Finding a job in another state

Trying to find a job in another state? Lots of people move locations for work — sometimes, though, they change jobs to be able to move somewhere else where they want to live.  Either way… We thought we’d drop by and offer some advice for finding a job in another state if you’re looking to … Continued

Does your house have well water

Does your home use well water? If so, it’s important to understand how to periodically treat and test the water you’re using.  At Forge Property Solutions , we’ve bought and sold many properties that use well water in the more rural parts of Stockton and there are a few things that people should be aware … Continued

Which type of carpet to install

Awesome! But what type of carpet is the best to install? What are some of the main qualities to consider?  We thought we’d stop by with some advice to help. 🙂 Here are four terms that are important to understand when selecting carpet… Density — This refers to the closeness of the threading in a … Continued

Warm house for less money

At Forge Property Solutions , we’ve helped a lot of homeowners with a lot of problems… and we’re no spring chicken when it comes to keeping a property heated on a budget.  So we thought we’d come by and drop some tips for you 🙂  Here you go! Use a Space Heater — Many of … Continued

Testing Water Quality

If so, then for peace of mind consider getting a test kit to test the tap water.  At Forge Property Solutions , we’ve been working in real estate in Stockton for quite some time and water quality is always something important to consider.  Here are some of the test kits we recommend…  Safe Home Drinking … Continued

Choosing hardwood flooring to install

According to multiple sources, hardwood flooring is by far the most popular choice for homeowners.  But there are a lot of different types of hardwood floors. Which type should you install in your home?  Well, there are basically two options: solid wood or engineered wood.  Here are the pros and cons of engineered wood…  Advantages … Continued

Want a wood stove

Who could blame you! Nothing is cozier than keeping a fire burning inside a home.  BUT… It’s not all dry wood and cozy cuddles.  Here are a few things to consider BEFORE putting a wood stove in your home… Wood Supply — To use a wood stove to heat a home, a constant supply of … Continued

Low-cost Home Improvements

Want to increase the value of your home WITHOUT breaking the bank? At Forge Property Solutions , we’ve bought and sold real estate for a long time in Stockton.  And if there’s one thing we’ve learned…  It’s that perception is everything.  Feel free to use the following low-cost strategies to make any home more appealing … Continued

Renting to friends_family

The benefits are obvious…  Helping out a friend or family member, already having a relationship with the person, and having a pretty good idea whether trust is a concern or not.  Still, that can spell trouble.  And the last thing anyone wants to do is ruin a relationship.  So here are some tips for renting … Continued

Want to sell a house that needs repairs

… WITHOUT doing a ton of work to it?  We get it.  At Forge Property Solutions , we’ve helped a lot of homeowners sell properties that they didn’t want to repair themselves.  How?  Well, we’re real estate investors. And we buy distressed properties as-is for cash. We can even close in as little as two … Continued

Gratitude is Good for Your Health

It really is! Studies conducted by researchers in the field of positive psychology have found that gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness.  People who express gratitude feel more positive emotions, get greater enjoyment from good experiences, improve their health, cope better through adversity, and build stronger relationships. This is the perfect season … Continued

Before & After

Some before and after action…Quick update on our recent project. Such a huge difference in opening up the kitchen.
With all our projects, we treat them as if we would live in them ourselves. Glad we can help a family get into this home.
If you have a home thats in need of repair, and that you’re considering selling for a cash offer, give us a call. 209.231.6222

Bad House Flip

You wouldn’t be the only one.  At Forge Property Solutions , we’ve seen a lot of house flips lose money — there’s a lot of potential upside to flipping homes… but there’s also a fair amount of risk.  So, we thought we’d stop by and help.  Here are some possibilities to not get stuck with … Continued

Senior Renovations

Or maybe you want to help a parent or grandparent do that? Well, at Forge Property Solutions we’ve been working in the real estate industry in Stockton for a long time. And we’ve seen many seniors renovate their homes to make them more friendly over the long-term.  Sooner is better than later! In case that’s … Continued