JURUPA VALLEY: Car wash ban, water police possible

District customers in Jurupa Valley and Eastvale may see more outdoor watering cuts, which will be discussed at a Thursday, April 30, meeting.  From Press Enterprise  Published: April 27, 2015 Updated: 10:45 p.m. JURUPA VALLEY: Car wash ban, water police possible The Jurupa Community Services District board will host a drought rules workshop Thursday, April … Continue reading JURUPA VALLEY: Car wash ban, water police possible

What Home Should You Buy?

A fun little quiz courtesy of Buzzfeed. I got "anything with a pool" <----------------- very accurate though I am still looking for that one with a pool the whole family likes.   Enjoy

Fix Your Furniture Arranging Mistakes

8 Furniture-Arranging Mistakes That Are Sabotaging Your Home (and How to Fix Them)   From Yahoo Makers 4/24/15 Furniture (and how you arrange it) can make or break your home. Too much and you’ll feel overwhelmed and uncomfortable. Pick the wrong spots and you won’t be able to move freely through your space. Living comfortably is … Continue reading Fix Your Furniture Arranging Mistakes

10 things everyone should know about credit scores

From Credit.com 4/20/15 The last time I got up in front of a group to talk about my job, no one had questions for me. It was a high school career day a few weeks ago, and the students stared at me blankly as I dropped words like "personal finance," "credit scores" and "debt." I … Continue reading 10 things everyone should know about credit scores

Maximizing Your Laundry and Mudroom Spaces

From Zillow 4/23/15 Utilitarian spaces like laundry rooms and mudrooms seldom receive the attention they deserve, which is odd when you consider how often they are used. A properly planned utility room can be a complete housekeeping area that simplifies your household chores. These rooms may even serve multiple purposes. A mudroom may double as … Continue reading Maximizing Your Laundry and Mudroom Spaces

How Much Cash Do You Really Need To Buy a Home?

From Credit.com 4/17/15 Demand for housing remains strong as we enter the spring season, and renters are finding that it may cost them less to buy a home than to rent. But if you don't have a lot of cash and are looking to purchase your first home this year, you may find that you … Continue reading How Much Cash Do You Really Need To Buy a Home?

Instantly Increase Your Home’s Appeal

13 Ways to Instantly Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal By Pro.com Special to Yahoo Homes 4/16/15 If you’re trying to sell your home this spring -- and really, there's no better time, according to Realtor Mag -- here are some ways to increase the curb appeal of your home, attract prospective buyers and give your … Continue reading Instantly Increase Your Home’s Appeal

Don’t Make These Mistakes

7 Dumb -- and Costly -- Moves That Homebuyers Make From Money Talks News 4/15/15 Whether you’re part of the 1 percent or the 99 percent, a house is likely the biggest single purchase you’ll ever make.Unfortunately, plenty of people make dumb mistakes when buying a house, mistakes that could cost tens of thousands of … Continue reading Don’t Make These Mistakes

Rising Rents

Wallet squeeze: Apartment rents projected to rise again Even with surge in new apartment construction, most US renters can expect rent hikes this year From Alex Veiga, AP Real Estate Writer 4/14/15 In this March 18, 2015 photo, visitors arrive for the grand opening of Gibson Santa Monica, a new luxury apartment building in downtown … Continue reading Rising Rents

3 Fixer Upper Dangers

3 fixer-upper danger signs that need a closer look From Yahoo Spaces 4/14/15 By Michelle Shurtleff Special to Yahoo Homes[Editor's note: Michelle Shurtleff is a real estate agent and the founder of the Miami Real Estate Team at Keller Williams Coral Gables in Florida.] If you’re new to homeownership, you may not be familiar with … Continue reading 3 Fixer Upper Dangers