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Do You Really Need New Cabinets?

Are you in the market for some new cabinets? While it might seem like a good idea at first, replacing your cabinets might end up being more of a hassle than you expect. Take heart, though! You may be able to give your cabinets a refresh for a lot less money (and stress!) than getting full replacement cabinets. If you’re not happy with your cabinets, here are a few options to consider before you rip them out completely.

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Out & About SD: 1/13/20

Don’t let the chill in the air get in the way of you making the most of living in beautiful San Diego. Throw on a light sweater and get out there and kick off your upcoming holiday weekend by enjoying the best of what the area has to offer. Short films, classic cars, parades, and foodie events will help you bloom as you plan your end of week activities.

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What Color Should I Paint My Walls for the Best Return?

Painting your home is a great way to express yourself and let your personality shine through in your living space. The colors you choose for your rooms can really bring them to life in ways that few other changes can. However, a fresh coat of paint can do more than just give your rooms some personality. With the right colors, the paint you choose can even increase the likelihood that your house will sell at a good price when you put it on the market. To maximize this effect, there are a few colors you should consider (and a few you should avoid.)

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Out & About SD: 1/7/20

Settling on yesterday’s laurels is no way to make progress towards a better future tomorrow. That is why Out and About in SD comes out every week to help make sure every day is better than the last. Winter wonderlands, dinosaurs, brew festivals, runs, and exciting biking events await you this weekend so that you can make the most of where you love to live.

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Green Friday: 1/3/2020

Green Fridays are about bringing you resources to make the most informed decisions on ways through which you can shift towards sustainability, zero waste, and reduced carbon emissions. Here are 11 great reads breaking down ways cities are becoming more green-friendly, how building materials are becoming more sustainable, how adaptive management of where we live is on the rise, and more.

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Bee-Safe: Pest Extermination Tips

It can’t be overstated just how beneficial bees are to our ecosystem. Bees pollinate an astonishing 80 percent of the world’s plants, including fruits and vegetables that feed up to 90 percent of the world’s population. Certain nuts and beans would likely go completely extinct, as well as fruits like blueberries and cherries which are almost entirely pollinated by bees. Meat scarcity could arise as cattle feed on pollinated plants, and some common medicines may become difficult if not impossible to manufacture. Life as we know it would become a lot harder to maintain without our friend the humble bee.

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Out & About SD: 12/30/19

Straddling the holidays with Hanukkah ending today, New Year’s Eve tomorrow, and Kwanzaa ending on the first, your schedules might already be slammed with more things to do than you can imagine. However, for those looking to fill in the remaining holes in their schedules, plan their last-minute NYE plans, and more, here are some ideas you can use to make the most of the week ahead. Hurdling towards a new year, get out and make a resolution to create positive memories to last a lifetime.

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What’s New in Legislation for Homeowners?

Owning a home can be expensive, though the benefits of homeownership typically outweigh the cost. Occasionally, changes to the law at either the state or national level can affect how these benefits and costs affect you. This is especially true if you’re still considering whether or not to buy a house, since knowing how the law stands can have a big impact on your final decision. Some legislation affecting homeowners is enacted at the federal level, while other bits of legislation comes from the state. Because of the significant differences in the reach of these different types of legislation, it can be hard to cover all of the changes in the law that affect homeowners from year to year. To help keep you informed, though, here are some fairly recent legislation trends that may be worth looking into.
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Out & About SD: 12/23/19

We are in the midst of the holiday crush with today marking the beginning of Hanukkah and Christmas two days away. Being on the cusp of the biggest holidays in the year, and one week out from New Year’s Eve, there is a lot to pack into already busy schedules. However, if you are finding yourselves wanting for some activities to spread some extra holiday cheer and/or attend to make new memories with your visiting family and friends, look no further than this week’s Out and About in San Diego.

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Millennials Buying Homes: What’s Trending?

Though there are a number of stereotypes surrounding Millennials, they actually make up a fairly significant part of the economy. More importantly, their economic strength as a group seems to be growing by the day. As of 2019, Millennials make up approximately 37 percent of home buyers… that’s a bigger share than any other generation, including Baby Boomers! So what exactly are these Millennials buying, and what trends are growing along with their increasing representation in the market? Let’s take a closer look and find out.

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