The Real Deal About Real Estate.........Really

Follow me
By
Real Estate Agent - John Aaroe Group - BRE #01708344

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2009 

It isn't always as simple as taking the highest offer when accepting the "best" offer for your seller. You want to make sure the accepted offer is a successful escrow all the way to the end, so consider some of the following when choosing the best offer besides looking at offer price: What kind o...
03/30/2009
When representing a buyer on REO properties, always make sure you read the bank addendum that is generated with an offer acceptance AT LEAST 3 TIMES. There are terms and conditions in there that can be very costly to your buyers if you overlook them.  Most common are per diem charges, which are b...
03/30/2009
Tax Credit for New Home Purchase In addition to the updated items identified on this page, we have updated Form 3528-A and the instructions for line 6 and Part III. If you have already faxed a completed application, you DO NOT need to resubmit a new application. This tax credit is available for q...
03/29/2009
Energy-Efficient Windows Technology Snapshot & Benefits:Significant economic savings can come from modern windows. Unless recently upgraded, your windows are likely a major source of heat loss. In cold climates, windows transfer heating energy out of the building through both conduction and radia...
03/26/2009
0 Comments
Bamboo Flooring Technology Snapshot & Benefits:Bamboo flooring is a cost-effective and environmentally sensitive choice among traditional hardwood flooring options. An appealing building material, it is very durable, strong and long-lasting. Bamboo, a grass product and not a wood product, is harv...
03/26/2009
Water Heating - Instantaneous Water Heaters Technology Snapshot & Benefits:Easy economic savings can accrue from instantaneous or the "on-demand" type of water heaters. In contrast to the traditional method of keeping 40 to 80 gallons of hot water at-the-ready in an insulated tank, "on-demand" he...
03/26/2009
Some highlights to keep in mind regarding loan modifications: 1. If the homeowner isn't working / does not have current employment, more than likely there's not much for them. 2. Some possible scenarios are: A lowered interest rate for a temporary time period Forbearance - a temporary suspension ...
03/22/2009
If any of you have referral clients looking for tennis court properties, I offer a good combination of knowledge. Not only am I a Top-10 agent, but I am also a USPTA Certified Tennis Professional with a good knowledge of tennis court properties and tennis facilities. Whether it be a home with a p...
03/22/2009
Lock bumping is the term for a very common technique used to open pin tumbler style locks that are installed in over 90% of homes and businesses worldwide. A specially designed key known as a bump key is all it takes to open virtually any lock of it's type. The Lock bump key (also referred to as ...
03/22/2009
1 Comments
The County of Los Angeles provides downpayment assistance in participating cities and designated census tracts of unincorporated areas in Los Angeles County. If the home purchase is in participating cities of Los Angeles County, this program provides 20% of the purchase price or $90,000, whicheve...
03/22/2009
Ambassador
925,122

Ralph Gorgoglione

California Real Estate (800) 591-6121
Ask me a question
*
*
*
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the clip to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase: