Mortgage Foreclosure Laws

Foreclosure is the process of terminating a home loan that is in default and transferring the property from the borrower to the lender. The foreclosure process becomes more common when the real estate market has declines and more homeowners find themselves unable to make monthly mortgage payments on their homes. California has strict legal guidelines to the process of foreclosure that homeowners should be aware if they begin to fall behind on their loan payments. read more


Survey: Home Shoppers Should Have Easier Time This Spring

Could home buyers have less competition and an easier time to find the home of their dreams as the home shopping season heats up? read more


In Rarefied Air: Meet 3 Cutting-Edge Home Sensors (3 photos)

The idea of having sensors in your home to monitor environmental conditions sounds futuristic. But really sensors have been around for ages. Thermostats, thermometers and smoke detectors have been providing useful air sensing for a long time. Whats new is that the sensors are getting better and their… read more

2014 Housing Comebacks

Homes are getting bigger and more expensive as the economy recovers. read more


Do Your Windows Have the Power to Melt the House Next Door?

If neighbors’ vinyl siding has mysteriously warped, energy-efficient windows might be the culprit. read more

You Said It: “Call It the ‘Really Useful Stuff’ Drawer” and More (10 photos)

This week on Houzz I toured amazing houses, learned about why Austin stays weird and got excited about neatening up my spiderweb-covered potting shed for spring. But what was most important to me was getting help for my New Years resolution to get more organized. February is a time when a lot of us… read more

Boomerang kids: Nothing wrong with living at home

Remember when kids couldn’t wait to move out of their parents’ house? Well those days are over. read more

White Rooms That Wow

There is something so extraordinarily stunning about a cool white… read more

4 Things All Buyers Should Keep in Mind

Whether you’re looking for your dream home or an investment property to help build your retirement nest egg, here are a few things to keep in mind. read more


Clients’ Cash Deposits Can Delay Closing

Home buyers who make cash deposits to their checking accounts that don’t come from payroll checks or income tax refunds during the processing… read more