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2021 April 2

House Price vs. Interest Rate: What’s More Important?

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The pandemic at the start of 2020 led the housing market to see an increase in housing prices. In November of 2020 according to S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price NSA Index, house prices rose about 9.5%. In turn, mortgage rates have been decreasing. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), experts have predicted

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2021 March 29

All You Need to Know About California’s Proposition 19

All You Need to Know About California's Proposition 19

Property tax laws in California just got shaken up a bit. People who inherit property from their parents and grandparents are facing some new changes. To understand Proposition 19, let’s start with what California’s Proposition 13 is. Proposition 13 of 1978 was an amendment to the California Constitution that set base year values.  This meant

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2021 March 26

6 Must-Dos When Preparing Your Home for Sale

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Are you ready to sell your house?  Before you go ahead and plant that “For Sale” sign on your lawn, it is important to prepare your home for sale.  Following home selling tips are crucial if you are interested in creating the best appeal for the customer. This is especially true if you are trying

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2021 March 24

Escrow Failures: Why Do Homes Fall Out of Escrow?

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5 Escrow Failures and How to Avoid Them Not every sales transaction goes as smoothly as one would wish, especially those that involve big value purchases such as homes. Escrow failures are when a home falls out of escrow. They are not uncommon, but they can be easily avoided!  Real estate agents often stress about

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2021 March 19

Steps You Should Take to Prevent Closing Delays in Real Estate

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Buying or selling a home is an exciting time!  A new home means new opportunities. However, the process of closing a real estate deal can become a long and arduous one. Without the proper information, real estate closings can even get delayed or called off, causing stress for both parties.  Closing delays can occur for

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