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CA Single-family zoning law changes

Single-family zoning changes in California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed two bills meant to make it easier to build more housing in California. The first, Senate Bill 9, makes it possible to build more than one housing unit on land that was previously designated for only one unit. The second, SB 10, allows for denser development near public transit corridors, […]

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What to know about new Real Estate Laws

There are several new California laws aimed at protecting buyers and expanding rental supply There are a host of new laws in 2021 for all areas of real estate that will likely concern landlords, potential buyers and renters. Many of the new rules are aimed at increasing rentals, such as in homeowner associations, as well […]

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Real Estate Laws that can impact you

The last legislative session ended with the passage of several new laws concerning California property. Many of these real estate-related statutory amendments and additions will have significant implications for several groups, including homeowner associations, landlords, tenants, property owners, and home buyers. Here are some of the new California real estate laws that could impact you […]

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L.L.C.’s to Face New Regulations

New R.E. Law Targets Money Laundering WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to solicit public comment on a wide range of questions related to the implementation of the beneficial ownership information reporting provisions of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA). This ANPRM is the first in a series of regulatory […]

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Trust Sales

Trust sales are one of the most challenging components in the Real Estate Settlement process. Trust salespeople are often paid a “finder’s fee” by a buyer who is purchasing the property after it has been deemed unholy by a Realtor. Trust sales professionals are responsible for providing information to buyers about the property, the market […]

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SB 1079. Residential Property: Foreclosure.

Existing law provides certain requirements that must be satisfied before the exercise of a power of sale under a deed of trust. One requirement is that, if a loan is secured by real property containing 1-4 single-family residences, a notice of sale containing specific information be sent to potential bidders and to the property owner. […]

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Federal Eviction Moratorium Has Ended in California

Many renters are concerned about their futures as the federal eviction moratorium — put in place last year to keep tenants in their homes during the coronavirus pandemic — expired over the weekend. But in California, renters are still safe from no-cause or nonpayment evictions through Sept. 30. And tenants in Los Angeles County specifically […]

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What you need to know

What you need to know about new real estate laws in 2021 There are several new California laws aimed at protecting buyers and expanding rental supply There are a host of new laws in 2021 for all areas of real estate that will likely concern landlords, potential buyers and renters. Many of the new rules […]

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A Look into the Markets

“It would not be a real problem if inflation shot up to 3%.” … Chicago Fed President Charles Evans 3/3/21 Home loan rates improved modestly week-over-week as the U.S. bond market attempts to stabilize after a sharp increase in rates. Back on Thursday, February 25th, the 10-year yield hit 1.61% and has since declined back […]

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How Credit Works

Credit and How It Works Credit is one of the main components lenders will utilize to qualify borrowers for most types of financing such as mortgages, cars, or credit cards. Once you have enough credit established, credit scores are generated based on your payment history. Higher scores are a result of timely payments, and lower […]

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