Category Archives: Active Rain

Investing In Real Estate: 4 “No-Brainers” No Book Will Ever Tell You

ShareTweet First Time Investor: 4 “No-Brainers” No Book Will Ever Tell You   Now is a great time to purchase a Real Estate investment in San Diego, CA. Prices are fair, rates are reasonable and inventory is high. If this … Continue reading

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1031 Tax-Deferred Exchanges

ShareTweet Investing for Dummies: Investing in San Diego Income property Paying Capital Gains Tax on the sale of your San Diego income property could defeat the purpose of your investment strategy. If you have to give back the profit to … Continue reading

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Why People (even Realtors) Need to Travel more:

ShareTweet I have made international travel a part of my life since I was 19. It started  with “Spring Break” (not the ~girls gone wild kind~ …oh…ok it was) in Bermuda. As the plane left the airport on our return … Continue reading

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10 Pointers for the NEWBIE Landlord

ShareTweet Maybe you already own income property, or perhaps you are thinking of buying an investment for your retirement portfolio. Did you know the number one reason income properties do not succeed is due to poor management? That’s right! So … Continue reading

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Tiny Houses, Shipping Containers, under $100K?

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Tips for the Tenant: How to stand out from the crowd…

ShareTweet I have some advice for anyone interested in      renting a home with less then stellar credit in a very tight rental market in San Diego. Don’t get discouraged and automatically think the agent/owner will reject you if … Continue reading

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The Difference Between a Condo and a “Stock” Co-op

ShareTweet   Condominiums and co-ops can be confusing since both types of projects can look the same. The main difference is what you actually own. A condo means an undivided interest in common with the other condo owners in a … Continue reading

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Community Property with Right of Survivorship-Property Vesting in California

ShareTweet   Community Property with Right of Survivorship is a relatively new way for married couples to hold title to property in California. It combines the best features of Joint Tenancy and Community Property and enables property that was deeded … Continue reading

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Move-Out Cleaning-How I Solved a Problem and Empowered My Tenants

ShareTweet     Move-Out Cleaning-How I Solved a Problem and Empowered My Tenants   When I deliver an apt. to a tenant, the place is thoroughly cleaned. If my tenants leave the place as it was on the day they … Continue reading

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Closing Costs: Why Do We Pay Them and What Are They?

ShareTweet As a new Buyer of property in San Diego, CA you may be budgeting for the purchase of your home. Closing costs are a necessary part of the equation. This list will give you an idea of what is … Continue reading

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