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30
Jun

Dogs Dine Away From Home in Laguna Beach

Laguna’s local favorite, French 75 has gained some new customers this summer. That’s right, in an effort to be all-inclusive and accommodating, the restaurant is going to the dogs! One evening a month, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., you and your dog(s) can celebrate the “Dog Days of Summer” if you live in Laguna Beach.

30
Jun

Mortgage Aid Revisions Are Paying Off for Lenders and Some Borrowers

A newly-streamlined government program to reward homeowners who diligently pay their underwater mortgages is proving a bonanza for banks which, according to one estimate, may pocket $12 billion in extra revenue by refinancing loans. Revisions to the three-year-old Home Affordable Refinance Program by Obama’s administration have yielded mixed results for homeowners, mortgage professionals and analysts

29
Jun

Laguna Beach Home Owners & Locals Clean Up

Laguna Beach residents will be enjoying a cleaner community this July.  Zero Trash will be hosting a community clean-up project on Saturday, July 7th, near your Laguna Beach home.  Zero Trash began as Zero Trash Laguna, in 2007 when local Chip McDermott decided to clean up the city streets around his Laguna Beach home that

29
Jun

The Four “C’s” to Look for When Choosing a Realtor

Whether you’re selling or buying or a home, you look to your real estate agent for their guidance and expertise since it will, most likely, be one of the largest financial transactions of your life. Especially at the beginning, many people address realtors with a certain degree of apprehension and wariness as to their true

28
Jun

Caring for Your Wood Garden Furniture

Your garden furniture gets a workout during the long, lazy days of summer.  Spending time in your own backyard is one of the pleasures of the season.  And though keeping your wood garden furniture looking like new seems like such a chore, it doesn’t have to be.  By following tips below you can keep your

27
Jun

Solar Power Gains in Popularity with Homeowners

  Thanks to a world that is increasingly going green, solar has risen in popularity as the most preferred source of power. This coupled with the fact that, by using solar panel’s individuals are able to save and efficiently use power, makes it an attractive alternative source of electricity. However many homeowners have been locked

26
Jun

Julie Andrews Lists Brentwood Home $2.649 Mil

The home that Julie Andrews purchased with her husband in 1999 has been put up for sale.  The asking price for the Brentwood property is $2.649 million.  The title records on file for the home indicated the couple purchased the house for $1,365,000.  The actress is probably best known for her starring roles in “Mary Poppins” and

25
Jun

Laguna Beach Home to Genius Pageant

Featuring The Best in Laguna Beach Home Town Art The Pageant of the Masters starts next week on July 7th, near your Laguna Beach home, and runs through August 31st. This fantastic living art production will showcase masterpieces, combining art and technology in “The Genius.” If you have a Laguna Beach home, you will be

25
Jun

3 Important Tips for Closing a Home Sale

Three Important Tips to Close a Home Sale Closing a sale is not always simple. It can be complicated from time to time, especially during the final days of closing when both the homebuyer and the seller are both going through an emotional rollercoaster. This is the time when the home buyers are on the

24
Jun

Own Your Own Island for Less Than $1 Million

Irish Island If you’re loving Game of Thrones as much as we are, this is the perfect chance to get some lush land for yourself and pretend winter is coming. An island off the coast of Ireland is going for $970,00. It’s called Inisliroo Island and it’s located on Lough Erne lake. This gorgeous island