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Understanding Prop 60/90

Understanding Prop 60/90

Did you know that if you are 55 and older you can sell your home and buy a less expensive home, and keep your same property tax rate? It only works in certain counties so send me an e-mail and…

The Fuse is Burning and Time is of the Essence

The Fuse is Burning and Time is of the Essence

The Pending Expiration of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act Posted by Ted C. Jones on May 16, 2012 The clock is ticking for individuals either facing foreclosure or that are underwater and desire to complete a short sale of…

Regarding bedroom & bathroom count.

Regarding bedroom & bathroom count.

Regarding bedroom & bathroom count. Here is another source to check and seems to be the most reliable. This information is from the Assessors Office which gets their information from the Building & Safety Department. Website – http://assessor.lacounty.gov/extranet/default.aspx

More Short Sales Coming!

More Short Sales Coming!

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…

REPRESENTATION AND MARKETING: our competitive advantage

REPRESENTATION AND MARKETING: our competitive advantage

– Creating the Perception of Value – Introducing the Property to the Market – Executing the Marketing Plan – Identifying/Finding prospects – Showing and Selling the Property – Monitoring Interest – Communicating with you – Responding to Changes in the…

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…