Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a night of fun and fright, but it does require extra caution when it comes to keeping your little monsters safe. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, “on average, twice as many child pedestrians are killed while walking on Halloween compared to any other day of the year, and more than 70 percent of accidents occur away from an intersection or crosswalk.” Follow these Halloween safety tips to help avoid common accidents and dangers. Trick-or-trea...

SOLD – 8 N 6TH ST RIO VISTA 5bds/2bths 2689sf

SOLD – 8 N 6TH ST  RIO VISTA 5bds/2bths 2689sf
SOLD -  $545,000 Property Description for 8 N 6th St, Rio Vista CA 94571 Built in 1915, this gorgeous craftsman home has been renovated. Newer kitchen with shaker style cabinets, subway tile back splash, & soapstone counter tops. Baths remodeled & re-plumbed. New windows throughout except in dining room. Some light fixtures are original, original stain glass windows, pellet stove in dining & gas insert in livingroom. Natural hardwood up...

SOLD – 777 W BRANNAN ISLAND RD Isleton 2bd/2bths 2394sf San Joaquin River View

SOLD – 777 W BRANNAN ISLAND RD Isleton 2bd/2bths 2394sf San Joaquin River View
SOLD $435,000 Property Description for 777 W Brannan Island Rd, Isleton CA 95641 Remodeled home located on the Delta Loop, San Joaquin River side. Although home is only 2 bedroom, homes does have potential to accommodate more sleepers. Gourmet kitchen with island gas cook top with beautiful hood, with sink overlooking the grounds. Large entertainment room with bar/room for media center, pool table & more. Pilings for dock. Flood insurance will ...

PENDING – 476 AMERICANO WAY Fairfield 4bd/2-1/2bths 2253sf

PENDING – 476 AMERICANO WAY Fairfield 4bd/2-1/2bths 2253sf
Asking $530,000 Property Description for 476 Americano Way, Fairfield CA 94533 Don't miss this great 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home, solar owned w/newer roof, new HVAC, re-stuccoed, new exterior paint, newer windows, new garage door & new side garage door, w/new front door. Large backyard w/new deck as well as patio/gazebo, no rear neighbors. Stove, microwave, dishwasher new last yr, lighting recently changed. All bath vanities painted w/new hardw...

18 Moves That Will Help You Retire Early and in Style

18 Moves That Will Help You Retire Early and in Style
Exiting the rat race early is not impossible, but you need to plan carefully to make it happen. These tips will help you gather key resources. Do you daydream about retiring as you plod through your 9-to-5 job? Are you wondering how a neighbor or relative managed to quit working at age 59 and go traveling? For many people, retirement — never mind “early” retirement — seems out of reach. But with focus and self-discipline, you could amass enough money...

SOLD – 305 FOXWOOD LN Trilogy at Rio Vista Home 2bd/2bth 1767sf

SOLD – 305 FOXWOOD LN Trilogy at Rio Vista Home 2bd/2bth 1767sf
SOLD $389,000 Property Description for 305 Foxwood Ln, Rio Vista CA 94571 Active Adult Community, Belmont model, with very private backyard and with paid Solar. Tile floors, carpet in bedrooms and fireplace in great room makes it cozy. Corian counters with tile back splash, oak cabinets, newer stainless microwave & stove & long counter for bar stools. Makes a great space for entertaining. Master bath upgraded with tile counters/back splash....

21 Ways to Save on Your Remodel

21 Ways to Save on Your Remodel
This Old House canvassed dozens of industry pros to catalog ways you can wrestle your renovation costs back down to earth. Smart Savings PHOTO BY MARK HOOPER Busting the budget is everyone's biggest fear when it comes to renovation. And with good reason. Even if you follow the essential advice we've been doling out for years—build in a 20 percent cushion to cover the nasty surprises, get ...

How To Create A Man Cave Garage

How To Create A Man Cave Garage
Did you know that garage man caves are therapeutic? I’m just kidding, but in all seriousness, a man cave garage is sure to be the talk of the town and your home within your home. Man caves give us the freedom to express ourselves. It gives us the personal space we sometimes need in the middle of the weekly grind we go through 52 times a year. The benefits are endless, but converting a garage into a man cave is certainly easier said than done. That is wh...

Inexpensive Fall Decorating Ideas

Inexpensive Fall Decorating Ideas
Autumn itself provides a bounty of fall decorating ideas. No need to decorate for fall with cheap, plastic, fake items when the real thing is charming, more tasteful, and easily creates a beautiful fall feeling in your home. Here are 13 easy & inexpensive fall decorating ideas for you to get your natural fall style on! DECORATE WITH MINI PUMPKINS 1. Use a pumpkin as a vase for fresh flowers. Clean out the guts and seeds and use the pumpkin to arr

7 Ways To Use Your Home Equity For Retirement Income

7 Ways To Use Your Home Equity For Retirement Income
Question: I am a late starter to retirement planning. Should I count my house or the equity in my house as an asset in my retirement plan? If you are playing catch-up on your retirement planning, you need to maximize every asset you have to make retirement a reality. In general, financial planners don't count the equity in your home when constructing a retirement income plan. Practically speaking, you need a place to live! So financial planners coun