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FHA streamline Refinancing Fees Reduced!

FHA streamline Refinancing Fees Reduced!

The White House recently announced significant changes that will reduce the fees charged for the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) Streamline Refinance Program. Beginning June 11, 2012, the Streamline Refinance upfront fee of 1% will be reduced to 0.01% of the…

5 Events that Rocked 2011 in Real Estate.

5 Events that Rocked 2011 in Real Estate.

From: Jed Kolko, Trulia’s Chief Economist Government, lending changes, and forces of nature all shook the housing market in 2011. They had both an immediate impact and slow-burning effects. They set the stage for a bumpy 2012 with more foreclosures,…

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…