California Market Update - Sept 13, 2020
The housing market continued to improve at the tail end of the summer as U.S. home sales soared to a level not seen since before the Great Recession. A solid increase in new purchase mortgage applications, a dip in the California unemployment rate, ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on September 30, 2020 in Market Update
The COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020
If a tenant has not paid the rent since March 2020, can a landlord evict them?Not if the tenant completes the COVID-19-related declaration of financial distress form and returns it to the landlord. When a tenant has not paid rent for any period ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on September 29, 2020 in Tenant
Common Things to Look Out for Before Buying Your Dream Home
It is easy to become overwhelmed when you enter the home buying market. Friends, family, colleagues, and even acquaintances will give you their opinions if you are a first time home buyer. While most of them are looking out for your best interest, ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on September 21, 2020 in Buying a Home
2020 Homebuyer Preferences
A recent study from HarrisX shows the current health crisis isn’t slowing down today’s homebuyers.
Many buyers are accelerating their timelines to take advantage of low mortgage rates, and staying home has ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on September 14, 2020 in Buying a Home
Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?
There has been some discussion recently on home prices in relation to mortgage rates. Some believe if there is a rapid rise of mortgage rates, home prices should decrease. Logically it makes the most sense for the price of the house to drop when ...
Posted by Tracy Tang on September 7, 2020 in Buying a Home