HOME MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST FOR SUMMER

HOME MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST FOR SUMMER

Get your home in shape with these indoor and outdoor projects to do in an hour, over a weekend or longer-term With longer days on the horizon, summer is a good time to get going on some larger home projects both indoors and out. Hotter weather is also your cue to tune...
SENIOR HOME EQUITY REACHES ALL-TIME HIGH

SENIOR HOME EQUITY REACHES ALL-TIME HIGH

Older homeowners have amassed an unprecedented $7.14 trillion in home equity Older homeowners continue to rake in the home equity as home values appreciate across the nation, with the latest data revealing that equity levels for the 62-and-older set grew by $104...
FEDERAL RESERVE HOLDS INTEREST RATES STEADY

FEDERAL RESERVE HOLDS INTEREST RATES STEADY

The Federal Reserve left borrowing costs unchanged, continuing to delay any rate moves amid persistently low inflation. The U.S. central bank voted unanimously Wednesday to maintain its benchmark interest rate in a range of 2.25 percent and 2.5 percent, a move...
HOLLYWOOD NIGHT MARKET AT YAMASHIRO

HOLLYWOOD NIGHT MARKET AT YAMASHIRO

The Hollywood Night Market at Yamashiro Restaurant (est. 2010) is a unique, family-friendly evening food fest, tucked away in the Hollywood Hills with one of the most iconic, sought after views in LA.  The Night Market operates every...
THE BATTLE OVER HOW TO FIX CALIFORNIA’S HOUSING CRISIS

THE BATTLE OVER HOW TO FIX CALIFORNIA’S HOUSING CRISIS

An ambitious housing bill sparks debate over the best way to build more and bring down prices. “Everyone hates SB 50—everyone hates it,” said California state Sen. Scott Wiener at a recent forum on the state’s housing crisis. “You hear people getting upset about it,...
LAX BREAKS GROUND ON $5 BILLION MASS TRANSIT PROJECT

LAX BREAKS GROUND ON $5 BILLION MASS TRANSIT PROJECT

Called the Automated People Mover, the tram is expected to ease airport congestion More than 87 million passengers went through Los Angeles International Airport last year, and most if not all had to fight through traffic to get there and come back. Now, the city is...
FED SIGNALS NO RATE HIKES FOR 2019

FED SIGNALS NO RATE HIKES FOR 2019

The Federal Reserve is signaling that it may be done hiking interest rates this year, amid signs of economic slowing. The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee on Wednesday left its target rate unchanged at 2.25 percent to 2.5 percent. More than half the...
CURB APPEAL COUNTS

CURB APPEAL COUNTS

If you’re selling your home, adding curb appeal can increase your home value 3% – 5% according to Consumer Reports. What face does your home present to the world? Is it inviting or standoffish? Elegant and stately or rambling and quirky? Does it express who you...