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FAQs: Intergenerational Transfers Under Proposition 19

FAQs: Intergenerational Transfers Under Proposition 19

Why did C.A.R. sponsor Proposition 19? California is facing a housing crisis with a severe shortage of homes for sale to meet the demand. The passage of this initiative will have… Read more ⇢
Proposition 19 Guide: The Home Protection for Seniors, Severely Disabled, Families, and Victims of Wildfire or Natural Disasters Act

Proposition 19 Guide: The Home Protection for Seniors, Severely Disabled, Families, and Victims of Wildfire or Natural Disasters Act

Expanded Special Rules for Eligible Homeowners Effective April 1, 2021 Homeowners 55 years of age and older, severely disabled, or whose property was extensively destroyed by wildfire or other natural disasters… Read more ⇢
How a Kitchen Remodel Can Greatly Increase Your Home’s Value

How a Kitchen Remodel Can Greatly Increase Your Home’s Value

When you’re looking to prime your home to sell, the kitchen is a great place to start when tackling projects that’ll increase your home’s value. The ROI of a… Read more ⇢
Advice for Seniors to Ease the Stress of Downsizing

Advice for Seniors to Ease the Stress of Downsizing

If you’re a senior, chances are you’ve thought about the prospect of downsizing. Maybe you want to be closer to family or less square footage to maintain. Maybe you have medical… Read more ⇢
What to Look for in a Retirement Community

What to Look for in a Retirement Community

Retirement and senior living communities for older adults have been extremely popular in America for decades. With full-time staff, recreational and educational opportunities, and many kinds of comfortable… Read more ⇢
Coronavirus and Homeowners Insurance

Coronavirus and Homeowners Insurance

The global pandemic has affected nearly every part of our lives. As we adjust to this new normal, it’s important for homeowners to consider all the ways in which the coronavirus… Read more ⇢
How to Make an Offer

How to Make an Offer

Finding a home you love is one of the most enjoyable – and sometimes most stressful – parts of buying a home. When you finally find the home… Read more ⇢
Buying a Starter Home

Buying a Starter Home

If you’re a first-time homebuyer, then you’ve no doubt heard the term “starter home” before. But what exactly is a starter home? And what should you look for in… Read more ⇢
Attracting Millennial Home Buyers

Attracting Millennial Home Buyers

Would you be surprised to learn that 42 percent of new home loans are for millennial buyers? While most people think that young adults aren’t… Read more ⇢
What Do Real Estate Agents Do?

What Do Real Estate Agents Do?

You’ve probably been told that if you’re buying or selling a house, you should work with a professional real estate agent. But do you know what real estate… Read more ⇢
Packing for a Last Minute Move

Packing for a Last Minute Move

The ideal amount of time to prepare for a big move is two to three months. Having up to 12 weeks gives you plenty of time to organize,… Read more ⇢
Should You Buy a Starter Home?

Should You Buy a Starter Home?

Are you a first-time homebuyer? Then you may be wondering if you should buy a less expensive starter home now or wait until you have more money saved to… Read more ⇢
Home Selling Myths Debunked

Home Selling Myths Debunked

If you’re selling your home, you’ve no doubt received lots of advice about the process. Though most folks have the best of intentions, the information they share may… Read more ⇢
Home Insurance and Halloween

Home Insurance and Halloween

It’s that time of year again! Time for Halloween pumpkins, candy, costumes – and possible claims to your homeowner’s insurance. While trick-or-treating is a time-honored tradition, it also increases… Read more ⇢
How To Help A Senior Downsize For A Move

How To Help A Senior Downsize For A Move

Photo via Pixabay by ValterCirillo Moving is a big undertaking, and it can be even more so for seniors who are having to downsize to a smaller home. Read more ⇢

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