Preservation

Old and new are well integrated. “I don’t like seeing modern shine in an old-house kitchen,” Steve says. He wanted quarter-sawn oak. LaFleche countered by suggesting they use oak only for the built-in pantry wall, complementing that with classic painted cabinets to…
Proposition 19: Property Tax Increase Limits on Primary Residences How does Proposition 19 change the rules on tax basis portability? Prop 19 allows a homeowner who is 55 years of age or older, severely disabled or whose home has been substantially damaged by wildfire or…
The Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement (MAACM) is the only museum in the world dedicated exclusively to the American Arts and Crafts movement. Founded by local philanthropist and collector Rudy Ciccarello, MAACM will be the city’s newest museum, featuring…

It might be tempting to forgo having a real estate agent, but they're an essential part of the home-buying process. Here's why: