All posts tagged "opinion"

  • Helping Homebuyers Understand the Closing Process

    By Philip Burum The good news for today’s homebuyers is that recently new rules have been introduced to simplify the mortgage loan application process to make it easier for consumers to understand the process by clearly spelling...

    • Posted December 5, 2019
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  • Winter Offers Water Savings, Conservation Opportunities

    By Philip Burum To most Southern Californians, saving money during the winter months means shopping for the best holiday bargains. However, for homeowners, the beginning of the holiday season offers a terrific opportunity to rein in costs...

    • Posted November 22, 2019
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  • Give Yourself a Home for the Holidays

    By Philip Burum For most home shoppers, the holiday season is the time when all the planning for a new home goes on the back burner until after the New Year. However, for those who will be...

    • Posted November 14, 2019
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  • Protect Your Best Investment this Holiday Season

    By Philip Burum Daylight Saving is over and while much of America is digging out their sleds and snow shovels, Southern Californians are still checking the weather reports to determine if they need to put on jackets...

    • Posted November 7, 2019
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  • Preparing to Buy a Home? Keep Interest Rates in Perspective

    By Philip Burum This autumn started out with good news for home buyers when Bankrate.com reported that the 30 Year Fixed Mortgage Interest Rate (FRM) posted at 3.92 percent with other rates such as the 15 Year...

    • Posted October 31, 2019
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  • Get the Facts About Reverse Mortgages

    By Philip Burum 1957 was the year when singer Sam Cooke introduced the world to Soul Music with ‘You Send Me’, Russia launched the first successful satellite ‘Sputnik’ and half of the ten most popular television programs...

    • Posted October 24, 2019
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  • Keep Your Indoors Fresh and Healthy in Winter

    By Philip Burum ‘Going green’ has been one of the major trends in home design and construction over the past decades and means that today’s new homes are and will continue to become more energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly...

    • Posted October 17, 2019
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  • Welcome to the Baldy View Region – Halloween Style

    By Phillip B. Burum Today, the Baldy View Region – which encompasses all of San Bernardino County and the eastern portion of Los Angeles County – is one of the most desirable destinations for homebuyers and homeowners because...

    • Posted October 10, 2019
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  • Get the Most from you Homeowner’s Policy

    By Phillip B. Burum One of the most important and often underappreciated benefits of homeownership is Residential or Homeowners Insurance. A product available exclusively to homeowners, Homeowner Insurance policies provide financial protection against disasters by protecting the house...

    • Posted October 3, 2019
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  • Condo Insurance Offers Protections for Multi-Family Homeowners

    By Phillip B. Burum During the quiet moments of contemplation focused on homeownership, not many will include homeowners insurance benefits as part of that internal dialog. Defining the parameters of a homeowners policy, shopping it with various agents...

    • Posted September 27, 2019
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