Arcadia Real Estate Blog

  • 6 Unexpected Expenses in Retirement

    BY Bill Lee

    6 Unexpected Expenses in Retirement What will it cost you to live in retirement? Like many people, you might try to answer this crucial question by using an online budgeting app or by looking at what others tell you is a good rule of thumb. While th...

  • 5 FUNDAMENTALS: HOW TO RAISE MONEY-SMART KIDS

    BY Bill Lee

    5 FUNDAMENTALS: HOW TO RAISE MONEY-SMART KIDS All parents hope their children grow up to become financially independent adults. Yet, when it comes to learning money-management skills, kids don't always get the guidance they need. Topics like budge...

  • Going Green Without Breaking The Bank

    BY Bill Lee

    Going Green without Breaking the Bank To many, “going green” conjures images of installing costly solar panels on the roof or digging for geothermal energy in the backyard. In fact, there are plenty of simple, practical and affordable change...

  • Pay Off College Loans or Save For Retirement?

    BY Bill Lee

        OR    Pay Off College Loans or Save For Retirement? Maybe you recently got a raise. Or maybe, when you paid your monthly expenses, you realized that you have some extra cash. Should you put that money aside to boost your retirement ...

  • What Does a Credit Score Really Means to You

    BY Bill Lee

    As one of the least understood numbers homebuyers deal with, their credit score confuses many would-be buyers. So, what does your credit score really mean? Firstly, understand that a credit score is not a credit score is not a credit score. Not on...

  • Aging in Place: Upgrading Your Home for Retirement

    BY Bill Lee

    Aging in Place: Upgrading Your Home for Retirement   Nearly 90 percent of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they age, according to the American Association of Retired Persons. But as people get older, that becomes increasingly diffi...

  • Planning For When Your Kids Move Out

    BY Bill Lee

    Planning for When Your Kids Move Out After decades of raising kids, the day parents finally watch them fly the coop can bring about feelings of depression and loss, often called “empty nest syndrome.” But this new phase in life can also be cau...

  • For Your Eyes Only: Tips to Protect Your Digital Information

    BY Bill Lee

      For Your Eyes Only:   Tips To Protect Your Digital Information   Security breaches in the hotel industry and at major retailers like Target, Nordstrom, and Neiman Marcus are a good reminder of why it’s so critical to protect ...

  • Make TAX Season Pain-Free…& Organize !

    BY Bill Lee

    Make this Tax Season Pain-Free...Organize Your Documents Now!  Here is a list of documents & backup documentation you may need for your 2015 Tax...   You can get your tax done pain-free if you can get your documents ready now. TAX DOCUME...

  • Getting Organized to Sell Your Arcadia Home

    BY Bill Lee

    Getting Organized to Sell Your Arcadia Home When you've lived in it for a long time, getting a home ready to sell in Arcadia can seem daunting. If you are considering selling your Arcadia home this year, make it your New Year's resolution to g...