Should I Buy or Should I Rent?

That is an Interesting Question There are many factors that come into play when someone asks that simple question, “should I rent or should I buy?” I am a big believer in building wealth through property ownership. It is one of the best long term investments in my opinion, but like any investment there are […]

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“Think Outside the Norm”

Alternative Loan Programs: “Think Outside the Norm” The FHA 203 K Plan In today’s world of home finance it has become more difficult to obtain financing and with the surge of properties going through the foreclosure and short sale process many of these homes are in disrepair. This leaves a potential buyer in an awkward situation. […]

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Planning For Those Golden Years?

A recent article from the Wall Street Journal caught my attention since I am one of those people who has raised a family, enjoyed the big house on the hill, and now would like to plan for my next chapter in life. It may not be as easy as I thought or I may need […]

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Good News? – It Depends Where You Live

The LA Times reported this week that California’s economy will remain sluggish according to UCLA economists at the Anderson School of Business. (By the way in my opinion UCLA has taken a very conservative viewpoint over the years.) The good news is if you happen to live outside the central part of the state you […]

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