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5 Updates To Make In Your Kitchen Before Selling Your Home

5 Updates To Make In Your Kitchen Before Selling Your Home

It is no secret that the heart of a home is the kitchen. Buyers dream of modernized kitchens and will quickly shy away from your home if it’s outdated. In fact, kitchens are a primary decision maker for buyers who are touring homes in Laguna Hills. There aren’t many areas in the home that can […]

Shopping Local Farmers Markets in Laguna Hills

Shopping Local Farmers Markets in Laguna Hills

Every Friday my family hits up the Laguna Hills farmers market. There are many reasons we like to shop at local farmers markets, from savoring local fresh produce to chatting with the farmers directly. Our local farmers market in Laguna Hills is one of Orange County’s Certified Farmers’ Markets. This means they are inspected regularly […]

Supporting Local and Giving Back in South OC

Supporting Local and Giving Back in South OC

Here at Melody Smith & Associates, we are huge fans of supporting local businesses and also firmly believe in giving back. Especially this year and holiday season, we are making a concerted effort to do as much as we can in our Laguna Hills community and neighboring areas. There are many ways to support local […]

California Proposition Results

California Proposition Results

There were a few real estate-focused propositions on the ballot this year in California, including Propositions 15, 19, and 21. Below are the results and how they can impact you!  Proposition 15 was voted NO Proposition 15 was a ballot measure that would have amended the California State Constitution to increase property taxes for commercial […]