How Short-Term Rentals Impact Home Inventory

~ I thought this was interesting, especially as that is the new "hot market" for Real Estate Investors ~ How Short-Term Rentals Impact Home Inventory A recent WalletHub study found that Hawaii was the state with the lowest effective tax rate at 0.27 percent, but that isn’t helping when it comes to maintaining an affordable … Continue reading How Short-Term Rentals Impact Home Inventory

New tax laws may kill the beach house dream

New tax laws may kill the beach house dream Dreaming of a beach house? You might want to think twice about that, given tax changes that just kicked in will make owning a vacation home more costly and may tank the resale value of the second-home market. Prices could drop about 10 percent in some … Continue reading New tax laws may kill the beach house dream

New Bill to End Squatters

From PressEnterprise 9/30/14 A bill that deters illegal squatting in residential properties was signed into law Saturday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The legislation, which sets up a pilot program in Palmdale, Lancaster and Ukiah, was spawned in part by homeowner horror stories that played out across Southern California and the Inland communities of Corona, Hemet … Continue reading New Bill to End Squatters