Jim Casey

Monday, March 11, 2024

The Anatomy of a Class Action Real Estate Lawsuit

California homeowners are just beginning to hear the grumblings of a recent class action lawsuit over real estate commissions in Missouri. Several major franchises have settled while at the same time, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) is appealing the decision. The class-action lawsuit was filed because many sellers claimed they were not informed that the buyer’s agent was being […]
Saturday, December 16, 2023

Debunking 6 myths about historic homes in Burbank

Burbank now has an easy Historic Landmarking Application process in place for both residential and commercial structures 50 years or older. As an incentive for you to continue to maintain the look and feel of your property, the Mills Act Tax Abatement provides up to 75% off your property taxes in perpetuity, and the Mills Act transfers with the property […]
Friday, October 6, 2023

Guest Post: A historic home can save you a bundle on your taxes in California

Do you love old homes?  I know I do.  24 years ago, my wife and I fell in love with a historic lake home back in our home state of Minnesota.  We bought it and have been painstakingly restoring it over the years with no benefits to ourselves beyond the satisfaction and pride it gives us.  Do you know that […]