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Top Landscape Design Trends for 2020

May 1, 2020

When it comes to landscape design, we have learned to expect the unexpected – especially here in Portland, where doing your own thing seems to be a cultural hallmark. In spite of the strong creative and independent Portland spirit (which we love), we have seen certain trends manifest in yards and landscapes across the city […]


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Yanked S.F. real estate listings start coming back on the market

April 29, 2020

VIEW SLIDESHOW By Ted Andersen  – Digital Editor, San Francisco Business TimesApr 28, 2020, 2:53pm PDT Updated Apr 28, 2020, 9:44pm PDT  After seeing listings vanish when the shelter-in-place was first announced in mid-March, San Francisco’s real estate market is beginning to come out of its Covid-induced hibernation during what is typically the hottest season of the year for residential […]


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THE 6 BEST KITCHEN LAYOUTS TO CONSIDER FOR YOUR RENOVATION

April 22, 2020

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms to get right when considering kitchen design and renovations because there is so much to consider. A kitchen is more than just where you cook and keep all your food and appliances. Will the family eat in the kitchen as well and if so how do you want […]


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Quote for the Day

April 20, 2020

Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, Because you become what you Believe


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Six landscape design trend predictions for 2020

April 17, 2020

Photo: Sun Valley Landscaping/Colin Conces Photography Yesterday we covered some of the green industry trends landscapers expect to see in 2020. Below are some of the design elements they are predicting will be in high demand this year. As mentioned in part one, gardening is becoming more popular, but typically people don’t have time to […]


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Find jumbo mortgage loan limits by state

April 15, 2020

Ellen Chang  At Bankrate we strive to help you make smarter financial decisions. While we adhere to strict editorial integrity, this post may contain references to products from our partners. Here’s an explanation for how we make money. Share this page Jumbo mortgages are different from traditional mortgages because they exceed the conforming limit set by Fannie […]


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Quote for the Day

April 13, 2020

Live your truth. Esxpress your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering. -Dr. Steve Maraboli


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10 Sneaky Ways to Make Your Kitchen Look Expensive

April 10, 2020

BanksPhotos/iStock; MentalArt/iStock; hikesterson/iStock poplasen/iStock; realtor.com There’s no denying that the kitchen has become the focal point of the modern home, the place where the outsize influence of the Food Network and HGTV converge. Prospective buyers want to imagine themselves gathered there among friends, sipping wine and nibbling on hors d’oeuvres with ease—or perhaps preparing a family […]


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California Housing Market Report & Predictions 2020

April 8, 2020

By Gord Collins California’s Housing Market Forecast In the midst of the unexpected Corona Virus pandemic and temporary work shut down, buyers are wondering if housing prices will fall and stay lower throughout 2020. Landlords are concerned about vacancies, rental income losses, and further rent payment defaults. Buyers and rental property investors are wondering if […]


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Quote for the Day

April 6, 2020

You are strong when you know your weaknesses. You are beautiful when you appreciate your flaws. You are wise when you learn from your mistakes -unknown


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