How Do Homeowner Tax Deductions Really Work?

Folks ask me all the time how much of a difference buying a home will make to their tax bill.  I know how the deduction works, but there are a lot of ifs, ands, thens, buts and provisos. So, I recommend that they talk to their tax advisor to see how it will impact them....

All About Real Estate Agents…

  A policeman pulls over a speeding driver.  He walks up to the driver’s window and asks “May I see your real estate license?” The surprised driver responds “Don’t you mean my driver’s license?” The policeman says “No, not everyone in California has one of those.” How many folks have real estate licenses in California? ...

Let’s Get Mad as Hell

I just figured out what was missing.  We’re not getting mad enough. I work extremely hard to try to make my customer’s experience a good one.  Everyone else in the industry says that is their goal too, but real world experience seems to belie that claim. In our highly dysfunctional industry, miscues, missteps and mistakes...