Market Update | Week Ending 05/20/2017

The last week's market update is up unlike the stocks at the end of the week. As for the real estate market in CA, the prices remained on a steady rise, thus the buying of houses declined, the April reports show. The 10 and 30 year Treasury Bonds came [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 05/13/17

The Market's update is up for the second week of the month. Wonder what else has been happening as the market volatility reached it's lowest in the past 24 years? Continue reading below for more. Stocks mixed this week - It was a very stable week for stocks. Market volatility [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 04/21/17

Well, stocks are up and mortgage rates are down.  This is great news since mortgage rates had been climbing for several months and are now going below 4% again.  Wondering what else is happening out in the financial markets?  Well here's your weekly update! Stock markets higher this week [...]

Market Update Week Ending 4/14/17

Mortgage rates dropped for a 3rd week in a row! Whoo hoo! For more information on today's market, continue reading... Stocks drop again this week - Markets were closed Friday in observance of Good Friday. In a shortened week stocks dropped again.  While stock indexes  are about 10% [...]

Guide to Homeowners Taxes

photo courtesy of symetriclish@flickr.com Tax time is here and deadlines are popping up for income taxes, so I thought it might be a good idea to take this opportunity to discuss property taxes and how they work as well. DUE DATES The first thing to understand [...]

Market Update Week Ending 4/7/17

Our new data is out!  Wages have gone up and unemployment rates have gone down. What else is going on in the financial markets you ask? Job gains stall  in March - The Labor Department reported that 98,000 new jobs were added in March. Experts had expected a gain [...]

Market Update Week Ending 3/31/17

Stats are in for March and it seems many sections of the market are unchanged. There are a few interesting movements though....continue reading today's Market Update blog for more! Stocks markets end March almost unchanged from February   - Stocks soared to new heights early in the month. At [...]

Market Update Week Ending 3/24/17

After a good stretch in rising stocks, it seems the recent denial of the repeal and replacement of health care has jolted the market a bit. Find out the effects and what's in store in today's Market Update. Stocks lower this week -  Stocks have surged since the [...]

Market Update Week Ending 3/17/17

All eyes on the Federal Reserve!! Check out what all the commotion is about in today's Market Update blog! Federal Reserve raises benchmark rates -   The Federal Reserve announced Thursday that they  had increased their benchmark interest rates. The 1/4% increase was the second increase in less than [...]

Market Update Week Ending 3/10/17

This week's Market Update is just following the trend of this year. Everything seems to be looking up in the market. Keep reading to find out more on the market conditions in today's Market Update: U.S. Employers add 235,000 jobs in February - The Labor Department reported that [...]

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