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Irvine CA Home Buying Market Surges & Needs More For Sale Listings

Irvine CA home buyers need to be prepared for competition with other buyers these days – where most homes under $1 million are getting multiple offers and some selling to cash buyers. The home buying surge continues at Irvine CA … 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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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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Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Tax Relief by U.S. Law Set to Expire at End of This Year 2012

U.S. law – Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 – applies to debt forgiven in calendar years 2007 through 2012 – including possible debt forgiven through SHORT SALE process. For purposes of income tax, this law allows for exclusion of income realized as … Continue reading

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CAP Rates Help Real Estate Investors Determine Value

  Investors look at Capitalization rate (or “CAP rate”) of a property to help determine value. CAP rate is ratio between the net operating income (NOI) produced by an asset and its capital cost (the original price paid to buy the asset) or alternatively … Continue reading

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