• One of my clients was house hunting in a particular, 100-year-old neighborhood in Oakland, Calif. Very stroll-to-the-local-produce-market-esque. We found this lovely little Spanish-style cottage with…   Read the Article

  • Upgrading to a new home? You can buy a brand-new home in one of three ways: buying a house already built on spec; having a semicustom home built as part of a development (you can choose …   Read the Article

  • Here's a glance at how home inspections are supposed to work:1. Every house should be inspected.Otherwise, you’re relying on the seller to be honest enough to tell you every thing that’s wrong with…   Read the Article

  • Home inspections can prevent a lot of headaches for both buyers and sellers.If you are buying a home, an inspection could reveal problems you never would've noticed. An inspection can require the…   Read the Article