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Should You Renovate or Tear Down and Rebuild Your Home?

If you’re looking to make some big changes to your home, a huge gut job and renovation might be warranted. But considering the magnitude of the changes that might be required, sometimes a complete teardown and rebuild might be warranted if the changes are that drastic.

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INFOGRAPHIC: California’s Third Quarter Housing Affordability Stats

Housing affordability in California continued to be a big issue over the third quarter. Buyers are still finding it challenging to afford a home purchase despite low mortgage rates and a boost in wages.

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The Pros and Cons of a Home Addition

Whether your family is growing, or your home simply isn’t meeting your needs in terms of space, you’ve got a couple of options: either move to a larger home with more square footage, or add it to your existing home in the form of an addition.

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Best Spots in California to Invest in a Vacation Home

If ever there was a state in the country that’s riddled with amazing vacation homes, California is certainly it. But when it comes to purchasing a vacation property for investment purposes, you’ve really got to look at the dollars and cents, along with all the amenities that each location has to offer.

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Pros and Cons of Exterior Stucco For Your Home

Stucco provides a clean, smooth, modern finish to a home’s exterior, which is why it’s such a popular choice among California homeowners. If you’re considering revamping your home’s exterior, stucco is likely one of your options.

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5 Reasons Why Multi-Family Housing Makes For a Great Investment

Real estate investing offers plenty of options for those looking to build wealth through this particular avenue. With mortgage rates as low as they are today, now is a great time to get into the real estate investment market, and a multi-family property is something you might want to consider for many reasons, including the following.

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7 Staging Tips to Get Buyers to Bite

The majority of buyers make a decision about what they think of a home within a few short seconds of laying their eyes on it. We’ve all heard the cliche, ‘you never get a second chance to make a first impression,’ and that’s definitely true in the world of real estate.

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INFOGRAPHIC: California’s Housing Market Forecast For 2017

The housing market in California has dipped somewhat in 2016 so far. However, it’s expected to experience a slight increase in 2017 along with continued housing affordability issues and inventory shortages, according to the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.).

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