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2009 

...  FOR YOU HERE IN CALIFORNIA ... and ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. DISTRESSED PROPERTIES and FORECLOSURES ARE INDEED AN IMPORTANT PART OF OUR MARKET ... and CAN PRESENT EXCELLENT BUYER OPPORTUNITIES. DISTRESSED HOMES and FORECLOSURES have received lots of attention in the press and media recently,...
01/29/2009
Newport Coast, California    With some of the most extravagant homes in California, Newport Coast is the prestigious residential area located near Corona del Mar and Laguna Beach at South OC ... with blue water Pacific ocean views.  As of today ...  January 26, 2009   ... there are 188 homes list...
01/26/2009
Crystal Cove at Corona del Mar, California. TOURIST DAY at Crystal Cove, our favorite local California state beach.  We enjoyed time with friend Ian White who is from Scotland and visited with us yesterday.  It was a glorious winter day with rain and intermittent sunshine.  Being tourists for a c...
01/24/2009
Some homebuyers mistakenly think they can do a property analysis of value by themselves. DON'T BE FOOLED. If you are serious about homebuying, always hire a qualified Realtor agent who will provide them with the real information (data) about the local market, what's for sale, the REO bank owned, ...
01/22/2009
        As of today, January 19, 2009   ...  there are 639 homes listed for sale at Irvine, and the average time on the market for those is 108 days.   Of the 639 Irvine homes now for sale ...  345 are attached or condo homes listed for sale  (54% of market), and the average number of days on the...
01/19/2009
I'd like to see US government get out of the ownership and management control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.  Some say that we should take these agencies private, cut them up and sell the parts off.   [See the January 9, 2009, commentary published in the Orange County Register by Deroy Murdock, s...
01/18/2009
Are you planning for some home improvement or remodeling?  Think through the basics of what you want in terms of home or property improvement and general range of what money you can afford to pay.  You will  want to use a home or remodeling contractor who words hard and carefully, who is honest, ...
01/15/2009
Concordia National-Qualifying Speech and Debate Tournament 2009 for high schoolers ... is scheduled for Wednesday, January 14 to Saturday, January 17, 2009, at Concordia University, Irvine. This Home Schoolers Association Debate Tournament is associated with National Christian Forensics & Communi...
01/14/2009
HARD MONEY LENDING can be a good way to go for real estate investors.   Investors in California residential real estate have taken a beating since July 2006.  Some investors these days would rather buy and own NOTES and DEEDS OF TRUST  (mortgages) ...  than the actual real property. If you have l...
01/13/2009
Paying Points can be a good way to reduce your home purchase mortgage interest rate. The Mortgage Professor reminds that there are opportunities on the home lending market and that one is for you to use points to pay down the loan interest rate.  He says that during 2005, it cost about 1.5 points...
01/13/2009
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