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News, Views and Opinions on Real Estate, Law and the North San Diego Community

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Real Estate Benefits from New Tax Laws

Many people think that real estate suffered with the recent tax changes – most notably the elimination of moving expense deductions, the reduction in the mortgage interest deduction ability, the $10,000 state and local tax cap on deductions…all of these will make it harder for some property owners. But the good news is that there…

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Final Tax Bill Passes: Effects on Home Ownership

The new tax bill finally passed both house and senate. Here are the ways it will effect homeowners and those planning to purchase homes in the near future: 1. Property tax deductions: If you live in a state with high property taxes, like California, you may be in for a higher tax bill. The deductions…

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Homeowners: New CA Law to Protect Your Property From Probate

California Assembly Bill AB-139 will take effect January 1, 2016. It will allow homeowners to avoid probate and designate one or more beneficiaries to inherit their properties upon their death, without the creation of a trust. Upon the death of the homeowner, ownership would pass immediately to the beneficiary, without having to go through probate…

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New Supreme Court Ruling May Impact Short Sales

The latest case on the Supreme Court docket could affect the number and difficulty of future short sales, so if you are short selling, purchasing/planning to purchase a short sale, or if you are an agent who may be selling one, please read on. In Bank of America v. Caulkett, the Supreme Court will soon…

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New California Law That Will Affect Investor-Owners, Renters

California’s new law, AB 1513, will make it a felony to unlawfully possess the property of another, including refusal to leave another’s property after being requested to do so. This law should make it easier for landlords to evict tenants – after proper notification of course – and will also keep tenants on their toes…

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