Understanding ADUs

Understanding ADUs

The California Department of Housing and Community Development defines accessory dwelling units (ADU) as an innovative, affordable, effective option for housing in California. ADUs, or Accessory Dwelling Units, are secondary living spaces located on the same property...
House Hacking to Afford Homeownership

House Hacking to Afford Homeownership

More than half of buyers under the age of 40 are interested in the option of “house hacking” as a way to afford a home.  House hacking is purchasing a property that also provides rental income to help offset the costs of purchasing and maintaining a home. The basic...
Affordable Suburbs Near Expensive Housing Markets

Affordable Suburbs Near Expensive Housing Markets

Research provided by Point2: Living in the city can have many perks, but the opportunity to become a homeowner is not one of them for many renters and home seekers.  However, living in the suburbs can make your homeownership dream come true. The prices of homes for...
New Home Sales Jump to 13-Month High

New Home Sales Jump to 13-Month High

New Home Sales exceed expectations again as existing home inventory continues to lag. By Arnie Aurellano While residential resales remain underwhelming, deals for new residences continue to surge, with sales for new single-family homes rising to a 13-month high in...
Consider Condos in Your Home Search

Consider Condos in Your Home Search

Are you having trouble finding a home that fits your needs and your budget? If so, you should know there is an option worth considering – condominiums, also known as condos. According to Bankrate:   “A condo can be a more affordable entry point to homeownership than a...