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Who Gets Audited and How you Can Avoid It!

February 16, 2019
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Great ideas for adding that ADU

February 10, 2019

12 Amazing Granny Pod Ideas For The Backyard

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FRESH START 2019

January 31, 2019

 A new year, a new beginning, and for some a much needed clean slate.   It is remarkably noteworthy, how many of us just want to put 2018 behind.    Alas, we’ve arrived!     As you kick off 2019, forget the grand promises of running 40 miles a week and eating spinach for breakfast, lunch and dinner!    […]

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Medicare – Surcharge for 2019

December 28, 2018

Annual 2019 Medicare B Premiums $1,626 to $5,526 In 2019, Medicare recipients will see a change in their Medicare premium.  Most Medicare beneficiaries will pay $135.50 per month for their Medicare B premium.  However, if you have high income, you will pay a higher Medicare B premium.  High income is defined as adjusted gross income […]

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Transfer of Base Year Value for Persons Age 55 and Over – Propositions 60/90

December 1, 2018

Description Propositions 60/90 amended section 2 of Article XIIIA of the California Constitution to allow a person who is over age 55 to sell his or her principal place of residence and transfer its base year value to a replacement dwelling of equal or lesser value that is purchased or newly constructed within two years […]

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Get Ready for Your Master Closet Reno

August 31, 2018

  The layout of your master closet should blend elegant design with convenient usability. The right renovations can turn your closet into a chic gallery that shows off your sartorial taste. Have you been considering an upgrade for your closet? Here are four tips from pro interior designers for your next renovation:  1. Replicate your […]

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Why Prop 5 restores fairness to tax system

August 20, 2018

Seniors in California who want to downsize from their three- or four-bedroom home, now that their children are gone, find themselves facing a costly and daunting dilemma. If they sell, they would lose the property tax protections they’ve enjoyed under Proposition 13. Instead of paying what experts are calling a steep “moving penalty” in the form of […]

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Protect Your Art, Antiques and Collectibles

August 16, 2018

Moving can be a hectic time. Packing up your home requires careful planning. If you own fine art, antiques or collectibles, you need to take additional measures to ensure your belongings get to your new home safely. Here are four things to keep in mind. Take Inventory  Know the condition of your belongings before movers […]

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Understanding Propositions 60/90

July 28, 2018
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Choosing countertop colors

July 25, 2018

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