California Real Estate Update – New Guidelines Loosen Restrictions

California Real Estate Update – New Guidelines Loosen Restrictions

Drumroll, please……. open houses are once again permitted in California! With vaccinations on the rise and the number of new Covid-19 cases on the decline, California recently loosened restrictions on many different industries, including the real estate industry. Below, we highlight and explore this recent development that puts the state’s real estate industry one step…

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Reader Request: Remodeling with an Eye on ROI

Reader Request: Remodeling with an Eye on ROI

Recently, a reader submitted the following questions to us: With regards to remodeling a home, (1) which rooms/remodel projects have the greatest return on investment, AND (2) how much should a homeowner spend on a remodel? Below we examine these wonderful questions and offer some guidance. “Return on Investment” Return on Investment (“ROI”) is the…

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Through The Magnifying Glass: A Look At California’s Current Residential Real Estate Market (Part II)

Through The Magnifying Glass: A Look At California’s Current Residential Real Estate Market (Part II)

Through The Magnifying Glass: A Look At California’s Current Residential Real Estate Market (Part II) In last week’s blog post (PART I of our two-part look into the current California residential real estate market), we examined the underlying factors that came together to create the seller’s market of 2020 that has continued into 2021. In…

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Through The Magnifying Glass: A Look At California’s Current Residential Real Estate Market (Part I)

Through The Magnifying Glass: A Look At California’s Current Residential Real Estate Market (Part I)

Through The Magnifying Glass: A Look At California’s Current Residential Real Estate Market (Part I) What Is The Current State Of The Local Real Estate Market? Whether you are actively involved in the current residential real estate market or not, you are probably aware of the current state of affairs – specifically, that homes are…

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Refinancing 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Refinancing 101: A Beginner’s Guide

What does it mean to refinance? Refinancing is the process by which an existing credit agreement (such as a mortgage) is replaced with a new one with different terms. Why refinance? When an individual or business refinances their existing credit agreement, they usually do so to take advantage of more beneficial terms. For example, a…

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