What The Heck is an ADU?!

Have you heard the buzz?  California passed a law that makes ADU legal everywhere in California. Which begs the question… What the heck is an ADU and why should I care? (the following quotes come from a Memorandum published by the California Department of Housing and Community Development ) An ADU […] Read more »

5 things to do for homesellers

First 5 Things Every Home Seller Needs to Do

Congratulations! You’ve made a huge decision to sell your home. Here are the 5 most important things you should do, first. Find your Realtor I realize this sounds a bit self-serving, but identifying the Realtor who will guide you to sale experience that hits all of your goals is critical. […] Read more »

How the Tax Overhaul Affects Homeowners

The Glendale CA Impact Of Tax Overhaul Bills

How will Glendale Ca homeowners be impacted if the proposed tax overhaul bills become law? **Update 12/21/2018** The tax reform bill is now passed into law. Here are some key points from the National Association of Realtors: • Capital gains exclusion. In a huge win for current and prospective homeowners, […] Read more »

Mid Century Atrium Homes

The Atrium model in La Crescenta’s Pinecrest development is super cool- and tragically misunderstood. I’ve seen them used as oversized shoe rooms, kid toy storage rooms and dead plant graveyards. I thought I would kick off Mid Century DIGGS with some inspiration and explanation for this underutilized feature of the popular Webb Wiley […] Read more »

North Detroit Suburbs

DIGGS Live – Move to North Detroit Suburbs

DIGGS Live- You’d love to sell your home at today’s high prices, but where will you go? Well, have you ever noticed that all the people from Michigan are incredibly nice? On Thursday we’ll chat with my friend Gwen Daubenmeyer- a kick ass agent in Oakland County and the Northern […] Read more »

DIGGS Live- Move to Bend Oregon

You would LOVE to sell your home at these peak prices…. but where would you go?! Join me as I talk with my Realtor pals from all over the country- what is their area like, how much do homes cost and who is already living there? In this episode my […] Read more »

DIGGS Live – Move to Hawaii

Today, on DIGGS Live we talk to my boyfriend, Erik Hinshaw about what it is like to move to Hawaii. Erik Hinshaw went from a high powered, high-stress life on the mainland to a life of happiness and Aloha on Hawaii. On DIGGSLive I’ll get his scoop on what it […] Read more »

How a Clutterbug Moved to A Simpler Home

I come from a long line of Clutterbugs. I used to think it only went as far back as my Grandparents…. but a trip to China showed me that my entire race is prone to hoarding broken bits of this and that. My Grandfather’s garage made a lot more sense […] Read more »

Mindful Landscape Design

So, we know that just because the big drought is over and the rain gods have smiled on us, that we still need to be mindful about water consumption, especially in our yards. After all, this is Southern California, and it’s certainly not the first drought we’ve been through. But […] Read more »

Sell investment Property with tenants

Should I Sell Investment Property With Tenants?

I had a call from a potential seller today.  HIs first words were, “Should I sell investment property with tenants?”. The homeowner was afraid that the process might result in a vacant unit and no rent. Are you like this caller? Do you own a Glendale CA investment property?  Your first […] Read more »

Glendale CA Real Estate 1625 W. Kenneth Rd.

Prepare Your Home For Sale

Homeowners are gearing up for the fall home-selling season and they want to know, “What can I do to increase my profits?” There are a lot of things you can do ranging from simple, no cost, action to large scale remodeling. We got together, at DIGGS and listed out or […] Read more »

Energy Efficiency

With temperatures soaring and reaching near record highs this week, it’s time for us to rethink our energy consumption and water usage. There are several rebate and low-cost financing programs still available. Los Angeles County’s Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) Program is one of them. HERO Financing offers a low-interest financing option […] Read more »