The Best Products (and what not to use!) on Your Hardwood Floors with Al from N-Hance

House Talk Episode 37 - What to use (and what to avoid) when caring for your hardwood floors - with Al, owner of NHance in Bend, Oregon. Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with another episode of House Talk. I’m excited to welcome…

6 Tips for First Time Home Sellers

You’ve owned your first home for a while. Now you want to sell it. Perhaps you’re just moving across town, or perhaps you’re moving across country. Perhaps you need the income from this sale to fund your purchase of a new home in the same…

How Seller Disclosures Work with Angie Arnett Prinicipal Broker of Bend, Oregon Hasson Company Realtors

House Talk Episode 36 - How Seller Disclosures Work with Angie Arnett Prinicipal Broker of Bend, Oregon Hasson Company Realtors Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with another episode of House Talk. Today is going to be a special…

10 Real Estate Transaction Terms You Should Know

Every single business has a terminology all its own. This includes the business of real estate. Whether buying or selling a home, there are some real estate related terms that you need to know. When you talk with a realtor, he or she will…

How to Plan Upgrades and Furniture Placement in Your New Home with Leah Hendrix

House Talk Episode 35 - How to Plan Upgrades and Furniture Placement when Buying a New Home with Leah Hendrix of Cascade Design Center. Karen Malanga: Hi, this is Karen Malanga with another episode of House Talk. I’m very happy to welcome…

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…