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The Future of the 1031 Exchange Tax Code and Its Chance for Being Repealed

Hoping to increase revenues for the federal government, Joe Biden has proposed a variety of changes to the tax codes, including tax increases for...
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11 Signs Telling You to Pass on an Investment Property

Successful real-estate investing starts with the right property. While virtually any property could become a money-generating, high-value asset, if you want the quickest, most...

Accessory Dwelling Units: Could New California Laws Ease the Housing Crisis?

It’s no secret that California has a housing crisis. There are countless statistics and figures we could cite to highlight this problem. There has been...

Forbearances are Dropping: What This Means for Homeowners?

Forbearances are declining. What could this mean for future homebuyers?  The United States, at least economically, appears to be steadily returning to a state of...

How a Non-Qualified Mortgage Can Help You Purchase More Investment Properties

Real estate can be one of the best ways to invest your money. Not only are you investing in something that steadily gains in...
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How (and Why) to Give a Generous Downpayment Gift

Many people struggle to build a downpayment, causing them to avoid homeownership entirely. To help struggling loved ones and friends, some people give generous...
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The (Current) Tax Code and Implications on Gift Taxes

The downpayment for a mortgage loan is often the largest hurdle between a would-be buyer and homeownership. For this reason, many buyers receive cash...

Buying a Home During the Holidays May Be Smarter Than You Think!

The holidays are an extremely busy time for many people. With seasonal parties, family gatherings, cooking, shopping, religious services, and community outreach, the weeks...

How a New California Law Impacts Your Forbearance Application

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, California lawmakers have passed a variety of rules and regulations. One piece of legislation, called the COVID-19 Small...

Common Contingencies and How They Impact Your Purchase

A real-estate contingency can make or break a deal. Although (in rare cases) they can hold up a sale, contingencies are a common, and...