How to Best Navigate New Color Trends

Bold, saturated colors are back after years of calm beiges, soothing grays, and varied whites dominating the interior design scene. What’s a homeowner to do? Article from New York Times For years, homeowners and their real estate professionals have walked a fine line between current interior trends and choosing a neutral palette that attracts the […]

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San Diego’s granny flat ‘handbook’ aims to eliminate confusion, encourage construction

The 42-page guide is part of city’s effort to solve housing affordability crisis By DAVID GARRICK AUG. 15, 2019  San Diego has created a 42-page granny flat handbook to encourage more property owners to construct such housing units by making the process easier to understand. Granny flats, which are additional housing units on an existing property, are being […]

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NAR: New Condo Rules Will Open More Doors for Buyers

The association says changes to FHA financing qualifications will bring more entry-level homes to the market, helping to meet buyer demand. REALTOR® Magazine Staff The National Association of REALTORS®, after reviewing the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new condominium financing rules, says the guidance affords property owners greater flexibility in the qualification process for […]

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HOA Homefront: Transparency – Great for windows (HOA boards too)

Tips may help to build and preserve the trust of the membership in its association governance. By KELLY G. RICHARDSON, San Diego Union Tribune Nothing should be more important to volunteer boards than the trust of their neighbors. However, trust is not automatic and can be easily destroyed. Making good decisions for the association’s best interests […]

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