Market Update | Week Ending 01/20/2018

As we are coming to an end of the first month this year, we see some favorable increments, one of the most being the increase in jobs in California. Namely, the unemployment rate is at record low, lowest since the current system of counting began. See what else is [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 01/13/2018

Stocks continued to rally  this week -  Yesterday, The Dow gained 228 points after Wells Fargo announced that the new tax law would result in a $3.35 billion tax reduction.  As companies estimate the tax savings, investors are seeing the magnitude in which profits will increase due to a [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 01/06/2018

New year, new beginnings. Check out how 2018 started and stay tuned for the next week's financial update. Employers add 148,000 new jobs in December - The Department of Labor Statistics reported that 148,000 new jobs were added in December. That fell short of the 190,000 that economists expected. [...]

2018 California Laws You Need To Know About

California State with its diverse environment and 40 million people yearly passes hundreds of new laws. While not all apply to everyone, here are several worth-knowing, as they might affect you, the place where you live and/or work. Ammunition Sales Starting Jan. 1, all ammunition purchases in California must [...]

2018 Tax Reform

There have been some changes to the tax reform this year that will begin in the 2018 tax year. Seems like the final bill with these changes affect Realtors,  real estate investors, and homeowners, which is why they are important to know: 1.  The capital gains exclusion on a [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 12/23/2017

Stocks up as corporate tax cut becomes official - On Friday President Trump signed a tax reform bill. Key to that bill was a reduction in the corporate income tax rate which lowers rates corporations pay from 35% to 21%. The hope is that lower corporate rates will encourage [...]

HOW ESCROW WORKS IN LA

The escrow process when you are buying a house varies from state to state and even region to region. Whether you are buying your new home in Sherman Oaks, Encino or anywhere in the San Fernando Valley, in this video you will learn all about the process of escrow [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 12/16/2017

As the year draws to a close, we see different points of the economic update moving differently. The stocks are skyrocketing while the bonds and mortgage rates are almost the same as last week. See all the market movement in this week’s Market Update. As a tax reform deal [...]

Market Update | Week Ending 12/09/2017

Hourly wages are on the rise and the number of added jobs is beating expectations. Things are looking bright this current period. Read along to find out more, and stay tuned for next week's report. U.S. Economy adds 228,000 new jobs in November - The Labor Department reported that [...]

Market Update | November Report

With November ending last week, here we have the closing updates of the month. Read through the information and stay tuned to see how those will affect the market in December: This morning the senate passed their tax reform bill. Now it gets reconciled with the house bill. There [...]

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