Fixing Hardwood Floors

Wondering how to repair your hardwood floors?  For today’s buyers, hardwood floors are a desirable aspect of a home. In fact, more real estate agents agree that homes with hardwood floors are easier to sell! But that’s not true if the floor is damaged.  At PineCone Properties, we’ve been working in Clark and Cowlitz county … Continued

Restrictive HOA

Living in an HOA community sounds like a dream… Beautiful neighborhood, close-knit community, well-maintained yards… Sounds great, right?  Well, not always.  In fact, one of the most common challenges of living in an HOA home is how restrictive it can be — mandatory maintenance, high landscaping expectations, poor communication, or consistent noise complaints from neighbors.  … Continued

Cracked Driveway

How do you repair a cracked driveway?  At PineCone Properties, we’ve been working in real estate for quite some time and we’ve seen our fair share of cracked driveways — we’ve also FIXED our fair share of cracked driveways 😉 So… how do you do it?  Fortunately, repairing a cracked driveway is probably something you … Continued

Kids College or Home Repairs?

Having to choose between paying for your kid’s college and home repairs? It seems that there are more places in the budget for money to go than there is money most days, doesn’t it?  Sometimes it’s hard to choose because everything is important – we understand!  Especially when it comes to a college education.   … Continued

Agent Overpricing Your Home?

Selling your home in Clark or Cowlitz county? Naturally, you want to get as much money as possible for your property! But real estate agents know that… and some will take advantage of that by simply telling you that they’ll be able to sell your house for more than other agents — and they’ll give … Continued