KC Cormack's Blog Posts

KC Cormack's Blog Posts

Priority Tasks For Your Move In
Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some...

How To Decide If Its Time To Replace Your Windows And Where To Get Started
Before you dive into replacing your windows, the first step is to carefully evaluate the pros and cons. Replacing your windows is no small investment. The average cost to replace t...

Five Tips For Maintaining Houseplants
Adding plants to your home will give it a fresher and brighter feel and will also improve your home’s air quality. Although it does take a little bit of work and consistency to m...

Reconsider These Choices When Designing Your Kitchen
The kitchen is one area of the home that sees the most wear and tear. All the water, heat, and food spills add up quickly so it’s important to focus on quality and lasting appeal...

A Little Extra Preparation And Ingenuity Goes A Long Way Toward A Better Paint Job
Painting is one of the most inexpensive ways to give your home a makeover. Whether it’s updating an old bathroom paint scheme or adding a bold accent wall, painting can totally t...

Questions To Ask Your Home Inspector
When you buy a home in San Francisco or the greater Bay Area, you need to know exactly what you're buying.  Imagine how frustrated you'd be to find out that the hot water...

Five Tips For First Time Buyers
No matter how much time you spend on researching and educating yourself about your home purchase, it's hard to cover every detail. Here are a few tips for avoiding rookie mistakes ...

Budget Friendly Projects With A Big ROI
Not all home improvement projects are created equal. Some renovations may cost a lot but not add significant value to your home. This list goes in the opposite direction: Here are ...

Reconsider These Choices When Youre Designing Your Kitchen
The kitchen is one area of the home that sees the most wear and tear. All the water, heat, and food spills add up quickly so it’s important to focus on quality and lasting appeal...

How HOAs Work
When you purchase a home, there's a good chance you'll have to pay a homeowners association fee, especially in gated communities, townhouses, condominiums, and other similar planne...

Five Bathroom Trends For 2017
Staying on top of the latest trends in home decor isn’t for everyone, but even for traditionalists, it can be fun to incorporate some new ideas. Here are five bathroom decor tren...

New Home Better Living
There are so many factors that go into a home buying decision that it can make your head spin, especially if you’re in a competitive market where time is of the essence. The desi...

What Does A Title Company Do
What does a title company do?With all the money you pay for a home, you want to make sure you spending your hard-earned dollars on a legitimate piece of property-and that's where a...

Reliable Tactics For When The Appraisal Is Low
Few things in the home buying process are more frustrating than having your offer accepted, only to have the appraisal fall below your offer. But all is not lost! If the appraisal ...

Five Hidden Renovation Costs
Renovations never seem to go as planned. There’s always a cost you didn’t anticipate, or a problem that didn’t reveal itself until the project was underway. Here are five com...

Tax Time Guide To DIY
April 18 will be here before you know it, and if you haven't made a decision on how you'll prepare your taxes this year, here are a few tips that may push you toward a DIY approach...

Five Big Trends In Home Decor
Thanks to websites like Houzz and Pinterest and TV networks like HGTV and DIY, it's easier than ever to keep up with home decorating trends and find inspiration for improving your ...

If You Are Thinking About Buying Soon Make Sure Your Credit Is In Order
There's no more important time to work on your credit score than when you're about to apply for a mortgage. Improving your credit can save you a ton of money-we're talking about th...

Avoid These Two Big Mortgage Mistakes
We all know that searching for and viewing potential homes is the fun part of the home-buying process. The not-so-fun part? The mortgage.But if you don't pay attention to the detai...

What Affects Property Values
What affects property values?Some the features that increase property values are obvious-like a remodeled bathroom, a modern kitchen, or a sought-after neighborhood. But here are a...

From Decorating To Staging
From decorating to stagingThere is a difference between the two—here’s how to get your home ready to sell.  Once you’ve decided to put your home on the market, you’re ...

2017 Home Design Trends
2017 Home Design TrendsHousing styles emerge slowly and typically appeal first to cutting-edge architects, builders, and interior designers. As a trend spreads and gains wider inte...

Organic Food On A Budget
Organic food usually tastes better, and is better for you, but it can also be very expensive compared to non-organic products. Organic food can cost nearly 50 percent more, thanks ...

Five Money Saving Green Upgrades
Going green is great for the environment, but that’s not the only benefit. When you make green upgrades in your home, it can also lead to some major savings. 1. Solar panels...

Priority Tasks For Your Move
Moving into a new home is an exciting time, and you’re probably daydreaming about decor and paint schemes and new furniture. But before you get into the fun stuff, there are some...

New Years Resolutions For Buyers In 2017
Your New Year’s resolution: Buy a home.So, how do you get there with their savings?There are plenty of preparations would-be home buyers can make to put homeownership more w...

December 2016 Market Conditions
Entering the heart of the holiday season, the number of sales and sales prices were mixed in the single family home and condominium markets. Single family home median sales pr...

5 Real Estate Trends To Expect In 2017
  Gazing into a crystal ball requires a leap of faith, but if you’re willing to take a look, you might find a few insightful nuggets that could help you make more infor...

Home Buying And Selling Statistics
Financing the Home PurchaseEighty-eight percent of recent buyers financed their home purchase. Those who financed their home purchase typically financed 90 percent.First-time buyer...

More Homebuyer Statistics
Characteristics of Home BuyersFirst-time buyers made up 35 percent of all home buyers, an increase over last year’s near all-time low of 32 percent.The typical buyer was 44 years...

Home Buyer Statistics
In 2016, the share of first-time home buyers was 35 percent,a three-point increase over last year’s 32 percent. This figure gravitates back towards the historical norm at 40 perc...

Why Fall May Be The Best Time To Sell Your Home
We've had a very strong housing market in San Francisco this year.  There have been steady price increases in most neighborhoods due to low inventory not meeting buyer de...

Bella Has A New Listing
Great SF alternative home-- lots of space for the price.http://www.102alder.com/...

The San Francisco Riding Real Estate Agent
San Francisco's Motorcycle Riding Real Estate Agent invites you to read my blog The Riding Real Estate Agent for the latest news, tips, and tricks for navigating the Bay ...


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