Malibu Real Estate Blog

  • Screen in Your Porch

    BY Shen Schulz

    Do you feel like you’d get more use out of your porch if it were screened in? Screened in porches combine the best of indoor and outdoor rooms, and they can be affordable if you already have a porch. Here’s what to expect if you decide to take ...

  • What To Do With Your Moving Boxes

    BY Shen Schulz

    When you’re moving, it seems like unpacking boxes is a chore that never ends. But there will come a day when every last box is empty. The question then becomes – what do you do with all those empty boxes? Check out these great ideas for giving ...

  • Organize Your Kitchen Cabinets

    BY Shen Schulz

    Do you wish you could get a handle on the chaos inside your kitchen cabinets? Or maybe you’ve just moved into a new home and want to start off with cabinets that are well organized. Whatever your motivation, it’s actually pretty simple to organ...

  • Telltale Signs of Infestation

    BY Shen Schulz

    Do you have a sneaking suspicion the house you’re interested in buying might have a pest problem? Whether it’s ants in the kitchen, termites in the walls, or raccoons in the attic, it’s important to know what you’re getting into. When you...

  • Painting Your Home’s Exterior

    BY Shen Schulz

    Is painting the outside of your home on your to-do list this summer? There’s nothing that spruces up the exterior more than a fresh coat of paint, especially if you’re getting ready to sell. If you’re planning to do the painting yourself instea...

  • Sneaky Ways to Save Money for a Down Payment

    BY Shen Schulz

    Do you dream of owning your own home, but feel like you’ll never have the money for a down payment? While saving for a down payment can seem like a daunting task, it isn’t impossible. In fact, there are ways to begin saving right now that won’t...

  • What to Know About Starter Homes

    BY Shen Schulz

    Is it finally time to buy your first home? That’s so exciting – congratulations! While the home buying process can be a little intimidating when you’re doing it for the first time, you’ll worry less if you arm yourself with knowledge. Here...

  • Don’t Fall For These Real Estate Scams

    BY Shen Schulz

    As if buying or selling a home weren’t complicated enough, you also need to be vigilant about scams. There are scams everywhere, and some are sophisticated enough to look real. With so much information available on the Internet, it’s getting ea...

  • Naming Your New House

    BY Shen Schulz

    It may seem silly, but giving your new house a name can give you a real sense of ownership. You don’t have to live in a mansion or on a grand estate to do it. Naming your house gives it a spirit that captures the essence of those who call it home...

  • Commission Fees Explained

    BY Shen Schulz

    If you’re preparing to buy or sell a home, you may have questions about real estate commission fees. Who pays them? How much are they? Can they be negotiated? When are they paid? Even if you’ve gone through this process before, you may not have...