7 Ways To Get Better Rates On Fire Insurance And Protect Your Home

Fire is the most common cause of property destruction. More than 1,000 home fires are reported on an average day. That’s one every 85 seconds! Home fires kill seven people per day. 1 out of every 310 households reports a fire each year. This is why mortgage lenders require [...]

PACE Guide: Property Assessed Clean Energy Loans

Making your building more energy efficient increases its value, it is excellent for the environment and sets a good example for the others to follow. And while all this sounds remarkable, this kind of idea can be hard to implement since technologies that produce energy and are energy efficient [...]

The Mills Tax Act: Historical Property Contract Program

If you own a historic building in Los Angeles, your property is an existing City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument or a contributing structure in a designated Historic Preservation Overlay Zone then you have the chance to apply for the Mills Act Historical Property Contract Program which will allow [...]

Hiking Guide In LA: The Best Trails

With a variety of distinct climate zones, fascinating geology, nearby wilderness areas and nearly-perfect weather year-round, L.A. really does have something for everyone who’s looking to get outside. Here we would like to help you explore the most beautiful points of the city and get on the best hiking [...]

Drought-Tolerant Landscaping: A 2017 Guide To LADWP Rebates

If you are interested in lawn replacement and going California-friendly in your garden but don’t know where to start, here we offer you a guide on xeriscaping, how to apply for a rebate program and get cash for your grass. Namely, the Waterworks Districts offer customers a rebate for [...]

The Cleanest And Dirtiest Beaches Around LA

Summer days are here and kids are out of school, so what better way to cool down and have fun than visiting a nearby beach? Swimming, playing beach games or jogging for those who want to stay in shape while getting a golden tan is just a bonus, but [...]

California Watering Regulations 2017

Even since a state of drought has been reported in California, the LADWP has adopted several water conserving ordinances that can help preserve the precious potable water. Namely 80% of the water supplies in the state are imported which is why we all need to respect the water restrictions [...]

Local Farmers Markets

Farmers markets are a win-win.  Not only is it a fantastic way to support local businesses and pump money back into the local economy, but they also are a great opportunity to pick up fresh fruits and vegetables and various other handmade items.  From homeopathic candles to pies and [...]

Local Earth Day Events

photo courtesy of Kevin Gill@flickr.com Have you ever just stood there in nature and looked around at our beautiful environment? Birds, trees, flowers, animals, and much much more are our responsibility! We as humans shape this planet and it is up to us to keep it [...]

Spring Gardening Tips for the SFV

After such a wet winter here in the SFV...Spring is going to be amazing! Some of you have a green thumb and are most likely already out in that soil planting your garden away, but...I thought I would help those of us that have a harder time getting our [...]

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