Since the mandatory urban water restrictions set by Governor Brown, in April, questions have arisen around real estate and what water restrictions means for home sellers.
Right now, the city of Santa Cruz has set mandatory water restrictions which have been in place since May 1, and are set at 64 gallons a day, and going beyond this could result in fines. There are also some guidelines set for homes that are going to market. Below are important notes and advice to help you understand what you can do to ensure a smooth home sale transaction.
Efficient Plumbing Upgrades
All residential homes in the city of Santa Cruz's water service area will need to be outfitted with high efficiency plumbing fixtures before they go on the market. This is a