It’s springtime—the time of year when a lot of people start thinking about selling their homes. If you’re one of those people, I’ll bet that you’ve asked what you can do to the property to really boost the sales price and net the highest amount of money. Many people worry that they’ll have to make big, expensive upgrades or repairs.
North Monterey County Real Estate
This summer has been one for the record books. Crazy solar eclipse. Heat records shattered across California. Flooding of biblical proportions in Texas. Looming (nuclear?) war with North Korea. Are we nearing the end of the world, at least as we know it? Hopefully not – but it is getting near the end of the […]
You probably haven’t noticed because of all the rain, but I’ve been keeping an eye on the calendar for you. Would you believe that we’re more than half way through the first quarter of 2017 already? Despite the torrential rains, flooding, land slides, and innumerable road closures, our local real estate market is slogging through […]
Last week, I attended a presentation by Leslie Appleton-Young, who is the Chief Economist for the California Association of Realtors (CAR). She gave a very interesting presentation, most of which was actually about what’s happened so far in 2016, finishing up with a California 2017 real estate market forecast. Listening to what she has to […]
A 1031 exchange is a method for postponing taxes when selling one piece of real property and buying another. Properties used for business or investment can qualify, for most people, this will mean a house you rent out . When used properly, it may lead to significant savings. This blog discusses the benefits of 1031 […]