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Housing assistance grants for homeowners and renters affected by the Camp, Woolsey, and Hill fires

Through a $1 million gift from the REALTORS® Relief Foundation, C.A.R. is offering disaster relief grants up to $2,000 per household to provide assistance with mortgage relief or temporary housing, such as payments on the mortgage of a primary residence that was burned in a fire, lease or rent payments on replacement housing, or payments to a temporary shelter.… Read the rest

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California Proposition 5 & California Proposition 10

November 6, 2018 is around the corner and I am sharing two propositions affecting Real Estate properties with you. California Proposition 5 Property Tax Transfer Initiative (“Prop 5”) concerns calculating property tax on owner-occupied replacement properties. A "yes"...

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2018 4th of July fireworks in Southern California

Alhambra– Almansor Park 800 Almansor St. Family activities begin at 3 p.m; fireworks start at 9 p.m. www.cityofalhambra.org Avalon/Catalina Parade, dinner and fireworks at the casino 4th of July Parade on Crescent Ave in Avalon begins at 1 p.m Buffet dinner and...

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The worst mortgage advice you could get

Bad mortgage advice could cost you tons of money and time. Are you thinking about buying or refinancing a home in the near future? If so, chances are you're getting all kinds of advice from well-intentioned friends and family. Just remember to keep this important...

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Home equity loans make a comeback

Some banks show an uptick, but often, the loans are harder to get. Seeking money for a pressing need or unexpected expense? A TV commercial airing these days from U.S. Bank suggests a solution: A home equity line of credit. The spot may be reminiscent of the housing...

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