New Rent Control Bill for California Gathers Momentum

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A state-wide rent control bill is working it’s way through the California Legislature: AB 1482 which proposes to set annual limits on rental increases throughout the state in addition to providing other tenant protections. I’m including 3 articles that address this bill from different perspectives. This editorial by the LA Times is in favor of the bill, Thanks to a …

What Will It Cost? We Answer Your Biggest Budget Questions!

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Check out this article for estimated costs associated with different types of upgrades and renovations. Keep in mind that the actual costs vs. the estimates provided can vary significantly based on a variety of factors including: contractors, materials, location, and possible limitations intrinsic to the home itself. Nonetheless, this article provides a good gauge of what you might expect for …

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year average at 3.82%

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U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell for the sixth consecutive week, with the key 30-year loan average running below 4% and at its lowest point since September 2017. The declining rates have been a boon to potential purchasers in the spring home buying season, and the number of homeowners seizing the opportunity to refinance mortgages jumped this week. Mortgage buyer Freddie …