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Painting Your Home’s Exterior

Painting Your Home’s Exterior

Is painting the outside of your home on your to-do list this summer? There’s nothing that spruces up the exterior more than a fresh coat of paint, especially if you’re getting ready to sell. If you’re planning to do the…

How to Make Buyers Fall in Love With Your Home

How to Make Buyers Fall in Love With Your Home

When a buyer decides to make an offer on your home, they usually make the decision with their heart, not their head. Buying a home is an emotional decision, and smart sellers will leverage this information to make the quickest…

What Is Escrow?

What Is Escrow?

If you’re buying a home, you are going to come across this word many times during the process – escrow. If you’re a first time homebuyer, you may have no idea what it means. Even if you have bought a…

Tips for Choosing a Real Estate Agent

Tips for Choosing a Real Estate Agent

Are you currently buying or selling a home? Then you probably already know what a complex process it can be. Finding a professional to work with you every step of the way can not only make the journey much less…

What you need to know about Pace-Hero Solar Energy Assessment Liens!

What you need to know about Pace-Hero Solar Energy Assessment Lie

    In an effort to spur investment in renewable energy, water efficiency, seismic retrofits, and electric vehicle charging infrastructure, several bills have been passed into law in California in the last several years that expand the use and scope…

Tough new regulations on AirBNBs

Tough new regulations on AirBNBs

In a move to assert that its tough new regulations on Airbnbs and other short-term rentals can and will be enforced, the city of Santa Monica prosecuted a landlord who refused to stop renting out full units on Airbnb—and won. The Santa Monica…