Cantor’s Corner

Cantor’s Corner: Importance of Home Ventilation »

<<< SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017 on ABC 10 >>> Today I want to educate you on the importance of proper ventilation of attics and crawl spaces. This is a relatively inexpensive home upgrade that offers many benefits. There are 3 great reasons to hire a pro to complete this simple and cost effective home improvement. 

Fall Home Improvement Projects

Fall Home Improvement Projects »

As we ease our way into the last part of the year, Resident Expert Gregg Cantor has compiled a list of fall home improvement projects and routine maintenance items you should pay attention to this time of year.

What Is Design-Build? »

<<< SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 2017 on ABC 10 >>> Today I wanted to explain the differences between design-build and hiring an architect when remodeling your home. Design-build is when one firm handles everything including conceptual design, interior design, construction  plans, permit processing and project management. An architect typically only completes the construction documents. Then the homeowner hires an interior designer and interviews contractors to bid the work. 

Cantor’s Corner: Lead Safety Information »

<<< SUNDAY, AUGUST 13. 2017 on ABC 10 >>> Today, I would like to provide some valuable lead safety information as it pertains to your home. When you’re remodeling or completing home maintenance projects, California law requires lead safe practices on any structure built prior to January first 1978. 

Cantor’s Corner: Recommended DIY Projects »

<<< SUNDAY, JULY 23, 2017 on ABC 10 >>> As a homeowner you need to know your limitations when it comes to do it yourself projects.  Here are some easy, recommended DIY projects you can safely tackle.

Cantor’s Corner: Home Inspections During Real Estate Transactions »

<<< SUNDAY, JULY 9, 2017 on ABC 10 >>> Today, I want to discuss the importance of home inspections during real estate transactions. 

Cantor’s Corner: Maintain a Relationship With Your Remodeler »

<<< SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 2017 on ABC 10 >>> Home remodeling should be a fun and rewarding experience.  The relationship between a homeowner and a remodeling professional should be long term, even after the work is complete.  A reputable home pro stands behind their work with a written warranty and is your advocate.

Cantor’s Corner: 4 Home Improvement Tips for Summer »

It's home improvement season.  Today I have 4 home improvement tips for summer and beyond.

Cantor’s Corner: 2017 Home Improvement Statistics »

The San Diego real estate market has improved dramatically, making it a great time to invest in your current home or consider a new purchase. I wanted to share some recent home improvement statistics from a nationally recognized source that shows very favorable news for homeowners considering major remodeling or other energy efficient upgrades.

Return on Investment for Home Improvements »

Consumer confidence in home improvement is nearly 100 percent and San Diego is one of the leading markets in the U.S. According to the recent survey conducted by a well respected national publication, many home remodeling projects large and small, return more than 100 percent of their cost in resale. This means you can actually make money by investing in home improvement!

Red Flags of Door to Door Sales

Red Flags of Door to Door Sales »

Today I want to talk with you about home improvement companies that sell door to door. This isn’t always a negative, but there are some red flags to look out for.