Tag Archives: comparable properties

Mortgage Closings are now Taking Longer

Some of you may have already heard about the new consumer protections called “TRID”, which stands for this mouth-full; “TILA (for Truth In Lending Act), RESPA (for Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act), Integrated, Disclosures. Yup, congress, through the Consumer Financial … Continue reading

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Missed it by that much

Zillow, Trulia and other online real estate systems are great entertainment. For anyone who is just starting the process of purchasing or selling a home, and like to gather as much information as possible, they provide a loose idea, of … Continue reading

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Surprise…I’m not going to tell you “It’s Time to Sell”

I’m going to let you make that decision, based on the facts of our current real estate market. The trend – Median sales prices in California have been appreciating for going on 5 years now. More the most part, all … Continue reading

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More home buyers turning to social media

LOS ANGELES (June 26) – Reflecting the proliferating use of social media in today’s society, more home buyers are turning to social media in the home-buying process than ever, according to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®’ (C.A.R.) “2014 Survey of … Continue reading

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Will my Score drop if I apply for new credit?

Unfortunately, many people may be losing out on homes, because they withhold credit information from lenders or landlords until they find the perfect place.  By this time it may be too late.  Knowing when to authorize the pulling of your credit can mean the … Continue reading

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Rent vs Buy Never More Prevalent

There has been a lot of buzz in the media lately about skyrocketing rents here in Southern California and how they are affecting today’s families. The fact is rents are starting to overcome mortgage payments (for comparable properties), and this … Continue reading

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