Categories for Preparation

Why So Many Refinances…

Good question… it doesn’t technically hurt you to refi again and again, if you are going to stay in a property long enough to get your investment back on the cost of your refinance and substantially lower your payment, usually...
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What Were The Actual Numbers?

The total number of sales was 1,635, which was down 50%! (All numbers are comparing May, the last full month available, 2020 and 2019). Single-family resales came in at 1,043, also off 50%. Condos had 427 closed sales down 54%,...
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The Market Is A Little Crazy

Tight Inventory, ever rising rents, killer interest rates, the market is really a little crzy! Tenants are struggling with 9 straight years of rent hikes, as we continue to have a housing crisis of epic proportions. That may sound dramatic,...
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Where To Retire?

This is an extremely personal decision, based on family, personal goals, likes, hobbies, etc. However, how much should economics play in this decision? For some couples, it’s everything, because they have priced themselves out of California, even though they would...
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4 Tips For An Effective Offer

Recently this column focused on tips for selling; this month we look at buyers. 1) Understand how much you can afford. Don’t make an offer on something you won’t qualify for, wasting the time of the seller, and more importantly,...
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