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 Exorbitant Relocation Fees in Santa Barbara
August 10, 2020
This call for action asked property owners in Santa Barbara to speak out against revisions to the city’s Just Cause and Relocation Assistance Ordinance.
Help Renters and Rental Property Owners
May 29, 2020
Alameda County, CA residents are being asked to call on Supervisors to help renters and rental property owners during these extraordinary times.
Rental Policy in Pasadena
May 4, 2020
Residents were asked to tell the city council to help renters and rental property owners equally during these extraordinary times.
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.
There are over four million incidents of housing discrimination every year. How to proceed if you are one of the homeowners who’s experienced this.
“When housing markets are fair, individuals have access to better economic opportunity and the ability to build more wealth.”
Conventional loans have become more competitive, and are now available through Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with down payments as low as 3%.
Cities are working to address the lack of affordable housing as a means to boost homeownership opportunities. Small-dollar mortgages could help.
Outdoor heating is an essential for your outdoors space. With so many options, it can be hard to know which type one is right for you.