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Inherited property You’ve Inherited Property, Congratulations…Now What?   Here’s an example how my Intero office in Los Altos partnered with Summitry and assisted a client with her property inheritance, click here. Let me know if you’d like to discuss further and I can provide an introduction, it’s very simple and there’s no obligation, just good information for our clients. I’m here to […]
Building Wealth Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits A Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in today’s power-packed housing market. Here are the top four financial benefits of owning a home according to consumer respondents: 88% – a better chance of saving for retirement 87% – the best investment plan 85% – the […]
investors Determining Cash Flow By Using Rentometer – Lynne MacFarlane, Realtor [Video] I like to educate my clients and friends about what’s going on in the real estate market and depending on whether you’re a seller or buyer (or investor) I’ll give you the facts so you can make informed decisions. Several folks in the Bay Area are interested in buying in Monterey county. I thought I’d […]
investors Should You Buy A Retirement Home Sooner Rather Than Later? [video]  
Economy Multi-Generational Housing On The Rise And Co-Living Arrangements In The SF Bay Area In recent years co-living has gained popularity not only in younger 20’s demographics, but attracting popularity for 50+ Boomer generation. Typically, seniors who opt for the co-living lifestyle as homeowners enjoy additional income from roommates and companionship! What’s the difference between Co-Living versus Co-Housing? In co-living people without family ties choose to cohabitate in a […]
Accessory Dwelling Units Adding Value To Your Home Here are some ways to add value to your current home. Some are relatively inexpensive, such as painting trim or adding new bark for curb appeal, but solar panels are expensive and depending on the next home buyer, it may not get the direct return as expected (plus solar technology is always advancing). There are […]
Buyers Importance of Staying The Course – Remaining Calm in Real Estate Market (vs S&P) It may only be the middle of March but for Silicon Valley real estate, spring has sprung. Overall, the housing market is on the rise. Available homes for sale or inventory continue to be very low, which has fueled housing price appreciation for the past several years. Historically, inventory rises as the weather warms and we […]
Buyers Maybe it’s time to consider diversifying your portfolio Have you seen what’s happening in the stock market last week? The Dow and S&P 500 each dropped 12% and 11% for the week marking their worst weekly performance since the financial crisis.😳  Don’t panic.   Maybe it’s time to consider diversifying your portfolio – While the stock market is a common investment option (its […]
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Articles How to Avoid a Gender Gap When Investing in the Real Estate Market   Ladies, please listen up! When buying a home, we all want to feel like we’re making the right decision, paying a fair price, and making the best investment of our lives. According to a recent gender-based study, men and women can unknowingly walk away with very different financial outcomes when the deal closes. Thankfully, […]
Buyers 3 Benefits to Buying Your Dream Home This Year Outside of a strong economy, low unemployment, and higher wages, there are three more great reasons why you may want to consider buying your dream home this year instead of waiting. 1. Buying a Home is a Great Investment Several reports indicate that real estate is a good investment, topping other options such as gold, […]
investors How a Self-Directed IRA Provides Rental Income Options And More! What is a self-directed IRA and why would I want one? Your investment options go beyond traditional stocks and bonds. You can use your IRA investments to purchase real estate or undeveloped land. Any money you make from the investment, either from a sale or rental income, must be directed back into the IRA. Learn […]
Homeowners Savvy Millennials “House Hacking” Their Way To Homeownerhip
Accessory Dwelling Units Fantastic Open House! – 448 N. 21st Street, San Jose [Video]   Join me at my Open House at 448 N 21st Street San Jose Aug 18th Sunday from 1PM – 4:30 PM Following yesterday’s ADU (accessory dwelling unit) event called “Small Homes, Big Impact” sponsored by the Housing Trust of Silicon Valley and the AARP of California, I will host the open house at 448 […]
Development Opportunity Zones – Good For Investors, Developers, Jobs and You What are Opportunity Zones? An Opportunity Zone is an economically-distressed community where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment. Localities qualify as Opportunity Zones if they have been nominated for that designation by the state and that nomination has been certified by the Secretary of the U.S. Treasury via his […]