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Homebuying Mistakes by Generation

Make sure you check out these “Observations”.  They may help save you time and money!  Dawn

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Want a Vacation Home? Check the Tax Laws First

Interesting issues to delve into before buying a home.  Smart tax planning up front will save many headaches down the road. – Dawn The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 is changing how buyers pay for that oceanfront condominium … Continue reading

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What People Would Sacrifice to Buy a Home

What would you sacrifice? – Dawn DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018 Home buyers are willing to make extreme sacrifices and even give up some basic rights to get a chance at homeownership or help with their … Continue reading

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Visual Impact of an Interest Rate Increase

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How to Prevent a Low Appraisal

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, MAY 04, 2018 Many buyers are offering more than the asking price on properties undergoing bidding wars, but when the appraisal reveals the true market value of the home, they may find they’ve agreed … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’ – Can YOU Move In?

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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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