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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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Does a Will Cover Everything I Own?

Does a Will Cover Everything I Own? No. Generally speaking, your will affects only those assets that are titled in your name at your death. Those assets that are not affected by your will include Life insurance. The cash proceeds … Continue reading

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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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U.S. Estate Tax Is On Your Right to Transfer Property at Your Death

Some people we talk with are confused about what the U.S. Estate Tax is and on what basis that would be owed and paid. According to the Internal Revenue Service the U.S. Estate Tax is a tax on your right … 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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Bluffs Home Remodeled at Newport Beach CA – 325 Vista Suerte

Live beautifully in this stunning, extensively remodeled and renovated home in the “The Bluffs” at Newport Beach! Single family attached home with 3 bedrooms and 2 and one-half bathrooms. Open-concept kitchen, dining and living area. Gorgeous custom kitchen rebuilt to … Continue reading

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Turtle Rock Irvine CA Home Selling Prices at an All-Time High

Turtle Rock Irvine CA Home Selling Prices are at an All-Time High Turtle Rock continues to be one of the most sought-after community locations for residential living and home buying in Orange County. Turtle Rock home buyers were hot and … Continue reading

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Orange County Home Buying Demand Continues with Sales Moderating

Orange County Home Buying Demand Continues with Sales Moderating Demand for housing at Orange County CA continues to be positively impacted by rising employment, growing families and some people qualifying for loans after a prior foreclosure or short sale. Orange … 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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5 Things You Should Do Now For Selling Your House This Spring

5 Things You Should Do Now For Selling Your House This Spring If you are considering to sell your house this spring, time is now to prepare and execute! Spring home selling season is in now in full-swing, and you … Continue reading

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