Spring is in full bloom and for many people that means spending more time enjoying the outdoors and tending to their yards.
As interest rates increase for home buyers, not only does the monthly payment go up, but so does the amount of income needed to qualify to purchase a home. Check out this example to see how interest rates affect a buyer's bottom line.
Despite stereotypes that millennials are foolish with money, not long-term planners, or still dependent on their parents, in truth, this generation is actually just as good, or better, than other generations when it comes to managing money.
The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when renting, buying, or securing financing for housing. Did you know under the Act, a property manager cannot deny a potential tenant's application for any person who is protected by state and/ or federal fair housing laws? Check out some of the protected categories which CANNOT be considered in evaluating a tenant:
If you're a California homeowner, you may have seen recent news that you will be held criminally liable if your home contains lead-based paint. This is not true and is simply a scare tactic being used by paint manufacturers that recently lost a court ruling.
More than half of couples who complete a remodeling project with a spouse or domestic partner admit to arguing during the process, and 3% even considered separation or divorce! See what couples argued about the most and how to remodel-proof your relationship.
After hitting a 10-year low in Q3 2017, slightly lower home prices and steady mortgage rates allowed more Californians to realize the dream of homeownership and purchase a home in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Buying a home is an important goal for many Hispanic millennials in California. Check out some of the differences in attitudes and perceptions surrounding homeownership of Spanish-dominant speaking vs bilingual/English-dominant speaking Hispanics.
With housing inventory at record lows, finding the perfect house can take some time.
Buying a home is a major rite of passage. Check out when most people expect to achieve the milestone of homeownership.