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How Do I Benefit from the Passage of California Proposition 19?

On November 3, 2020, California Proposition 19 passed with over 51% of the 15 million votes cast. Taking effect on April 1, 2021, the passage of Proposition 19 ushers in an unprecedented tax benefit for Californians aged 55 years and older. As you may recall from our earlier blog post “California Proposition 19: What You […]

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California Evictions in a COVID-19 World

As the COVID-19 crisis began in California, concern grew among lawmakers of potential widespread evictions due to the potential economic ramifications created by the virus. State and local governments were directing individuals to stay at home and encouraged social distancing.  These state and local directives would necessarily impact businesses that relied on people to congregate […]

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UNDERSTANDING THE CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTOR’S “CORONAVIRUS ADDENDUM OR AMENDMENT” AND “NOTICE OF UNFORESEEN CORONAVIRUS CIRCUMSTANCES”

With the beginning of another week living “Safer at Home”, the California Association of Realtors (“CAR”) released the “Coronavirus Addendum or Amendment” (CVA). This is an update to the Coronavirus Addendum/Amendment released last week.  CAR also released a companion document entitled “Notice of Unforeseen Coronavirus Circumstances” (“NUCC”). Recently, we discussed the CVA and addressed its […]

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The Truth About Renting vs. Owning

In 2019, the millennial generation (those born from 1981-1996) became the largest generation in the United States, finally surpassing the baby boomers. While exact numbers are not available, projections had the famed Millenial generation reaching 73 million members. (For those interested, Generation X is projected to overtake Boomers in 2028).  Delayed Until Further Notice Statistically […]