Unlocking the Rewards of Home Rejuvenation

Unlocking the Rewards of Home Rejuvenation

  • Riezl Baker
  • 08/25/23

Is your home in need of a fresh start? Embarking on a journey of home rejuvenation not only enhances the aesthetics and functionality of your space but also brings about rewarding benefits that go beyond the surface. From increased property value to improved well-being, discover how investing in your living environment can yield long-lasting advantages.

  1. Elevated Aesthetics, Elevated Mood Aesthetic upgrades, such as a new coat of paint, updated furniture, or modern fixtures, can instantly revitalize your home. These changes have a remarkable impact on your mood and overall outlook. A well-designed and visually pleasing space promotes relaxation, creativity, and positivity.
  2. Boosted Property Value Home rejuvenation is an investment in both the present and the future. By making thoughtful upgrades, you're likely to increase your property's market value. Prospective buyers are drawn to homes that have been well-maintained and offer modern amenities, making your efforts financially rewarding should you decide to sell.
  3. Energy Efficiency, Cost Savings Replacing outdated appliances and implementing energy-efficient solutions, such as LED lighting or programmable thermostats, not only helps the environment but also reduces your energy bills. The initial cost of these upgrades can be outweighed by the long-term savings they bring, making it a financially wise decision.
  4. Healthy Living Spaces Home rejuvenation often involves addressing issues that might have been ignored over time, such as mold, poor ventilation, or allergen buildup. By tackling these problems, you create a healthier living environment for you and your family. Clean air and a well-maintained home contribute to improved respiratory health and overall well-being.
  5. Enhanced Functionality Functional upgrades cater to your lifestyle needs. From adding storage solutions to reconfiguring layouts, these changes make your home more efficient and user-friendly. A well-organized space reduces stress and frustration, creating a smoother daily routine.
  6. Personalized Retreat Home rejuvenation is an opportunity to reflect your personality and interests in your living space. Incorporating personal touches and unique design elements transforms your home into a personalized retreat that aligns with your tastes and passions.
  7. Pride of Ownership Taking the time and effort to rejuvenate your home instills a sense of pride and accomplishment. Every corner that you enhance or transform becomes a testament to your dedication as a homeowner.

In conclusion, embarking on a journey of home rejuvenation goes far beyond aesthetics. It's a rewarding endeavor that brings about increased property value, improved well-being, and a renewed sense of pride in your living space. By considering both practical upgrades and personalized touches, you can create a harmonious environment that yields benefits for years to come. So why wait? Start reaping the rewards of your home rejuvenation project today!


Riezl Baker

Riezl Baker

Realtor® | Founding Principal

About The Author

Riezl Baker is an award-winning real estate agent with 22 years of real estate experience at Lake Oconee, Georgia. A resident since 1997, she is well-known for her business accomplishments and extensive community involvement. In 2020, she and her husband Ted co-founded Luxury Lake Oconee Real Estate Group to combine their over 40 years of experience in the Lake Oconee market and with a mission to provide the highest level of service to clients.
In 2022, Riezl closed over $131 million in sales and was recognized as “Top Luxury Real Estate Leader'' by The Atlantan magazine and “Real Estate Newsmaker & Achiever'' by RIS Media. She was recognized as a 2021 Top Producer after closing over 70 transactions totaling $115 million and was awarded the Crystal Phoenix Award by the Lake Country Board of REALTORS®. 
She is passionate about her community and has been involved on a leadership level for many different organizations. She is the Past Chairman of the St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital Board and was part of the original founding Board that steered the opening of the hospital in 2013. She co-chaired the successful 2023 Heart & Soul Gala at The Ritz-Carlton, Reynolds Lake Oconee which raised over $450,000 for the local hospital. In 2010, she and her husband co-founded the Lake Oconee Food & Wine Festival to benefit local education, which has evolved into a three-day destination event at The Ritz-Carlton. An advocate for the arts, Riezl is a Board Director for the Oconee Performing Arts Society (OPAS). She was the President of the Lake Country Board of Realtors® in 2016. The Atlantan magazine awarded her "Expert in Second and Vacation Homes" for 2020 and 2021. She was recognized as a "2021 Top Luxury Real Estate Industry Leader" and was also nominated as "Best Bilingual" and "Best Community Impact" in Georgia.
Riezl holds a Bachelor's degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration and joined the Hyatt Hotels as a Corporate Management Trainee. She worked for the company for seven years in Operations Management and Hospitality Sales in Houston and Atlanta. She served as a Board Director for Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the largest meeting and event industry association, and was the Editor-in-Chief of Breakout, Georgia MPI's monthly publication that is distributed to thousands of members.
As the Director of Athens (Ga.) Convention and Visitors Bureau, Riezl developed strategic plans to attract conventions to the city. In 2000, she obtained her real estate license and worked for Reynolds Lake Oconee Properties where she was a top producer for 20 years. 
Riezl is a public speaker and has spoken at several national real estate conferences and webinars. She was an invited speaker at a National Empowerment Conference in Las Vegas in 2022 where she spoke about “Successful Entrepreneurship in America.” She was also featured in a 2022 episode of Fox Business Network’s prime-time real estate show Mansion Global. 
She and her husband have been married for 26 years and have two children, Stuart, who is a junior at Yale University, and Remi, who attends Interlochen Performing Arts Academy.

Community Footprints

  • Co-Founder, LEAD Lake Oconee
  • Board Member, Oconee Performing Arts Society.
  • Board Member, St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation Board.
  • Past Chairman, St. Mary Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation Board, 2017-2019.
  • Past President, Lake Country Board of REALTORS®, 2016.
  • Co-Founder, Lake Oconee Food and Wine Festival.
  • Three-Year Chair, Heart and Soul Gala Benefit, Ritz Carlton Lake Oconee.
  • Co-Chair, Heart and Soul Benefit Gala, 2022

Work With Riezl

A consistent top producer in the Lake Oconee area, Riezl has been recognized with numerous awards for her business accomplishments and community involvement. Contact Riezl today if you are thinking of selling or buying, or both.

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