Category Archives: NAR-National Association of REALTORS®

DEMOGRAPHICS-Interesting Speculations

4 Demographic Shifts Worth Watching DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, APRIL 03, 2018 The aging of America, more immigrants, and a population that’s heading south are a few big trends to watch that will likely have a great impact … Continue reading

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Who’s Buying Homes Nationwide in 2017?

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Is California in the Midst of Another “Bubble”

Here is an article from California’s Chief Economist: Leslie Appleton-Young.  https://www.car.org/-/media/CAR/Documents/Industry-360/PDF/Market-Data/Surveys/The-B-Word.pdf?la=en&hash=A93068000522D1E6A96493812090AC46677F8228

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DOES REMODELING MAKE ECONOMIC SENSE?

Should you remodel before listing your home for sale? Continue reading

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1031 Deadline Date Relief for CA Wildfire Affected Exchangers

 Here is an article that I hope will help investors who lost property in the California wildfires. Revenue Procedure 2007-56 permits extension of IRC §1031 exchange deadlines upon issuance of an IRS Notice or other guidance permitting relief to taxpayers … Continue reading

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Thinking About Selling Your House Yourself?

6 Awful Reasons for Not Hiring a Real Estate Agent By Lighter Side Staff  |  Read More There are millions of homes bought and sold every year, most of them with the help of a real estate agent. However, there is still … Continue reading

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Why Everyone Is Talking About Mortgage Rates

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015 Source: Freddie Mac Borrowing costs got even cheaper for home buyers and refinancers this week, as mortgage rates continued to descend. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.66 percent this week, the … Continue reading

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