How Does the FHA’s Energy Efficient Mortgage Work?


Are you currently in the market to buy a home, and want to make sure there’s enough money in the pot to boost its energy efficiency once you take possession? If so, you may be able to get some financial

7 Unsightly Home Features That Buyers Should Have an Open Mind About


Buyers are often unable to visualize what a home can potentially look like before any updates have been made. That’s why it’s highly recommended for sellers to employ a professional home stager to revamp their home in order to help

8 Things You Should Never Pour Down the Drain in Your Home


Just because you pour something down the drain doesn’t necessarily mean that it will magically disappear through the pipes. Sure, you can expect most liquids and a few tiny solids to make their way through the plumbing with little issue,

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What Buyers Should Know About Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions


Are you planning to buy a condo, townhouse, or a home in a planned unit development? If so, be prepared to have to deal with covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&Rs). In fact, any home that’s governed by a homeowners association

Top 7 Things California Landlords Should Know to Avoid Legal Issues


Owning real estate is one of the most tried and true methods of building wealth over time, and by renting property, you can have someone else pay off your mortgage for you as you build up equity. But as potentially

Real Estate Transaction Fee to Fund Affordable Housing Approved By California State Senate


The housing affordability issue has been a dire one throughout the state of California for some time now, but perhaps there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.

Recently, the California State Senate approved a real estate transaction fee

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