I always tell my clients, purchasing a home is not for the faint of heart. It is both an emotional journey and a large financial commitment that under normal circumstances is already stressful enough. For buyers and sellers in 2020, our game was completely changed by stay at home orders, masks and new practices to…Read more "First-time home-buying during a pandemic"
The curated home is one that tells a story of specific taste and style. With every piece, there is a conscious understanding of its role and how it creates or adds to the balance of the room. This popular trend is perfect for those that enjoy showcasing items collected over the years without the restriction…Read more "Conscious Curation"
I hear it constantly – ‘we want to be in a walkable neighborhood’. Thankfully for Richmond residents, our city is plentiful with charm and convenience. Living in a city that offers both Carytown and Church Hill on opposing sides, there is so much to love in between. Here are 3 of my personal favorite walkable…Read more "So You Want Walkability"
We’ve all been there – the first time home buyer anxiously waiting to feel the rush of emotion, of absolute certainty that we have found our new home. But is it always that simple? The simple answer, no. Does it get any easier? Maybe. I have had the privilege to work with several first time…Read more "Fall For It – Your First Home"
The endless heat wave that has been this year’s summer in Richmond might be nearing the end of its reign as we slowly creep into the fall months. With the cooler months, the city comes alive with the endless festivals and events that cater to families and family pets alike. For pet owners, here is…Read more "The Dog Days of Summer"
It’s the age old question for all equestrians: do we board or do we just buy ourselves a few acres and try this at home? We’ve all wondered if the tallyho at home is reasonable, affordable and most importantly – worth it. I’ve tried both, I love both (especially when it is time for vacation…Read more "The Amateur in All of Us"
For the love of the bed, a dog bed was bought. For the love of the dog bed, an unrealistically expensive fabric was required to prevent stains, stink and other such messes. But for the love of our interior space? Let’s be honest, it has gone to the dogs. As pet owners and pet lovers,…Read more "Pet Friendly Hacks"
If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably accepted that a life with pets equates to a life without “nice things.” We often substitute the fancy for the practical: dog friendly fabrics, an excessive collection of candles to hide the ‘pet smell’ and ultimately a living space that caters to the small, furry creatures we share…Read more "Pet Friendly or…."