Prop 60 & 90 Explained

If you are over the age of 55, you may be eligible for property tax relief under California prop 60 & 90, which allow age-eligible homeowners to transfer their property tax base when they sell their principle residence and purchase or construct a new home of equal or lesser value.  The idea behind these propositions is to incentive homeowners who are over 55 and live in a participating county, to downsize or move to a home of equal or lesser … [Read more...]

Common Home Pricing Mistakes

The home pricing dilemma is one most home sellers have battled at one point or another. As a seller, you want to get the most money for your home but at the same time you have to be realistic. And that can be tricky sometimes. The CAR (California Association of Realtors) recently put together a great infographic on the 4 most common home pricing mistakes sellers make when listing their home. It's not surprising that the number 1 mistake is … [Read more...]

Prepping Your Home For Sale

One of the best ways to get a leg up on the competition before your home even hits the market is by prepping your home for sale. As a seller, it’s important to remember that your goal is to get as many buyers as possible to want to buy your home. You want to sell it. And in order to do that, you want to put your home's best foot forward, even if that means betraying your own sense of style and decor temporarily. Buyers are going to walk through … [Read more...]