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The Ultimate Guide to Net-Zero Homes

The Ultimate Guide to Net-Zero Homes

If you’re like many people, you’re looking for long-term sustainability in housing – but what is a net-zero home, and is it the right choice for you? This guide explains. The Ultimate Guide to Net-Zero Homes Net-zero homes are the ...

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How to Protect Your Fur Babies From Poison Hemlock

How to Protect Your Fur Babies From Poison Hemlock

Poison hemlock is a weed that has experienced a surge in prevalence during its growing season this summer, which is late June to August, and it’s spreading from roadsides to fields, and to more populated areas—like yards. As its name ...

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What Is Poison Hemlock? Could It Kill Your Pets?

What Is Poison Hemlock? Could It Kill Your Pets?

The war against weeds in your yard can be a constant, but necessary, battle if you want to maintain a lawn and garden that look their best.  There are well-known harmful weeds that can invade your yard, and are on most people’s radar, ...

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How to Choose the Right Dog Daycare in Lakewood

How to Choose the Right Dog Daycare in Lakewood

If you’re like most working pet-parents, you feel a little bit badly about leaving your four-legged family member at home alone all day – and your only alternative is doggie daycare. But how do you find the right dog daycare facility in ...

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2 MORE Things Your Homeowners Association Can’t Do

2 MORE Things Your Homeowners Association Can’t Do

You may feel that the homeowners association governing your community operates with absolute power when it comes to creating rules and regulations. After all, things like the addition of a deck, the style of your front door, and even the plants you ...

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3 Easy Ways to Update Your Home on a Budget

3 Easy Ways to Update Your Home on a Budget

It’s a new year, and if you’re looking to shake things up for a fresh look in and around your home there’s no better time to do it than now. You don’t have to spend a lot of cash. Consider these three simple ways to update ...

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5 Tips for Taking Spectacular Photos of Your Home

5 Tips for Taking Spectacular Photos of Your Home

One of the most powerful tools in selling a home is to have gorgeous photos of the living space. Your REALTOR® will most likely hire a professional photographer to get listing photos of your home, but if you're looking to take pictures ...

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How to Vote in Lakewood

How to Vote in Lakewood

Lakewood residents who are registered to vote can vote early. Everyone who’s registered should have received a Vote by Mail ballot, which Los Angeles County mailed out beginning in October. You can complete your ballot and return it to ...

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DEED FRAUD - What is it and How You Can Prevent it!

DEED FRAUD - What is it and How You Can Prevent it!

Deed Fraud: Losing Your Home with the Stroke of a Pen One little known aspect of identity theft is deed fraud. Deed fraud occurs when someone steals your identity, forges your name on a deed, and takes title to your home. While it may seem that it ...

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