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Mortgage Scams: What To Look Out For

Buying a house can be a stressful experience. It takes a lot of time and effort…not to mention money to find the home you always wished for. Heartbreakingly, the dreams of many have become a nightmare thanks to mortgage scams. Scammers are preying on homebuyers more than ever by...

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How Escrow is Expected to Changed in 2019

We tend to end each year with the mantra, “New year, new me!” Well, this war cry isn’t just for you. Businesses take the beginning of the year as a clean slate as well. A new calendar year is an ideal time to take a look at burgeoning businesses...

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Selling off Bulk Assets in California

Are you a struggling business in California considering a bulk sale (or bulk transfer)? While you might just want to overload everything you own and be done, there are still some rules you have to follow. If you are looking to get out of your business, throw in the...

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3 Suggestions for Retirement Savings

Saving for retirement always manages to sneak to the back of our minds.  However, we should remember how important decisions made now will be in the future. Regardless of whether you started as soon as you took your first job or have 15 years until your goal retirement age,...

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Top Changes In Payroll In 2018

As another year passes us by, so does a whole new year of payroll laws. Just as everyone in the Human Resources Department is wrapping their heads around all the changes 2017 brought, 2018 dumps a bunch more on their laps. Let’s take a look at the top changes...

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3 Most Important Considerations in an ABC License Transfer

Nationwide, states have ABC (Alcoholic Beverage Control) departments that regulate the production, sale, and purchase of alcohol. While laws vary from state to state there are a multitude of similarities. The clear majority of states have a variety of types of ABC licenses, however, we can mostly focus...

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Escrows For Dummies

In this article, we will be discussing what to look for in an escrow partner and how a slow escrow can cost you. But first, let us establish what an escrow is, how it works and why it is important: When someone goes to buy or sell a...

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3 Reasons Why Now Is Still a Great Time To Buy a Home

The Fed has been steadily increasing interest rates since the beginning of the year and on June 13, the Fed again raised interest rates from 1.75 -2% which sent financial markets into a spiral and worried potential home buyers.  The Fed cites the improving economy as the primary reason...

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New Regulation Going Into Effect In The Escrow Industry

MITIGATION NECESSARY TO PROTECT LICENSED ESCROW COMPANIES FROM THE UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF THE LEASE ACCOUNTING STANDARDS CHANGE ABSTRACT Escrow companies licensed by the State of California, unlike their competitors who perform escrow services under an exemption, are required to meet state-mandated minimum liquidity requirements. The liquidity amount set...

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3 Tips To Start Your Investment Venture Today

1 Purchase The benefit of purchasing a low-cost property is a low investment and the yields are consistent. Get a routine of purchasing one or two low-value properties a year and 10 years down the line you’ll have accumulated over a dozen of them. Hire a management company and...

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