July 28th, 2020 at 11:00 am


Buying a home is an incredible milestone in your life and a mighty leap towards a sound financial future. But there’s more to buying a house than the down payment and a monthly payment to your loan provider.  (more…)

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July 15th, 2020 at 11:00 am


Becoming a homeowner is about more than purchasing a building and some land. A new house is also a new beginning for yourself, your financial goals, and your aspirations. To put it simply, you’re not just buying a house—you’re finding a place to build a home and a future.

If you’re ready to become a homeowner, you’ll need to know how to buy a house in California that you love and can afford. From understanding mortgage pre-approvals to finding a California REALTOR®, this guide will take you through every step of how to buy a home in California.


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July 10th, 2020 at 11:00 am


Are you interested in buying a new-construction home or are you more attracted to a “fixer upper?” Purchasing an older or existing home is ultimately a personal preference and a decision that should be made when armed with all the right information. Older homes have many benefits that you won’t find in newer homes, such as undeniable charm, desirable locations, and affordability, while new-construction homes can have the added benefits of newer materials and energy efficiency.

Still on the fence? Your best bet is to not rush into making your decision. Do as much research as you can on the property, plus potential benefits and downsides, and enlist the help of a real estate expert who can help you see past the surface.

Below, we put together a quick guide and five tips to help you navigate the process of buying an older home so you can be as prepared as possible.


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July 1st, 2020 at 11:00 am


There’s nothing quite like building your dream home. Building your own home means getting exactly what you want, at least within budget limits. Plus, you don’t have to worry about what might be lurking under the surface because you’re starting fresh with a clean slate, at least in theory.  (more…)

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May 20th, 2020 at 2:00 pm


Jewell Buenavista’s inspiring mission to empower seniors has taken off in the COVID-19 era.

Her popular and informative “Let’s Talk Seniors” lecture series has transitioned from twice-monthly, in-person expert-panel discussions to weekly Zoom sessions-with attendance nearly doubling each week.


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