Category Archives: NAR-National Association of REALTORS®

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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Referral List For Those Helping Loved Ones &/or Seniors

Resources to assist with clearing out/selling/moving seniors for relocation THE FOLLOWING RESOURCE LIST IS PUT TOGETHER BY TOM BINDER AND DAWN O’NEAL FROM PERSONAL ASSOCIATION, INDUSTRY REPUTATION, REFERRALS, OR KNOWN BUSSINESS ASSOCIATES.  IT IS ALWAYS GROWING AND CHANGING – IF … Continue reading

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