My Home Group Real Estate, L.L.C.

Kriste Melcher's Blog

Posted on 09/19/2021
Pet-Friendly Succulents for Hanging Planters
Image by Vikki Lambert Kimbrough from Pixabay If you love the look of trailing plants but don’t want something that will require a lot of attention, consider trailing succulent varieties. There are many types of succulent that you can grow in hanging planters either from the ceiling or on the wall that will spill over the sides to...
+ 6 more
Read More
Posted on 09/12/2021
DIY Patio Storage Solutions
With small spaces, multi functional furniture is key. Outdoor spaces especially benefit from furniture that is versatile and serves more than one purpose. Probably the most important example is storage. There are many ways you can combine storage solutions with other furnishings, whether they be furniture or purely decorative. What’s even better is that many of these furnishings...
+ 8 more
Read More
Posted on 09/05/2021
Understanding Blueprints & Basic Contracting Terms
When dealing with blueprints and contractor jargon, it can feel like you're trying to read another language. Rather than suffer misunderstandings and end up with a newly renovated space that doesn't meet your needs, it's important to close the communication gap. Here are some tips for understanding blueprints and contracting terms so you can get the best results....
+ 6 more
Read More
Posted on 08/29/2021
Rustic Design Style Guide
Rustic design is frequently mixed with other interior design styles, but is an entire style on its own as well. While it might be easy to point out the rustic parts of other designs, narrowing down what “rustic” truly means can be difficult. Here we will go over the key elements of rustic design so you have a...
+ 5 more
Read More
Posted on 08/22/2021
DIY Herb Garden Ideas for Small Spaces
Do you dream of growing your own herbs but only have a tiny outdoor space? The good news is that it’s possible to have a thriving herb garden on your small porch or patio. With the right lighting and temperatures, you can grow a plethora of fresh herbs to use in your cooking or other projects. Here we’ll...
+ 6 more
Read More
Posted on 08/15/2021
Finding the Right Neighborhood: 3 Things to Look For
Photo by Samson Katt from Pexels When buying a new home, the house itself is only part of the purchase. The surrounding area is just as important and there are many factors to consider when choosing not only the property but the neighborhood. However, it can be very difficult to evaluate a neighborhood you don’t already live in....
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 08/08/2021
Which Investment Fits Your Needs: REITs or REMF
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay For anyone interested in investment diversification, real estate is one of the preferred holdings in addition to stock and bonds. However, many investors possess neither the cash nor the knowledge and interest to actually buy, sell, rent or manage real property. Such investment involves more than cash; it also requires in-depth market...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 08/01/2021
How to Make Your Front Yard Low-Maintenance
Not everyone has extra time to spend taking care of their front yard. While outdoor spaces are important, it’s easy to let yard upkeep fall by the wayside. Luckily there are lots of things you can do to make your yard attractive and inviting without spending hours working on it every week. Here are some of the best...
+ 6 more
Read More
Posted on 07/25/2021
Eco-friendly Updates for Your Home
Photo by Layton Diament on Unsplash Large homes use a considerable amount of energy throughout the year, especially from heating and cooling. Making some upgrades to your home can significantly reduce your energy usage while also boosting the value of your home. If you’ve been thinking about making your home more energy-efficient, consider one or more of the...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 07/18/2021
Improve Indoor Air Quality With These Simple Tips
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Many people suffer from allergy symptoms throughout the year without ever realizing that it's indoor allergens that are triggering them. If you find that you constantly have dry, itchy eyes or you feel like you are constantly sneezing regardless of the season, then you may want to take steps to reduce indoor allergens...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 07/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 905 E Montebello Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85014
This renovated home in an incredible opportunity in the heart of Uptown, just steps away from Otro Cafe, The Yard, Mora, etc. Open kitchen and living room, brand new appliances, HVAC system, flooring, lighting, tub, shower, bathroom fixtures, paint and partially upgraded electrical. Two huge storage sheds in the...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 07/11/2021
Blueprint Basics
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels If you're building your own home, chances are you'll come across the blueprints at some point early in the process. This can be frustrating for many homeowners as they might not have an architect's background. However, you don't need to be an architect to understand the basics. We'll look at the various...
+ 1 more
Read More
Showing Results
1 - 12 of167