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Easement Rights

Easement Rights

Are you aware of your Easement Rights? An easement is the right of another person or entity, such as a public utility or government agency, to use part of your property. Does your property have any easements? Chances are, it…

Condo VS Co-op

Condo VS Co-op

Condo – you are buying a fee simple ownership in a property with shared common areas. A very simple form of ownership – there is a monthly fee that is used to pay for maintenance of the entire building and…

Property Features Survey Men vs. Women

Property Features Survey Men vs. Women

Men vs. Women: America’s More Loveable Property Features It’s no secret, men and women are wired differently. But recent research shows that when it comes to features that motivate them to buy, the connection between the sexes isn’t a battle.…

Selling Your Home – Paint Choices Matter

Selling Your Home – Paint Choices Matter

Whether you love the home you live in or are planning on selling your home in the next few years, exterior paint plays a huge role in the overall look of your home. In a home for sale, it can…

New Tax on Selling Investment Property

New Tax on Selling Investment Property

Real Estate Tax Talk By Stephen Fishman The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) will affect everyone in the United States one way or another. But some people will be affected more than others. Among these are high-income taxpayers.…

Understanding Prop 60/90

Understanding Prop 60/90

Did you know that if you are 55 and older you can sell your home and buy a less expensive home, and keep your same property tax rate? It only works in certain counties so send me an e-mail and…