Bay Area house flippers star in new reality TV series – The Mercury News

In an era of rising home prices, making money flipping a house seems like a slam-dunk. But buying, remodeling and quickly selling a house at a profit is an art practiced successfully by only a few, even as many of us dream that we could do it ourselves. The sweat, anxiety and hard work that […]

Bay Area cities top markets for home remodeling, says BuildFax – Inman

The top markets for home remodeling in California last year include San Francisco and Fremont. A recent report from BuildFax cites San Francisco as the 12th best city for home improvement permit activity nationally, as the volume of residential remodeling projects increased by 8 percent year-over-year. Overall, 4.5 percent of San Francisco homes were remodeled last […]

100+ lawsuits connected to Mattamy Homes in Tampa Bay area

When Bill Lundy bought his brand-new home at The Preserve at La Paloma in Sun City Center just off I-75, he wasn’t expecting the need for contractors and repairs almost soon as he got the keys.  “Dishwasher didn’t work. It took four visits and four months to fix the French doors. I had leaks in the […]

Israelis put lives in the Bay Area on pause after Hamas attacks in Israel

For weeks this fall, Avi Markson basked in the warmth and bonhomie of his family back in Israel — a perfect first vacation, he said, from the new San Jose-based home remodeling job that he scored earlier this year. Then came the air raid sirens, the decision to cancel his flight back to the Bay […]