Deborah's Views and News

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Real Estate Agent - Hogue and Belong Bankers Hill- San Diego, CA
Real Estate is an all encompassing business, where the lines between work, friendship and social life are sometimes blurred. It is a "lifestyle" and a great career choice. So my blog will have a mix of practical advice, good ideas, industry tips and some of my hobbies & passions mixed in. Come join the fun!

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2009 

    Water Water Everywhere Nor any Drop to Drink........... Hopefully this will remain just a line in Coleridge's poem “Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner” and not a reality.  The price of water in San Diego County has risen sharply, and many people are trying to conserve as best they can. 50%-60% of a...
Posted over 4 years ago
 This blog post is worth reading if you have any questions about income property and taxes.   Income tax considerations when Renting Real Estate Rental Income For IRS purposes rental income is taxable income in the year received.  There are some exceptions and special considerations for some inco...
Posted over 4 years ago
    Rental Income rules for security deposits   General Rules   Each state has slightly different rules regarding deposits collected when a new tenant moves in.  Deposit can be collected for utilities, cleaning, damages, last month rent and some other purposes.  Deposits can be refundable or nonr...
Posted over 4 years ago
  Rental Income rules for security deposits   General Rules   Each state has slightly different rules regarding deposits collected when a new tenant moves in.  Deposit can be collected for utilities, cleaning, damages, last month rent and some other purposes.  Deposits can be refundable or nonref...
Posted over 4 years ago
Conventional Loans: 30 Year Fixed Conforming---$417,000 and Below: 4.875% with 1 Point 30 Year Fixed High Balance Conforming---$417,001 to $729,750: 5.0% with 1 Point 30 Year Fixed Jumbo---$729,751 to $1,000,000: 5.625% with 1 Point 5/1 ARM Jumbo---4.875% with 1 Point-amazing for Jumbo product   ...
Posted over 4 years ago
In the past 13 years since I have been living in in So Cal, Metro San Diego neighborhoods have experienced increased revitalization. North Park is one of these areas.   North Park has always been a “diamond in the rough”. North of Balboa Park and just adjacent to upscale Hillcrest North Park has ...
Posted over 4 years ago
  Recently, one of my neighbors put their home on the market. I might add that this is a stunning home and is professionally landscaped and decorated. I have an office in my home that faces this house. From one of the windows, I can see all the activity and the "comings and goings" of agents wit...
Posted over 4 years ago
DIEGO HILLS CHARTER SCHOOL It's been awhile since I have been in High School. I know I am dating myself with tales of school marms in long dresses and grey hair pulled back in a bun....not a glimmer of a smile on their faces. Always holding the deadly wooden ruler in their hand. In those days a “...
Posted over 4 years ago
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