Tim DeBellis' Blog

Posted on 11/29/2020
Is Real Estate Investing Right for You ?
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay While real estate has ups and downs, it has generally been a good long-term investment. Owning a home is one way of investing, but to really take advantage, you can buy property that you won’t necessarily occupy but will make you some money. How Real Estate Makes Money There are two basic...
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Posted on 11/24/2020
Another Property Sold - 3927 Rincon Ridge Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Breathtaking easterly views and an expansive backyard deliver the finest of Sonoma County living in this unique modern showpiece. Thoughtfully designed to accommodate various living needs, this 4,300 plus square foot home offers five and a half baths, four en-suite bedrooms including a main level master suite plus a second level owner's retreat complete with a private balcony. The Kitchen will indulge the most enthusiastic culinarian and features a large island with prep sink, walk-in pantry, and professional series Thermador appliances. Designer selected finishes include large format porcelain tile floors, engineered hardwood, and quartz...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Simple Pecan, Coconut & Date Bars
Photo by Polina Tankilevitch from Pexels Looking for a healthful treat? One that will keep you energized when you need a boost? Or a treat for the kids to replace sweets or cookies? These scrumptious Pecan, Coconut & Date Bars might be just what you're looking for. Great for travel, camping or giving to friends and co-workers, they...
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Posted on 11/17/2020
Video Tour - 3813 Sedgemoore Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Remarkable new contemporary home epitomizes healthy sustainable living! Built by Dvele, this single-story, 4BD/3.5BA, 2,400+ SF home combines energy efficient construction, smart-home technology, and sleek modern design to deliver a truly unique living experience. The home centers around the spacious open-concept kitchen and living area perfect for today's casual lifestyle. Floor to ceiling windows flood the home with natural light and provide expansive views of the dedicated open space and nearby hills. Premium finishes include quartz counters, Bosch appliances, euro-style windows and glass doors. This all electric home is outfitted with a...
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Posted on 11/17/2020
3813 Sedgemoore Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 is now new to the market!
Remarkable new contemporary home epitomizes healthy sustainable living! Built by Dvele, this single-story, 4BD/3.5BA, 2,400+ SF home combines energy efficient construction, smart-home technology, and sleek modern design to deliver a truly unique living experience. The home centers around the spacious open-concept kitchen and living area perfect for today's casual lifestyle. Floor to ceiling windows flood the home with natural light and provide expansive views of the dedicated open space and nearby hills. Premium finishes include quartz counters, Bosch appliances, euro-style windows and glass doors. This all electric home is outfitted with a...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Home Improvement: Reasons to Hire a Professional
Photo by oneSHUTTER oneMEMORY via Shutterstock When it comes to home improvement, renovations, upgrades and expansions, seek the assistance of a professional. Why do you need a pro? Unless you built your home yourself, you might not understand all the factors that combine to engineer a house such as the electrical needs to support the load and the...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Kick Back in Style: Creating an Umbrella Table for Your Deck
Photo by Jazella via Pixabay An umbrella table provides you with more than just a comfortable place to sit; it adds color and texture to your space, too. You'll need to have an idea of where the table will go, what size umbrella it needs to support and how many people it will need to seat comfortably. You...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
Signs Your Roof is in Need of Repair
Photo by Joel Dunn via Pixabay Your roof is an important part of your home, and for something of its size, it is surprisingly delicate. Even minor problems can have a lasting impact on the integrity of your home. Learning how to spot some of the most common problems allows you to seek out help when you need...
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Posted on 10/28/2020
3914 Heathfield Place, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 is now new to the market!
Unparalleled views and modern luxury combine to create a truly remarkable one-of-a-kind home. This magnificent 5,100+ square foot residence includes 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths and is distinguished by soaring ceilings, expansive windows providing sweeping easterly views, and an open floor plan design. Curated finishes include engineered hardwood flooring, quartz counters and Euro-style custom cabinetry. Prepare meals in style in this top-of-the-line kitchen featuring premium Thermador appliances, oversized island and large walk-in pantry. Folding glass doors and windows expand the Kitchen and Great Room out to the awe-inspiring upper terrace...
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Posted on 10/25/2020
Home Loans: Fixed vs. Adjustable
Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash Once you are ready to buy a house, you need to check your finances to determine how much you can put down, and how much you can afford to pay on a monthly mortgage. Knowing this helps you determine how much house you can afford. However, your interest rate is going to play...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Ideas for Minor Kitchen Remodeling Projects
Image by Cristina Mantovani from Pixabay Whether you’re moving into a new home or getting yours ready for the market, remodeling your kitchen can help boost your home’s value. You don’t have to invest in major remodeling projects to spruce up your kitchen. The following minor remodeling options are cost-effective ones that can give your kitchen a brand...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Hidden water leaks could be costing you -- how to track them down
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Some leaks are obvious -- coming home to a soggy rug or soaked floor is a pretty good indicator that you have some plumbing trouble -- but others are more discreet and can lead to a costly water bill and home damage if you don't catch them. Mold and mildew can develop...
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