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5 Strategies To Secure Your Home Against A Break In

5 Strategies To Secure Your Home Against A Break In

Having your home broken into is completely violating. Burglars don’t just steal your stuff; they steal your peace of mind. While this is the sort of thing you think will never happen to you, it’s worth the time and effort to make sure you’re not a target.

Below are five strategies to help secure your home against a break-in.

By October 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Tips On Passing Your Home Inspection With Flying Colors

Tips On Passing Your Home Inspection With Flying Colors

Home inspections are a tense time for everyone. Sellers are fervently hoping that nothing major is wrong with their home that could hold up the transaction.

Buyers are eager to hear that their new house is in prime condition. Whatever the wishes, one thing is for sure; any news from an inspector is usually bad news.

By October 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
When Is It A Good Idea To Use A Home Equity Loan?

When Is It A Good Idea To Use A Home Equity Loan?

A home equity loan is a type of loan that allows you to use the equity of your home as collateral. It is an option that home owners have available to them and that some people use to pay for major expenses such as home renovations, college education or medical bills.

These types of loans became popular in 1996 because they provided a way for consumers to circumvent their tax charges for that year, which eliminated the deductions on the interest for most consumer purchases.

By October 8, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – October 7, 2013

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – October 7, 2013

This week’s economic news commentary has been dominated by the “what ifs” of a government shutdown; opinions of potential consequences are limited only by the number of commentators sharing their opinions. Unfortunately, more concrete examples of the shutdown were evident last Tuesday and Friday.

The Department of Commerce delayed release of August’s Construction Spending report that were due last Tuesday and The Bureau of Labor Statistics delayed the release of September’s Non-farm Payroll and Unemployment that were due last Friday.

By October 7, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Palm Springs 75th!

Palm Springs 75th!

Palm Springs is 75 year old!  Such a nice article by Palm Springs Life!  I love this town!

By October 5, 2013 Read More →

How the Government shutdown is affecting Mortgages. Good article

By October 4, 2013 Read More →
Do Fence Me In, Here Are A Few Good Yard Fencing Options

Do Fence Me In, Here Are A Few Good Yard Fencing Options

Whether you just got a puppy, have newly mobile children or built a pool, there are a multitude of reasons for wanting to keep people and animals in your yard, while preventing other from entering. Picking the perfect fence can be difficult, so below we’ve outlined the main fencing materials to choose from and characteristics to consider about each.

By October 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Great to see Palm Springs Measure J projects

Great to see Palm Springs Measure J projects

Great article in The Desert Sun showing Measure J at work for us Palm Springs residents. http://www.mydesert.com/article/20131002/NEWS01/310020014/Palm-Springs-council-OKs-funds-Measure-J-projects

By October 3, 2013 Read More →
Do Those Additions Really Add Value To Your Home?

Do Those Additions Really Add Value To Your Home?

When you own a home, there are additions that you can make to the property that will improve the value of your home. For example, a newly renovated kitchen or bathroom is a popular choice that will really make the home more desirable to buyers.

By October 3, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
How Does An Interest-Only Mortgage Work?

How Does An Interest-Only Mortgage Work?

When you have been researching your different options for a mortgage on your home, you might have heard of an “Interest-Only Mortgage”. What exactly does this type of mortgage mean and how does it work?

By October 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →