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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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October Surprise – Orange County CA Buyers Crush the Market

3 out of 4 Orange County CA homes listed for sale went into escrow last month during October 2012 – and many more for sale listings are needed to meet growing buyer demand. Buyers seeing value in moderated home prices … Continue reading

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Home Selling Power Stays Up with Record Low Mortgage Rates

  Home sellers are getting positive benefits from continued low mortgage lending rates. Home sales are up, and today’s lending standards are allowing for more qualified buyers. Mortgage rates mostly hovered near their record lows this week and fueled momentum for … Continue reading

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Dover Shores at Newport Beach CA Homes and Real Estate

Dover Shores at Newport Beach CA is a sought after and pricey residential community located on the west side of Upper Newport Back Bay. With 310 single family detached homes, each at Dover Shores is located on the Back Bay … Continue reading

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Income Tax Benefits for Home Owners When Selling

According to U.S. income tax law, home owners have a possible capital gains exclusion from income tax on the sale of their “main home” – and can protect the gain on if they have lived at the “main home” for 2 out of the … 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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Irvine Real Estate Market Adjusting to New Normal

Irvine, California, had 830 homes listed for sale on the market as of May 31, 2011 – with average asking price of $844,018. Since the government’s first time homebuyer tax credits came to an end June 30, 2010, the Irvine home … Continue reading

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Orange County Home Buyers Beware of Amazingly Low Loan Rates

Orange County home buyers can still take advantage of excellent mortgage rates for purchase money loans.  This week’s home mortgage rate news from lenders and brokers had good news for home and property buyers that rates are even lower. Conforming loans up to $417,000 30 year … Continue reading

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Newport Beach Trustee Auction Sales after Foreclosure

  Even though Newport Beach is one of the valued and most sought-after cities for home buying and residential living in Southern California, it’s also like others with some properties scheduled for foreclosure auction sales. 151 Newport Beach homes are … Continue reading

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