Real Estate Investment

It is early January, and I am preparing for the new year ahead.  I was cleaning out some old emails and files and found the article linked below from Chain Store Age (a key retail trade magazine).  The story is about Ace Hardware, and their opening of 170 stores in 2022.  The article also mentions that they operate over 5,600

“The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all.”―Josiyah Martin

San Diego is such a beautiful city with so much to see and so much to do!

San Diego is a great place to visit in January, especially if you live in an area where it’s cold, with snowy weather and dreary, gray skies. The thing

Wow!! Check out the article below. Amazon has announced their first cinema ! The dominant leader in on-line experience(retail, streaming etc) is now moving more into “bricks and mortar”. With Amazon’s investment in content production it makes sense. Combined with Amazon’s growing investment in grocery and other retail concepts there is a clear message that bricks and mortar retail and

Now that we’re several weeks into the fall season amidst higher interest rates, some home buyers seem to be weighing their options and waiting and watching until next spring to jump back into their home search. Even so, the Boston area is seeing signs of a vibrant market––it just looks a little different.

Our economy in Boston remains strong, especially

Saving for a down payment is probably at the top of your mind when you start the home-buying process. However, you can still have concerns regarding the process, such as how much to save and how to get started.

If you identify with that, your down payment might be more affordable than you initially imagined. 

The majority of mortgage lenders

San Diego has a reputation for being a difficult city to find a home in, and it still is. At the moment, the housing market in San Diego is the most expensive in the country.

Still, homes were moving very quickly. In San Diego, a home spent an average of 7 days on the market. However, we are currently returning to

If you’re considering selling your home, you may be aware of the current slowdown in the property market. The peak frenzy the market saw over the previous two years has somewhat subsided, but it is still a sellers’ market. The good news is that you haven’t missed your chance to sell your home and move on because there are still

You might have heard that getting pre-approval is a step you must take before setting off on your trip if you’re hoping to purchase a home this year. But why is it the case? And does the evolving market of today still make it important?

The truth is that having a pre-approval letter from your lender is essential, and it

There are several important considerations to make when you’ve applied for a mortgage to buy a home. Even though it’s thrilling to begin considering moving in and decorating, use caution when making any significant purchases. Following your loan application, there are a few things you should probably avoid.

Avoid Making Large Cash Deposits

Cash is difficult to trace, and lenders