General Real Estate Mortgage Rates Are Back Under 3% April 23, 2021 Here’s welcome news for home shoppers: Borrowing costs got cheaper this week. Mortgage rates are back under 3% for the first time in weeks. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 2.97% this week, Freddie Mac reports. The drop in rates this week followed a downward trend for the 10-year Treasury yield, which rates […]
General Real Estate 1031 Exchange Details and Benefits The opportunity to protect hard earned equity in the sale of an investment has been available to consumers since 1921. However, Complexities and details of the tax code prevented only the most knowledgeable from using this option. In 1990 the Omnibus Budget Act clarified the process and opened this option to a broader set of […]
General Real Estate Southern California Market Report Southern California Home Sales ❱ Regardless of the slow economic recovery, the housing market continues to perform well, with 50,114 homes selling in the final quarter of 2020. This is an increase of 21.9% year-over-year. ❱ Pending home sales (an indicator of future closings) were 21.3% lower than in the third quarter, but I attribute […]
Your Home Updates DIY Home Projects In recent months, homes have taken on additional roles as offices, schools, and places of entertainment as staying at home has become the norm. With the extra time spent inside and the additional wear and tear on your home, this is a perfect time for those Do-It-Yourself projects you’ve been wanting to get done.   […]
Buying a Home How to Increase Your Buying Power One of the best ways prospective home buyers can empower themselves when purchasing a home is to improve their buying power. The numbers may seem daunting but identifying ways to strengthen your financial standing will help you each step of the way.   When visualizing your dream home, it’s common for buyers to focus on […]
Buying a Home How to Increase Your Buying Power   One of the best ways prospective home buyers can empower themselves when purchasing a home is to improve their buying power. The numbers may seem daunting but identifying ways to strengthen your financial standing will help you each step of the way.   When visualizing your dream home, it’s common for buyers to focus […]
Buying a Home Hidden Fees to Be Aware of When Purchasing a Home Purchasing a home is arguably one of the biggest financial decisions you will make in your lifetime. As you start your hunt, don’t forget there will be other costs associated with your purchase then the price of the home. Here are 5 fees to keep in mind as you begin to budget. Home inspection. This […]
Selling Your Home Interspousal Transfer vs. Quit Claim Deeds This information is provided as general educational resource and is not intended to, and shall not be deemed to constitute legal advice. For questions concerning a specific situation, please contact an attorney or tax professional.
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