4 Essentials for Building a Home Office

With more jobs moving outside of traditional offices — it’s been said that 50% of the American workforce will work remotely by 2020 — many career-minded individuals are facing the new reality of having to create their own workspaces. For some, this situation is an exciting possibility; cutting out a commute and staying close to…

6 Reasons to Adopt a Green Lifestyle

While the planet we live on has suited human needs for thousands of years, Earth’s bounty may not last forever. Based on research and observation, scientists and environmentalists have good reason to believe our planetary home is in trouble. According to the United Nations, a whirlwind of issues, many of which are likely caused by…

The Power of Staging Your Home to Sell

Often times the smallest changes can enhance a home’s “showability” when it is offered to the public for inspection. Sellers don’t seem to realize when “too much of their home” is showing. Staging your home for its finest presentation requires a room by room critique to offer the best first impressions. Accentuate the Positive When…

Tree Laws Differ Among the States

If the roots of your neighbor’s tree are causing damage to your property, what legal rights do you have? Unfortunately, it depends on where you live. Over the centuries, our country has grown from a largely agricultural setting to an urban civilization. As a result of these changes, different states have adopted different rules regarding…

Don’t Let Winter Freeze Your Assets

Is winter the “off season” for your real estate plans? PJ Wade explains why waiting for the spring market may be the more expensive thing to do. Real estate may be the furthest thing from your mind at this time of year, but keep three key real estate realities uppermost in your thinking, or 2019 could be an…

What Do You Own When You Own an Own-Your-Own?

Both real estate licensees and members of the general public are liable to think of all forms of common interest subdivisions as being condominiums. For the most part, this is a common and harmless mistake. On occasion, though, it may turn out that the differences among these types of ownership is quite important. California law,…