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5 Top Reasons Homebuyers Are Buying Now at Orange County

5 Top Reasons Orange County CA Homebuyers are Buying Now in December 2014. 1.  Astonishingly low mortgage interest rates give buyers more buying power – the ability to buy more home for the money!  Today’s average 30-year fixed rates are … Continue reading

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Pay No Income Tax When You Sell Investment Property With a Tax-Deferred Exchange

Pay No Income Tax When You Sell Investment Property With a Tax-Deferred Exchange Investors can qualify and pay no income tax when they sell property (including real estate) with a 1031 Exchange.  Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code code … Continue reading

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Newport Beach CA Home Selling Big Numbers to Cash Buyers

Newport Beach CA home owners sold lots of homes last year 2012 to all cash buyers.  Property sales were up and values improved. 1,075 Newport Beach homes sold last year during 2012 – an average of almost 90 homes sold per month.

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Orange County CA Real Estate Market Stays Hot

Home sellers continue to have the advantage at Orange County CA real estate.  Signs were up for the one month and 22 business days ending November 22, 2012 – as compared with same time last year 2011. Resale home prices up … Continue reading

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Great News for Home Sellers – Mortgage Rates Again at All-Time Lows

Mortgage rates again at an all-time low point has created fantastic opportunity for home and property sellers – to get their best possible price in years. From Freddie Mac’s weekly survey (as of November 22, 2012), we see new all-time record lows on … Continue reading

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Supplemental Property Tax Bills After Property Buying in California

The first year of owning a home in California can be confusing because of county government cycles for assessing property values and sending out tax bills.   The tax assessor’s office sends out property tax bills every year in September, … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Buy an Orange County CA Foreclosure Property

3 DIFFERENT WAYS TO BUY A FORECLOSURE AT ORANGE COUNTY CA REAL ESTATE: 1. PRE-FORECLOSURE “SHORT SALE” When an Orange County CA property loan is in arrears for 30 days or more, lenders usually start the California non-judicial foreclosure process with filing … Continue reading

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Important Questions for Property Owners Who Are Short Selling

Home owners who are short selling should be asked some important questions: 1.  Is your property already in active foreclosure?  Active foreclosures can be determined by search of public records. 2.  Do you have other debt?  High debt-to-income ratio will probably prevent … Continue reading

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All-Cash Home Buying is Up at Irvine CA Real Estate

Irvine CA real estate has experienced an increase in all-cash buyer deals.   During the first six months of 2012, one-third of Irvine homes sold were for all-cash. More than 1,158 Irvine homes were sold during that time – with average … Continue reading

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Investors Like Orange County CA Residential Property Opportunities

  Real estate investors like Orange County CA residential real estate and now have a new advantage. Orange County’s home buying was up this year during July 2012 – Buyers purchased 3,087 homes in July, which is 25.7 percent more than in July 2011 – … Continue reading

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