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California home sales flat in August

September 29, 2016 5:18 am

California home sales wrapped up the summer on a low note, but the news doesn’t come as much of a surprise, Madeline Schnapp, director of Economic Research for PropertyRadar, said in the latest report. Schnapp explained this report similarly to how she unraveled the July report. They key to understanding is in the details. HousingWire.com […]

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Goldie Hawn & Kurt Russell List Their Longtime LA Mansion

September 29, 2016 5:18 am

Fresh from filming new movies, Hollywood super-couple Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell are letting go of the Los Angeles mansion they’ve owned for the past 12 years. For $7.25 million, the buyer will come home to colorful, comfortable surroundings in the celeb-rich Palisades Riviera neighborhood. Filled with light from French doors and oversized skylights, the […]

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8 Staycation-Worthy Tiny Homes for Sale

September 29, 2016 5:18 am

Any home can be staycation-worthy if it’s a space you truly enjoy inhabiting. This carries a different meaning for each of us – maybe you want to be surrounded by scenic beauty, or engaged by innovative interior design, or soothed by comfortable outdoor living spaces. These tiny homes prove that you don’t need a lot of space for a home to […]

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New Condo Board: Transition Is Important

September 28, 2016 3:45 pm

Question: I have just been elected President of our new condominium. Our new board of directors have just taken over from the developer, but frankly we are at a loss…

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New Regulations Make Drones a Home Seller and REALTOR's Best Friend

September 28, 2016 3:45 pm

Look, up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. Nope, it's a drone, and it's coming to sell your house. "Your local real-estate agent might have a new…

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Automating HOA Collections

September 27, 2016 3:33 pm

One of the biggest expenses and hassles for a homeowner association is collecting the regular homeowner fee. Every month, checks, money orders and cash are processed, tallied, bank deposits made…

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7 Simple & Smart Basement Repairs to Consider

September 27, 2016 3:33 pm

No space in your home is more accommodating and homey, or conversely scary, than your basement. A nicely finished basement can be the entertainment centerpiece of your entire home, housing…

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Explore New Markets At a Global Forum

September 26, 2016 9:30 pm

A recent global forum serves as an example of the importance of gaining perspective when considering business expansion into new markets. In this column, "Decisions & Communities," I am asked…

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Can’t wear Snap sunglasses at night

September 26, 2016 11:15 am

Unless you plan on bumping into stuff, don’t expect to record after-dark concerts and parties on your Snap Inc Spectacles. The company formerly known as Snapchat (they really should have just changed it to the  emoji, Prince-style) confirms to me its new camera glasses are not currently built to be worn at night. Their lenses […]

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The hopes and headaches of Snapchat’s glasses

September 26, 2016 11:15 am

Snapchat is the only company cool enough to possibly dismantle the Google Glass stigma. Awkward, useless, and a threat to privacy are how many think of computers you wear on your face. Can Snapchat show off the masterful marketing and smooth execution required to produce a product that won’t die on stores shelves or in […]

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