Costa Mesa Real Estate Market RECAP

BOON FOR BUYERS First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming predicts that the housing market will even out this year. Fleming explains that “Recent inventory increases and the slowdown in house price appreciation are not coincidences and may be the first signs...

2019 Market Forecast – Still a Good Time to Buy?

Now, over 10 years after the Great Recession, the housing market has been back in full swing. However, in the latter half of 2018, we began to see some change. For many buyers, these changes, they believe, are indicative of another looming recession. So what do the...

Mortgage Fraud Is Becoming More Prevalent

With high demand, mortgage fraud has climbed 12.4 percent year over year in the second quarter of 2018, and about one out of every 109 mortgage applications has been found to contain false or misleading information, according to real estate data firm CoreLogic....

Millennials Have Their Eye On The American Dream

Home prices are going up, inventory is drying up, and wages are not increasing nearly as quick as real estate prices. Simply put, pursuing the American dream has become increasingly difficult, especially for young adults struggling to navigate student loan debt, and...

Changes To Real Estate Tax Deduction 2018

As a homeowner, your ability to deduct mortgage interest from your tax return makes real estate one of the best investments. But, changes are coming to the way you deduct taxes. The tax bill that will be in force in the up and coming tax season, the Tax Cuts and Jobs...