Amy Sawday Kramer's Blog

Posted on 11/22/2020
How Some Home Improvements Can Boost Property Value
Image by edvaldocostacordeiro from Pixabay Once you have purchased your home, you have made a significant investment. There are some home improvements you can make which can increase the value of your home and make the space you have more livable for you and your family. While many are concerned about “curb appeal” for potential sale in the...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Get Ready to List Your House
Listing a home may prove to be challenging, particularly for a first-time house seller. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to prepare for the housing market. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to list your home. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal How your home looks to prospective buyers...
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Posted on 11/11/2020
Another Property Sold - 320 Pleasant Hill Avenue North, Sebastopol, CA 95472
Single story easy living across from Willard Libby Park. Spacious living room at the front of the home and kitchen/dining area with slider to backyard. Two car attached garage. Add your personal touches to this ranch style...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Buying a Zombie Property - Pros & Cons
Photo by Daniel Tuttle on Unsplash Buying a home, especially for the first time, might feel a little scary—notably if you've learned the home you’re considering for purchase is a zombie property. Even a pro at buying property may flinch when they initially hear this term. No worries, a zombie property is not as frightening as it sounds....
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Posted on 11/06/2020
Video Tour - 1716 Maggie Avenue, Calistoga, CA 94515
Single level home tucked into the back of the cul-de-sac. Recently painted exterior and numerous updates to the interior. Spacious kitchen/family room and separate living room with fireplace. Corner lot provides for side access to the yard. Artifical grass in rear yard, attractive metal louvered pergola offers extra living space year round. Detached storage...
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Posted on 11/06/2020
1716 Maggie Avenue, Calistoga, CA 94515 is now new to the market!
Single level home tucked into the back of the cul-de-sac. Recently painted exterior and numerous updates to the interior. Spacious kitchen/family room and separate living room with fireplace. Corner lot provides for side access to the yard. Artifical grass in rear yard, attractive metal louvered pergola offers extra living space year round. Detached storage...
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Posted on 11/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 1 Reno Court, Napa, CA 94558
A truly timeless and classic Wine Country estate. Gorgeous gated and private setting on 2 acres with spacious 2BD guest cottage. The sweeping circular drive invites you into the manicured grounds and up to the portico entrance. Exquisite craftsmanship is evident throughout this elegant estate. Gleaming hardwood floors, formal living room with coffered ceiling & beautiful fireplace. Grand dining room with glowing chandelier and built-in sideboard. Amazing open kitchen with vaulted ceiling, granite counters, island, gas cooktop range & kitchen dining area is open to the family room & wet bar all surrounded by French doors leading...
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Posted on 11/03/2020
Video Tour - 1149 Lanewood Way, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Single story ranch home on .23 acres is ready for a new buyer to make it their own. 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Large living room, dining room and separate family room open to the kitchen. Attached indoor/outdoor covered patio offers another space to enjoy. Tons of backyard...
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Posted on 11/03/2020
1149 Lanewood Way, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 is now new to the market!
Single story ranch home on .23 acres is ready for a new buyer to make it their own. 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Large living room, dining room and separate family room open to the kitchen. Attached indoor/outdoor covered patio offers another space to enjoy. Tons of backyard...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
How to Make the Best Impression on Home Buyers
Although all home buyers have different tastes, expectations, and preferences, there are several things you as a home seller can do to make your home more appealing. Three priorities worth keeping in mind are spaciousness (or, at least, the appearance of it), brightness, and cleanliness. Whether your home is a compact cottage or a large colonial, a feeling of...
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Posted on 10/25/2020
Holiday Recipes: Interesting Ways to Spruce Your Goose - or Turkey
Photo by Public Domain Pictures via Pixabay It can be extra work, but holiday dinners are well worth the effort. Marinating your turkey not only adds flavor but helps keep it moist. You can’t go wrong with the Scarborough Fair herbs--parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. But a standout addition with something spicy like a Cajun herb mix or...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Using Smart Home Technology to Save Energy
Image by Dan LeFebvre from Unsplash Smart home tech makes it easy to find information in an instant, turn on or off the television without getting up and even see who just rang your doorbell, but it can also help you be more energy efficient. Saving energy does more than just cut your electric bills, it allows you...
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