How to Downsize Your Home

There was a time when you needed all that space. Now, there are rooms in your house that you only go into to clean. Your house is full of memories, and a fair amount of clutter. You want a change, but you don’t know where to start. DIGGS has your […] Read more »

5 Tips for Saving Money during the Heatwave

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. Just when we think we can start wearing sweaters and scarves, and drinking hot coco in front of the fireplace, Southern California’s infamous autumn heatwave strikes once again. For one week, the heat locks us inside our homes and prevents us from […] Read more »

Decluttering? 5 places to sell your stuff that aren’t Craigslist

For most of us, decluttering is a constant challenge—and if you’re downsizing to smaller digs, it can be completely overwhelming. One way many people make the process less painful is by selling their castoffs—because parting with old possessions doesn’t feel half as bad with a little extra money in your […] Read more »

Family Centric Social Media for Fun And Profit

We had an awesome pop-up event on Sunday for the Glendale Tech Week. We teamed up with the “force of nature” crew of the OC Mommies Blog to educate people on creating a fun and profitable social media business that is family-centric. I did a short talk on how to […] Read more »

Welcome Robyn Mitchell to DIGGS!!!

We are beyond excited to welcome Robyn Mitchell to the DIGGS Tribe. We fell in love with Robyn when she sold one of our Glendale listings. It is so RARE to find an agent who cares as much as we do about the little details that make the transaction easier […] Read more »

Wondering if it’s time to sell your house?

Knowing when it’s time to sell your house is not an easy thing. Ten years. That’s the average amount of time a homeowner stays in a house, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Think that sounds surprisingly short? Or way too long? The fact is, people’s reasons for selling […] Read more »

Ten Top Trends Affecting Indie Brokers

I had a blast moderating Inman News Indie Broker Summit last month in San Francisco. 500 or so owners of independent real estate companies from across the globe were there for an entire day to learn from experts and peers. I opened the session with a presentation about the Top Ten Trends […] Read more »

Firescaping: Landscaping for fire safety

Live in a wildfire prone area? If you’re in California like us the answer is probably yes. You may know that the materials your home is made out of can contribute to your home’s level of vulnerability to wildfire, but did you also know your landscaping can play a role […] Read more »

Down Payment Dilemma?

You are a success by anyone’s measure. You make more money than most of your peers. You’ve lived carefully- your student debt is well managed and you’ve managed to save tens of thousands of dollars. And yet… it is not enough to make a 20% down payment on a home […] Read more »

Don’t do these 7 things if you want a clean house

We are always looking for easy tricks to have a clean house. Nobody wants to welcome guests to a messy, unkempt house. It’s embarrassing-rubbing your foot over dust spots that show in the sun, and kicking objects under the couch in an attempt to disguise the clutter your house has […] Read more »

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A Market Report That Matters

I struggle with Market Reports for Glendale CA homes. They are either so simplistic they are meaningless or they are nerdy/geeky complicated. My goal has been to deliver relevant and useful information on how the market is doing on a regular basis. I have found the answer. Introducing the DIGGS Market […] Read more »