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18 Parliament Place, Ladera Ranch, CA – Open house on Sunday afternoon, April 26, 2015

Open House at 18 Parliament Place, Ladera Ranch CA – Sunday afternoon, April 26, 2015 – presenting an excellent Tattershall home opportunity in one of the most sought-after neighbhorhoods and cul-de-sac street.           Spectacular home opportunity … Continue reading

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California Court of Appeal Holds Lender Waived Right to Deficiency Judgment

In First California Bank v. McDonald, a California court of appeal recently held that a lender waived its right to a deficiency judgment where it permitted the sale of real property outside of the judicial foreclosure without the borrower’s consent. … Continue reading

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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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New CA Law Says Adjoining Landowners are Equally Responsible for Shared Fences and Boundaries

New CA Law Says Adjoining Landowners are Equally Responsible for Shared Fences and Boundaries. Adjoining landowners, with properties contiguous or in contact with each another, must share equally the responsibility for maintaining boundaries and monuments between them. Adjoining landowners are … Continue reading

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Home Sellers Need to Be Careful About List Pricing

Home selling markets at Orange County CA real estate continue to be hot and need more sellers and for sale listings. Sellers have the advantage during this time. However, fundamental advice to home sellers is still “PRICE YOUR HOME TO … Continue reading

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California Property Taxes and Proposition 13

Property tax law in California is set forth in the state constitution.  Determination of property taxes is based around Proposition 13, a 1978 voter initiative that took the power of setting the property tax rates away from state legislators.

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Top Things Orange County Home Sellers Should Consider for Listing Strategy

Top Things for Orange County CA home sellers to consider prior to listing for sale. 1. Clean and uncluttered is key for your seller success. Buyers always like to see clean and uncluttered homes. 2. Staging for showing and sale– … Continue reading

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Most Californians Still Follow the Suburban Living Dream

Millions of Southern Californians have followed the suburban living dream involving single-family homes during the past fifty years, and that trend continues. Governor Brown has recently tried to dampen the California trend toward single-family home living.  He wants to encourage people to move away from suburbs and toward his urban living model … Continue reading

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Cash Buyers Dominating Orange County CA Real Estate Markets

Orange County CA home buyers are putting enormous amounts of cash into the buying process. During 2012 year, Orange County buyers put $9.06 billion of their own funds into homes – that is cash spent in no-loan purchases plus down payments for sales … Continue reading

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