Best to buy or rent a home under the GOP tax plan?

Best to buy or rent a home under the GOP tax plan? Thanks to generous tax deductions, it has long been cheaper over the long term to buy a home than to rent. The tax bill winding its way toward a vote in Congress will curb those breaks, but odds are many owners will still … Continue reading Best to buy or rent a home under the GOP tax plan?

Financial reasons not to buy a home

~ I believe that every person who can, deserves to own a home there are many benefits. I also understand that home ownership is not for everyone. Here are a couple of reasons why. I hope this does not discourage you, if you are working towards owning a home someday ~ Financial reasons not to … Continue reading Financial reasons not to buy a home

Millennials’ New Weapon in Bidding Wars: A Parent’s Home Equity

~ not sure if you can do this? but if you are able to, I would give it a go ~ Millennials' New Weapon in Bidding Wars: A Parent's Home Equity Call it the mortgage merry-go-round: Parents refinance their home to fund the full cost of their son or daughter’s desired home. This allows the … Continue reading Millennials’ New Weapon in Bidding Wars: A Parent’s Home Equity

4 reasons fewer Americans are buying homes

~ please don't let the unknown deter you from buying a home. I can help guide you through the process. Step, by Step ~ 4 reasons fewer Americans are buying homes  While the U.S. homeownership rate has climbed slightly since reaching a 50-year low in 2016, it remains near a generational low at just 63.7%. … Continue reading 4 reasons fewer Americans are buying homes

The 2017 Cost of Renting vs. Owning a Home in Every State

The 2017 Cost of Renting vs. Owning a Home in Every State Traditionally, owning a home is touted as a smarter financial move than renting one. But with demand increasing and the supply of houses for sale falling, home prices have been rising nationally, according to real estate marketplace Zillow. So, you might be wondering: … Continue reading The 2017 Cost of Renting vs. Owning a Home in Every State

One-third of Americans hate this about their home

~ Do you have any regrets in buying? My 3rd home was the only home I regretted, it was 2600 sqft and was too large and the open concept made the noise echo in the home. The positives of the home were a great location with a hilltop view, 50% increase in land from previous … Continue reading One-third of Americans hate this about their home

Forget Everything You’ve Read: Buying a House is NOT For Suckers

~ I completely agree, which if you have read my blog you will see. I fully agree with homeownership where it is feasible. ~ Forget Everything You’ve Read: Buying a House is NOT For Suckers by Brandon Turner | BiggerPockets.com By Brandon Turner updated April 21, 2017 Real Estate Investing Basics Recently, one of my … Continue reading Forget Everything You’ve Read: Buying a House is NOT For Suckers

With Tight Inventory, Rents are on the Rise

With Tight Inventory, Rents are on the Rise Rents have been rising month after month, and if housing inventory continues to be as strapped as it is, that’s likely not changing anytime soon. According to the June 2017 National Rent Report released by Apartment List on Friday, national rents grew 0.5 percent last month, marking … Continue reading With Tight Inventory, Rents are on the Rise

Rents hit all-time highs amid job growth and low vacancy rates

Rents hit all-time highs amid job growth and low vacancy rates Now is a good time to buy. You might be surprised at what you can afford! Don't let homeownership pass you by, give me a call today!

Want to rent a house? It’ll cost you $3,114 a month in Orange County

  Want to rent a house? It'll cost you $3,114 a month in Orange County 1 of 1 This Santa Ana house, featured on Zillow, rents for $3,100 a month. House rents are rising faster than apartment rents in Southern California, according to HomeUnion. For years, Southern California apartment rents have been soaring. Now, a … Continue reading Want to rent a house? It’ll cost you $3,114 a month in Orange County