Weather Damage and How to Protect Your Home

  When you own a home, it’s likely your biggest investment. To protect it, you have to get ahead of issues that can cause it harm. Unfortunately, you can’t avoid your home’s biggest adversary: Mother Nature. What you can do, however, is take steps to reduce weather-related damage so that your home (as well as […]

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How to Decorate Your Home (As a Couple) and Avoid Overspending

When you decide to merge your life with your partner’s, things can get complicated. And decorating your new place as a couple might not be as fun and romantic as you imagined. But there are ways to achieve home harmony—both in terms of your budget and your style. Here’s how. Take Advantage of Money-Saving Tips […]

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Mudrooms are disappearing from homes

Living in the Los Angeles Metro area almost my entire life didn’t allow me the opportunity to know what a mudroom was until I started my real estate career and casually browsed through homes in middle America out of curiosity to learn how properties across the United States looked like. What striked my attention was […]

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Would you add an in-law suite?

Would you add an in-law suite? Well…What is an in-law suite? It’s the most common name for a small dwelling on the same property as your home, where an aging family member (or others) can live with some modicum of privacy and independence. It’s often a separate space with its own bathroom, sometimes in a […]

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Protect yourself from SCAM ARTISTS after a #wildfire damage

Protect yourself from SCAM ARTISTS after a #wildfire damage MAKE SURE YOUR HOME INSPECTOR IS LEGITIMATE: • If a housing inspector comes by and claims to represent the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) or the Small Business Administration (SBA), ask to see the inspector’s identification badge, which all federal employees and contractors are required to […]

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