many people tend to focus on the overall square footage or the number of bedrooms in a home. However, the number and type of bathrooms are also important to how well a house will…

Cost vs. Value: Best ROI Home Improvements in San Diego

By Mary O'Neil

If you’re looking to renovate your home, it’s important to know which house projects will add value to your home so you can receive the most return on your investment (ROI). Whether you’re selling your home in San Diego, CA and moving across the country, or simply want to make  upgrades to enjoy for years…

What is a Row House?

By Mary O'Neil

From classic cape cod and colonial-style houses, to Tudor and ranch style homes, there are many popular home styles that can appeal to every type of homebuyer. One such home style with a long history in metropolitan areas across the US is a row house.  With near-identical-looking facades lined up next to each other on…

Why Now Is a Great Time To Sell Your House

By Mary O'Neil

As we near the end of the year, more homeowners are realizing the benefits of today’s sellers’ market. Record-breaking home price appreciation, growing equity, low inventory, and competitive mortgage rates are motivating homeowners to make a move that addresses their changing lifestyles. In fact, recent data from realtor.com shows a larger share of homeowners are…

Sweet Potato Crisp

By Mary O'Neil

Over the years I’ve searched for the best Sweet Potato recipe. This recipe is courtesy of Mrs. Michael Richardson of Franklin, TN (Jolene.) It is served annually at the Thanksgiving Night in the Hunger Fight annual fundraising supper at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church which has raised thousands of dollars to feed and educate children in…