Monthly Archives: October 2018

Designations Create Distinctions: Just Added ~ Offshore Retirement Lunch & Learn

When you talk… we listen! We have had a recent influx of both real estate agents and homeowners interested in learning more about retiring overseas. As such, myself & Buddy along with the SAMCAR Global Real Estate Committee invite you (and … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Do Ghosts Add Value To Your Home?!

With Halloween upon us and a changing market surrounding us… you might be feeling a fright in the air! So, this week we are sharing something far more fun than a scare, but a little surprising data on the value … Continue reading

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Senior Spotlight: Getting Seniors To The Polls

You’ve no doubt heard about the controversial ad campaign in which older Americans taunt younger voters about who will get to the polls on mid-term election day on November 6th (which is quickly approaching!).  As reported by AARP, the turnout … Continue reading

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Designations Create Distinctions: What Were Those Courses Again?!

We KNOW by now you have heard about the Coastal Credentials Cruise and know that you can get an education and vacation PLUS international networking all-in-one. But wait… what were the names of those courses again? How much do they … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: A Real Estate Reality Check

Don’t. Panic. If I could only say two words for an entire week – these would be it. Anyone scouring the headlines could mistake the fine print for a lot of red flags. Rates are rising, rents are dropping, sales … Continue reading

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Senior Spotlight: What Is Senior Cohousing?

Every week we scour the headlines to bring you the latest tips and trends in the arena of aging; this week we have a hot new topic that we think you are going to be hearing a lot more about … Continue reading

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Designations Create Distinctions: Up Your Competencies, Up Your Results

The market is changing and there is no better time to level up than NOW. I have long been a fan of using vetted expertise and dedicated educational distinctions to stand out, rather than silly marketing gimmicks. The Coastal Credentials … Continue reading

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Monday Market Update: Mortgages – Debt & Denials Oh My

While affordability continues to be a challenge amidst rising rates, the latest data reveals that over 30% of mortgage denials have one common culprit: debt. According to data collected under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and analyzed by CoreLogic, only … Continue reading

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Senior Spotlight: A Granny Unit For All Ages?

A granny unit. A mother-in-law suite. A multi-generational dwelling. A casita. An ohana house. You have heard all of these terms and they all refer to an ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) – a small dwelling on the same property as … Continue reading

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Designations Create Distinctions: Get Out Your Sunglasses…

Summer may be over – but that’s NO reason to put those sunglasses away. 2019 has never looked brighter as we present an event that is a cruise, an education AND a vacation all in one! Find your shades and … Continue reading

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