12 San Francisco Home Projects That Do Not Require A Building Permit

"We don't need no stinkin' permit" The word "permit" strikes terror in San Francisco homeowners, home sellers, and DIY landlords. "What will a permit cost?"  "Will the inspector find a violation and fine me?"  "How long will it hold up my project?" Such scary thoughts quickly lead to fantasy thoughts, such as: "Surely that doesn't require a permit."  "How

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Money Basics for First Time Home Buyers

Buying a home is the biggest investment most people make. First time home buyers will have a lot of decisions to make, new concepts to learn, and papers to sign. Fortunately, much of the home buying process is fun, such as exploring neighborhoods, wandering through open houses, imagining how you would remodel the space. But if you're not a "money person" navigating the

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