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California Law re Landlord Liability for a Tenant’s Pets Can the landlord be liable if the tenant’s dog bites or otherwise harms someone? Answer: Possibly. Under California law, an owner of any dog is liable if a person is bitten by a dog in a public place or while lawfully on the private propert...
02/26/2015
Property taxes are very important for home owners at Orange County CA.  This is especially true because property taxes are based upon assessed values at Orange County, and those have values have increased significantly since 2009. People who have owned a home at Orange County for a number of yea...
02/18/2015
The Orange County CA housing market has shifted with sudden jump in buyer demand.  During the past month from January 15 to February 15, 2015, buyer demand has increased by 64%. After the first month of 2015, it looked like this year would be similar to 2014.  However, the market shifted with gre...
02/16/2015
Millennials in California value home ownership.  A new survey by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® was designed to evaluate the millennial generation’s attitude toward home ownership. Respondents were asked questions about different things from effect of the recession on their attitude towa...
02/03/2015
Ladera Ranch is an exciting area for residential living and investment - and located in the foothills of South Orange County CA near Saddleback. Ladera Ranch is divided into nine "villages" -  Oak Knoll Village, Bridgepark, Flintridge Village, Township, Wycliffe Village, Echo Ridge Village, Avend...
01/19/2015
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. In this case – First California Bank v. McDonal...
01/17/2015
California AB 1888:  New California Law on Real estate transaction transparency CA Governor Brown approved and signed Assembly Bill 1888 in June 2014, eliminating the option for parties to avoid disclosing in public records the amount of documentary transfer tax payable at closing of real estate...
01/10/2015
Corona del Mar village at Newport Beach CA is one of the most popular areas for home buyers and those who love the Pacific ocean ambiance at Orange County CA.  245 Corona del Mar homes sold last year during 2014.  $2,174,168 was the average sold price of CDM homes last year. So Corona del Mar ow...
01/06/2015
Orange County CA Home Selling Market Forecast for 2015 Overzealous sellers will be challenged by buyers who only are willing to pay the perceived fair market value during 2015. The FED might increase the Federal Fund Rate this year, and if that happens, mortgage rates will rise, and home afforda...
01/05/2015
Fantastic news for homebuyers is that home loan mortgage rates at Orange County CA went down big-time during 2014 and stayed down. 4.5% was the average rate on a 30-year fixed loan offered by lenders one year ago today –  see article from that time –Mortgage rate watch report for December 28, 201...
12/29/2014
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