When you decide to sell your home you have to face facts - you are going to have to endure a degree of inconvenience if you want to get the best price. You will probably have it staged - so you will be living in a somewhat artificial environment for a while. You will also have to vacate your home when an agent has arranged to show it to his buyers And when you have Open Houses you have to disappear for a few hours at a time so that total strangers can walk through it without interacting with … [Read more...] about Open Houses – Are They Necessary Or Not?
Blackhawk Grille is one of the oldest established restaurants in the area and I believe it has been in existence as long as Blackhawk Plaza. It has seen some changes over the years though. Initially, and for many years, this was an upscale fine dining establishment. Tastes change though, and a few years ago, they closed for renovations and a complete re-vamp. Now, the Blackhawk Grille markets itself as a neighborhood tavern. Rarely have I seen restaurants successfully reinvented without a … [Read more...] about Restaurant Review – Blackhawk Grille, Danville
It seems that every home I list for sale in Twin Creeks has my sellers moving out of state and the vast majority are down-sizing, although perhaps not to such a small home as the one pictured above). Moving is stressful enough without these complications. Consider these tips to ease the pain. Fix What Needs Fixing Your best bet for getting top dollar when you sell is to make sure your home is free of defects. A home inspection and termite inspection will point you in the right direction … [Read more...] about Downsizing? – 5 Tips To Help You Prepare For A Successful Sale
Esin means “inspiration” and this would be very apt for one of Danville’s most highly regarded fine dining establishments but in reality, the restaurant is named after Esin deCarion who is the wife and co-owner with Curtis deCarion who is also Esin’s chef. Esin opened in Danville’s Rose Garden center in 2008 having previously been in very small premises in San Ramon since 1998. Known as Café Esin in those days it quickly built up a firm following which increased many-fold at the present … [Read more...] about Restaurant Review – Esin Restaurant & Bar, Danville
Moving can be stressful, messy and complicated; lack of adequate preparation can cause problems and unnecessary grief. Read over this list of the most common and expensive moving mistakes and the tips on how to avoid them! Underestimating Some people underestimate everything including; the amount of packing materials they need, and the amount of time it will take to pack their belongings. Remember, it’s more important to overestimate than underestimate. Most retailers will allow you to … [Read more...] about Six Common Moving Mistakes & How To Avoid Them