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The #DESERTLIFE Update

Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns

Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI). Though the survey showed 77% of respondents believe it’s a “good time to sell,” it also confirms what many are sensing: an increasing number of Americans believe i...

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Why You May Want To Cash in on Your Second Home

When stay-at-home mandates were enforced last year, many households realized their homes didn’t really fulfill their new lifestyle needs. An office (in some cases two), a media room, space for children to learn, a gym, and a large yard are al...

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How to Throw a Throw Blanket

You see them everywhere—throw blankets tossed effortlessly on a couch or chair that look picture perfect. When you try? Sheesh..it looks like a mish-mashed pile your adorable two-year-old arranged. ⁣⁠
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Ready to “throw” a throw...

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Inside Secret: Trader Joes Flowers

Wanna know a secret?

Trader Joe’s is THE spot for picking up fresh flowers this spring!⁣

They have an amazing selection of blooms at incredible prices—think hydrangeas, tulips, eucalyptus, and Bettina's favorite, peonies!!!
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My Top Ten Moving Tips

Ready for 10 moving hacks that’ll save you time, money, a little bit of sanity?⁣

1. Assemble a first-day basket with disposable plates, cups, and forks so you can eat without your dishes.⁣

2. Fill kitchen pots with spices and oth...

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Paw-Some Local Spots for Fur Babies

I love fur-babies, you love fur-babies, we all love fur-babies!!⁣⁠
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This time of year I love having my pooch in tow whenever I can—our dog-friendly neighborhood makes that a cinch!

Here are some of my fave local spots or servi...

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Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market

One of the biggest questions in real estate today is, “When will sellers return to the housing market?” An ongoing shortage of home supply has created a hyper-competitive environment for hopeful buyers, leading to the ultimate sellers’ ma...

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