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Five Tips for Outdoor Entertaining

Posted by Anna Jotham on June 24, 2019 in  Outdoors
Here in the River Valley, we’ve waited a long — and we mean long — time for summer, so kick it off in style next week for your 4th of July outdoor get-together. It doesn’t have to be elaborate or fussy. The point is to have fun. Our top five tips for outdoor entertaining can help. 1. Define your space. Decide where in your yard you want people to gather. If it’s a cozy few, perhaps you just want to use your deck or patio, in which case your space is already defined for you. If you... read more
When you’re ready to put your house on the market, you want it to wow prospective buyers. You want the curb appeal to reach out and grab their attention and compel them to make a competitive offer. And, if possible, you want it to happen fast.   Wow prospective buyers with quick and easy landscaping The good news is having a green thumb may help you get more green from the sale of your home. Getting the attention of prospective buyers can be as easy as upgrading your landscaping. But don’t rent... read more
When you have a blog, you try to write about the topics that people appear to be most interested in. Those interests evolve over time, but some things seem to be evergreen, and they’re not always the topics one might expect.   As we look back on the ten years since we formed Coldwell Banker River Valley, REALTORS, one thing we’ve learned is that when it comes to predicting what will interest people most is to expect the unexpected. The good news is it looks like we have a little something for ev... read more
This year marks our tenth year in business as Coldwell Banker River Valley, Realtors, and that’s a milestone worth noting and celebrating. Of course, we couldn’t have gotten here without our great clients and excellent team of agents, so we hope you’ll join us in looking at ten of our top-ten lists—beginning with what we love about being in real estate and running the gamut through the top 10 pros and cons about working with family. We hope you’ll be inspired, entertained and maybe e... read more

Enjoy a crackling fire this summer with a build-it-yourself fire pit

Posted by Coldwell Banker River Valley on June 10, 2015 in  Outdoors
Ever since we learned how to create it, humans have found comfort, warmth, and peace in a crackling fire. If you have the space and the inclination, why not bring that benefit to your backyard?Fire pits range in cost and complexity, from the portable metal contraption that you can purchase at a home store for about a hundred dollars, to a more expensive, more complex brick and stone fixture. Regardless of your choice, consider these factors when creating a space for your backyard campfire experience.First and forem... read more
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