Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?

The pandemic has caused consumers to re-examine the components that make up the “perfect home.” Many families are no longer comfortable with the locations and layouts of their existing homes. The allure of city life (more congested) seems to be giving way to either suburban or rural life (less congested). The fascination with an open floor plan seems to be fading as people are finding a need for more privacy while working from home.

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Posted on July 8, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Community, COVID-19, First-time Homebuyers |

California Moves to Let Next Wave of Retailers Reopen in Pandemic

Gov. Gavin Newsom said counties in California are being given more leeway to decide the pace of business openings based on local circumstances, provided they file contingency plans with the state. (Getty Images)Gov. Gavin Newsom said counties in California are being given more leeway to decide the pace of business openings based on local circumstances, provided they file contingency plans with the state. (Getty Images)

Gov. Gavin Newsom said California can begin moving into a second phase of business openings starting as early as Friday, allowing for stores that sell items such as clothing, sporting goods, toys, books, music, and flowers to begin to operate primarily through pickup services if modifications are made to their real estate.


Posted on June 30, 2020 at 11:24 am
Cara Milgate | Posted in Commercial, Community, COVID-19 |

A Day When Americans Can Return to Work [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

  • Taking a moment to reflect upon what we’ve heard from historical leaders can teach us a lot about getting through the many challenges we face today.
  • We’re all eager for the day when every American can safely return to work. That day is coming. Timing is everything. Patience is essential.
  • Our courage, strength, and unparalleled resilience will get us there.

Posted on May 8, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Community, COVID-19, Housing Market Updates, Infographics, Selling Myths |

20 Ways to Save Money and Stretch Your Household Budget

These days, it seems like everyone’s looking for ways to cut costs and stretch their income further. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to reduce your household expenses without making radical changes to your standard of living. When combined, these small adjustments can add up to significant savings each month.

Here are 20 things you can start doing today to lower your bills, secure better deals, and begin working toward your financial goals. Continue reading


Posted on May 7, 2020 at 6:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Buyer Tips, Community, COVID-19, First-time Homebuyers, Millenials, Mortgage, Move-up Buyers, Newsletter, Seller Tips |

#StayHome: How to Create Functional Spaces in Your Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many of us are spending a lot more time at home. We’re all being called upon to avoid public spaces and practice social distancing to help slow the spread of this infectious disease. Continue reading


Posted on April 13, 2020 at 7:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Baby Boomers, Buyer Tips, Community, COVID-19, First-time Homebuyers, Gen X, Move-up Buyers, Seller Tips, Senior Market | Tagged , , , , ,

Save the Date! The Casa Verde 2019 Neighborhood Garage Sale is on May 4th

Shop till you drop at the ANNUAL CASA VERDE GARAGE SALE!  30+ homes participating! Continue reading


Posted on April 26, 2019 at 2:28 pm
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Community, Events, Weekend | Tagged , ,

Preparing to Spring Forward [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Posted on March 8, 2019 at 11:00 am
Jennifer Angel | Posted in Community, Events | Tagged , ,