Real Estate Corner

Maybe you’ve already seen how the volatility in the stock and cryptocurrency markets have drained a lot of value from people’s holdings and that’s true.  If you are one of those lucky enough to have dodged that bullet – or … Read More

March’s Real Estate Corner…

Every week, it seems, I field questions from homeowners regarding using the equity in their homes to pay down higher interest debt like credit cards.  Essentially, this can be accomplished one of two ways – a second mortgage (or the … Read More

Real Estate Corner…

According to Forbes, today’s mortgage rates — at about 3.75 percent — will stay low in 2020. At the same time, market watchers expect home prices to continue to escalate due to low inventory and high demand. Without more listings … Read More

ARE THERE MORE TAX BREAKS ON THE HORIZON?

While the U. S. tax law that was passed last year is giving homeowners some new options, California homeowners and renters could receive more tax breaks under a proposed initiative for the November 2018 state ballot. The reason is simple, … Read More

A New Twist for Homeowners in the New Tax Bill

When the tax bill passed last year, there was a lot or press given to the new 20 percent break for “pass-through” businesses.  For a lot of hourly and salaried employees, it was just another example of how business owners … Read More