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Beachview Vacations has been well-known throughout the Newport Peninsula for years. From the beginning, we’ve been driven to be different, and it’s been thrilling and humbling watching our business grow so rapidly. We've been helping others find their dream vacation homes for years, but we felt there was so much more opportunity to help. Ultimately, that is what gave us the inspiration to expand Beachview Vacations into Beachview Realty.
HIDDEN COSTS OF HOME BUYING
Buying a house is an exciting process. Once you’ve been pre-approved for a loan, the hunt begins — open houses, tours, and lots of coffee dates with your agent. When your offer has been accepted, it feels like everything is coming together. But if you haven’t planned for some of the unexpected costs associated with buying a home, you may be hit with an unpleasant surprise
as soon as escrow begins.
INVESTMENT PROPERTIES 101: DOS AND DON’TS
At Beachview Realty, we straddle the worlds of rental properties and home sales. This puts us in a unique position to observe what makes a good investment property and what you should look for in a real estate investment. Whether you’re considering your first investment property or you’re a seasoned investor, we’ve put together a quick
guide of dos and don’ts for your next real estate endeavor.
MARKET REPORT: IS IT A BUYER’S MARKET AGAIN?
In the ten-plus years since the Great Recession, we’ve seen a struggling real estate market recover almost entirely. Home prices fell 33% across the US during the recession, but have rebounded nearly 50% since hitting rock bottom Statistics like this leave a lot of buyers wondering: are we in for another recession? Should we hold off on buying a home until the market drops? Should we sell now, before it’s too late? As is the case with most real estate opportunities, there isn’t one clear answer.
Between shopping for new furniture and checking out your new neighborhood, preparing for a move gives you a lot to look forward to. But when it comes down to the act itself — actually, physically moving — the whole process loses its charm. Whether you’re hiring a crew of movers or more of the do-it-yourself type, we’ve rounded up a handful of our favorite moving tips to make your big day (and all the days leading up to it) a little easier and a lot more enjoyable.
6 WAYS TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR TAX RETURN HOMEOWNER EDITION
Tax Season is upon us, and as a homeowner, you have to put in a bit more legwork if you want to make the most of your return. Owning a home gives you special access to tax breaks, but you have to know what to look for. Many homeowners miss out on several deductions and opportunities to save simply because they aren’t aware of what’s available to them. As you prepare your 2019 taxes, keep an eye out for these six deductions that will help you maximize your tax return.