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  • In Praise of the Granny Flat: What You Need to Know about San Diego’s New Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance

    In Praise of the Granny Flat: What You Need to Know about San Diego’s New Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance

    Last fall, California passed new legislation to make it easier for San Diego homeowners to build accessory dwelling units on their property. In large part, this is a response to the housing crisis and is a way to give San Diego homeowners more control over what they do with their property. This...

  • Your Luxury Home Construction Timeline

    Your Luxury Home Construction Timeline

    It would be so much easier to go into any project knowing exactly how much time it will take to complete. For many people who are ready to build their luxury dream home, they want it ready yesterday, which is understandable. The construction process is long, it’s messy, it’s hard, and it is expensive....

  • 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...

  • 4 Steps to Budgeting your Remodel

    4 Steps to Budgeting your Remodel

    By Scott Murfey If you’ve ever embarked on a project as big as building your dream home from the ground up or as small as repainting a couple of rooms, you certainly know how fast the cost of a home project can spiral out of control. And while remodels are a great way to improve your quality of...

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