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For the first time, Goleta voters will be voting directly for their mayor this November 6. The two-year term is barely enough time to learn the ropes of city government and then handle them adroitly, but the two running have served as city councilmembers for a collecti...

Home prices in California keep rising. Affordable housing is a political buzzword. And in November, fully one-third of all ballot measures, if passed, would tinker with state housing policies.  Consider Proposition 5.  Under California's current law, a property's taxab...

October 9, 2018

(TNS)—Interest rates are going up. The Federal Reserve in June hiked rates for the second time in 2018, and there could be two more rate hikes before the end of the year, including one at this month’s Fed meeting.

Sure, the increases mean it will cost more to borro...

October 2, 2018

YTD SALES ARE STRONG!   - Sales are strong in 2018.  California is seeing the best Year-to-Date Sales in the past 12 years!  This indicates continued strong buyer demand for residential housing backed by safe loan origination guidelines.


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