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Will Home Prices Fall as Mortgage Rates Rise?

Will Home Prices Fall as Mortgage Rates Rise?

As mortgage rates increase, the demand for home purchases will likely remain strong relative to the constrained supply and continue to put upward pressure on home prices. Here’s why: Mortgage interest rates have increased by more than half of a…

Millennials Are Skipping Starter Homes for Their Dream Homes

Millennials Are Skipping Starter Homes for Their Dream Homes

A new trend has begun to emerge. With home prices skyrocketing in the starter home category, many first-time homebuyers are skipping the traditional starter homes and moving right into their dream homes. What’s a Starter Home? According to the National…

The Top Landscaping Trends for 2018

The Top Landscaping Trends for 2018

Demand is High for Residential Landscapes with Sustainability and Active Living Elements   Native plants, outdoor yoga spaces, and charging stations are among the hottest landscaping trends growing in consumer demand for 2018, according to a new report released by…

Home Improving: A New Fence

Home Improving: A New Fence

Humans have been enclosing things in fences since there were fences and things to enclose. It’s natural that you’d want to build one eventually. After all, with a good fence you have privacy, a way to keep out unwanted critters,…

Q1 Metro Home Prices Up 5.7% In Los Angeles Metro

Q1 Metro Home Prices Up 5.7% In Los Angeles Metro

Inventory levels hovering at all-time lows weighed down home sales and fueled faster price appreciation during the first three months of the year. Single-family home prices last quarter increased in 91 percent of measured markets, with 162 out of 178…

Easy Ways to Keep Cool This Summer (and Keep Some Green in your Pocket)

Easy Ways to Keep Cool This Summer (and Keep Some Green in your P

Summer’s almost upon us. That means more ice cream, more evenings on the patio and, of course, the battle to keep your house cool as the heat bears down. As it turns out, there are several tips from the experts…