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Monthly Archives: October 2020

    Hempcrete: The Future of Home Construction

    By Christine Schneider | October 13, 2020

    Historically speaking, construction materials have predominately consisted of concrete, steel, wood, and brick. However, when the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 was passed on December 20, 2018, builders worldwide began to familiarize themselves with a new material deemed the eco-friendly material of the future: Hempcrete.   What is Hempcrete?   Hempcrete is a unique bio-composite... Read More

    Fall 2020: California is Still a Seller’s Market

    By Christine Schneider | October 9, 2020

    Annual market trends can be somewhat predictable; transaction velocity spiking in Spring and Summer and slowing through Fall and Winter results from children returning to school and adults returning to their routines.  However, this year has witnessed a change; due to the global pandemic, we have experienced a year like no other. As a result,... Read More

    How to Reduce the Spread of Wildfires: A New Study Identifies Cattle Grazing as the Newest Solution

    By Christine Schneider | October 8, 2020

    California has had one of its most devastating years in terms of wildfires, with rampant fires spreading across the state for weeks. In 2020 alone, there have been an estimated 8,320 wildfires, 31 fatalities, 8,687 structures damaged, and over 4 million acres burned. Politicians, researchers, environmentalists, and public safety experts have been brainstorming on how... Read More