Sep 19

6 Tips for Buying a Home in a Short Sale

By: G. M. Filisko By preparing for a real estate short sale, you can emerge with a great home at a favorable price. When sellers need to sell their home for less than they owe on their mortgage, they’re shooting for a short sale. Short sale homes can sometimes be bargains, but only if you …

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Sep 18

5 Things to Know About Title Insurance.

Title insurance protects the holder from any losses sustained from defects in the title. It s required by most mortgage lenders. Here are five other things you should know about title insurance. 1. It protects your ownership right to your home, both from fraudulent claims against your ownership and from mistakes made in earlier sales, …

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Sep 18

The California Real Estate Rollercoaster

The year 2010 brings to a close one of the most volatile decades in the history of the California real estate industry. Median home prices increased at an unprecedented rate to all-time highs five years ago, while the second half of the decade witnessed the sharpest decline in home prices ever recorded. Its hard to …

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Sep 17

6 Things to do Before Putting Your Home on the Market

Selling a house is a very complex process. Besides considering commercial, financial and legal aspects, you must also put your skills in negotiation and sales to work. A Realtor will help you successfully throughout the process. We can do a few things to make the process easier. Here’s 6 Things to do Before Putting Your …

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Sep 17

Purchase Assistance Programs

For most first-time homebuyers, the greatest obstacle to owning a home is the down payment. Fortunately, to help fill this need, homebuyers throughout the State of California can access different assistance programs that enable them to reach the dream of homeownership. The federal, state and local government, and non-profit organizations have designed programs to help …

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Sep 16

Forms You ll Need to Sell Your Home

1. Property disclosure form. This form requires you to reveal all known defects to your property. Check with your state government to see if there is a special form required in your state. 2. Purchasers access to premises agreement. This agreement sets conditions for permitting the buyer to enter your home for activities such as …

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Sep 16

Seven Selling Mistakes You Don’T Want To Make!

SEVEN SELLING MISTAKES YOU DON’T WANT TO MAKE! Mistake #1 — Pricing Your Property Too High Every seller obviously wants to get the most money for his or her product. Ironically, the best way to do this is NOT to list your product at an excessively high price! A high listing price will cause some …

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Sep 15

Well, Take a Look at This!

Getting a home inspection during your sale pending period is a vital  and many times required  part of the process. Your real estate agent should have a list of home inspectors in the area with good reputations. You may also want to check with the Better Business Bureau or similar organizations to insure you re …

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Sep 15

Tips for Buying in a Tight Market

Increase your chances of getting your dream house in a competitive housing market, and lower your chances of losing out to another buyer. 1. Get pre-qualified for a mortgage. You ll be able to make a firm commitment to buy and your offer will be more desirable to the seller. 2. Stay in close contact …

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Sep 14

Wealthy Chinese home buyers boost suburban L.A. housing markets

Source: LA Times The housing markets of suburban Los Angeles are being transformed by affluent Chinese home buyers who have the funds to buy American real estate due to China’s economic high tide. The influx of foreign buyers is reportedly driving prices past boom-era peaks, particularly in the San Gabriel Valley. Mel Wong, president of …

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