While HOMOWNERSHIP book was written for the queer folk, you don’t have to be, “that way” or “a bit funny” or “on the bus” or “batting for the other team” to read it, learn from it, or enjoy it. Much … Read More
The fact that you are a first-time buyer is a bonus. Also, it is much easier to qualify for a loan if you are going to be living in the property. It is called “Owner Occupied.” It’s almost a necessity, … Read More
Own Your Owns are a form of real estate ownership that pre-dates the condominium form of ownership. They are usually 2 or 3 stories, typically in 8-12 unit buildings, tucked between newer and sometimes taller buildings. Own Your Owns were … Read More
If you really want to improve your future, make real estate investing part of your present. Follow the plan of buying low, improving, gaining equity, renting and/or selling, until you make enough cash flow to support yourself, or you make … Read More
What becomes of a trendy gay neighborhood when housing prices soar and straight people move in? As gay acceptance has risen over the years, gay people have increasingly moved away from historically gay neighborhoods, such as the Castro in San … Read More
THERE GOES THE GAYBORHOOD? is a new book by Amin Ghaziani that explores how and why gay neighborhoods are changing.
Jumping on board a decor trend is tempting, but an overly themed interior will date very quickly. Trends happen to the best of us, and they’re a lot of fun. But they don’t last forever. Sometimes no matter how much … Read More
Long Beach snuck onto Coldwell Banker’s annual Home Listings Report as the 50th most expensive city in which to purchase a home in the country, with an average listing price of $881,315. The report, conducted annually, evaluates market data for … Read More