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What Are Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Many people use the new year to better themselves. Have you thought of “bettering” your real estate options?

The new year is fast approaching. Do you make resolutions? More importantly, do you KEEP your resolutions? ­čÖéMake your New Year real estate resolutions

We often use this time of year to consider what we can do to better our lives. After all, the new year is kind of like a new slate, isn’t it? When considering these options to better yourself, are you considering your environment? Your assets? Your future?

The new year is a great time to explore these other possible opportunities. Are you still renting a home? If you own a home, have you checked in on its current value? Is it time to move, remodel, or access equity? read more

Using The Equity In Your Home Wisely

Now that home values are up, many property owners are considering what to do with their equity.

We’ve seen great things property value-wise here in the Santa Clarita Valley in 2014. August Is it time to refinance your home?showed home prices up, and we’ve seen values climb since January.

That being said, many homeowners are weighing their options when it comes to exactly what they should do with their once again rebounding equity. With Home Equity Lines Of Credit (HELOC) up 27% this year, many are taking advantage of the convenience, and influx of cash, that this type of loan has to offer.

Still other homeowners are accessing equity in a more traditional route by doing a standard refinance to take advantage of lower rates. read more