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Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Most homebuyers start the process anxious, excited, nervous, and some are downright terrified. It’s natural. A home is the largest and most expensive purchase that most people will make in a lifetime. It can either turn out to be a complete f...

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Signs that Now is the Time to Sell Your Home

There are many reasons why it may be time to sell your home. You may need more space to make room for a growing family or you need to downsize after your kids leave the nest. Whatever your motivations, you want to make sure that you’re timing...

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7 Steps to Retire in Style investing in Real Estate

STEP 1 Invest Leveraging on Present Asset, Time and Position, Now. Make an inventory of how much equity you have in real estate, savings, liquid assets, etc. Compare refinance or cash out options, consolidate present bills and lower monthly...

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Celia Saved $26,200 on Her First Home Purchase

Celia is a Registered Nurse with a 9 year old son who was renting and working in Fremont. Her Mom and Dad lives with her too.  Her husband is also an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) but in Singapore. She was referred to me as a First Time Ho...

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Tony on Capital Gains Exclusions

Real Estate Investor and the FREE Capital Gains Tax to $500K as couple After listing his single story home in El Dorado Hills for $950,000 and used the exclusion of Free Capital gains to $500K, Tony decided to move in to his rental property ...

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Retire in Style $100/day

Make a plan where you want to retire and your kind of lifestyle. Philippines is one destination where a couple can live comfortable with this budget. For a $3000 monthly allowance, $1000 rent a nice 2-3 bedroom home. Have a house keepe...

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Pros & Cons Retiring in Philippines

Retiring in the Philippines: Pros & Cons By Jean Folger | Updated August 23, 2016 — 12:00 PM Each year,’s Global Retirement Index ranks the top 25 retirement destinations in the world, based on factors like climat...

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