The Importance of Home Equity in Retirement Planning

We often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the equity buildup that homeowners experience over the time that they own their home. In a report recently released by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), they reveal how valuable equity can

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236 6th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 One-of-a-kind opportunity to own a pristine, immaculately maintained multiple home, ocean view enclave in the Harbor neighborhood just steps to the sand with white water,marina & mountain views. This rare offering can be used as a main 4 bd home +4 rentals or as your own 2 bd

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236 6th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 One-of-a-kind opportunity to own a pristine, immaculately maintained multiple home, ocean view enclave in the Harbor neighborhood just steps to the sand with white water,marina & mountain views. This rare offering can be used as a main 4 bd home +4 rentals or as your own 2 bd

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174 Seascape Ridge Dr, Aptos, CA 95003 Gorgeous OCEAN views from Living Room & Master Bedroom! Relax and enjoy the view and tranquility in this turn-key, fully-furnished, ridge-top home. Only one flight of exterior stairs to this single-level home. Well-maintained neighborhood development, with no through traffic. Walk to Seascape Resort and shopping/restaurants. Features a large

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1670 Glen Canyon Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Open Thurs 9:30-noon, Fri/Sat/Sun 1-4pm. Imagine residing in this tranquil haven where one can step back in time to a slower pace of life. This beautiful English Country farm house is situated on almost 2 acres of level pristine land. What a wonderful lifestyle this property offers

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9540 E Zayante Rd, Felton, CA 95018 This delightful 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom cabin is close to town and within walking distance to the charming Zayante Market. This Felton cabin utilizes excellent use of space allowing for easy flow and an open feel. You walk into the barn yard hutch door, welcoming you into

The Supply & Demand Problem Plaguing New Construction

Many real estate economists have called on new home builders to ramp up production to help relieve the shortage of inventory of homes for sale throughout the United States. The added inventory would no doubt aid buyers in their search to secure their dream home, while also helping to ease price increases throughout the country.

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16649 Big Basin Way 1, Boulder Creek, CA 95006 The living room/dining room area features soaring, open ceiling and a wall of glass, with sliders that open onto the deck and golf coarse views beyond. The open floor plan features an updated kitchen and a large, flexible room off the living room with many possibilities

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0 Riverside Dr, Ben Lomond, CA 95005 Near downtown Ben Lomond in a very desirable neighborhood. Buyer is advised to check with the appropriate County offices for suitability to build. Current possible allowed uses for similar properties include gardening, day use recreation, raising small livestock or erecting a storage shed up to 600 square feet.

Do You Know How Much Equity You Have in Your Home?

CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 91,000 properties regained equity in the first quarter of 2017. This is great news for the country, as 48.2 million of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation. Price Appreciation = Good News for Homeowners Frank Nothaft, CoreLogic’s Chief Economist, explains: “One million borrowers achieved positive equity over the last year,