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New 3 Percent Down Plan

Posted by Paige Panzarello // July 11, 2018

New 3 Percent Down Plan

It’s been since 2015 that the US made a wholesale push to get more cash and income-strapped households under the umbrella of the affordable house. Now nationalized housing agency Freddie Mac has new 3 percent down plan. Even with the modest requirements, the mortgage program Freddie Mac introduced in 2015, for most Americans who needed […]


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The 1031 Exchange

Posted by Paige Panzarello // July 4, 2018

The 1031 Exchange

In September 2017, we wrote in 1031 Exchange Elimination, about the worry by real estate investors that Congress would eliminate the 1031 exchange. But after the Trump tax reform was passed in late 2017, we can say the 1031 exchange is still alive. What is a 1031 Exchange? A 1031 exchange is mostly relevant for […]


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Bankruptcy Lawyers Los Angeles CA

Posted by Paige Panzarello // June 27, 2018

Bankruptcy Lawyers Los Angeles CA

You feel like you can’t breathe by the financial chaos engulfing you. Maybe you should call bankruptcy lawyers Los Angeles CA. At your first meeting with bankruptcy lawyers Los Angeles CA, they will tell you owing an unpayable amount of debt are what bankruptcy laws are designed for. The laws’ intent is to help you […]


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Warning-Los Angeles Rental Scam

Posted by Paige Panzarello // June 13, 2018

Warning-Los Angeles Rental Scam

Warning-Los Angeles Rental Scam. According to NBC Los Angeles, “About a dozen people fell victim to a rental scam and are now facing eviction from their Hyde Park home. Shalana Little, one of the home’s tenants, said she found the house listed on a Craigslist advertisement that offered her a room for $175 a month. […]


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How to Buy a House Directly from an Owner

Posted by Paige Panzarello // June 6, 2018

How to Buy a House Directly from an Owner

You know from seeing the word SOLD on “For Sale By Owner” signs that you don’t need to shake a realtor’s tree to buy a house. How do you buy a house directly from an owner? Historically, about 20 percent of annual house sales are direct purchases between the buyer and the owner. Read how […]


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America Has an Aging Population

Posted by Paige Panzarello // May 30, 2018

America Has an Aging Population

Boomtown, a blog by Joanna Harrison, has some great advice about  a real estate investment opportunity. You see, according to Harrison, “America has an aging population. Currently, the median age is 37.8, (up from 30.0 in 1980, and 28.4 in 1970) and the median age of homebuyers is 44. This demographic shift is happening for a […]


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What Words Like Average and Median Mean

Posted by Paige Panzarello // May 9, 2018

What Words Like Average and Median Mean

Do you really know what words like average and median mean? Take for example this news story on May 3rd in Los Feliz Ledger. “Southern California real estate sales in February 2018 were down 0.5% from January and up 0.6% from February of the previous year to a total of 15,189 homes or condos sold […]


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3 Percent Down Payment

Posted by Paige Panzarello // May 2, 2018

3 Percent Down Payment

It’s been a while since the US made a wholesale push to get more cash and income-strapped households into the ever more unaffordable American dream of owning a house. Three years to be exact, which is when nationalized housing agency Freddie Mac last rolled out a conventional mortgage that only required a 3 percent down payment for certain […]


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Little Fees that Eat Away Your Income

Posted by Paige Panzarello // April 25, 2018

Little Fees that Eat Away Your Income

When Sam and Holly’s parents retired, they had prepared for this moment many years ago by buying real estate that provided an income. They found every rental property they owned needed treatment as an individual business. Like any business, they kept track of everything that impacted their bottom line. In many cases, they found six hidden fees […]


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Save Money by Accelerating Our Mortgage Payoff

Posted by Paige Panzarello // April 18, 2018

Save Money by Accelerating Our Mortgage Payoff

Let’s save money by accelerating our mortgage payoff. Face it interest rates rising recently signal that the FED is succeeding in getting overall inflation up to two percent. In some areas, inflation is already higher. Look at rents, housing prices, healthcare, gasoline, and food. The need to save money is becoming a priority. There are […]


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