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Nov 01
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Affordable Housing Crunch in the Bay Area: The Solution May Be in Your Backyard

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The Bay Area has been bursting at the seams with people who need housing for years, and the situation is only getting worse. The current housing shortage, paired with disinvestment in affordable housing, means families with children, seniors, teachers, people with disabilities and many others struggle to keep roofs over their heads. Waiting lists for affordable housing can stretch on for years... Read More

Sep 19
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Built-In Storage: A Great Way to Increase Space and Value in your Home

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Built-ins are permanent fixtures that can't be moved the way you would a freestanding shelf unit. Like a beautifully tailored gown that flatters your figure, built-ins are made to complement your home's architecture and increase your property value. Plus, they make storage a possibility almost anywhere—under the staircase, inside a bench, around the fireplace, in a kitchen island, or a hallway... Read More

Aug 29
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Fall Home Maintenance Tips

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Autumn is just around the bend, so it's time for your house to get in ship-shape for the cool months ahead. While the fall season can be busy, with homeowners taking stock and preparing for inclement weather, it is also the very best time to make use of the temperate California weather. Start by repairing any damage you can. Check these 18 items off your list for the fall season—and relax knowing that you are taking action to protect one of your biggest investments... Read More

Jul 13
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8 Reasons Why Homeowners Build ADUs

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More and more homeowners see the value in adding an ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) to their property—particularly in California where we arguably have some of the most expensive residential property in the country. To combat financial challenges and land shortages, ADUs are serving many purposes, depending on homeowners' needs throughout their lives... Read More

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