About Alicia Murphy

Alicia Murphy is a licensed real estate agent. My freelance writing career began simultaneously with my Real Estate career in 2010. As a Realtor I’ve worked primarily with buyers in finding them their dream home and have experience in foreclosure sales, but I've also represented sellers in marketing and selling their homes. As we await the bolstering return of the Real Estate market I will continue to adapt to ever-changing conditions and continue to provide first-rate service to my clients.

Pantry Perfection: Easy Storage Tips For Your Kitchen



Storage space is pivotal in enjoying your kitchen, whether you have 40 or 400 square feet. An erratic and disorganized pantry in particular can make anyone a little nutty. Fortunately there are ways to take even the smallest pantry and make it a functional and satisfying space for storing your family’s food.

Ways To Simplify Your Bathroom



Living with a small bathroom can be a daily nuisance. There’s only room for one person to realistically get ready at a time, there’s no where to put anything, and it makes your morning routine feel like playing a chess match. Fortunately there are plenty of ways to simplify your bathroom no matter what the size.

Colors and Smells of Fall: Bringing Fall Indoors for Your Senses



The powers-that-be probably had more than one reason for creating seasons. It not only gives nature a chance to rebound and cycle out as needed for the natural order of things to balance out but also provides us with a sense of freshness and renewal. Just consider how it feels the first day that you step out of your house after a hot summer to find a cool and crisp fall day.

Using Shrubbery to Create a Natural Barrier for your Home



One of the key features that homeowners look to increase in their home is privacy. When at home it’s important to feel as though you can fully unwind and by yourself, and that can be difficult when you’ve got a nosy neighbor with a bird’s eye view of your outdoor entertaining areas.

DIY Weekend Projects for Labor Day Weekend



Long holiday weekends are great for cooking out, entertaining and spending extra time with family. They’re also a great opportunity to catch up on projects around the house that you simply don’t have time for on a normal basis. The extra time allows you to finish projects and maintenance and still have time to enjoy some down time with loved ones.

One Man’s Trash… Repurposing Pallets



You’ve probably heard the phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”. The most creative of minds can pick what most of us would consider a completely useless item from a thrift store pile and create a haute (and often expensive!) piece of decor from it.

Patio Solutions You’ll Fall For



As the seasons change so must your backyard entertaining areas. When it gets warmer we prepare for more outdoor cooking and evenings spent outside for longer hours. Likewise as fall and winter draw nearer it’s important to prepare your patio or deck for the cooler weather. Stoke The Fires  If your climate allows outdoor entertaining […]

DIY Projects for the Weekend Warrior



With Labor Day weekend on the horizon it’s a great time to investigate what projects can easily be completed in a weekend. But what DIY projects lend the most oomph to your home in such a short amount of time?

Tenant Tenacity- Color Solutions for Rental Property



Renting has many advantages, but one thing that doesn’t appeal is the lack of ability to make your space your own. Fortunately with some temporary solutions you can at least bring more color to your rental property without endangering your deposit.

Bathroom Improvements to Draw in Buyers



For many homeowners, keeping their home in tip-top shape is a task that requires constant attention. Over the years the features that were once so en-vogue in your home become outdated and unattractive, not only to you and your family but also to potential buyers. One room where a little updating can go a long way is your bathroom.

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