Is Concrete The Future Of Homebuilding?

August 28th, 2016

Is concrete the future of new home construction? Sollars Home thinks so. The company, led by CEO Don Sollars, a veteran northern California general contractor specializing in architectural concrete, Sollars Home has introduced an innovative new home technique that they say can revolutionize the way we build, and the way we live.

How To Choose The Best Nightstand For Your Bedroom

August 28th, 2016

Despite being one of the smaller items in the bedroom, the nightstand is an influential piece. Not only does it provide an important function as the keeper of your remote, book, glasses, and bottle of water, it also helps bring the room’s design together.

Agents: How To Get Maximum Exposure and Why A Quality Portal Is The Key

August 28th, 2016

Let’s face it — exposure is what makes or breaks a real estate agent’s business. As long as people will live in houses, there will be listings, but you need to make those listings stand out if you want to get leads and convert them into sales. That means you need exposure, and lots of it.

Where You Work Should Help Decide Where To Buy Your Next Home

August 25th, 2016

Many buyers think location is most important because of the surrounding area. So, if the neighborhood is nice, with parks, good schools, retail stores nearby, and somewhat close to freeways, it’s a good location. But what also makes it a good location is how close it is to your work.

How To Make Your Offer On Your Next Home Stand Out

August 25th, 2016

It may seem hard to imagine but, yes, the cycle has spun around and in some markets there are bidding wars leaving buyers wondering, ‘What can I do to make my offer stand out?’

Make Room For Gramma: Why Multigenerational Living Is The Trend With No End

August 24th, 2016

That guest room you had planned to shelter the occasional out-of-town guest might not stay a guest room for long. And that empty-nest syndrome you’ve been worried about? It’s may not be such a worry after all. Multigenerational living is one of the hottest trends in real estate, and if you haven’t yet considered bringing different generations of your family under one roof, it may just be a matter of time.

Hiring a Handyman When Selling Your Home

August 24th, 2016

As you get ready to sell your home, you may discover the need to make numerous repairs and updates. But when do you have the time? Most jobs you can do yourself, but others require a little more skill. Maybe it’s time to consider hiring a handyman.

Understanding Adverse Possession

August 23rd, 2016

The theory of the doctrine of adverse possession is that the person who holds or uses property adversely against the rightful owner should ultimately be entitled to clear title. But not every possession of land will turn into fee simple ownership. As the name of the doctrine implies, the possession must be adverse, hostile, actual, notorious, exclusive, continuous and under claim of right.

The Other Sphere of Influence: The Power of REALTOR Recommendations

August 23rd, 2016

When it comes to real estate, we know agents influence everything from the locations a buyer considers to the type, size, and style of home they purchase. But that’s only the beginning. Not surprisingly, REALTORS are also sought out for real estate-related services.

Premise Liability Expanded

August 22nd, 2016

Most everyone who pays attention to real estate matters knows that along with ownership and/or control of real property comes various liabilities. If someone gets hurt on property that you own and/or control, then, depending on what happened and how, you may be held liable for their injury.