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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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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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A Home Purchase Loan that Includes Fixup Money

If you’re not finding the perfect home, have you thought about buying one that’s not so perfect and borrowing enough money to make it the perfect home? Here’s the solution: HUD (Housing & Urban Development) has government-backed loans available, that cover not … 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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Cap Rate, Cash-on-Cash or Rate of Return???

What’s a Real Estate investor to use? The different methods available for calculating a good investment can be mind-boggling.  You can spend days or weeks, reading books & blogs on the advantages, disadvantages and differences, on a slew of projection calculations.  We’ll take a brief … Continue reading

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