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Enhancing Your New Home One Step at a Time

by Monica Nash 05/02/2019

One of the most satisfying aspects of being a new homeowner is the process of "making it your own."

That could include everything from painting walls and hanging pictures to replacing window treatments and assembling shelves. (Then, of course, there's the unpacking, furniture arranging, organizing, and room cleaning!)

For some people, one of the biggest challenges in getting unpacked, set up, and fully decorated is keeping their motivation high. While momentum is usually highest during the first few weeks of living in a new home, a lot of distractions, interruptions, and competing priorities can quickly vie for your attention.

In addition to using good time management skills and setting self-imposed deadlines for getting projects done, here are a few other strategies for staying on track with your decorating and home improvement goals:

Purchase needed supplies ASAP: It's easy for a project to get derailed or put on the "back burner" when you don't have all the tools, supplies, and materials you need to get started. Painting walls and ceilings is the perfect example because you can't get fully underway until you have a variety of brushes, rollers, paint trays, drop cloths, painters' tape, and a sufficient supply of paint -- often more than one color. If you have holes or cracks to fill, you may also need additional supplies like joint compound, a putty knife, and sandpaper. When you have immediate access to all the supplies you need for a particular project, it eliminates potential delays, excuses for getting started, and interruptions in your work flow.

Arrange child care: Sometimes the best approach to keeping your children supervised and entertained while you're working on the house is to hire a responsible teenager to babysit. If you have one or more older children in the family who can help take care of the younger ones for a few hours, then that's even better. In either case, you'll be able to stay focused on the task at hand and get a lot more accomplished.

Make it a priority: The problem with continually postponing a home repair, a landscaping task, or a painting project is that weeks can easily turn into months! Before you know it, years have gone by and you still haven't organized your basement, cleaned out those clogged rain gutters, or applied a fresh coat of paint to your outdated bathroom walls. By blocking off a specific period of time for getting a project underway or completed, you'll be accomplishing your home maintenance goals and beautifying your home faster and more efficiently.

Commit it to writing: When you write yourself a reminder note, create a to-do list, mark it on your calendar, or even text your spouse about your plans to tackle the project on Saturday, you've increased the probability that it will get done. Verbally telling people about it, such as when they ask you what you're doing this weekend, will also help fuel your motivation and nudge you to get the job done in a timely way!

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Monica Nash

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

2019 President Women's Council of REALTORS San Diego County

 

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Love, enthusiasm and passion in all that she does. That is a good description of the "secret" of Monica's success. Serving people is something she truly enjoys and listening carefully to each of her client's needs, getting to know them and understanding what is most important motivates her to turn their real estate goals into reality. Her highly skilled level of "Hand Holding" you throughout the process. Whether buying, selling, relocation or leasing, it is her goal to make real estate transactions flow as smoothly as possible. She enjoys helping people achieve their dreams and welcomes the opportunity to be of service to you.

Monica's real estate career is complemented by an extensive background in developing, marketing, graphic design, operations and management. Accompanied with 20 years of design and construction knowledge she has acquired working with her husband, John Nash, who has created and managed world class architectural projects throughout Southern California, including the extraordinary Del Mar Plaza. Her experience has made her extremely organized and technologically savvy. She is an expert in social media and is constantly educating herself to keep up to date with trends and cutting-edge tools in order to effectively market your home and insure it has the furthest reach.

Most importantly, Monica is driven by the relationships she has with her clients. Their needs are her first and top priority and she prides herself in being open and available to answer questions. She operates with a high degree of professionalism and honesty to give them give them a smooth and positive experience. Additionally, Monica has a background in leadership with numerous philanthropic, educational, and community organizations, thus creating an ability to connect with people and build meaningful, trust-based relationships.

Active in the community she serves and loves, Monica supports the San Diego Center for Children, and is the creator/organizer of the annual Santa visit and "Light Up a Life" event every December at Del Mar Plaza for fundraising and gifts for underprivileged children. She also is an ongoing donor to Giveback Homes, a community of real estate professionals committed to creating social change by helping build homes for deserving families around the world.
Thanks to Monica's superior real estate knowledge, willingness to help clients and colleagues alike, amazing positive attitude and outstanding relationship skills, she has received the 2016 REALTOR® of the Year Award from the Woman's Council of REALTORS® She is one of Berkshire Hathaway's 50 Top Producing agents San Diego County Agents for 2018 transactions. Monica's passion for delivering great results for buyers and sellers has additionally earned her numerous sales and production awards from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties.
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Relocation | Hand Holding

You can count on honesty and a strong work ethic when we partner for buying or selling your property. It is important for you to know that I will be available to you and will make sure you are comfortable every step of the way. If you are a buyer I will work with you to find the perfect house or investment property, incorporating your requirements and wants with my market knowledge and experience. When you list your home with me you will have a large local sales force behind you as I work hard to keep your property at the forefront of every local Realtor's mind. With the Berkshire Hathaway name and network of relocation specialists, your property will be viewed by buyers from all over. I am prepared to move at your pace whether you are just starting to consider a change or if you need to move quickly!

Call me now so I can get started working with you right away!!!

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First Time Home Buyers | Hand Holding

Are you a first time buyer looking for honest guidance and expert negotiation?

I specialize in working with first time home buyers- I make it my priority to be as thorough as possible to
make this huge step as stress-free as possible.

At our initial consultation I will walk you through the home buying process so there are no surprises along the way. I will provide recommendations for you to work with the top mortgage lenders, title companies, home inspectors and attorneys in the business.

When it comes time to tour homes I will allow you the opportunity and space to really experience each house and decide if it feels like "Happiness Is A Home" And when you find The One I will present an offer package to
make You stand out from the crowd.

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Experience | Specialties | Awards

• 2019 President, Women's Council of Realtors | San Diego County
• 2018 President-Elect Women's Council of Realtors | WCR
• 2018 President's Circle Award Winner | Platinum | Berkshire Hathaway
• 2018 5 Year Legend | Berkshire Hathaway• 2017 President's Circle Award Winner
• 2016 REALTOR OF THE YEAR Women's Council of Realtors
• BHHS Top 50 Producing Agents San Diego County 2016
• Chairman's Circle Award Winner for Production | Top 2% Nationwide
• Performance Management | Prestigious Designation
• Expert Client Follow-up Procedures
• 20 years Design and Construction Experience
• Key Operations and Systems Strategist
• Residential Property Specialist
• Marketing and Graphic Design Specialist

Memberships and Affiliations

• 2015 - Present | BHHS California Properties | The Charitable Foundation - Board Member
• 2015 - Women's Council of Realtors | WCR - Board Member
• National Association of Realtors | California Association of Realtors
• San Diego Association of Realtors
• Asian Real Estate Association of America
• National Association of Hispanic Realtors

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