According to statistics, being a homeowner really does have its perks. A stable, less stressful life, better health and higher civic participation are just few of them. Read all about the benefits of owning your own home in today's infographic by the California Association of Realtors.
First established in 2008, PACE, or Property Assessed Clean Energy, programs are typically established by local governments, which tie the privately financed loans to a home and allow them to be repaid as line items on property tax bills. Beyond energy efficiency, the loans can be used for other [...]
Every year around this time the pollution of the air increases in most of the areas of L.A. including Encino, San Fernando Valley, Sherman Oaks and the surrounding neighborhoods. In order to improve the general understanding of how to reduce the pollution of the air that occurs every [...]
While most of us worry about how we can stay healthy on a day by day basis... air pollution is an important topic - especially with the current wildfires raging surrounding the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles areas. Whether you're in Encino and Sherman Oaks closer to the Skirball [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 and LA rebates | Chelsea Robinson | Encino and Sherman Oaks Real Estate Agent and Houses for Sale 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, [...]