Homeowners in the drought-stricken state are nearly three times as likely to remove their lawn during an outdoor home-improvement job, say results from a survey that examines landscaping and gardening trends.
Is water conservation in drought-stricken California best served by installing a swimming pool or by watering your lawn? Or maybe by something else entirely?
With lawn care accounting for more than one-third of urban water use, it may be time for some Bay Area residents to consider replacing their thirsty lawns with artificial grass.
Whether you are a homebuyer, a seller, or simply a Bay Area resident trying to cut back on water usage, check out our favorite websites for drought-tolerant landscaping tips.
California’s lengthening drought is focusing new attention on sustainable landscaping as homeowners try to balance an attractive yard with the critical need to conserve water.
The number of active listings in California rose by more than 15 percent year over year in August, though prices continued to increase in every major region of the state, with the nine-county Bay Area posting the largest gain.
A lack of homes for sale continued to drive Golden State prices in June, with the nine-county Bay Area posting double-digit percent annual appreciation for the 12th straight month.
With the official beginning of summer just a couple of weeks away, the high season for backyard barbecues and pool parties will soon arrive, and a significant number of American homeowners are upgrading their outdoor spaces with entertaining guests in mind.
San Francisco real estate was still the country’s most sought after in February, while Bay Area prices have been rising for almost six years straight. Check out the latest local news of note in Pacific Union’s weekly Real Estate Roundup.