Category: Home Remodeling

Category: Home Remodeling


June 10, 2020  /  Community  /  Marti Reeder

We’ve been successfully assisting buyers and sellers for many years now, and although many things have changed over the years, there are some “wish list” items that remain constant: kitchens and bathrooms that are both beautiful and functional. We’ll get to that in a minute. But first …


May 13, 2020  /  Design  /  Marti Reeder

In past years there’s been a real movement toward “open concept” living. Historically, homes were built with rooms being specified for particular purposes, and there wasn’t much crossover. Kitchens were for cooking, not entertaining and gathering. Dining rooms were for… Read more

Surviving A Kitchen Remodel

November 6, 2019  /  Design  /  Marti Reeder

Chances are, if you’ve owned your home for more than a couple of years you’ve undertaken some sort of improvement project. Maybe it was a new bathroom vanity. Perhaps you painted the bedrooms. Or maybe you put in new flooring…. Read more

The Pros and Cons of Buying a New Construction Home (PART ONE)

January 9, 2019  /  Home Buying  /  Marti Reeder

  Happy New Year from Team Marti! We hope you had a great holiday season. With the start of a new year we thought this would be the perfect time to talk about all things new … new construction homes,… Read more

5 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value Before Selling

January 20, 2015  /  Home Improvement  /  Marti Reeder

Renovations can make your home worth more, and if you’re planning to make any changes, here are some tips to improve your home while saving money: Tackle one room at a time. It will make it easier on you, and… Read more

Summer is a great time to boost curb appeal

June 12, 2012  /  Design  /  Marti Reeder

“This Old House” offers 12 great tips on boosting your home’s curb appeal this summer. Here are just a few tips to get you started. For more, visit This Old House online. Clean your windows inside and out to let… Read more

Knowing Your Home’s Value

April 20, 2012  /  Home Improvement  /  Marti Reeder

Here’s a great article from loan officer Susan Lipston on Knowing Your Home’s Value. Read on for more info. on selling your home, refinancing your home, making home improvements and reassessing your taxes: Knowing Your Home’s Value Your home is… Read more

Marti’s Home Care Tip #6: 16 ways to make creative use of space

December 28, 2011  /  Design  /  Marti Reeder

For a variety of reasons, many of us are downsizing our homes, whether we have become empty nesters or are just looking for a smaller or more affordable space. But how do you make the most of a smaller home?… Read more

Setting a Budget Makes Home Remodeling Possible

August 13, 2011  /  Budgeting  /  Marti Reeder

With high unemployment and rising prices on everything from groceries to gas, home remodeling can seem like a far off dream, something to be done someday when you have a little extra money. By setting a budget, however, that someday… Read more


Marti Reeder, Realtor, Managing Broker