Aug 29

Low Income Purchase Assistance (LIPA) Program

The City of Los Angeles Housing Department’s (LAHD), Low Income Purchase Assistance (LIPA) Program offers purchase assistance financing to eligible first-time, low income homebuyers seeking to purchase eligible homes in the City of Los Angeles.  LAHD provides assistance in the form of a deferred loan for purchase assistance (down payment and closing costs). LAHD also …

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Aug 29

8 Reasons Why You Should Work With a REALTOR

Not all real estate practitioners are REALTORS . The term REALTOR is a registered trademark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics. Here are five reasons why it pays to work with a REALTOR . 1. Navigate a …

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Aug 28

CalHFA Homeownership Programs Divison

The CalHFA Homeownership Programs Divison provides affordable housing opportunities by offering below-market interest rate mortgage loans to very low-to-moderate income first-time homebuyers. The Program strives to achieve availability of mortgage funds 365 days a year, an equitable geographic distribution of its loans throughout the state, and an equal balance between newly constructed and resale homes. …

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Aug 28

MARCH HOUSING SCORECARD

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury today released the March edition of the Obama Administration’s Housing Scorecard – a comprehensive report on the nation’s housing market. Data in the March Housing Scorecard show some promising signs of stability, though the overall outlook remains mixed. Mortgage …

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Aug 27

Learn Top 20 California Real Estate Secrets

1. Is California Real Estate Cyclical? Just like life itself, California real estate is indeed cyclical. It goes up in value, fast, then pauses with the business and economic cycles, retrenches a bit, then builds support for its next quick dash upwards. Imagine, if you will, trying to walk up a sand dune. With each …

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Aug 27

Tips for Making Sure Your Contractor Measures Up

10 Tips for Making Sure Your Contractor Measures Up… Hire only licensed contractors. Check a contractor’s license number online at www.cslb.ca.gov or by calling (800) 321-CSLB (2752). Get at least three bids. Get three recent references and visit them to see how the work was done from each bidder and review past work in person. …

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Aug 26

Obama Administration Releases February Housing Scorecard

The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury released the February edition of the Obama Administration’s Housing Scorecard – a comprehensive report on the nation’s housing market. The latest data show progress among key indicators. This scorecard notes that purchases of new homes rose, foreclosure completions continued …

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Aug 26

Housing Recovery Expected to Press On Despite Recent Volatility in Consumer Attitudes

Americans’ outlook on housing and the economy has fluctuated somewhat during the past few months, but the trend for most indicators remains positive overall, according to Fannie Mae’s February 2014 National Housing Survey results. Highlights from the survey include: The average 12-month home price change expectation increased from last month, to 3.2 percent. The share …

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Aug 25

Legislation Introduced to Reverse and Prevent Future Declines in FHA Loan Limits

Over 650 counties throughout the country are facing substantial reductions in available mortgage credit due to the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) new lower loan limits. This reduction is causing turbulence in the housing market and reversing the progress being made in the economic recovery of the nation. In late 2013, the U.S. Dept. of Housing …

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Aug 25

Distressed Housing Market Shrinks Dramatically

Vastly improved home prices over the past five years have changed the landscape of California’s distressed housing market, which is now just a fraction of what it was during the Great Recession, according to C.A.R.In January 2009, 69.5 percent of all homes sold in California were distressed, which includes short sales and real estate-owned (REOs) …

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