Something to Think About #138 – Inflation, Part 2 by Klarise Yahya, Commercial Mortgage Broker – BRE: 00957107 MLO: 249261

Inflation is not going away. The taxing authorities love inflation because it allows them to pay back borrowed money with cheaper dollars. It is built into the budgets of most sovereign nations as a feature, not a bug. Per Wikipedia, one of the earliest documented inflationary periods occurred following Alexander the Great’s victory over the…

Inflation Slams California’s Rental Market – How to Fight Back by Mercedes Shaffer, Realtor

Rent control policies have long been a topic of debate, with proponents arguing for tenant protection and affordable housing, while opponents claim rent control has the opposite effect.  In California, where the housing crisis is particularly severe, statewide rent control limits rent increases to 5% + CPI, with a max of a 10% annual increase. …