How much do interest rates really affect the cost of your home?

While many individuals are primarily focused on the fluctuation in current housing prices, many are failing to recognize the significant role interest rates play in the monthly, yearly and overall cost of their real estate purchase.  Interest rates are currently near historic lows in the United States, which presents a significant opportunity for those looking [...]

How Will the New Tax Bill Affect Housing Costs in the Eastern Sierra

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law last December, carrying with it numerous changes to the tax law. The new law will affect individuals differently, depending on their property holdings and their locations. The three main changes to consider in evaluating the new law’s effect on the housing market are: • The [...]