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Been Thinking of Changing Jobs or Careers? Why 2021 Might be a Good Time to Go For It.

By Rachel Puryear In 2020, most of us who still had jobs or work probably just felt lucky to have that. In 2021 though, with much of the population vaccinated and economies set to reopen, and a cautious hopefulness in the air; more people than usual might be thinking of greener pastures, career-wise. People always…

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Anxious About the Eviction Moratorium Ending? Here’s How to Apply for Rental Assistance.

By Rachel Puryear, Consulting Attorney and Real Estate Broker If you or someone you love has been struggling to pay rent during the Covid shutdown, you are likely dreading the upcoming expiration of California’s eviction moratorium at the end of June 2021. If you need help paying back rent owed, there is emergency rental assistance…

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A Bill That Could Help First-Home Homebuyers with a Downpayment – the Details

By Rachel Puryear As always, coming up with a downpayment is a major sticking point for many in owning a home. Proposed federal legislation – if passed – could give some first-time buyers a downpayment boost. The Downpayment Toward Equity Act of 2021 would offer at least $20,000.00 of downpayment grant assistance to qualifying buyers.…

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Know a Teen who Wants to be Vaccinated, but their Parents Won’t Consent? Here’s a Resource for Them.

By Rachel Puryear In the U.S., all persons 16 and older are now eligible to receive the vaccination against Covid-19. Needless to say, getting vaccinated offers numerous economic, social, and travel opportunities – in addition to protection against the virus – that have not been available until now since the start of the pandemic. For…

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DACA Recipients are Now Eligible for FHA-Backed Mortgages. Why this is a Big Deal for Civil Rights.

By Rachel Puryear, Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway, (DRE 02099554), Legal Consultant, and Mortgage Loan Originator (NMLS 2019354) Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that the FHA would back mortgages for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. FHA loans are popular for first-time homebuyers, as they…

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Buying a Home with Student Debt.

By Rachel Puryear, Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway, (DRE 02099554), Legal Consultant, and Mortgage Loan Originator (NMLS 2019354) If you have student loan debt, and are worried how that affects your ability to buy a home (and achieve other financial milestones), you’re certainly not alone on either of those counts. In fact, as a law school graduate,…

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