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Real Estate Broker Owner - Zapata Realty, Inc.
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My friend and loan officer at Bank of America, Todd VanAchen, gave me this update and I thought that I'd post it here. "Congress has legislated an extension and enhancement of the Home-Buyer Tax Credit program. It now includes home purchases whose sale documents are signed on or before April 30, ...
Posted over 4 years ago
When a buyer buys a house there are often lots of questions about property taxes.  Here is some information that I think you will find helpful.  Please consult with your lender or CPA if you have specific questions about your purchase or loan.  This information is for Southern California. Proper...
Posted over 4 years ago
On Friday, August 28, 2009 at 5:30pm I placed a 2 bedroom Condo in the MLS for $208,888. By Tuesday, September 1, I had three offers at $215,000. We accepted the offer that had 25% down. As this market continues to bump along we are finding that the only person in the transaction who will determ...
Posted over 4 years ago
I just spoke to my client this morning (9/1/2009) who is looking for a rental and she said that she found someone offering a Million Dollar house for Rent on Craigslist.com for $1,000/mo. She emailed them to see if it was real and they said yes. They asked her to send the money via Western Union ...
Posted over 4 years ago
These six custom homes must be seen to be appreciated. If you'd like to see them please contact Aaron Zapata at (714) 904-7877 or Aaron@AaronZapata.com
Posted over 4 years ago
At the beginning of the year, I was tracking bank repos in North Orange County. On any given day, there were between 150 and 170 active listings of homes and condos with at least 2 bedrooms. I just did the search today and there are only 79 active listings on the market. That's nearly a 50% drop!...
Posted almost 5 years ago
At the beginning of the year, I was tracking bank repos in North Orange County, CA. On any given day, there were between 150 and 170 active listings of homes and condos with at least 2 bedrooms. I just did the search today and there are only 79 active listings on the market. That's nearly a 50% d...
Posted almost 5 years ago
It's a story of highs and lows, tears of joy and tears of sadness.  This escrow was literally a test of the wills and endurance for my buyers.  It all started in December of 2008 when I found this house in Anaheim, CA, that I thought my buyers would really like.  I had been showing property off a...
Posted almost 5 years ago
This is what real estate is all about! I wish all of you a happy and prosperous 2009! -Aaron Zapata   "My husband and I used Aaron as our Realtor both to sell our condo and to buy our house.  Aaron is a competent and patient Realtor.  He knows well the many laws surrounding real estate and was pa...
Posted over 5 years ago
It's starting to happen.  Many have asked me, "When will we hit the bottom?"  I always said, "It will happen when the buyers decide that it's time to buy again."  That time is now approaching.  The low interest rates of 5% coupled with the lower home prices have resulted in the slowing of the fal...
Posted over 5 years ago
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