la earthquake retrofit

The LA Earthquake Retrofit Law: What you need to do now

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed into law ordinance #183893 that mandates all soft story wooden and concrete buildings be retrofitted to withstand earthquake damage. Soft story apartment buildings lack a shear wall that provides critical structural support in the case of an earthquake.  Does this describe your property? Save money by renovating now and […]

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modern residential houses in berlin

The Modern Apartment Home

Millennials, or those born after 1982, will account for one-third of the adult population by 2020 and 75 percent of the workforce by 2025. Millennials are socially conscious: they shop and buy products and services from entities that prioritize social causes that align with theirs, including the environment. They will be making decisions on where to live based on […]

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Clog up the lock

Do-It-Yourself Lock Maintenance

Most people don’t pay much attention to locks. They move in and out of their homes, offices, and apartments only sparing enough time to find their keys. Until the lock breaks, that is. Then a locksmith has to be called and the entire mechanism may have to be replaced. It doesn’t have to be that […]

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Outdoors

The 5 Outdoor Features That You Should Be Adding To Your Property

The old adage “never judge a book by its cover” doesn’t seem to hold much weight these days. People make snap judgments all the time based on superficial details. In the case of property ownership, that means your exterior. Outdoor features communicate a great deal about your priorities to your tenants. Well maintained walkways, lawns, […]

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