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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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The Spring Housing Market lost 207,000 new listings

The spring housing market is shaping up to be the leanest and most competitive ever. A sharp drop in new listings partly due to severe weather, combined with already record-low supply, will make it increasingly difficult for buyers to find t...

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CA Homestead Exemption Increase

The homestead exemption protects a specific dollar amount of a homeowner’s home equity from his or her creditors. In California, the California homestead exemption amount of protection is substantially increasing as of January 1, 2021. Th...

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Proposition 19

  How did the ballot measure change the rules governing tax assessment transfers? Proposition 19 changed the rules for tax assessment transfers. In California, eligible homeowners could transfer their tax assessments to a different h...

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45 Niche Markets in Real Estate

45 NICHE MARKETS IN REAL ESTATE Chances are if you've been in real estate more than five minutes, someone has told you to find your niche. As with many things, it's often easier said than done. Let's look at niche marketing in a different l...

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Real Estate Marketing Flyer Ideas

Real Estate Marketing Flyer Ideas NO FLYERS IN YOUR REAL ESTATE FLYER BOX? 49% of home buyers reference real estate yard signs during the home search process according to 2017, 2018, 2019 NAR Home Buyer Survey, and Zillow. YARD SIGNS ARE TH...

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COVID-19

COVID-19 We are extremely grateful that all of our wonderful family here at Icon Escrow has remained healthy and safe. These have been some of the most strenuous times in our careers but we have remained steadfast in our commitment to provide ...

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