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Real Estate ALERT

Real Estate Alert

District Attorney urges to be on alert District Attorney urges Real Estate professionals to be on alert for criminal fraud by thieves pretending to be property owners, especially Vacant Properties! Real estate professionals play a vital role in connecting buyers and sellers, managing properties, and ensuring smooth transactions in the industry. However, just like any […]

Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024

Experts Project Home Prices Will Increase in 2024

Even though home prices are going up nationally, some people are still worried they might come down. In fact, a recent survey from Fannie Mae found that 24% of people think home prices will actually decline over the next 12 months. That means almost one out of every four people are dealing with that fear, and you might be, […]

What is AB 968, Assembly Bill 968?

Assembly Bill 968

Contributing author: Andrew McClelland, Real Estate Attorney at Lunski & Stimpert Assembly Bill 968 California’s legislature has recently passed several new laws that will impact residential real estate transactions in 2024 and beyond.  This article examines one specific law affecting the practice of real estate flipping, buying a property with the intention of renovating and […]

Advice to Home Flippers and to Buyers Who Purchase from Flippers

Advice to Home Flippers and to Buyers Who Purchase from Flippers

Contributing author: Andrew McClelland, Real Estate Attorney at Lunski & Stimpert The purchase and sale of residential real estate is a complicated and daunting process, and this is especially the case when dealing with recently renovated, or “flipped”, homes.  I have practiced real estate litigation in the Bay Area for 15 years and handled many […]

Retiring Soon? Why Moving Might Be the Perfect Next Step

Retiring Soon? Why Moving Might Be the Perfect Next Step

If you’re thinking about retirement or have already retired this year, it’s a good time to consider if your current house is still a good fit for the next chapter in your life. Fortunately, you may be in a better position to make a move than you realize. Here are a few things to think about as […]

What You Need To Know About Saving for a Home in 2024

What You Need To Know About Saving for a Home in 2024

If you’re planning to buy a home, knowing what to budget for and how to save may sound intimidating – but it doesn’t have to be. One way to ease those concerns is to make sure you understand some of the costs you may encounter up front. And to do that, always turn to trusted real estate professionals. […]

What Experts Project for Home Prices Over the Next 5 Years

What Experts Project for Home Prices Over the Next 5 Years

If you’re planning to buy a home, one thing to consider is what experts project home prices will do in the future and how that might affect your investment. While you may have seen negative news over the past year about home prices, they’re doing far better than expected and are rising across the country. And data shows, experts forecast […]

Should Baby Boomers Buy or Rent After Selling Their Houses?

Should Baby Boomers Buy or Rent After Selling Their Houses

Are you a baby boomer who’s lived in your current house for a long time and you’re ready for a change? If you’re thinking about selling your house, you have a lot to consider. Will you move to a different state or stay nearby? Is it time to downsize or do you want more space to accommodate your […]

Your Home Equity Can Offset Affordability Challenges

Your Home Equity Can Offset Affordability Challenges

Are you thinking about selling your house? If so, today’s mortgage rates may be making you wonder if that’s the right decision. Some homeowners are reluctant to sell and take on a higher mortgage rate on their next home. If you’re worried about this too, know that even though rates are high right now, so is home equity. Here’s […]