Distressed San Diego homeowners must have exhaled a collective sigh of relief when they heard that the Mortgage Debt Relief tax provisions had been saved from going over the cliff. Without this save, huge tax burdens could be heaped on already-distressed San Diego homeowners who are working out loan modifications, executing short sales or going through foreclosure.
San Diego Homes Selling Like Hotcakes–and Optimism for 2013 Ask almost any Realtor in San Diego about the real estate market here and you’ll hear the same complaint: NOT ENOUGH INVENTORY! NOT ENOUGH HOMES FOR SALE IN 2013! Homeowners who were teetering on the edge of negative and positive equity will likely get bumped into
This infographic offers six quick tax tips for homeowners–and once again points out the income tax advantages offered for home ownership in San Diego. And in spite of rumbling to the contrary, there are still some hefty tax savings that can be had by owning one’s own home.
Many times during the last five years, we have heard sad stories from tenants who rented a property that was actually in foreclosure. They had paid a deposit (and often a pet deposit) and rent to the owner, only to discover after moving in that the house had been or was going into foreclosure. Some
by Roberta Murphy–Carlsbad, CA It’s been a long, successful run for stainless appliances in kitchens–and we who follow these things have wondered what the favored replacement might look like. Well, Refrigerator News reports that Whirlpool may have taken a cue from Apple and come up with a line of kitchen appliances in “White Ice” that feature
by Roberta Murphy Not likely. (Whew!) Carlsbad, CA–It appears owners of San Diego real estate–and those who remodeled their homes in 2003-2005, may have been spared the corrosive and noxious results that can stem from certain Chinese drywall products. Most of the sulphur-laden Chinese drywall was shipped in 2004-2005 to Hurricane Katrina-ravaged states that were