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News This Week: Wildfire Recovery One Year Later

Posted on October 05, 2018 by Admin

EACH WEEK WE COLLECT TOP LOCAL NEWS AND RECENT REAL ESTATE STORIES

 

The Fear That Keeps Napa Winemakers up at Night

One year after devastating wildfires, Napa winemakers confess that they are worried about much more than the threat of fire in the future. READ MORE

New Homes for Wildfire Survivors

Homes for Sonoma—an organization that makes tiny modular homes that are approximately 500 sq. ft.—is creating new housing in Sonoma County for displaced fire survivors. The first 5 homes will be in Windsor, CA with plans to create an additional 40 in the upcoming months. READ MORE

Graton Gets its First Park

Last Saturday was the ribbon cutting ceremony for a new park that will open in Graton. The park has been a longtime dream for the town, which currently has no public space. READ MORE

The Future of Homes

Leaders and visionaries in the home-design community describe what home design will look like in the year 2039. READ MORE

News This Week: Real Estate Technology & Homesteading Inspiration

Posted on July 13, 2018 by Admin

EACH WEEK WE COLLECT TOP LOCAL NEWS AND RECENT REAL ESTATE STORIES HOT OFF THE PRESS FOR YOUR WEEKEND CLICKING PLEASURE.

Technology and Sustainability
Discover how technology is helping to create more sustainable homes, and why it matters. “By ensuring that their home will be smart and sustainable, both from an ecological as well as an economic perspective, all parties are set up for success.” READ MORE

New Software Means More Homes
The permitting process for new development may be getting faster thanks to the San Ramon based company Accela. By moving the permitting process online, they seek to have the “permit process go from multiple months to two weeks.” READ MORE

Sonoma County to Get Help Detecting Wildfires
The Board of Supervisors is expected to approve a plan to install high definition cameras on local peaks to provide early detection of wildfires. Similar systems around Lake Tahoe and San Diego are already in place. READ MORE

Making Homestead Dreams a Reality
A homestead style farm provides both bounty and beauty, plus the opportunity to “grow the garden of your dreams.” READ MORE

 

*Featured image courtesy of sunset.com