Orange County Housing Report: Housing Abloom

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Not only have the clocks changed, so has the housing market. The Spring Market: The best conditions to sell a home are right now. It is that time of the year again. The hills are a dazzling green. Trees are beginning to bud new leaves. Flowers are opening their petals for the first time. Hummingbirds are feeding on the sweet …

Orange County Housing Report: The 10-Year Drought

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Ever since the Great Recession, far fewer homeowners have been selling their homes annually, a trend that is not going away. Lack of Sellers: Fewer homeowners are opting to sell in spite of homes appreciating to record levels. Millions flock to the Hawaiian Islands to escape the grind of everyday life and bask in the tropical sun and warm waters. …

How To Transform Your Basement On A Budget

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We’re always looking for more space in our homes, it seems, whether for extra storage, an additional living zone or a new spot to decorate. Often, valuable space can be found in the basement, but fully developing this square footage can be expensive. Add up the costs of framing, flooring, drywall, electrical and finishes,and your project may run into the …

Pampered Pets: A Growing Trend in Residential Design

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It’s all about the pampered pet today—a trend so pervasive that homebuilders and developers—and even high-end rentals that once all-but-shunned anyone that didn’t walk upright—are essentially rolling out the grass (and, often, faux grass) carpet. Appealing to pet-lovers isn’t just sweet; it’s also smart. According to the American Pet Products Association’s most recent National Pet Owners Survey, 68 percent of U.S. …