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New Listing:  820 Norway Lane, Brentwood

New Listing: 820 Norway Lane, Brentwood

Completely remodeled 3 bedroom, two bath plus bonus room home on approximately 1/2 acre on a tiny lane in Brentwood. Surrounded by mature oak, sycamore, palm, and pine trees, this home affords tranquility and privacy while still being close in.…

Buyers, Builders, Re-Modelers Beware

Buyers, Builders, Re-Modelers Beware

Getting ready to purchase your new home? Ready to remodel or add on to your existing home? Are you building that dream home on the lot with the million-dollar view? If you live in the City of Los Angeles and…

Water Heater Product Recall

Water Heater Product Recall

Occasionally I learn about re-calls that I know could possibly affect you or your neighbors. A.O. Smith is recalling natural and propane gas water heaters. The water heater’s flue gas temperatures can exceed safe limits and produce excessive temperatures in…

U.S. Home Slump Puts Owners Under Water, Zillow Says

U.S. Home Slump Puts Owners Under Water, Zillow Says

U.S. home values dropped 7.7 percent in the first quarter to the lowest in almost three years, according to estimates by Zillow.com, an online data provider. The decline is the biggest in 12 years of data compiled by Seattle-based Zillow.com,…

Earthquake Preparedness According to FEMA

Earthquake Preparedness According to FEMA

Earthquakes strike suddenly, violently and without warning. Identifying potential hazards ahead of time and advance planning can reduce the dangers of serious injury or loss of life from an earthquake. Repairing deep plaster cracks in ceilings and foundations, anchoring overhead…