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5 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE BUYING WITHIN AN HOA

May 26, 2018

  When purchasing property that is under the jurisdiction of a homeowners’ association (HOA), buyers should be aware of the following five things.   1. The HOA’s Rules   The covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs) is one of the most important … Continue reading

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Do you have a Will and/or Living Trust?

February 3, 2018

Are you aware that if you do not have a Will and/or Living Trust and you pass away, your property will need to be probated.   In June 2016, a new type of deed took effect in California: The Revocable Transfer on Death … Continue reading

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Energy Efficient Tips to Beat the Heat

August 16, 2017

  As we enter into the lazy hazy days of summer, most of us are seeking refuge in our air conditioned homes with our sprinkler systems running on all four cylinders. Unfortunately, as temperatures skyrocket rise so do our energy … Continue reading

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Four Benefits that Reverse Mortgages can Offer Seniors

August 11, 2017

Baby boomers: the ideal reverse mortgage candidate? According to newly-released government data, 32% of Americans aged 65 to 69 are employed—the highest percentage in 55 years. In addition, 19% of Americans aged 70 to 74 are still working, up from 11% … Continue reading

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Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) for Home Purchase

July 15, 2017

A Home Equity Conversion Mortgage for Home Purchase can be life changing for many Senior Borrowers!  People decide to move for multiple reasons.  Maybe their current home is too big or too small. Perhaps they would like to be closer … Continue reading

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Spring into this new season!

March 12, 2017

Spring into the new season with potted vignettes that exclaim “out with winter” and “in with buds and blooms.” Here is a container combination — with pastel-petaled tulips, sunny daffodils, bright green foliage and sweet strawberries — that capture spring … Continue reading

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Set your clocks forward 1 hour on Sunday, March 12!

March 9, 2017
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Temporary Property Tax Relief available for victims of California’s winter storms

March 3, 2017

  Thus far this season, California has been hit hard by the elements, as many of you are likely too well aware, as torrential precipitation has dumped an overwhelming amount of water on both the northern and southern portions of … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Feel Bigger

February 7, 2017

If you’re remodeling a kitchen and looking to create more space without having to add on or move walls, your design choices may make a big impact. First, start by selecting lighter colors, such as grays and whites. Then consider … Continue reading

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Destination Living: Resort communities deliver the luxury life

January 31, 2017

  One’s home can be a respite, a place to relax, unwind and recover from the exigencies of the day. It can also be a place to rejuvenate the body, renew the spirit and revive the soul. Bay Area resort … Continue reading

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