Category Archives: Buying

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Proposition 60_90

Understanding Proposition 60/90

PROPOSITION 60 allows homeowners who are 55 years or older to transfer the base-year value of their principal residence to a replacement dwelling located in the same county, under certain circumstances. What are the requirements to be eligible for Proposition 60? At the date of

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choosing neighborhood

Choosing a neighborhood

In the third quarter of 2018, homebuyers were asked what they take into consideration when choosing a new neighborhood, the importance of highly ranked schools, and the number of homes available for sale in their neighborhood.  

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1031

Understand 1031 Exchange

A 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange allows real estate investors to defer the payment of capital gains taxes when selling an investment property and exchanging into another investment property. There are several types of exchanges available to investors depending on how they wish to structure their

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pre-emptive

What is pre-emptive offer and why?

Sometimes buyer would be surprised to find out that a listing they were interested in had sold before they even had a chance to see it, leaving the buyers wondering if they had missed out on an excellent opportunity. It turns out that the listing

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Open house dos & Don’ts

Open House Dos & Don’ts

Congratulations on finishing our buyer consultation! I am sure you are more clear of where to live, what kind house you want and how to get it! An open house is a crucial part of the home buying process for buyers—not just to view and

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