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Monthly Archives: February 2021

    FHFA Extends Protection for Homeowners Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Christine Schneider | February 24, 2021

    Homeowners impacted by the coronavirus pandemic can continue to breathe more easily, at least through the spring, thanks to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). The agency announced February 9 that it would extend foreclose and real estate owned (REO) eviction moratoriums, as well as the COVID-19 forbearance period. The current moratorium, which was set... Read More

    How to Handle Neighborhood Noise

    By Christine Schneider | February 18, 2021

    Noisy neighbors are one of the biggest problems affecting California communities. As individuals participate in the hustle and bustle of daily activities, most want to return home for a peaceful night of rest and relaxation. Unfortunately, neighborhood activities can interfere with these plans, causing resentment and anger among neighbors. Some activities are permitted, while others... Read More

    Check These Areas That Often Fail a Home Inspection

    By Christine Schneider | February 16, 2021

    By Maddi Arcurio – Marketing Coordinator, Communications at HomeLight If you’re planning on taking advantage of the seller’s market by listing your home this year, a little preparation will help you sell your home fast. While the market is hot, you don’t want to give prospective buyers any reason to pass on your house. So,... Read More

    California Lawmakers Extend Relief to Vulnerable Tenants Until June 2021

    By Christine Schneider | February 1, 2021

    California’s most vulnerable tenants may continue to stay afloat during the pandemic, thanks to recent actions taken by the state legislature. On Thursday, January 28, 2021, California lawmakers approved the use of $2.6 billion in federal stimulus money to pay off up to 80% of income-qualified tenants’ unpaid rent. Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to... Read More