Gardening Just Got Easier!!!

September 24, 2012

Prune It Like You Mean It Pruning small branches isn’t a particularly thorny job, unless your pruner isn’t up to the task. That’s not the case with Fiskars’ new Cut-and-Grab Lopper. Not only does it cut smoothly, but it hangs onto the branch so you can easily extract it after cutting. The lopper incorporates a […]

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Home Prices on the Rise

September 21, 2012

It is so funny to read this. I have been working with buyers for 2 years who experienced a lack of inventory, especially under $500,000 which severely hampered their ability to purchase a home. I can think of at least a 1/2 dozen people who dropped out of the market as a result of this. […]

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More Gardening Ideas

August 21, 2012

A New Concept in Rain Barrels The purpose of a rain barrel is brilliant: Capture rainfall (save money, conserve water!), and use it when and where you need it. Yet many gardeners forego them. Why? Access and appearance. It’s not always easy to draw the water from them, and they’re not especially attractive. Those problems […]

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New Anti-Deficiency Protection for Refinance Loans Made After January 1, 2013

August 18, 2012

Starting January 1, 2013, a new California law will protect homeowners who default on their refinance loans from personal liability for any deficiency following foreclosure. Existing anti-deficiency law protects a borrower from personal liability for the difference between the principal balance and what the lender receives at foreclosure if the loan is a purchase money […]

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