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#45-What are PACE Loans and why be concerned? PACE stands for Property Assessed Clean Energy. It is a state program allowing for financing of energy efficient improvements to properties as a special assessment on the property tax bill and creates a lien on the property.......

Children and Selling Your Home Even with being careful, accidents both adult and child related can happen! A situation happened with a family when selling their home and a treasured Star Wars Lego ship! In this situation, the young man had carefully built an amazing......

Water conserving fixtures and California State Law. State law now requires water conserving fixtures be installed. Because there is some confusion between Santa Barbara County, San Luis County and the State of California, I thought giving some guidelines would be helpful. First if your home......

  A FIRST IMPRESSION! Let’s be honest, when you first meet someone, you instantly form an impression on appearance. Sure there are some things that cannot be changed, however, being clean, smelling decent, and how someone takes care of their hair all impacts that first......

  This is why I often ask if they are taking the shot gun approach or a rifle approach to how they achieve their housing goals. It does not matter if it is their first home, a move up home or a retirement home, the......

  HELOC stands for Home Equity Line Of Credit. Many banks are advertising this to home owners as a way of paying off debts by using the equity in their home. PLEASE consider the following 3 points before doing one! 1) A HELOC is interest......

What does buying a Home and choosing a partner have in common? When looking at homes, a suggestion is to create a wish list!  Sort of like when you are looking for a partner, you have certain ideas of what you are attracted to!  That......

3 Important things to consider before installing Solar on your Home! People ask me about installing Solar on their home. Sometimes after a discussion, these 3 points have made some people choose NOT to install solar. Point 1) How much does it cost and how......

Is it worth it! Self-storage units are rapidly expanding and many of the people I encounter say they already have one storage unit and are looking to increase the size they have or add a second one! Recently I met with someone who started paying......