in-fill development

Why New Homes in Mature Areas Make Cents

Do you ever find yourself driving down a tree lined road on the Hill or in Riverside, passing schools, cafes and boutique shopping and think to yourself, “Wow, I wish I lived here!”? Only to turn your head and see the rows and rows of 60-100 year old homes and realize that you aren’t quite […]

water damage

Water is the Enemy

The well-known Chinese General from antiquity, Sun Tzu, said “Know your enemy…” and in the case of housing construction, the primary enemy is water. In our part of the world, there are very few outside factors can do more damage to your home both in the short term and long term than water, including rainwater, […]