Living In A Post-Harvey Houston: Lessons We Can Learn

This morning, the Navy, the Coast Guard, and the Sherriff’s Department, among others, were using helicopters to conduct air rescues of people and pets that remain trapped in waterlogged Houston, swooping in to pluck them off of rooftops in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.  “Click here to read.”

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Avoid Real Estate Regret

Avoid Real Estate Regret

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Buyers Want Bigger Yards Over Bigger Homes

A property that offers a great outdoor space is taking a higher priority among home buyers. In fact, home shoppers recently surveyed said they would be willing to sacrifice some space from a larger house in order to get a bigger yard. “Click here to read.”

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Telecommuters Tell All

Telecommuters Tell All

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What to Do With That Spare Wall In The Kitchen

Does your kitchen have a wall or a nook that’s too far away from the action to be part of the work zones but could be perfect for something? The question always is what. These designers have made the most of that extra wall, outfitting it with all kinds of useful and well-organized elements. See if any of these ideas provide inspiration for your kitchen. “Click here to read.”

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Common Home Buyer Expenses

Common Home Buyer Expenses

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4 Tips for Keeping Your Rental Property Secure

Burglaries are a concern for all home owners, but for landlords, they are an even bigger risk. Households living in rental properties experience burglaries at a higher rate than other households, Department of Justice statistics show. “Click here to read full article.”

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July 2017 Real Estate Activities for San Marino

July 2017 Fish Map No Branding

Activities continue to rise; there were 5 more solds this month than June, 2 out of the 19 solds were private sales.  The highest sold was $5.2MM on Charlton while the lowest was $1.438MM on Berkeley.  The interesting fact is that Berkeley is also the highest $/sqft. at $1248 (a small 2bdrm/1bath, 1152 sqft. home on a 5,978 sqft/lot!)  The lowest $/sqft. is $750 on Santa Anita, a large 5 bdrm/5bath, 3530 sqft. home on a 16,993 sqft. lot!

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What You Should Know Before Buying A Condominium

Condos were once thought of as homes that attracted singles or couples, often without children. But today, condos are growing in popularity and attracting families of all sizes.

Condos can be an excellent choice for the right buyers. Here are a few things that should considered before purchasing a condo. Most buyers start with the condo itself. That may be a good place to begin but, before they buy, buyers should also consider other factors outside of the condo. “Click here to read full article.”

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5 Ways to Save Money and Energy This Summer

Home improvements may improve the value of your home, but they often cost you a lot more. What if you could improve your home and save money at the same time? Summer is one of the best times of year to make some changes around your home that can help save energy, and therefore save you money as well. “Click here to read full article.”

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