Jan 25

Rental Assistance Programs

The REALTOR community recognizes the importance of helping people enter and remain in the housing market as both a way of battling homelessness and as the first step towards homeownership.The housing crisis is particularly critical for very-low and low-income renters. According to HCD, nearly half of all renters paid more than 30 percent of their …

Continue reading »

Jan 24

Redevelopment Agencies Set-Asides

To accomplish revitalization of blighted areas Redevelopment Agencies (RAs): make loans to small businesses and non-profit incubators; alter, improve, modernize, reconstruct, or rehabilitate existing structures (commercial, residential, industrial and retail); and engage in other activities geared to the preservation of affordable housing, such as the creation or rehabilitation of affordable and market rate housing. The …

Continue reading »

Jan 24

KEEPIN UP

So, you are in your home-sweet-home. Ownership has many rewards, so it is important to maintain that ownership! Here are some tips and advice on how to keep your head above water: Review the budget you set up for yourself. Are you staying within those limits Check with a tax advisor to make sure you …

Continue reading »

Jan 23

When Wall Street Buys Main Street

During the recession and the housing market’s deep decline in prices, institutional investors purchased more than 200,000 single-family homes at bargain prices and converted them into rental homes. In fact, in many parts of the country, especially areas that experienced steep declines, investors bought more than half of all homes for sale. It remains to …

Continue reading »

Jan 23

The government may have the right home for you!

With all the bank foreclosures and the mountain of short sales, we forget that the government is also in the foreclosure business. Government back mortgages get returned to the government and are available for purchase. Here are a few programs that you might be interested in HUD Homes I can write HUD offers for you! …

Continue reading »

Jan 22

10 Steps To A Successful Short Sale

The process consists of a series of steps that must be followed to the letter. Since the short sale process is time-consuming, having an owner who understands the long-term benefits of a short sale and is committed to work with the broker to complete the transaction is crucial. The biggest keys to a successful sale …

Continue reading »

Jan 22

Wells Fargo and NeighborWorks America Help 1,600 Successfully Buy Homes with Down Payment Assistance

Wells Fargo, one of America’s leading financial services companies, and NeighborWorks America, a national non-profit organization which creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes and improve their lives, today marked the one-year anniversary of their NeighborhoodLIFTSM and CityLIFTSM programs by announcing the efforts have helped 1,624 moderate income buyers purchase homes with the help of …

Continue reading »

Jan 21

Foodscaping the Hottest Trend in Landscaping

More households are growing their own fruits and vegetables. While lawn and garden sales have declined since 2008, food gardening sales nationwide have risen 20%, according to the National Gardening Association. The trend is referred to as foodscaping, or ediblescaping, and involves integrating edible plants into yards, lawns and open areas in a low-maintenance and toxic-free manner. …

Continue reading »

Jan 21

Take the Stress Out of Home Buying.

Buying a home should be fun, not stressful. As you look for your dream home, keep in mind these tips for making the process as peaceful as possible. 1. Find a real estate agent who you connect with. Home buying is not only a big financial commitment, but also an emotional one. It s critical …

Continue reading »

Jan 20

What is Escrow Anyway

Once an offer has been accepted by a seller and both parties have signed all of the pertinent dotted lines on the offer this document becomes the sales contract (or agreement). Next, the contract and all necessary paperwork and/or funds are collected and delivered to a neutral third party called an escrow holder. During the …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

Fetch more items

This site is protected by Comment SPAM Wiper.

Click for Privacy Policy

Daniel Andrade, REALTOR® DRE #: 01849983
Century 21 My Real Estate Co
7825 Florence Avenue, Downey , CA 90240
call today 323-215-9836
daniel@mynewhouses.com

Each Office is Independently Owned and Operated © 2012 Century 21 Real Estate Corporation. CENTURY 21® is a registered trademark owned by Century 21 Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal housing Opportunity. Each office is independently owned and operated. Copyright © %current-year% %home% - All Rights Reserved