Posted on October 4, 2020 by iwano@_84
September 30, 2020
Limited Access During Arbor Hills Nature Preserve Improvements
A series of erosion control projects and construction of a new restroom building are underway at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. During construction, parking will be limited and pedestrian traffic will be closed off on pedestrian bridges.
Over time, runoff from rainfall causes erosion to the creek banks adjacent to pedestrian bridges. The erosion control measures are designed to shore up those banks. The project began earlier this month and is expected to be completed in early 2021. Nature preserve visitors should view the detour map before planning their trip to the nature preserve, located at 6701 W. Parker Road.
Construction of a new restroom to replace the existing one near the Arbor Hills entrance will begin the week of Oct. 5 and is expected to be completed in Spring 2021. Nearby parking will be limited. The turn-around/drop-off point will
Posted on September 28, 2020 by iwano@_84
Mortgage adviser: Liz Bayer, ProMortgage.
Property type: Single-family home in Berkeley.
Appraised value: $1.215 million.
Loan amount: $449,000.
Loan type: 30-year fixed.
Backstory: I have a number of clients taking advantage of historically low rates and historically high home equity to get a cash out refinance. Past clients of mine had decided that they plan to live out their days in their home but wanted to tap into their equity to make home improvements to provide features that will benefit them as they age.
What was great is that even though they had a good rate from a previous transaction, it made all the sense in the world for them to refinance rather their mortgage taking out more than $100,000 with a new rate — which was lower than the one they had, even though this was a cashout refinance.
Although they did have a lot