Friday, June 30, 2017

FRIDAY - from sea to shining sea

How to Cool Down a Room
- In the Bay Area, even starter homes can cost $500,000
- Rent or Buy? 2017 Begins with Spike in Number of Renters Shopping for Homes
- Why Can’t They Build More Homes Where the Jobs Are?
- California and Bay Area housing set to get even pricier, says UCLA
- How to know when to refinance
- 10 Outdoor Updates for Summer That Won’t Break the Bank


Friday, June 23, 2017

FRIDAY - making plans for my summer journey

- How to Recycle or Repurpose Your Kitchen Sink
- Google village presents San Jose with a tightrope
- Bay Area home prices keep trending up, up, up … though not everywhere
- Boomers nearing end of life may boost home cities
- Extreme heat: Tips to stay cool during warm weather
- See the Many Ways to Use Modular Shelves


Friday, June 16, 2017

FRIDAY - scraps of wisdom

These Urban Art Pieces Invite Connection With People and Place
- Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invests $5 million to help teachers buy homes
- Google Invests In Modular Homes to Combat Silicon Valley Housing Crunch
- Millennials undaunted by competitive housing market
- Fannie to Loosen Mortgage Requirements
- Led By China, Foreign Investment in U.S. Commercial Real Estate on the Rise
- 7 Alternatives to the Painted Accent Wall


Friday, June 9, 2017

FRIDAY - mobile homes to mansions and back again

- America Celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Birthday
- Silicon Valley Real Estate: Prices Up, but Sales Down
- San Francisco, San Jose, Walnut Creek among best places to raise family
- Google in talks on possible 6M-square foot downtown San Jose office
- San Jose downtown property buyers widen footprint, spend $124 million
- Art installation adds purpose and color to San Jose park
- 21 Top Design Ideas From This Week’s Stories


Friday, June 2, 2017

FRIDAY - a nice warm cup of covfefe

11 Ways to Make an Impact With Color in a Room
- Silicon Valley Realtors take homeownership concerns to the Capitol
- Bay Area Homeowners, Real Estate Agents React to Lawsuit Over Zillow Estimates
- Report: Cheaper to buy than rent in Bay Area
- Bay Area jobs-housing rebalance needs government upgrade: builder group
- Butler: How the village system is helping seniors
- Make an Entrance With a Dramatic Front Door