Make Sure Your Home has Curb Appeal

How to Give Your Home Curb Appeal in 8 Steps

It's time to sell your house, where should you begin? First step - make sure that it has curb appeal. Simply put, you need to make your house look as attractive as possible – from all angles – so that a potential buyer driving past the…

How Energy Efficient Homes Save Homeowners Money with Bruce Sullivan of Base Zero, LLC

House Talk Episode 34 - How Having an Energy Efficient Home Makes Fiscal as well as Environmental Sense with Bruce Sullivan of Base Zero, LLC. Bruce Sullivan has been helping people improve the energy efficiency and reduce their environmental…

Interior Design Help for Getting Your Home Ready to Sell with Leah Hendrix of Cascade Design Center

House Talk Episode 33 - Ready to sell your home? Interior Design tips from Leah Hendrix of Cascade Design Center Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga welcoming you back to another episode of House Talk. Today, I’m so excited! I…

How to Maintain and Refinish Hard Wood Floors with Al Crosland of Nhance

House Talk Episode 32 - Tips on Maintaining and Refinishing Hard Wood Floors with Al Crosland of Nhance Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga, welcoming you back to another episode of House Talk. Today, we are very fortunate to have…

The Importance of Second Home Management in Bend, Oregon with Dana Carmichael of Home Fridays

House Talk Episode 31 - Why Second Home Management is so important in Bend, Oregon with Dana Carmichael of Home Fridays Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with another episode of House Talk. I’m very pleased to welcome back Dana…

Understanding Home Insurance Coverage Limits in Heavy Snow Winters with Allison Glasier of Country Financial

House Talk Episode 30 - Know the Limits of Home Insurance Coverage in Bend, Oregon Winters with Heavy Snowfall with Allison Glasier of Country Financial Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with another episode of House Talk. I’m…

5 of the Best Offbeat Winter Outdoor Adventures in Bend, Oregon

Regardless of the time of year, Bend offers fantastic outdoor recreation for the entire family. To get the most out of a visit to Bend however, it’s important to do some research and planning so you don’t miss out on any unique events! Bend…

Family Safety Tips from Tim Reardon of the Bend Fire Department

House Talk Episode 29 - Tips from Tim Reardon of the Bend Fire Department on Keeping Your Family Safe Karen Malanga: This is Karen Malanga with House Talk. I’m excited to have Tim Reardon back from the Bend Fire Department. Not only…

4 All-Natural Cleaners You Can Make at Home

Over the past few decades, we Americans have grown used to running to the store whenever they need cleaning supplies. And often those cleaning supplies contain all sorts of chemicals that aren’t great for the environment. Or great for those…

6 Great New Year’s Eve Party Ideas

What’s the main goal of a New Year’s Eve party – apart from having fun? To stay up until midnight to see in the new year, with something special happening right at midnight to mark the occasion. This special event can be to go outside…

All About Fabulous Finds in Bend, Oregon with owner, Metina Christopherson

House Talk Episode 28: Have you visited Fabulous Finds in search of a treasure? If not, you're missing out. Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with House Talk. I’m really happy to welcome Metina Christopherson from Fabulous Finds. I…

What You Need to Know about New Construction Financing

House Talk Episode 27: What You Need to Know about New Construction Financing with Randy Vance of Premiere Mortgage Resources Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with House Talk. And I’m so excited to have Randy Vance back from…