From the Archive
By HOM Editorial Team | July 1, 2015
In Los Angeles, over 40 percent of the city’s 10,750 miles of sidewalks are in disrepair. It’s a big problem that the city has tried to push off onto property owners.
By HOM Editorial Team | May 19, 2015
Many California homeowners who have had difficulties making mortgage payments in recent years have used loan modifications to try to keep their homes. The modifications, however, often did not end their difficulties due to California tax law. In respon …
By HOM Editorial Team | April 27, 2015
REALTORS® take a leading role in shaping the city’s comprehensive Climate Action Plan, and in the process help to keep costly point-of-sale mandates out of the plan.
By HOM Editorial Team | April 10, 2015
Energy and water conservation have become imperative in California. California has suffered from years of drought and periods of rolling power blackouts. Energy and water conservation have become imperative in this environmentally conscious state. Ther …
By HOM Editorial Team | February 19, 2015
When most people think of Orange County in Southern California, mobile home parks do not immediately come to mind. But in Huntington Beach, a seaside city with nearly 200,000 residents, mobile homes and their renter occupants are the norm. The city wan …
PAST CALLS FOR ACTION
Oppose Rent Control in the City of Sacramento
August 28, 2018
Sacramento residents were asked to call and email their Councilmember and Mayor to state their opposition to rent control leading up to a hearing that was held on September 4th.
Stop Castro Valley Point of Sale Sewer Program
July 2, 2018
Catro Valley residents were asked to contact the CVSan Board of Directors to oppose an Inspection Upon Sale Program that would require property owners to test, repair or replace their sewer lateral before selling their home.
America’s infrastructure has become like an old home in need of a deeper renovation. Its roads may be freshly paved, but underneath the new asphalt are 100-year-old water mains that could fail at any time.
Candidates often talk about “making sure there is enough money for local infrastructure.” But what does that really mean to you as a homeowner?
Most people who take out a loan to buy a home choose the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. It’s considered the gold standard. And yet, some want to see it go away.
Right now, the home insurance industry is experiencing what many refer to as a disruption because of the data smart devices can provide them.
There are a lot of different routes for first-time homebuyers to enter the housing market – and many of those roads are designed to help them traverse the sometimes craggily path toward homeownership.