Author: Paul Brewer

Boundary Disputes Between Neighbors – A Jody Kriss Guide

Boundary Disputes Between Neighbors – A Jody Kriss Guide

After writing my first article on lot line disputes, I received a number of phone calls from homeowners seeking legal advice. Most of these people were involved in a dispute with a neighbor regarding an allegedly encroaching wall, fence, or other structure. Since these people faced many of the same issues, I thought it might be helpful to list below a few of the suggestions I gave to them. Summarize the background facts of the dispute in writing The first step to solving a dispute is to understand the facts and circumstances leading up to it. Yet, many people who…

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How to Make Any Room Brighter

How to Make Any Room Brighter

When it comes to interior design, I’m a big fan of bright spaces.  A bright space can make a room seem bigger and more welcoming. I remember the first apartment I ever moved into had dark brown hardwood floors throughout, and dark grey drawers in the kitchen. If it wasn’t for the natural sunlight shining through the balcony, the apartment would have been dark 24/7. To make matters worse, I made the regretful mistake of purchasing long, dark brown curtains to hang over the windows. I ended up with such a dark apartment that I could just feel myself getting depressed walking through…

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Personalize Your Home and Make it Feel Like You!

Personalize Your Home and Make it Feel Like You!

Hi everyone! So for today’s post, I’m going to be talking about really simple ways to personalize your home. It’s such a good feeling to come home to a place that feels authentically YOURS, and so today I’m going to be showing you how easy it is to add those little details that will make your home feel like it reflects YOU. When you’re renting an apartment, you’ve got pretty limited options on how you can personalize your space. Your landlord might not allow you to paint the walls or install new cabinetry for example, but that’s no reason to…

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Buying Cheap Furniture and Essentials

Buying Cheap Furniture and Essentials

Moving into a new place can be quite a hassle. There’s the packing, the unpacking, the cleaning, the getting settled in… and I think the worst part for me is having to buy new furniture. Luckily, there are tons of cheap solutions when it comes to buying furniture and home essentials. So, where can you buy furniture and essentials for your new place without breaking the bank?Here are a couple of solutions that I’ve tried so far: 1.     Craigslist. I’ve bought couches and TVs off of Craigslist. You can score some pretty good deals on there. I’ve seen people selling entire…

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