California Building Code Fence Requirements

Fences deliver aesthetic and safety benefits to your property. Fences under six feet high, or eight feet if the top two toes consist of barbed wire, do not require a building permit, according to the California Building Code. However, all fences in California must comply with the California Building Code requirements for fire safety, durability […]

Decorating a Business Office

Developing a professional yet comfortable setting for a commercial business property is a multifaceted process that needs consideration of the forms of companies that will be interested in leasing the space. Creating the overall tone of a business office can be achieved with the appropriate use of light, sound, color, texture and workability to earn […]

Mineral Rights and Surface Rights

When you get a piece of land, you may not be buying what’s under it. United States law distinguishes surface rights–the right to farm or construct on the property –from mineral rights that confer the right to mine the house. Cosmetic rights could be sold or leased separately from surface rights, which may cause difficulties […]

Marketing Ideas for Multi-Family Housing

Home owners and multi-family apartment have lots of classified-type advertising possibilities available. Some are free, such as Craigslist, and some have fees, like the local paper, apartment rental guides and online apartment locator websites. Use new techniques that complement more traditional advertising methods to capture your next renter’s attention. Produce a Social Networking Presence Create […]

What's the Purpose of Title Insurance?

Most insurance protects you against problems that may happen in the long run; title insurance protects you against problems from yesteryear. Buyers take insurance out to protect them in case the seller doesn’t have a valid title to the property due to fraud or due to legal problems that go back to long before the […]