These three fabulous low-maintenance gardens don’t sacrifice beauty, even if they do slash your water bill.
With the 2008 recession becoming a distant memory, the real estate scene is a seller’s market, thanks to intense demand and shrunken inventory. If you’re thinking about buying a home, the best time was yesterday. The second-best time: today. These hot spots, drawing multiple offers, are closing in on 2007 peaks.
Homes in the San Francisco Bay Area can cost a pretty penny. But these two properties in Contra Costa will run up the bill significantly more than your average mansion.