Author - Anthony Cummuta

16 Vacation Toys for Adults

16 toys for adults that are a must-have for your vacation home. Find them here at blog.phmc.com

Adults working full time in the United States report working an average of 47 hours per week (almost 6 days a week)! How do we keep our sanity? VACATION & TOYS are always a great place to start.  Sorry kids, these 16 toys are for adults this time! • For your cabin in the woods 🌲:  1. Outdoor hot tubs Who doesn’t want a hot...

The Economics of 420

Since the state of California started the movement of legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes, many states have also followed suit. So many, in fact, that 1 out of 5 Americans live in a state where it is legal to purchase and smoke weed freely—without a doctor’s note—and it won’t be stopping there. 2 years ago, on the notorious...

7 Tips to Protect your Smart Home from Hackers

What you Need to Know about Smart Homes | blog.phmc.com

Today’s technology now makes living like the Jetson’s a reality, and home owners and buyers are absolutely loving it! In fact, they’re loving it so much that the smart home market is expected to reach $121.73 billion USD by 2022. Yes, of course, we all love that we can control our home with a touch of a button. However, one of...

Only $10K and 24 Hours

The first residental home was printed by a 3-D printer in Russia. There are still many positives and negatives to 3-D printed homes. Find this image on blog.phmc.com

The usual single family home takes approximately 7 months to build from start to finish. In 2017, the first on-site residential house was built in just a single day. How is that even possible? Will this have a positive or negative impact on construction? Here are some pros & cons of 3-D printed homes: Lower price 💰 The home in the above...

What Buyers Want

What Buyers Want | blog.phmc.com

Wouldn’t life be so much easier if we knew exactly what people wanted at any given time? Unfortunately, we can’t all be Mel Gibson and suffer from a freak accident allowing you to get into the minds of the people you meet everyday. Lucky for us, Zillow released a report in late 2016 on Housing Consumer Trends. REALTORS®, with this...

We have our next $5,000 WINNER!

Congratulations Jayla M. | blog.phmc.com

THIS IS IT! Platinum has our last winner for the PHMC Wants to Send you to College: $20,000 sweepstakes! And the free college money goes to…. Jayla M., a 16 year old high school student! Jayla’s Google search for college contests turned into an extra $5k to help her save the funds for furthering her education! Platinum is grateful...

8 Real Estate Trends for 2017

8 Real Estate Trends for 2017 | blog.phmc.com

2016 will be written in the history books as _______ (We’ll let you fill in the blank). The Presidential Election, Chicago Cubs winning the World Series, 2016 Olympics, Brexit, Angelina and Brad divorcing… shall we go on? 2016, you will soon be behind us! 👋 For those of you anticipating the New Year, can you guess what real estate trends...

Divorce: Who Gets Custody?

Divorce: Who Gets the House? | blog.phmc.com

DIVORCE: the anger, confusion, sadness, pain, and loss associated is nothing short of paralyzing. Divorcing couples aren’t just burdened with the traumatic up-root of a marriage, but everything else these couples built together is included. For instance, what was once “the family home” must also be split and divided, which brings them to a...

PHMC is Now in the OC!

WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT SANTA ANA, CA & THE OC?   • “This city has heart“: Orange County  is known for amazing volunteers, and “Santa Ana is no exception.”  • Great school districts: won multiple awards including 4 National Blue Ribbons and 28 acknowledgments for California Distinguished Schools. •...

3 Major Myths about Housing Down Payments

3 Major myths about Housing Down Payments | blog.phmc.com

Are you reluctantly holding onto your current living situation due to lack of funds for a down payment?  What if a lot of your perceptions on how much money you need to purchase a home were a myth. To buy or not to buy will no longer be a question. Below are 3 common myths debunked about down payments:  • Myth #1: All forms of payment are...

California Dreaming Keeps Platinum Growing

PHMC West Covina Location | blog.phmc.com

West Covina is approximately 20 miles outside of the booming city of Los Angeles and major attractions, like Disneyland. Residents feel like they get the best of both worlds: “West Covina is a city with a small town feel.” There is something for everyone, whether you love shopping, spending time outdoors, or attending community...

QUIZ: What Kind of Home Buyer are you?

QUIZ: What Kind of Home Buyer are you? | blog.phmc.com

Believe it or not, your shopping habits will foreshadow what kind of home buyer you will be. After all, your home is your biggest purchase. Spending money is inevitable, but there are many different personas out there for shoppers: the “I want to buy everything in the store,” “I occasionally treat myself, because I deserve it,” “I...

Cool-Aid for Grown Ups

Cool-Aid for Grown-Ups | blog.phmc.com

Don’t be THAT guy this summer! Did you know heating and cooling your home uses more energy and costs more than any other system in your home? Energy.gov revealed the shocking truth about heating and cooling costs: On average, heating and cooling make up 48% of utility costs. Americans spend approximately $11 billion, per year, to power...

You’re Tustin Time!

You're Tustin Time

Nestled in the heart of Orange County California, lies the quiet city of Tustin. Also known as the City of Trees, this quaint city is labeled as exceptionally livable. It’s equipped with sunny weather, an array of amenities, stable housing markets, and low crime rates, making it a perfect place to call home. Minutes away also lies the city...

Apple Pie, Cherry Pie, Home Pi

Happy National Pi Day 3.14.16

Did you know that Pi can be used to build and design the perfect circular home?  Use Pi to find….. Circumference: the perimeter, or exterior boundary, of a circular home Did you know? The exterior boundary (circumference) of a circular home has “superior structural strength. A testament to round buildings around the globe, they are...

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