Maria Turfler & Associates - Prudential CA Realty

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  • Saying 'I Do' to a Tiny Grain Silo Home

    Christoph Kaiser finishes his latest sketch, while Shauna Thibault chops vegetables. It’s a delicate dance in 366 square feet, but the newlyweds aren’t fazed. “There’s something about living in a small space that simplifies life,” Kaiser explains. “It quiets the mind, in a way.” The couple isn’t renting a micro-apartment, although their urban Phoenix lifestyle might make you think […]

  • 8 Staycation-Worthy Tiny Homes for Sale

    Any home can be staycation-worthy if it’s a space you truly enjoy inhabiting. This carries a different meaning for each of us – maybe you want to be surrounded by scenic beauty, or engaged by innovative interior design, or soothed by comfortable outdoor living spaces. These tiny homes prove that you don’t need a lot of space for a home to […]

  • Here's how the new overtime labor law will change the housing industry

    Starting Dec. 1, 2016, overtime will have a whole new meaning since the White Collar Exemption salary threshold is about to jump by more than 100%. There’s just over two months until this law goes into effect, and with the housing industry projected to boom up to $2 trillion this year, the need for overtime […]

  • CoreLogic: Cash sales hit record low in June

    Cash sales hit a new mark-they decreased to below 30% of total market sales for the first time since 2007. They still have some work to get to the pre-crisis average, which it will reach by mid-2018 if the decrease continues at its current rate. Topics

  • World of Design: Heirlooms With a Twist in a Russian Country House (14 photos)

    Three years ago, Moscow designer Irina Lavrentieva and her husband bought a small dacha, or vacation house, where they could spend their summers and weekends. The country home outside Moscow was an ordinary house covered in siding, and they were planning to do just a basic makeover. But after they started,… Houzz Galleries

  • Houzz TV: Kids, Avocados and Happy 1950s Style (22 photos)

    After renting for 10 years, Aaron and Greta Eskridge developed a very specific wish list for their family’s first owned home. The California couple wanted a midcentury house with original features and a few trendy upgrades, a detached garage, wood floors, large windows, three bedrooms, a backyard and… Houzz Galleries

  • Musk says under 5 percent of SpaceX is working on Mars mission, 2024 launch is ‘optimistic’

    Elon Musk has a plan to colonize Mars, but he’s not rushing it. In a conference call following the SpaceX CEO’s presentation today at the International Astronautical Conference, Musk noted that the project is still essentially a hobby at the company, drawing only a fraction of its efforts. Read More Tech Crunch – Gadgets

  • Where Pokémon Go is going, and Tesla’s trajectory: Listen to TCBC Episode 4 with Greg Kumparak

    On this week’s episode of TCBC, after a brief Disrupt-induced hiatus, longtime TechCruncher Greg Kumparak dishes on Pokémon Go – what made it so appealing at launch, what’s going on with product development, and where he’d like to see it go in the future. Me and Greg are both big Pokémon fans, so it’s a […]

  • Warner Bros. Mansion on the Market for $40M

    The dazzling Beverly Hills estate of Warner Bros. co-founder Harry Warner is on the market for $39.999 million – a lush price for a mansion that’s hosted some of the world’s greatest luminaries. Marilyn Monroe crashed for an extended stay in the guest house, according to current owner Daphna Ziman. And since she’s lived there, Ziman has […]

  • Leonardo DiCaprio Lists Second Home in a Month

    Now that he finally has an Oscar, Leonardo DiCaprio is narrowing the number of homes in which he can display it. The leading man has listed his home in Studio City for $2.395 million, just a week after putting his Malibu beach house on the market. Not to worry: DiCaprio still owns multiple other homes, including […]

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  • Tips for Designing a Perfectly Timeless Coastal Home

    Your home’s decor should be a reflection of its natural surroundings, so it’s no wonder that some of the most beloved design comes from seaside homes. Taking cues from the natural beauty of the iconic Cape Cod seascape, designer Irina MacPhee of Pastiche of Cape Cod recently designed the interior for a cottage at the […]

  • Labor shortages dent Lennar earnings

    As one of the first to posts its third-quarter results, homebuilder Lennar’s tough quarter shed light on what will likely unfold for its rivals as well. The big item weighing on the builder’s earnings: Labor shortages. Topics

  • CFPB consumer complaint database about to hit 1 million complaints

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s much-maligned consumer complaint database is about to reach 1 million total complaints, CFPB Director Richard Cordray said Tuesday. And, as it turns out, the database proved helpful in levying the $185 million fine against Wells Fargo for opening 2 million fake accounts. Topics

  • Plant Rocky Mountain Beeplant for Late-Summer Color and Pollinator Buzz (5 photos)

    Gardeners prize annual plants for their ability to add instant color, bloom copiously and perk up tired beds — and we’re always looking for something new. Rocky Mountain beeplant (Cleome serrulata), a native annual wildflower, does all of that and more: Its height helps it mix well with tall ornamental… Houzz Galleries

  • Room of the Day: Rich Color Provides the Backdrop for a Collected Look (18 photos)

    The owner of this home in Leeds, England, described the look she was after for her open-plan living and dining space as Out of Africa meets London’s Natural History Museum. She had a huge collection of vintage objects, Africana, taxidermy, old maps, collectors’ drawers and furniture pieces. “It… Houzz Galleries

  • NASA’s asteroid-harvesting mission solicits proposals for its robotic spacecraft

    Asteroid mining is coming soon to a planet near you: this planet, and in 2021, to be specific. But NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission has lots of work to do before that point. Today the space-faring organization issued an official “request for proposals” from four partners on how they would go about creating the robotic spacecraft […]

  • With Kúla Bebe, any smartphone is a 3D camera

    If you spotted the iPhone 7 Plus launch and hung your head in sadness because the dual lenses weren’t for 3D photography, Kúla’s new Bebe might be the solution you’re looking for. The product splits your lens in half, taking a photo from two different angles at once, turning it into a 3D scene. Read […]

  • Should My Lender Try to "Cross-Sell" Me Other Banking Products?

    Recently, negative headlines have appeared about how banks “cross-sell” you additional products and services. But cross-selling isn’t always bad for consumers – and, in fact, when it comes to mortgage cross-selling, there are some compelling benefits. Here’s a look at what cross-selling is, and how to know when it can help or hurt your finances. What is cross-selling? […]

  • 10 Tips for Renting with a Roommate

    Living alone certainly has its perks, but sometimes it’s just difficult to afford it. Having a roommate often gets a bad reputation, but it can also make a nicer, more spacious place affordable if there are two (or more) people on the lease. If you’ve signed on to live with a roommate, here are 10 tips […]

  • FBR: Wells Fargo's next move is critical, for the bank and for the industry

    What happens over the next few days will go a long way in determining how Wells Fargo, and the banking industry as a whole, will weather the storm currently swirling around the megabank from the “widespread unlawful” practices of more than 5,000 former employees who opened more than 2 million fake accounts in order to […]

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