Tina Broyles' Blog

Posted on 10/18/2020
How to Simplify the Home Buying Process
Image by Karolina Grabowska from Pixabay Buying a home is a huge investment and the buying process can be very confusing—especially if you’re buying your first home. However, buying a home doesn't have to be challenging. By understanding a few key tips, the whole home buying process can run smoothly and efficiently. Understand Your Needs Even before you...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Simplify Your Meal Prep with Kitchen Tools
Photo by Creatv Eight on Unsplash Time spent in the kitchen is almost always well worth the results at mealtime. But why spend more time in the apron than necessary when you could be spending time with the family or just relaxing. These five culinary accessories are designed to streamline the chef’s experience and help minimize food preparation...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
4 Easy Ways to Transform the Lighting in Your Home
Photo by James DeMers via Pixabay In most homes, the base lighting is drab and dull, often doing little to light up your life. Thankfully, it is quite easy to transform the lighting in your home and create the perfect atmosphere for your everyday activities. All you have to do is follow these four tips and watch as...
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Posted on 10/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 820 Horcajo Street, Milpitas, CA 95035
Wonderful single story family home, North facing! Open floor plan with vaulted ceilings shows spacious and airy! Drive your RV up and park conveniently in your front yard!! Cozy living room with wood burning fireplace that offers plumbing for gas. French doors leading out to the sparkling pool in the backyard with Solar heating. Full grown Lime tree! Side yard great for entertaining & BBQ's area features wood burning fireplace for cool nights! Glimpse of the mountains from the kitchen & backyard while enjoying a tasteful glass of water that the reverse Osmosis filter provides! Granite kitchen counter tops. Built in Master...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Flex Space: The Most Versatile Trend in Home Design
\ Photo by Karl Solano from Pexels The open concept took over several years ago, and now, homeowners are reluctant to give up the flexibility that this optimal layout provides. Unfortunately, this versatility often only extends to meal prep, dining, and living areas. Other critical spaces tend to be far more difficult to adapt, making them problematic for long-term...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
Do You Need a Jumbo Loan?
Photo by Bruce Clark from Pexels The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) limits how much you can borrow to buy a house. If you want to take out a mortgage that is above the limits, you have to apply for a jumbo mortgage. As of mid-2019, the limits were increased to $484,350 for most of the country. Some...
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Posted on 09/14/2020
820 Horcajo Street, Milpitas, CA 95035 is now new to the market!
Wonderful single story family home, North facing! Open floor plan with vaulted ceilings shows spacious and airy! Drive your RV up and park conveniently in your front yard!! Cozy living room with wood burning fireplace that offers plumbing for gas. French doors leading out to the sparkling pool in the backyard with Solar heating. Full grown Lime tree! Side yard great for entertaining & BBQ's area features wood burning fireplace for cool nights! Glimpse of the mountains from the kitchen & backyard while enjoying a tasteful glass of water that the reverse Osmosis filter provides! Granite kitchen counter tops. Built in Master...
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Posted on 09/13/2020
How your Landscaping can Help with Efficiency
Image by Tom from Shutterstock Energy efficiency isn’t just for the inside of your home. What you plant outside can affect the bottom line inside. Choosing the right trees, grasses, and shrubs can help. Location, location, location Well placed trees can help to reduce your heating and cooling bills. Trees can keep your home cooler in the summer...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
Finding the Right Agent for Your Needs and Goals
If you've set a goal of buying your first home within the next year, there are several things you can begin doing now to set the stage for a positive experience. While it pays to familiarize yourself with everything from your credit score to mortgage options, choosing a good real estate agent will prove to be an invaluable advantage...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Home Selling Tips That Are Sometimes Overlooked
Putting your house on the market is a lot like preparing to host a holiday party; you want to make the best possible impression on people without having to spend a small fortune in the process! Assuming your home is not drastically outdated or in disrepair, there are a lot of simple things you can do to make it...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
Sunroom Additions for Your Luxury Home
Image by Patrick Turban from Pixabay Sunrooms offer a place where you can enjoy outdoor views and sunlight without actually being outside. Whether you’re avoiding the summer heat or staying warm in winter, you can still get plenty of natural light in a comfortable environment with a sunroom. Since these are different types of sunrooms to choose from,...
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Posted on 08/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 6252 Mahan Drive, San Jose, CA 95123
Welcome to this lovely home located in the desirable Blossom Valley neighborhood on a tree lined street with a view of the Santa Teresa foothills. Newly renovated! This spacious home has a light, airy and bright floor plan. This home features a spacious living room, formal dining room, family room and eat-in kitchen. All ideal for day-to-day living and social gatherings. The large 2nd floor room can potentially be converted to two bedrooms. The kitchen is filled with natural light and has deep kitchen cabinets offering plenty of storage. Mature fruit bearing trees: loquat, pomegranate, mulberry, mandarin orange. Conveniently located to...
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