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2021 May 11

4 Tips You Should Know While Navigating 2021’s Tight Housing Market

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The current real-estate market in 2021 is experiencing high demand but is lacking supply. Not to mention, the rise in mortgage rates and home prices are up by 8%! The high demand and lack of supply in the market is because of the effects of COVID-19 causing interest rates to hit all-time lows. Moreover, the

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2021 April 5

Types of Escrow Accounts and How They Work

Types of Escrow Accounts and How They Work

What are escrow accounts and how do escrow accounts work?, Before we can get into the details, let’s first define what escrow is. Escrow is a process that takes place during the home buying process. Think of it as a form of safekeeping. So, between the time of a purchase agreement and the closing of

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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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