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Step Up Basis Inherited Property

Step Up Cost Basis and Inheriting Real Estate

STEP UP COST BASIS AND INHERITING REAL ESTATE The step up cost basis is a way of adjusting capital gains tax. This means that for the purpose of capital gains tax, the IRS re-sets the cost basis of the property to its value when the asset is...

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Palm Desert Real Estate Lessons from a Pro

Lessons from a Pro When Selling Your Home

THE STAGERS HOME Lessons from a Pro When Selling Your Home - A professional home stager recently decided to sell the 4,000+ square foot home she lived in with her husband. It was well maintained and by most standards, could have gone on the ...

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Home Equity

Home Equity Working for You

YOUR BEST PERFORMING INVESTMENT For most of us, our homes are the largest asset we own and the best performing investment. EQUITY DEFINED Home Equity is defined as; the difference between what your home is worth and what is owed. There are...

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Vision San Pablo Proposed Chandi Project

The Chandi in Palm Desert

The Chandi Palm Desert City Council voted Thursday to approve The Chandi, located at the north/west corner of Fred Waring and San Pablo. The Chandi Group USA will have 8 months to secure full financing and can extend 6 months if needed. T...

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Palm Desert Ban on Drive Thru

Palm Desert and Drive Thru’s

The Palm Desert City Council voted Thursday to extend the ban on drive-thru's at fast food restaurants on Highway 111. This is the third time since February, the Council has considered lifting the ban. But in a 3-2 vote on Thursday, the Coun...

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Marilyn Monroe Statue in Palm Springs

Forever Marilyn Returns to Palm Springs

Palm Springs Art in Public Places Forever Marilyn Returns to Palm Springs She's back in a big way, the 26-ft tall statue of the Hollywood icon in her famous billowing white dress was unveiled in front of the Palm Springs Art Museum, facing Pal...

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Credit and Getting a Mortgage

All About Credit and Getting a Home Mortgage

All About Credit and Getting a Home Mortgage Two separate buyers with the same income; each are buying the same price home. They both may be approved by the lender, but they might be charged different interest rates based on their credit sco...

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Steps in the Home Buying Process

Steps to the Home Buying Process

Steps to the Home Buying Process. Here, we have the order of things in the home buying process. The homebuying process is similar to preparing a great meal. First you take inventory of everything you need before you begin, and so is the c...

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