Finding success in Buying and Selling real estate // our go-to partner, personal Anecdotes, and free resources

Garrett and I sold our first home on the MLS last year and it went smoothly, despite the slowing real estate market. But that wasn’t exactly a surprise to us because we had Redfin - a Seattle-based real estate innovator - by our side. In the past 6 years, we've bought 3 homes, sold 1, and toured countless more with Redfin. It can be hard as a reader to see behind the scenes and there were a lot of questions about Redfin and why we chose them for our Ravenna House listing. So today we're going to address that. As well as share a few insights into our success in real estate…

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Happy Friday 2/15/19

Happy Friday! Ooooo what a week it’s been. Not only did we get to celebrate Valentines Day (which is totally a made-up Hallmark holiday, but I kinda love it anyway 😉), but we had the biggest snowstorm we’ve seen in years. There’s a solid foot of snow at our farmhouse and when our boots haven’t been on, we’ve been cozied up inside, baking bread and drinking all the hot drinks. It’s been a magical winter week!

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The Farmhouse // Kitchen Floor Plan 2.0

You guys gave us so much great feedback on January’s floor plan post, that Garrett and I have spent the past month reworking our kitchen layout. A big THANK YOU for all your thoughtful comments and for the time and energy you put into our future kitchen! Today I’m going to share our two favorite kitchen floors plans with you, which are mash-ups of some of the floor plans you guys sent in, our original plan, and our goals. And if you’re just joining this conversation, you can get caught up HERE.

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How to Buy And Care for Vintage Rugs

Vintage rugs have become quite popular in recent years and I have to say, I’m 100% on board. I recently bought a couple vintage rugs and am totally smitten. But I had a lot of questions too. How do you clean a vintage rug? Should they cost more or less than a new rug? Is this rug even old or was I duped?

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