Exposing Filthy Tenants
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Exposing Filthy Tenants

  How landlords are fighting back against the world's grosses tenants!   Sometimes tenants really don’t care about maintaining the condition of a property, as some landlords have found out the hard way.  A new Facebook page called Disgusting Renters …
Home Staging 101
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Home Staging 101

Professional home staging can help you get top dollar for your listing.   If you’ve been visiting open houses recently, chances are you come across a staged home or two.  Professional home staging has grown in popularity and we are …
The Urban Exodus
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The Urban Exodus

  Are megatropolises creating a geographical boundary of inequality?   In case you haven’t heard enough griping about California’s over-priced real estate market recently, here is a little more fuel for the fire.  As cities become more popular and affluent, …
May 2016 Market Update
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May 2016 Market Update

  California continues to top the charts in real estate.   California dominated the nation’s top 20 hottest real estate markets for May 2016, claiming half of the most popular real estate markets.  Four out of five of the most …
Ideas For Every Backyard
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Ideas For Every Backyard

  Backyard ideas that will add style, functionality and value to your home.   It’s time to prepare for summer!  Outdoor patios and living spaces will soon be occupied with people hosting neighborhood barbecues and various social gatherings. That also …
7 Benefits of Outdoor Space
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7 Benefits of Outdoor Space

  Creating an idyllic and cozy outdoor environment is good for your wallet and good for your health.   It's common today for backyard space to be used as an extension of your living space.  People are investing more in …
2016 CA Investor Survey
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2016 CA Investor Survey

  Find out what the current real estate investor market overview says about today's real estate market   Tracking investors in the real estate market can sometimes shed some light on the state of the industry.  The California Association of …
The Lowdown on Teardowns
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The Lowdown on Teardowns

The practice of demolishing a home to build another has changed significantly since the Great Recession. Sometimes it’s smarter to demolish a major fixer rather than remodel it, and sometimes not.   Teardowns are hardly new. In the late 1990s …