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CA Supreme Court to Evaluate Parameters of Regulatory Takings in CEQA Matter

By Jon Alan Enochs |

Regulations can functionally destroy the value of a property.  Limiting buildings to a certain size or for certain uses, or denying permits to operate certain types of businesses or build buildings of a particular size in a given locale can render an otherwise promising plot of land worthless.  When the actions of regulators destroy… Read More »

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Challenging Zoning Decisions in San Diego

By Jon Alan Enochs |

Local governments use zoning decisions to organize land use across cities.  The City and County of San Diego have zoning ordinances that establish which types of buildings and uses for buildings are permitted in various parts of the city, and investors need to be familiar with the zoning requirements in a given area before… Read More »

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3 Benefits of Hiring a Property Manager

By Jon Alan Enochs |

If you’ve entered the field of real estate investment by purchasing a rental property, you may feel daunted at adding the handling of your tenants’ day-to-day needs to your list of existing responsibilities. Professional property managers can help to ensure that your property remains in good condition and that your tenants’ requests are handled… Read More »

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Choosing a Home Inspector

By Jon Alan Enochs |

If you’re purchasing an investment property that you plan to renovate and resell, it’s important that you understand the full extent of the necessary repairs before the sale is final, so that you can feel confident that you’ll receive a worthwhile return on your investment. This requires you to choose a thorough, knowledgeable inspector… Read More »

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Four Ways that Escrow Can Go Wrong

By Jon Alan Enochs |

Whether you’re buying or selling a residential property, you’re hoping that nothing new or surprising arises during the escrow period. Escrow is typically uneventful, but on the occasions where things go wrong, the entire deal can be thrown into jeopardy and go wrong in closing. Learn more about the problems that can arise during… Read More »

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When Contractors Aren’t Licensed, Property Owners May Face Liability

By Jon Alan Enochs |

When you’re rehabilitating an investment property, you have to be careful not to put more money into the renovations than you can expect to make from a subsequent sale. This often means shopping for contractors who can do the job well on a reasonable budget. This balancing of capability with budget concerns leads some… Read More »

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What Happens if a Seller Refuses to Close Escrow?

By Jon Alan Enochs |

Perhaps you’ve been searching for the ideal property to purchase for months, and you’ve finally landed on a house that is in the location you want and is priced fairly. Your offer was accepted, and you’ve made it through weeks of escrow, only to encounter a seller who refuses to close escrow. This is… Read More »

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Avoiding Lawsuits over Construction Defects

By Jon Alan Enochs |

If you’re renovating a home for resale, it’s important that construction projects are completed correctly, but also that they’re completed quickly. After all, until the home is resold, you and any potential investors won’t see any returns on your substantial investment. However, if speed or reduced costs are prioritized over the quality of materials… Read More »

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Planning on Flipping a Home in California? Here are 3 Important Legal Issues You Should Understand First

By Jon Alan Enochs |

If you’re planning on investing in real estate by purchasing and flipping a home, there are certain legal issues that could throw a wrench into your resale plans. Read on to learn about three of these potential legal issues for California house flippers, and contact a knowledgeable San Diego real estate attorney with any… Read More »

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Investing in Real Estate through a HUD Home Purchase

By Jon Alan Enochs |

As a real estate investor, your goal is to make the biggest possible return on your investment dollar, which may require you to get creative in finding new properties in which to invest. Some investors have had good luck investing in HUD homes. Purchasing a HUD home as an investment involves an entirely different… Read More »

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