A record high of 57 million Americans live in multi-generational households
As reported by the Wall Street Journal, an analysis of Census data by the Pew Research Center shows that 18.1 percent of the American population (that’s 57 million residents) live in multi-generational homes.
According to the article, this trend was encouraged by the recession — and it seems that this trend will only increase. Continue reading →
It’s going to be a long and hot summer. The scorching heat, though appreciated by sunbathers, can be murder to our lawns and gardens. A little early prevention is the best way to ensure that your lawn remains free of brown patches, insects, disease, and weeds.
In order to avoid a desiccated lawn, start tending your lawn early in the growing season. A strong and healthy lawn is the best way to ward off weeds, insects, and diseases. Continue reading →
When shopping for a mortgage rate, it is necessary to pay attention to the details. Loan points are often overlooked as buyers are fixated on getting the lowest interest rate; however they are an important point to consider when picking your mortgage.
La Mesa’s “Sundays at Six” Summer Concert Series holds another concert this weekend.
The free, family-friendly concert series in La Mesa continues this month in July with this Sunday’s event: Pine Creek Posse, bring country music to this part of San Diego County. As its name suggests, the concert will be held this Sunday, July 13 at 6pm — check it out for some good family fun!
When: Sunday, July 13 | 6pm – 7pm
Where: Harry Griffen Park | 9550 Milden Street, La Mesa, CA
More information: Check out the City of La Mesa’s Sundays at Six flyer here.
While lush, green turf grass covers nearly 47 million acres in the United States, all that green requires homeowners to hand over “green” for upkeep.
Most yards are covered with non-native grass species that need mowing, weed killing, fertilizing, and watering. In fact, the average American household uses 60 gallons of water a day on watering (which, since California has a new water conservation law coming into affect, we need to consider reducing that amount). So, ditch the thirsty green for these easy yard alternatives Continue reading →
This very interesting case is a mixed bag of “he said, she said” accusations and statements. All in all, when selling your home it always pays to DISCLOSEEVERYTHING of past and present conditions, whether “latent” or “evident” and when buying a home, have thorough inspections while reviewing all paperwork from seller carefully.
In this specific case, the buyer sues the seller and agents for negligence and failure to disclose, withdraws suit to seller and buyer agent and keeps statutory failure to tell seller of defects in home since agent was selling same home for 2nd time after current seller bought home. Agent is awarded sanctions or damages for attorney fees in counter suit against buyer for incorrect lawsuit since the disclosures were provided to buyer by agent.
The following article was provided by California Association of Realtors, Real Legal Department. Continue reading →