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Discount Real Estate Service

Are you really receiving a discount in the end? There are many tempting ads out there for discounted or even FREE real estate listing services. Everything from “1%” or “3% total listing commission” to “Pay No Commission…because we’ll Buy it … Continue reading

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Ever Heard of a Mesh Network

Do you need one in your house? You probably use the internet a number of different ways during the day. It plays a key role in everything from gaming and entertainment to social interaction and even work these days, so … Continue reading

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FSBO Buyer Pitfall #17

Many unsuspecting buyers have no idea that they may have to withhold some of a sellers proceeds and send them to the IRS or the state taxing agency. If there are taxes owed on the sale of a property, taxation … Continue reading

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Wonderful World of Insurance Claims

Filing a claim means that something has gone horribly wrong at home. Maybe it’s damage from a storm, or a frozen pipe that burst, or some other unexpected problem. Whatever the cause, the damage was severe enough that you need … Continue reading

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7 Important Tax Law Changes in 2016

As always, we publish this informations to help you. Yet we are NOT tax advisors. Please consult your tax professional for advice. 1. Three Extra Days – The tax filing deadline is delayed due to April 15 falling on a … Continue reading

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6 Years of Growth could spell Trouble

Real estate and other markets have been on s fantastic run, the last 6 years. Most markets have made a full recovery from the previous down-turns. Yet, as we’ve all heard the old saying “too much of a good thing…” … Continue reading

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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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Rents are Syrocketing!

Rents Skyrocketing & not coming down Any time soon In 20 years as a Realtor, I’ve NEVER seen a better time to Stop Renting & Buy a Home! Don’t take my word for it. Here’s what the experts have to say… … 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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