How to Handle an Estate Sale After a Parent Dies

It’s never easy to lose a parent, but having to deal with the sale of their family home and the contents within it can make things even harder. And when there are other siblings involved or other interested parties in

9 Landscaping Ideas For Small Outdoor Spaces

Not every homeowner is blessed with oodles of outdoor space outside their home, but even the smallest yards can be just enough to enjoy what Mother Nature has to offer. That said, landscaping and decorating small outdoor spaces can be

13 Common Houseplants That Are Dangerous For Your Pets

Just about every homeowner has a few houseplants in the home to add an element of Mother Nature to the indoors. But while many plants provide a wonderful burst of color and even a sweet scent from their flowers, many

7 Signs There’s a Problem With Your Home’s Crawl Space

Aside from storing a bunch of your belongings, you probably don’t give your crawl space much thought. But while you might not actually spend any time down there, your crawl space is still an important part of your home that

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Landlords: 9 Things Your Lease Contract Should Include

A lease is a crucial component of renting real estate and is meant to ensure that both the landlord and tenant uphold their promises in the landlord-tenant relationship. As a landlord, you’ll definitely want to to be picky when it

All New Homes in California Must Now Have Solar Power

By 2020, all new homes in California will require solar power, making the Golden State the first in the country to mandate such a regulation. The new requirement was recently approved by the California Energy Commission (CEC).

California home builders

Pros and Cons of Buying a Semi-Detached Home

If you’re on the hunt for a new home, you’ve got a lot of decisions to make, including the type of home you want to buy. Of course, location is always a key factor in the search for a new

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