Things To Do With Your Dog in Benicia, CA

With its vast and picturesque hiking trails, parks, and waterside location, it’s no secret that Benicia, CA, is a great destination to spend the day – but did you know that Benicia is one of the most dog friendly cities around? It’s true – we were even voted the fourth most dog-friendly city in the world by Dog Fancy Magazine, and we have an annual “‘Dog Day” event to celebrate! Plus, Benicia is an easy day trip to make from anywhere in the Bay Area. Why not take your furry friend for a day of fun in the sun in Benicia?

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Update on CA Eviction Moratorium and Rent Relief Program

In California, the statewide eviction moratorium that was put into place due to COVID-19 is set to expire September 30th. While the eviction moratorium will be expiring soon, Gavin Newsom has put a new $5.2 billion program into place that will pay back 100% of rent for low-income renters, regardless of immigration status, who were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants can receive 100% of rent owed from April 2020 and through September 2021.

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Real Estate Glossary With Essential Terms

In the business of real estate, there is a plethora of terminology that is used specifically in the buying and selling process. This terminology can be confusing to some, so I’ve created a glossary of the most commonly used real estate terms and their definitions in order to take the guesswork out of home buying and help you to feel confident in the process. While this glossary is not exhaustive, it provides a general understanding of real estate concepts for educational purposes.

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Transportation Options to San Francisco From the Solano/Contra Costa Area

One of the major perks of living in the Solano and Contra Costa County Regions is its proximity to the city of San Francisco. From art displays and gourmet restaurants to historic landmarks like the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, Twin Peaks, and Golden Gate Park, San Francisco is the perfect place for a weekend trip or an extended getaway. I’ve compiled a handy guide to transportation from some of the major suburbs in the North Bay area to San Francisco. This guide includes convenient public transit options as well as drive times if you plan to commute by car.

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The Best Shopping Destinations Near Solano County

When it comes to entertainment and leisure, there’s something for everyone’s likings in Solano County. Today, I’m going to be providing you with a guide to some of my favorite shopping destinations near Solano County. From outlet shopping to luxury shopping, these centers provide a variety of retail, dining, and entertainment that will make for an unparalleled shopping experience. Without further ado, here are some of the top shopping malls in and around the Solano County Region.

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Prop 19 Explained: How It Affects Escrow and Home Ownership

On November 3rd, 2020, voters in the state of California approved Proposition 19, aka the Home Protection for Seniors, Severely Disabled, Families and Victims of Wildfire or Natural Disasters Act. Proposition 19 amends the California Constitution by adding sections that provide further expansion and qualifications regarding limitations on property tax increases for persons over 55, the several disabled, victims of wildfires or other natural disasters (collectively referred to as “eligible homeowners”) as well as transfers of certain inherited properties. These new changes have the potential to affect your next escrow, if eligible. Be advised that additional forms may be required if you plan to transfer your tax basis for an eligible transaction.

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