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Jeff Katz, Broker Associate RE/MAX Humboldt Realty, John Fesler with Humboldt Home Loans, and Shalise Miles, Loan Officer with Williamson Miles will be co-hosting a seminar on February 11 in Eureka. More details and info to follow. You will learn how you could purchase fixer upper homes under mar...
01/12/2010
Home buyers have a golden opportunity to potentially receive as much as $18,000 in state and federal income tax credits.   Please note there are separate tax credits and separate criteria for both.   The state of California has set aside $100 million in bonds to stimulate the purchase of brand ne...
03/03/2009
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  February 27 - My head is spinning.  The proposed 1.5 trillion budget...the various bailouts...Citicorp, AIG, GM, ad nauseum....bonuses and abuses continuing on taxpayer dime....lenders not lending....9000 earmarks in the budget...promises of transparency...health reform....foreclosure help....e...
02/27/2009
For those outside of California who may be reading this article, Prop. 13, passed by the California voters way back in 1978 as an outcry of rising property taxes, effectively placed a cap or limit that taxes can be increased to 2% of the assessed value each year.  In addition, property taxes were...
02/09/2009
  February 3, 2009 – I read where there is discussion in the new administration about reducing interest rates on home mortgages to 4%. The theory is that would help stimulate sales and put the brakes on sliding home prices, as well as give a shot in the arm to the economy.  As a Realtor my first ...
02/03/2009
  2008 brought financial destruction to many people.  What will 2009 bring?  The brightest minds in the country did not foresee the meltdown of the stock market.  Seeing the economy shrivel was like watching the air being released from a balloon.  What will 2009 bring? If you believe the industry...
12/29/2008
Hi...Happy Holidays to all.  I am known as a "Discount Broker."  What does that mean?  It means I offer similar services that my more expensive competitors offer to home sellers, for a lower commission.  Simply stated, if you want to sell your home there is no reason to pay 5 or 6% commission (co...
12/26/2008
This is my first attempt at using my writing skills on a blog.  What I have in mind is to counter the negative press the real estate market is experiencing with a dose of real estate reality.I can't speak for the rest of the country but here behind the Redwood Curtain in northwest California, we ...
12/03/2007
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