Florence Gadbois

13 Added | 1 Magazine | @fgadbois | Florence has been marketing property at the Channel Islands Harbor and surrounding beaches for almost 25 years.

Lower Anxieties/Improve Marketability

One of the anxiety highpoints during the sale of a home is waiting for the buyer’s home inspection report. Most sellers willingly disclose what they …

Santa Rosa Island…A New Era

This 83 square mile island located just off our coast (the largest of the 5 Channel Islands Islands open to the public) was purchased by the National …

Rent or Buy?

The question plaguing every tenant who wants a home of their own is whether they should continue to rent or is it the right time to buy?<p>The …

Before You Leave Home…

The last thing you want to do while you’re on a trip is to worry about someone burglarizing your home. Use this checklist to add some peace of mind …

When to Sell the Temporary Rental

Some homeowners, who were not able to sell during the recession, chose to rent their homes instead. In some cases, they didn’t need to sell their …

Find the “Right” Agent Before the “Right” Home

It’s a common practice for buyers to make a list of what they want in a home during the search process and to explain it to their agent. However, …

The Rules

The profit potential in single family homes for investment has been a consistently good long-term investment. They offer investors the opportunity of …

Mortgage Interest Deduction

Originally, in 1913 with the Sixteenth Amendment, Income Tax allowed a deduction on any interest paid by a taxpayer. Prior to World War I, most …

Who is my agent?

More often than you’d expect, homeowners refer to the person they bought their insurance from as their agent. It sounds reasonable but it’s …

Equity Dynamics

Equity is the difference in what your home is worth and what you owe. Ideally, as the value goes up and the unpaid balance goes down with each …

Don’t Do It!

You’ve seen lists telling buyers what to do to find the right home but knowing what not to do can be just as important. After finding the right home, …

Rating Your Best Friend

Man’s best friend enjoys many of the benefits of his master’s home besides food and shelter and a comfortable place to live and play. In return, dog …

BeachTalk

Posted on January 23, 2018 by<p>It can be shocking to hear how many people spend more time planning their vacation or next mobile phone purchase than …