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2010 

Ok, it's not quite that but when i heard the recent update from the Franchise Tax Board about the California home buyer tax credit it reminded me of the many funny scenes from "Office Space." The California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) recently released an update on the California home buyers' tax c...
Posted almost 4 years ago
How much is the commission?  Who pays for what?  When is it paid?  I get asked these questions and much more about commission on a very regular basis.  As a real estate agent you just assume that everyone knows how commission works.  That's just not case, even with sellers that have owned multipl...
Posted almost 4 years ago
cnnmoney.com, may 11, 2010 Can it be possible? Despite the housing bust and high foreclosure rates, in some areas real estate agents are complaining that they don't have enough homes to sell. In California, almost all cities have a short supply of single-family homes. That's especially true in th...
Posted almost 4 years ago
LA Times, May 16, 2010 Changes taking effect June 1 are part of Fannie Mae's 'loan quality initiative' to cut down on slipshod underwriting and fraud by borrowers. If you're thinking about applying for a home mortgage this year, here's some important news: Beginning June 1, your lender is likely ...
Posted almost 4 years ago
Doug Reynolds, a Sacramento Realtor, provides an analysis of the local market. This month focusing on the new California homebuyer tax credit (and expiration of Federal tax credit), the details of the new HAFA/Short Sale program and forecasting the summer months. More information can be found at...
Posted almost 4 years ago
The expiration of the 2010 Home Buyer Tax Credits on April 30 is unlikely to put off Americans looking to purchase homes who believe now is a good time to buy and are confident that home prices will rise according to a survey released by Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services, Inc., a Pru...
Posted almost 4 years ago
Here is the sales data information for closed sales in April 2010: All of the 95826: 34 Sold Single Family Homes. Average Square footage: 1,548 Average Listing Price: $ $209,354 Average Sales Price: $ 205,199 Median Days on Market: 23 days College Greens/Glenbrook: 11 Sold SFR's Average Sq. feet:...
Posted almost 4 years ago
The market stats for Sacramento County were just released.  The median price trickled up this month from $182k to $185k.  Not a big jump but what we've been seeing over the past year, the median price bouncing around on an upward trend.  The inventory also increased slightly to 2.4 months, still ...
Posted almost 4 years ago
Posted almost 4 years ago
As many of you know i've been blogging regularly about two particular topics: the end of the Federal Homebuyer Tax Credit (April 30th) and how the 250k and below price range has been extremely hot for the last year (seller's market, multiple offers in a few days, homes selling for over list price...
Posted almost 4 years ago
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