Propositions explained with Mr. Cali

PROPOSITIONS 60AND 90 These constitutional tax initiatives provide a one-time benefit allowing property owners over the age of 55 to transfer the current taxable value of their home when purchasing or building a replacement residence of equal or lesser value in the...

Mr. Cali’s California Real Estate Law’s Update?

CALIFORNIA LAWS AFFECTING REAL ESTATE A brief summary of some recently passed laws covering topics such as Mortgages and Deeds of Trust, Blockchain, Property Taxes, Transfer Fees and more. Source: California Land Title Association BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY State Working...

Mr. Cali’s tips on address changes after you move!

MOVING ADDRESS CHANGE CHECKLIST Here’s a list of people, businesses & organizations who will need to know you’ve moved to a new location. Changing addresses is easy when you know who needs your updated info! THE ESSENTIALS: Request a “Change of Address” form at a...

Mr. Cali’s guide to moving with kids!

MOVING WITH YOUNG KIDS Your family’s move can be an exciting time for you and your children. It can also be a stressful and sad time. Moving represents change which can be difficult at any age. Sharing and reading picture books about moving is a great way to prepare...

Tax deductions when selling a home with Mr. Cali

5 SWEET TAX DEDUCTIONS WHEN SELLING A HOMEYou may be wondering if there are tax deductions when selling a home. And the answer is: You bet! But there’s also a new tax code—aka the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—causing quite a bit of confusion this filing season. Rest...