Motley Realty Team Blog

Posted on 06/13/2021
Understanding Dust Mite Allergies
Photo by EKATERINA BOLOVTSOVA from Pexels The idea that there are thousands of tiny bugs living in your home and embedding themselves in your carpet and furniture may make you uneasy. Unfortunately, the reality is that dust mites have likely made their way into your house and become quite comfortable there. Dust mites are so small that you...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Solar Lighting Options for Your Home
Image by Alexas_Fotos from Pixabay If you’re looking to light up your house or yard using a quick and easy DIY method, a variety of solar lights fit the bill. You can choose from many elegant styles, with no extension cords required. Solar lights can be mounted, placed into the ground on stakes, hang as lanterns or on...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Can You Keep Livestock on Your Property?
Image by William Dais from Pixabay If you have your heart set on raising livestock at your new home, you have to check local laws and other rules to ensure that activity will be permitted. Everything from zoning laws to HOA rules influence whether you can have even the smallest farm animals on your land, including mini-goats, rabbits...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Buying vs. Building a New Home: How to Decide
When buying a home, you can either build a new residence from scratch or buy an existing home already built. This can be a tough decision to make. Here are a few pros and cons of each to help you move forward with your decision. Buying an Existing Home There are several advantages to buying a home that’s...
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Posted on 05/21/2021
Video Tour - 645 McKenzie Drive, Dixon, CA 95620
Beautiful 4 bedroom/2 bath single story home with an extra room that would be perfect for a home office. Fresh interior paint and new carpet. Plantation shutters. 2 bay windows. Large kitchen and great room for entertaining. Lovely front and rear yard with fruit trees. Two large storage sheds. Utility sink and lots of cabinets in garage. Solar! RV parking! Hurry, it will not...
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Posted on 05/20/2021
645 McKenzie Drive, Dixon, CA 95620 is now new to the market!
Beautiful 4 bedroom/2 bath single story home with an extra room that would be perfect for a home office. Fresh interior paint and new carpet. Plantation shutters. 2 bay windows. Large kitchen and great room for entertaining. Lovely front and rear yard with fruit trees. Two large storage sheds. Utility sink and lots of cabinets in garage. Solar! RV parking! Hurry, it will not...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Which Tools do Homeowners Need ?
Photo by Davie Bicker via Pixabay There are plenty of maintenance concerns to think about when owning a home. Once you’ve completed your purchase and settled in comfortably, it’s important to remember that there will be no landlord to come around and fix those leaky faucets. You’ll need to either fix them yourself or pay to have a...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Benefits of an Inflatable Hot Tub
If you have been looking for a way to revamp your home, an inflatable hot tub might be the spark you need. With an inflatable hot tub in your back yard, your loved ones will get the opportunity to spend quality time together and enjoy the health benefits of the bubbly water without putting a damper on your...
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Posted on 05/08/2021
Video Tour - 135 Wingard Circle, Napa, CA 94558
Spectacular open plan, feels like a model home! Tucked away in a private setting, you can enjoy a beautiful low maintenance yard with a tranquil spa, shed for extra storage, and new fencing. This modern and tastefully updated home boasts quartz counters with glass tile backsplash, quality gas range and natural wood look embossed grey tone floors. Interior Laundry. Yes, it already has your EV charging system and ample 2 car garage with expansive driveway. Large Mstr Bed/Bath has dual sinks, and walk-in closet with custom shelving. The stylish dream loft allows for multiple use options. Front courtyard bonus is perfect for wine sipping...
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Posted on 05/08/2021
135 Wingard Circle, Napa, CA 94558 is now new to the market!
Spectacular open plan, feels like a model home! Tucked away in a private setting, you can enjoy a beautiful low maintenance yard with a tranquil spa, shed for extra storage, and new fencing. This modern and tastefully updated home boasts quartz counters with glass tile backsplash, quality gas range and natural wood look embossed grey tone floors. Interior Laundry. Yes, it already has your EV charging system and ample 2 car garage with expansive driveway. Large Mstr Bed/Bath has dual sinks, and walk-in closet with custom shelving. The stylish dream loft allows for multiple use options. Front courtyard bonus is perfect for wine sipping...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Use a Pallet to Build a Porch Swing
Image by Lars_Nissen_Photoart from Pixabay A porch swing lends wistful ambiance to your home. Below are a few options on how to construct your own porch swing from 3 wood pallets, which local stores may be able to give you free of charge. Upcycling materials keeps useful scraps out of landfills and saves money. In addition, your weekend...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Recording Fees 101: What They Are & What They Mean for You
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay There are a variety of different terms that you must become familiar with as you purchase a new home. You have to pay an application fee, underwriting fees, titles fees and more. But one that seems to leave many buyers scratching their heads is the recording fee. A recording fee is a...
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