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Mar Vista Fall Festival

Mar Vista Fall Festival

Save The Date! October 15, 2011 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Mar Vista Park 2011 MAR VISTA COMMUNITY FALL FESTIVAL “Our Children, Our Future” Community Entertainment! Food! Arts & Crafts Booths! Community Information Booths! Inflatable Bouncers! Art Expo! CELEBRATE!!! To…

New Tax Coming on Selling Investment Property!

New Tax Coming on Selling Investment Property!

New Sales Tax on Selling your home!! A 3.8 Percent “Sales Tax” on Your Home? Tax starts in 2013 Q: Does the new health care law impose a 3.8 percent tax on profits from selling your home? A: No, with…

CoreLogic Sees Short Sales Growing 25% in 2011

CoreLogic Sees Short Sales Growing 25% in 2011

By CoreLogic Short sales have been, and will continue to be, a necessary part of the mortgage industry as it seeks stabilization. Historically, borrowers that were no longer able to sustain their mortgage payments were foreclosed on by the lender. However,…

Real Estate Photos!

Real Estate Photos!

It always amazes me when I see a Realtor posting picture of a property blurry or dark and puts it up on the internet for the world to see. If you are a seller you might as well reduce the…

New Sales Tax on Selling your home, when will it stop???

New Sales Tax on Selling your home, when will it stop???

A 3.8 Percent “Sales Tax” on Your Home? Starts 2013, if you sell you will be paying for people with no health care… where do the taxes end? Q: Does the new health care law impose a 3.8 percent tax…

Difference Between Bank Owned Property and Foreclosure!

Difference Between Bank Owned Property and Foreclosure!

Today’s article is a Real Estate 101, focusing on the differences between short sales, foreclosures and bank-owned/real estate-owned properties. So often, it is perceived that the definitions are synonymous and they are not. Each term has its own very different…