Category Archives: Community News

  • Learning Your Neighborhood Before an Emergency, Part 2

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    As a new homeowner, you may not know what to do when the unforeseen happens. Knowing what to do in a household emergency can save valuable time and may even reduce expensive repairs to hidden damage. Household Emergencies From... 

  • Learning Your Neighborhood Before an Emergency, Part 1

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    You just moved. You started your new job. You super busy unpacking and getting settled. You get sick in the evening or on a Saturday and need to see a doctor. This scenario is quite common. Getting unpacked into your new... 

  • How to Spend Thanksgiving Weekend

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Stuffed! That’s how you feel on Thursday after your Thanksgiving feast.. Once the turkey is picked clean, the dishes are done and the last bite of pie sitting in a pool of melted ice cream on your dessert plate, most... 

  • Do you rent your home? Did you know Renting is less affordable than ever before?

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

     Renting Less Affordable Than Ever Before, While Mortgages Remain Affordable, by Historical Standards Rent is unaffordable in three-quarters of U.S. housing markets, especially high demand markets like Miami, San Francisco,... 

  • With the Drought in California, Here are Some Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Drought conditions in California are at an all time high. Conserve water in the garden with these beautiful plants and ideas. By Kelly Roberson, BHG Plant Smart in drought conditions                                                                                                                             ... 

  • Memorial Day

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen cities and towns claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day. While... 

  • Foreclosure Inventory Declines in January

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

        CoreLogic Reports January 2015 National Foreclosure Inventory Down 33.2 Percent Year Over Year March 10, 2015, Irvine, Calif. – —43,000 Completed Foreclosures Reported in January 2015— CoreLogic® (NYSE:... 

  • CALIFORNIA REALTORS® Applaud Lowering of FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s upcoming announcement to cut the Federal Housing Administration’s... 

  • Winter is Here in Chico. Here are Tips for Your Fireplace!

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    As the Chico temperature drops, and socializing moves indoors, what could be more inviting than a warm cup of cocoa in front of a bright crackling fire? If your home has a wood fireplace, here are some basics on fireplace... 

  • Protect Your Plants From the Freeze & Frost

    BY Coldwell Banker DuFour Realty

    Protect your plants from frost!   Searching on the internet for ‘plant frost protection’ will yield a wide array of strategies for reducing frost damage. Some strategies such as frost irrigation or wind turbines...