All posts tagged "opinion"

  • Prepare Your Home for Sale

    By Phillip B. Burum A new school year is upon us, which means the home sales season is in full swing. New ownership deeds to nearly 130,000 homes will be recorded in California during the summer months. If...

    • Posted July 11, 2019
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  • Maintain Your Home’s HVAC System for a Comfortable Summer

    By Phillip B. Burum One of the key points at which a home’s comfort and value converge economically is in the physical maintenance of the home. Here in the Baldy View Region where we enjoy a Mediterranean climate,...

    • Posted July 4, 2019
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  • Yucaipa’s Water Savings Dip Below 9 Percent
    Protecting Your Home When Summer Follows a Season of Rain

    By Phillip B. Burum For Southern Californians, it is axiomatic that periods of generous rainfall will be followed by warmer-than-usual summers. Our region, which typifies a Mediterranean Climate, exists in a constant state of flux in terms of...

    • Posted June 27, 2019
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  • Homeownership Benefits Children

    By Phillip B. Burum It speaks to the importance of homeownership that today one of the nation’s – and the world’s – most prestigious institutions of learning devotes a special center just to assess and promote understanding of...

    • Posted June 21, 2019
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  • Celebrating the Tax Advantages of Homeownership

    By Phillip B. Burum America celebrates National Homeownership Month in June because it takes an entire month to cover some of the biggest benefits homeownership offers to homeowners, their communities and the economy. Among the most important economic...

    • Posted June 13, 2019
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  • Condos Provide Unique Homeownership Opportunities

    By Phillip B. Burum America celebrates National Homeownership month in June in honor of the biggest and best investment most Americans will make in their lifetime. Our goal, during this celebratory period, is to help make today’s prospective...

    • Posted June 7, 2019
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  • Good News Greets Homebuyers in June

    By Phillip B. Burum Home shoppers greeted the final month of our season-long celebration of homeownership with National Homeowner’s Month with some good news. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI),...

    • Posted May 30, 2019
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  • Take Care When Remodeling Homes with Lead Paint

    By Phillip B. Burum The nation celebrates National Remodeling Month in May as part of a season-long celebration of homeownership because most homeowners will require the services of a trained- and certified professional remodeler at some point, especially...

    • Posted May 17, 2019
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  • When Remodeling, Select the Right Professional

    By Phillip B. Burum Whether to customize a home to meet one’s personal tastes and needs, increase the home’s value, comfort and/or energy-efficiency; or to bring the home to current development standards before it can be placed on...

    • Posted May 9, 2019
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  • Take These First Steps for a Successful Remodel

    By Phillip B. Burum National Remodeling Month in May is the second month of our nation’s season-long celebration of the benefits of homeownership to homeowners, their communities, their families and the economy. The more than fifty themed shows...

    • Posted May 2, 2019
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