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Slow Homes

Slow Homes

Slow TV, slow food … now people are talking about slow homes. The slow home movement is more of a lifestyle change than just a change to your dwelling, although that is a big part. The movement encompasses simplifying, decluttering,…

Essential Kitchen Updates Before Selling Your Home

Essential Kitchen Updates Before Selling Your Home

Oh, the kitchen. The king of the house in any buyer’s mind. Since it is such a high priority for homeowners, it makes sense to put a little extra money into the room to encourage buyers and gain a higher…

9 Ways You Know You’re Ready to Upgrade from an Apartment to a House

9 Ways You Know You’re Ready to Upgrade from an Apartment to a

There are some advantages to living in an apartment, but there often comes a time when it actually makes more sense to upgrade to a house. If you’re having a hard time deciding what to do, take a look at…

Remodeling ROI: 6 Improvements to Increase Home Value

Remodeling ROI: 6 Improvements to Increase Home Value

Not all home improvements are created equal. These will reward you the most when it comes time to sell. Dreaming of stainless this and marble that, with a dash of hip color? Slow down. See what your wallet has to…

10 holiday-inspired date ideas in L.A.

10 holiday-inspired date ideas in L.A.

People say the holidays are about family, but we happen to think they’re also about romance—it is the most magical time of the year, after all. With all the Christmas lights, cuddle weather and adorable date options, it’s the perfect time of year…

New Conforming Loan Limits

New Conforming Loan Limits

Good news: on November 23, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced new maximum conforming loans limits for 2017 which, for the first time since 2006, have been increased. The increased loan limits are for conforming loans sold through Fannie Mae…