10 Water Conservation Tips for California Residents

California’s increasingly worsening drought conditions are calling for all residents to do their part and save our beautiful state. Water conservation is easy to do and truly makes a difference. Incorporate these 10 water conservation tips into your daily routine to save California: Did you know about 75% of household [Read more…]

Design Trends: Drought-Tolerant Landscaping

Water conservation is making the headlines as California experiences one of its worst droughts. Our beautiful planet deserves to be cared for and therefore it is crucial that we reduce our water intake and do our part to make a difference. There are a variety of landscaping options you can [Read more…]

Benefits of Moving to Cities With Good School Districts

When searching for the home of your dreams, the most important factor is location. Essentially, the location of your house is the only aspect of your home that you cannot alter. Whether you are already a parent, years away, or never intend on having children, it is important that you [Read more…]

Enjoy Fresh Food from the Local Farmers Market

Farmers Markets are a great place to find fresh, locally grown produce. It allows people to learn more about sustainable growing techniques, and ensure that their produce is as fresh as possible and free from pesticides. The Contra Costa County has plenty of farmers markets in the area. The Moraga [Read more…]

Giving Your Hilltop Home that Wow Factor

While most people think that valley fla0t, hidden homes are the epitome of luxury, it is not true for California homebuyers. Hilltop homes with a view were scooped up by 41 percent of luxury home buyers.  Hilltop homes often feature a better view than homes that are on the water. [Read more…]

Fun Activities for the 4th

With the 4th of July right around the corner, it is the perfect time to plan a fun family weekend in your local community. There are many activities in the Bay area which are sure to be fun for the whole family. The Orinda 4th of July parade and celebration [Read more…]

Housing Market in Contra Costa

The Contra Costa housing market are showing a trend of increased housing prices, but a decrease in the amount of buyers. Over the past year, home values have increased by 21.3 percent, and are expected to increase by another 6.8 percent in the next year. The average amount of time [Read more…]