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California Legislature Considers New Tax on Homeowners – SB 391

California Legislature Considers New Tax on Homeowners – SB 391 The CA state legislature has been considering a new tax that would be imposed on homeowners who need to record certain documents with their counties. This $75 per document tax … Continue reading

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CA Property Buyers Should Be Advised About Implications of an Earthquake Zone Report

CA Property Buyers Should Be Advised About Implications of an Earthquake Zone Report. A California court of appeal has ruled that the real estate broker for buyers failed in their obligation to investigate, understand and communicate to buyers the implications … Continue reading

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Don’t Change the California Non-Judicial Foreclosure Laws

California’s non-judicial foreclosure law system works well and is fair to borrowers and lenders. The California legislature should reject the cry of those who say we have too many foreclosures – and should not change the state’s non-judicial foreclosure laws. The Attorney General Harris so-called … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Selling Markets Now Solid with Buyers

Jon Lansner at the Orange County Register reports about of local Orange County CA real estate markets.  I like his recent article – “Foundation builds for rebound in O.C. housing” – June 3, 2012, and here are some highlights: April 2012 was the busiest Orange County home buying … Continue reading

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Fast Buyers Now Dominate Orange County CA Home Selling Market

Orange County CA home selling stays hot with fast buyers climbing over each other at market to find a good deal. This buyer excitement creates lots of competition for foreclosures and popular properties priced at under $750k. Orange County has only 14 days of … Continue reading

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OC Home Buyer Demand Gets More Solid – Orange County CA Real Estate

Buyer demand is solid at Orange County CA real estate – and it should inspire seller confidence. Realtors and brokers resold 2,576 Orange County CA homes last month during March 2012 – with average sold price of $511,908. That’s sold … Continue reading

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Eastbluff at Newport Beach CA Real Estate Update

Eastbluff at Newport Beach CA is a primary  residential neighborhood located east and above the Back Bay – with bay water views and ocean breezes – west of Jamboree Road, and north of Park Newport and the canyon.  This popular area at Newport Beach is … Continue reading

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Investor Buyers Like Orange County CA Foreclosure Values

Investor buyers like foreclosures  at  Orange County CA real estate – with good values, low prices, and solid rents. Orange County like all of California has a foreclosure funnel – with some homes underwater – with others delinquent in payments, with … Continue reading

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Turtle Ridge Village at Irvine CA Real Estate

Turtle Ridge village was developed by the Irvine Company with new homes in the hills of Irvine CA built between 2004 and 2009. Residential Neighborhoods at Turtle Ridge Irvine are Amberhill, Arborel, Arezzo, Ashton Green, Bontanica, Chantory, Chaumont, Citrus, Fiore, … Continue reading

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Water-Conserving Plumbing Fixtures Must be Disclosed by California Home Sellers

California government has favored consumers for years and has a number of laws on seller disclosures to protect home buyers. New CA law – CA Senate Bill 837 – says that home sellers must disclose to buyers whether there are water-conserving plumbing fixtures. … Continue reading

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