Monthly Archives: June 2015

Homeownership rate at 10-year low

The results are in, and the national homeownership rate continues on its downward spiral. Click here to read article.

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10 Things to Do after Moving to a New City

Free at last! The backbreaking work of moving large furniture from one side of the house to other is finished. No more do packed boxes line the house. It’s a great feelings of accomplishment. Enjoy your reprieve for a night … Continue reading

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8 Laundry Rooms That’ll Make You Want To Fluff And Fold

Let’s face it. Laundry is no fun. In fact, it’s often counted among our most hated chores. But since running around in stinky, soiled clothes is not an option for most of us, it’s gotta get done. Click here to … Continue reading

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Court: California Cities Can Require Developers To Build Affordable Housing

California cities have broad authority to require builders to include a percentage of affordable housing in new projects, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday. Click here to read article.

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May 2015 Real Estate Activities

        Please click on image to view larger image. Then click on larger image to zoom in. May was a VERY busy month for the San Marino real estate market! There were 17 sales (only 1 private … Continue reading

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Homeownership Rate Will Continue Decline Into 2030, Study Estimates

New renters will outpace new homeowners in the next decade and a half and the homeownership rate will decline even though there will be more homeowners than renters, thus creating intense competition for rental housing, according to a study released … Continue reading

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Prolonged Housing Crisis Diminishes Confidence in the American Dream, 2015 Housing Matters Survey Finds

A significant majority of Americans believes the country is still not past the housing crisis that began seven years ago, according to a new survey of housing attitudes released today by MacArthur. Click here to read article.

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Seller’s Advice: Why Are Real Estate Commissions So High?

Who gets all that commission money when you sell your home? Most real estate agents bill sellers approximately six percent of the sales price, which can be a really nice payday. Sometimes the agent can make more out of the … Continue reading

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The Best Drought-Tolerant Plants to Keep Your Garden from Going Naked

Drought got your garden feeling lonely? You don’t have to go naked this summer. Xeriscaping with drought-tolerant plants can bring in color and texture without sucking down that precious water. Click here to read article.

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