Inside the White House for Christmas: 5 Surprisingly Simple DIY Decorations

By Jillian Pretzel, Realtor.com Every holiday season, the White House shows off its gorgeous decorations. Yet lest you presume your own seasonal adornments will never measure up to what the People’s House pulled off, an HGTV special has arrived to prove you wrong! In HGTV’s annual “White House Christmas,” viewers get a close look at how […]

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Create Memories Not Holiday Waste

The holidays are a time of giving, so naturally deciding what to get others, and what you want in return, can be a challenge. Add on top of that, the consideration that many gifts will end up taking up space and adding to the “clutter-problem”. One-quarter of Americans admit to having this problem which results in a […]

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Veterans Day ceremonies, parades and patriotic programs throughout San Diego County

By: Linda McIntosh, SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE As Veterans Day approaches, communities are gathering throughout the San Diego area to honor those who served the country in the armed forces. Here’s a lineup of some events, including parades and patriotic ceremonies, some of which will be livestreamed. ALPINEVeterans Day celebration: A Veterans Day Ceremony is at […]

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Understanding CA-SB 9

Senate Bill 9 is a 2021 California state law that allows up to 4 homes in most single-family zones, regardless of local zoning. You can use SB 9 to split your lot, add a 2nd home to a lot, or both (split lot and have 2 homes on each lot for a total of 4 […]

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The Main Key To Understanding the Rise in Mortgage Rates

Every Thursday, Freddie Mac releases the results of their Primary Mortgage Market Survey which reveals the most recent movement in the 30-year fixed mortgage rate. Last week, the rate was announced as 3.01%. It was the first time in three months that the mortgage rate surpassed 3%. In a press release accompanying the survey, Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, explains: […]

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