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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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...

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