Murfey Company

  • Building Your Luxury Home: From Resolution to Plan

    Building Your Luxury Home: From Resolution to Plan

    You’ve resolved to build or remodel a luxury home this year. You’ve picked out your location, and you have some ideas in mind. If you haven’t already found an architect or contractor, now is the time to start looking—and committing to your project. Most contractors want an architect to already...

  • Luxury Home Resolutions for 2017

    Luxury Home Resolutions for 2017

    While many people are making up their list of resolutions for the New Year to include health, fitness, and variations of good behavior, the New Year marks a potential time to kick start your adventure to finally getting your new luxury dream home. Here are a few things to consider for a remodel...

  • Shape of Things to Come: Adaptive Reuse is Rethinking the Luxury Home

    Shape of Things to Come: Adaptive Reuse is Rethinking the Luxury Home

    A home building resurgence is underway in Southern California, especially of luxury homes. But limited space will make construction of new properties harder to come by, especially in desirable suburbs. But if you want your luxury home, you don’t have to wait for your perfect mansion in the hills...

  • Luxury for the Environment

    Luxury for the Environment

    Many people who are ready to build their luxury home are also concerned with the environmental impact their home, its construction and its operation, could potentially have. People understand the need for sustainability, especially in the growth economy of construction. And yet, there are concerns...

  • Custom Build for Luxury

    Custom Build for Luxury

    Your home is your castle, and for some people, that’s a more literal than figurative statement. People are back to reinvesting in property, and for those who want to build their life around their home, they want a castle that will stand the test of time. Which means it’s important to get it right...

  • Luxury Home Must-Haves

    Luxury Home Must-Haves

    People who buy luxury homes want what they want—when spending the money on a dream home, it defeats the purpose to settle and compromise. That is often why people want a say in the design and building process, opting to custom build a property that reflects the homeowners’ tastes, which in turn...

  • Combining Subdivided Lots: What You Need to Know

    Combining Subdivided Lots: What You Need to Know

    In San Diego County, there are many new building opportunities for investors and homeowners alike. We are seeing many urban renewal projects in the heart of Downtown San Diego, as well as new development throughout the county, including La Jolla. You have a big dream for a brand new project, either...

  • The Inside-Out Guide to Prepping Your Home for Summer

    The Inside-Out Guide to Prepping Your Home for Summer

    Just as with winter, summer has its own set of requirements for home preparedness. Here is a brief guide to get you started. Inside: Check Your Air. If you have an air conditioner, change your filters—this is often neglected and should be done far more regularly than most people do. Also, make...

  • A Guide to Remodeling Your Business

    A Guide to Remodeling Your Business

    With the recent boom in Downtown San Diego and the neighboring areas, many business owners may be thinking of ways to fit in with the new surroundings. Now may be the time to consider an update or facelift to keep up with the demand for newness while also paying service to the locals who have their...

  • The [High] Rise of San Diego—and What it Means for You

    The [High] Rise of San Diego—and What it Means for You

    Many residents of San Diego are now aware of Downtown’s new Pacific Gate project at Broadway and Pacific Highway, Bosa Development’s 41-story, 215-condo structure. This is a marquee project designed to crown the Pacific Gateway waterfront project, which will also include a Ritz Carlton hotel. Downtown’s...

  • El Niño Files: Do-it-Yourself Repairs for Minor Leaks

    El Niño Files: Do-it-Yourself Repairs for Minor Leaks

    Though it seems as though the hype around El Niño has been overblown, advisories are still predicting periods of heavy precipitation and “storminess” for February through March, and likely even into April or May—even for Southern California. Therefore, there are still possibilities that homes in...

  • What to Do if El Niño Storms Your Home

    What to Do if El Niño Storms Your Home

    We know that when it comes to house emergencies, the best remedy is preparation. But sometimes even the most prepared homes still experience damage, especially in the case of unpredictable storms such as El Niño. One of the things we have to watch out for in Southern California is a potential ...

  • Prepping Your Home for Vacation

    Prepping Your Home for Vacation

    December is a big month for travel as many of us visit family or take advantage of the winter vacation to head out for a special trip. Whether you go for a short weekend getaway, a week, or a long vacation adventure, it is important to make sure that your home is secure. Here is our quick guide...

  • Prepping Your Home for Sale

    Prepping Your Home for Sale

    Your home is your castle—until it feels like your dungeon and you need to get the heck out of there and fast. Here’s what you need to get out and move on. Decide what type of repairs you need. Have you lived in your house for so long that you have no mortgage—but also no modern amenities? Did you...

  • Investment Properties: Remodeling Your Rental

    Investment Properties: Remodeling Your Rental

    As residential as well as commercial developers, we understand the importance of having an investment property. These properties can be security, retirement, or the primary source of income for homeowners, and each situation comes with different obligations and constraints. Maintaining a rental...

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