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What Are Accessory Dwelling Units and How Can They Benefit You?

Maybe you’re in the market for a home and are having a hard time finding the right one that fits your budget. Or perhaps you’re already a homeowner in need of extra income or a place for loved ones. Whether as a potential homebuyer or a homeowner with changing needs, accessory dwelling units, or ADUs for short, may be able […] Read more

Home Prices Are Not Falling

During the fourth quarter of last year, some housing experts projected home prices were going to crash in 2023. The media ran with those forecasts and put out headlines calling for doom and gloom in the housing market. All of this negative news coverage made a lot of people have doubts about the strength of the residential real […] Read more

Charming Los Gatos home on 1/4+ acres

16490 Englewood Ave, Los Gatos Charming home nestled behind a white picket fence on a 1/4+ acre lot in a popular neighborhood in Los Gatos. Enjoy Mountain Views and a close proximity to schools, parks and the vibrant downtown area with its array of shops, restaurants and entertainment options. Fully remodeled to a high standard […] Read more

Safeguarding Your California Home Against Wildfires

Living in the picturesque landscapes of California comes with its fair share of advantages, but it also exposes homeowners to the threat of wildfires. These natural disasters can be devastating, wreaking havoc on homes and endangering lives. Fortunately, there are proactive steps you can take to protect your family, property, and even lower your insurance […] Read more

How Inflation Affects Mortgage Rates

When you read about the housing market in the news, you might see something about a recent decision made by the Federal Reserve (the Fed). But how does this decision affect you and your plans to buy a home? Here’s what you need to know. The Fed is trying hard to reduce inflation. And even though there have been […] Read more

Dream Home Opportunity in Los Gatos

16791 Corcel Ct, Los Gatos Charming home nestled on a 1/4+ acre pie-shaped lot on a delightful court in Los Gatos. Offering a peaceful and private setting, while still being within close proximity to schools, parks and the vibrant downtown area with its array of shops, restaurants and entertainment options. The appealing floorplan includes a […] Read more

The Best Time To Sell Your House Is When Others Aren’t Selling

If you’re thinking about selling your house, you should know the number of homes for sale right now is low. That’s because, this season, there are fewer sellers listing their houses for sale than the norm. Looking back at every April since 2017, the only year when fewer sellers listed their homes was in April […] Read more

The Impact of Inflation on Mortgage Rates

If you’re reading headlines about inflation or mortgage rates, you may see something about the recent decision from the Federal Reserve (the Fed). But what does it mean for you, the housing market, and your plans to buy a home? Here’s what you need to know. Inflation and the Housing Market While the Fed’s working hard […] Read more

Incomparable Luxury in Montalvo Heights, Saratoga

20520 Montalvo Heights Dr, Saratoga Spectacular newer custom home in arguably one of the most sought after addresses in Silicon Valley. Exceptional finishes, premium convenient location and unparalleled views ensure this home will exceed your expectations. Expansive windows showcase breathtaking views from every square inch of the home. Situated on the upper half of a […] Read more

I inherited a house in the Bay Area. Do I owe taxes on it?

The tax implications for inheriting property in Santa Clara County, California, will depend on several factors, including the value of the property and your relationship to the deceased. Estate Tax: The state of California does not have an estate tax, but if the estate is worth more than $11.7 million (for 2021) at the time […] Read more

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