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What’s your income tax obligation on sale of your home? You should know and not be surprised at tax time.

What’s the amount of your income tax obligation on sale of your home?  You should know and not be surprised at tax time. When you sell your home, you would owe income tax on the amount of your “capital gain”, … Continue reading

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What Orange County Home Selling Emerged First Half 2014

Orange County CA home selling trends changed drastically during first half of 2014 – as compared with first half of 2013. Orange County no longer has the crushing buyer demand as presented during first part of last year 2013. Inventory … 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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Orange County CA Home Selling Markets Have Cooled and More Balanced

Orange County CA home selling markets have cooled and are now more balanced. Buyers are looking for value and are more patient – which is especially true when compared with March of this year 2013.

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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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Westpark Irvine Home Sellers Get Market Advantage

Irvine CA home selling is hot these days, and Westpark homes are in great buyer demand. New for sale listing – 19 TERRAZA – Meridien home with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths – 2137 SF interior space – prime corner lot … 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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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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Hot With Buyers for Homes – Orange County CA Needs More Sellers

Orange County CA now has the fastest home reselling market time since 2006 – but the supply of homes listed for sale is at a seven-year low. OC home buyers have competition with each other now and limited choices – Number of … 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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