Older houses are often cherished for their charm and character. Many that remain standing were built to unique specifications and constructed with materials that are prohibitively expensive in modern construction. For many young people looking to buy their first home, an old house that needs a little extra care is often an attractive option.
Commercial property owners in California will be ringing in the New Year with something more than fireworks for 2019: new water-saving fixture standards. With the new regulations going into effect soon, many landlords are rightly wondering if inspection officials will come knocking to demand extensive renovations of existing properties. Fortunately, the changes aren’t quite as sweeping or intrusive as they might initially sound.