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Education / Re: Thanksgiving break?
« Last post by bitmaster20 on Today at 10:24:07 AM »
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Education / Beacon Park Elementary
« Last post by Kelli on Today at 10:19:17 AM »
I recently moved to Irvine and considering transitioning my child to Beacon Park Elementary (Private to Public). In reading some parent feedback on the school back in March, it wasn’t as positive as I had hoped. I would truly appreciate any additional feedback whether it be good, bad or ugly. Thank you!
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Education / Re: Thanksgiving break?
« Last post by Dresden215 on Today at 10:13:58 AM »
A few years ago TUSD only got off Wed-Fri and now it’s all week. Complete opposite of IUSD.
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Irvine Real Estate / Re: undisclosed asbestos
« Last post by peppy on Today at 10:12:52 AM »
Irvine 1977 is most definitely asbestos up there. No need to test. Which neighborhood?

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Education / Re: Thanksgiving break?
« Last post by bitmaster20 on Today at 09:27:49 AM »
It was, a few years ago. Last few years have been Wed-Fri only.
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Around Town / Re: Retail Openings and Closures
« Last post by aquabliss on Today at 09:26:04 AM »
Piadina you can get a free fountain drink with purchase at marketplace location:
https://www.shopirvinecompany.com/special-offers/
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Education / Re: Thanksgiving break?
« Last post by aquabliss on Today at 09:23:43 AM »
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Irvine Real Estate / Re: Trump Tax Reform and Home Prices
« Last post by woodburyowner on Today at 08:22:24 AM »
When mortgage deduction got capped at $1 million, that did not stop people from getting mortgages in excess of $1 million.  I know several people who did because they wanted and could afford that more expensive home.  The tax implications were secondary in their decision making.  There will be people whom this $500,000 mortgage cap will affect, but not enough IMO to make a meaningful difference in the market.

The $1M cap happened in 1987.  In today's dollars that's around $2.2M.  I think anyone who could afford a $2.2M mortgage would be considered in the top .1% of the population.  The value has eroded over time, but I still think you can't compare the cap in 1987 to the proposed cap now.   
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Irvine Real Estate / Re: Trump Tax Reform and Home Prices
« Last post by newPParker on Today at 07:48:00 AM »
When mortgage deduction got capped at $1 million, that did not stop people from getting mortgages in excess of $1 million.  I know several people who did because they wanted and could afford that more expensive home.  The tax implications were secondary in their decision making.  There will be people whom this $500,000 mortgage cap will affect, but not enough IMO to make a meaningful difference in the market.

As for Chapman's forecast, it's hard to argue with people who are supposedly more intelligent than I.  All things aside, I don't see much decrease in value if any in the sub $800,000 and over $4 million ranges.  There's pent up demand below $800,000 and the prices above $4 million are more dependent on how well our economy does.  If this economy continues to grow as a result of the corporate tax rate cut and asset values (stocks and RE) continue to go higher, the new tax implications are only going to affect the amount of loan the wealthy take on, if any.

I feel the same way. this new tax plan provisions have been known for a very long time, so its not a surprise shock. We will see who is skinny dipping when the tide goes out, and I think that is what we will see!
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