John Occhi's Real Estate Blog - Focused on the The Temecula & Murrieta Valleys

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Temecula-Murrieta CA real estate news, views and information provided to our community and agents.



How is a Restaurant Servers Tip Similar to a REALTORS® Commission? It seems as if eating in restaurants is much more common place than when I was a lad.  I know if my younger sister and I got to go with the grown-ups to a restaurant we had done something special, for which we were being rewarded....
There is so much discussion taking place today on the housing market and different aspects and methods of saving homes.In this article, my friends and popular bloggers, Nestor & Katerina Gasset do a great job of identifying a part of the problem that no one ever considers - the servicing agreemen...
There are many fingers pointing at many reasons that there are so many problems with Short Sales... of curse very few agents will look to themselves as the cause.My friend and colleague Broker Bryant of Florida does a pretty good job of holding the mirror up for agents to look into, the next time...
Credit is such an important part of life in our modern society.  Yes, I know there are those who only use cash...or cash in the bank with a debit card and there is that gray economy...but seriously folks...if you want any of the nicer things this life has to offer you are going to have good credi...
The San Jacinto Real Estate Marketplace has been dominated with Distressed Properties.  Unfortunately,  the data is not very accurate, because until recently many Short Sales were not reported in a search-able field in the MLS as a Short Sale.By looking at this data you can see that this market p...
Winding doen 2009 and looking forward to the future you have to know where you have been if you want to know where you are going.Planning my marketing and business plan for 2010, as an REO Listing Agent, I have taken the opportunity to examine how many REO Listings we (as a market - not my person...
Real Estate is often very confusing for the consumer - everyone is an expert and everyone has advice...I like to call the advise givers "3rd Base Coaches".A 3rd Base Coach will share with you what they know - it doesn't matter if their information is 6 months old or 6 years old they have a story ...
A universal question that homeowners everywhere, including the Hemet - San Jacinto Valley, CA, must ask themselves as they prepare to either buy or sell a home - a decision that will have an impact on their lives for years to come. I strongly believe that "All Real Estate is Local and Your REALTO...
The year 2010 is going to be an excellent year for the repeat buyer to move up in this down market.  The Hemet - San Jacinto real estate marketplace is a field of dreams for repeat buyers with equity in their existing homes.  I have been covering various aspects of this concept in a number of art...
The San Jacinto REal Estate Market has seen a steady decline over the last 5 years.  For the most part, the List Price and Sold Price   When looking at the number of listings that have come on the market over the past 5 years you can see that we have sold an awful lot more of our inventory than w...

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