Today’s Home Price Appreciation Is Great News for Existing Homeowners

If you’re planning to sell your home this season, rising prices are great news for you. But it’s important to understand why prices are rising to begin with. One major factor is supply and demand. In any industry, when there are more buyers for an item than there are of that item available, prices naturally rise. In those situations, buyers are willing to […]

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The Kensington Story

By Michael Good | House Calls San Diego premier Spanish Colonial neighborhood is ready for its close-up in a new picture book For such a quiet, respectable community, Kensington has had its fair share of mystery and intrigue over the years. Neighborhood lore has it that someone on Marlborough Drive forgot to mow his lawn back […]

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A House by Any Other Name

For some people, a house is more than just a place to live, it’s a branding opportunity — so why not give it a moniker? By Joanne Kaufman, NY Times Carol Morgan called her Chevrolet Tahoe, Thelma; she christened her diesel truck, Louise. It was only reasonable then that she would demonstrate at least as much […]

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Beat The Heat This Summer

From Energy Upgrade California: Air Conditioners and Home Cooling Two-thirds of all homes in California have air conditioners. Air conditioners use about 4% of all electricity produced in California. As a result, roughly 585 million metric tons of carbon dioxide are released into the air each year. Energy-Efficient Air Conditioners and Home Cooling Make the […]

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How to Create a Home Inventory

Provided by: MDC Financial Service Group   What would happen if you lost everything in a fire, tornado or another disaster? Homeowners insurance would likely cover your house, but without a comprehensive list of your belongings, you’d have to rely on memory to determine what else was damaged or destroyed. That’s where an inventory of […]

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