Category Archives: economics of buying real estate

Deed-in-Lieu as Foreclosure Avoidance ~ Property Owners Should be Very Careful

  Owner foreclosure alternatives such as SHORT SALE with incentives are out there ~ HAFA,  California TAP, and Bank of America Cooperative.  A DEED-IN-LIEU of foreclosure is not such a good opportunity (in this writer’s opinion) for a borrower/mortgagor/homeowner to transfer all interest in … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Renters Should Consider Buying

Home ownership remains a big part of the American dream for most people and families in the U.S. and here in California. However, during this challenging economy time the past decade, number of those renting vs. owning a home has grown here at Orange County, … Continue reading

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3 Orange County Seller Tips to Stay Away from Competition

  TIPS FOR ORANGE COUNTY HOME SELLERS to help them stay competitive in today’s real estate market  1.  Price the Orange County home competitively from the start  Largest number of showings will occur in the first two to three weeks.  The multiple listing … Continue reading

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Turtle Rock Homes for Sale – Irvine CA Real Estate

  Turtle Rock village is located in the hills east of the University of California campus and west of Shady Canyon at Irvine, CA.  Turtle Rock is one of the most popular places for home selling and buying at South Orange County.  Hiking and … Continue reading

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Irvine Real Estate – Homes Sold vs. Leased Values – March 2011

                        179 Irvine, California, homes were sold during March 2011 (a solid number)  Average sold price for those Irvine homes during March 2011 was $664,043.    See Irvine CA single family homes now listed – click here for link   4 of those Irvine sold homes during March … Continue reading

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The Contractor Agreement – 7 Tips for a Strong Contract

The CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT   –  Follow these seven tips to make sure your contractor agreement works in your favor – not your builder’s. Tip 1:  Hire a lawyer Contractors use their own forms, which are drafted for their benefit, not yours.  You’ll benefit … Continue reading

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Marvelous Mortgage Rates At 60 Year Lows Continue to Help Buyers and Sellers

Marvelous Mortgage Rates At 60 Year Lows Continue to Help Buyers and Sellers Continue reading

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