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Last week I had one of the most successful Realtors in my county submit a bargain basement offer on a really nice as-is REO.  Two weeks later the as-is price is up for re-negotiation prior to contingency release.  In comes the back-up offer that would do anything to get the property two weeks ago...
Posted over 5 years ago
When I moved to San Clemente an Ocean view was a dream I had from my apartment off of Pico Ave.  Today a first time buyer can buy this ocean view home for about the same as rent.  At a listed price of $375,000, some lucky homeowner is going to walk out on their patio everyday, and say "Wow!"  Thi...
Posted over 5 years ago
I am refusing to call it Marblehead Coastal, because I don't believe that the current plan will materialize.  I was hoping, but the collapse of Lehman Brothers (one of the principle backers of this project), and the recent bankruptcy filings in the developers arena, seem to indicate this project ...
Posted over 5 years ago
  This is NOT an emergency! On Wednesday October 1st the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station  (SONGS) will conduct a test of the emergency siren near the top of a hill in Southeast San Clemente.  The test will take place between 10am and 12 noon.   After Living here for over 35 years, I realize...
Posted over 5 years ago
  1311 Active listings in Oceanside, in the MLS. 577 properties are listed as VACANT. 477 properties have Pending offers. Oceanside is one of the last great affordable coastal communities.  Prices range from $35,000 to $6,300,000.  There is something here for everyone. Now is the best possible ti...
Posted over 5 years ago
Monday morning housing statistics for San Clemente California: Date: 09/29/2008 499 Active listings in the MLS. 102 of these homes are Short Sales.  69 in escrow that are accepting Back-Up offers.  41 properties with Pending offers. 22 Bank or Lender owned properties in the MLS. 68 properties at ...
Posted over 5 years ago
Marblehead is reacting to the financial crisis much like all of the other neighborhoods.  Nothing is moving, and nothing is selling.  Aggressive pricing seems to be the only way to get showings, but even those potential buyers are waiting on the fence to see what's next. There are currently 30 ho...
Posted over 5 years ago
After doing a good job and being a good REO agent you get a reward for faithful service to the bank...They give you more and more REO's.  You reach a point where you have to come up with a system to handle 10-20-30-600 listings at once.  You Can't! Customer service went downhill on listing assign...
Posted over 5 years ago
What's New - What Hot - What's Old- and What's SOLD!  Ocean Hills in San Clemente moves fast.  To help keep you up on the action, here is a market recap to help you determine the right time to buy or sell.  I can show yoyu any of these properties, except the sold one of course, well mabey even a ...
Posted over 5 years ago
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Over 6000 people crowded a hall at the Del Mar Fairgrounds to listen to opponents and proponents of the 241 toll-road extension.  The issue was settled by the California Coastal Commission, a resounding NO!, but this heated battle is far from over.  It's now the Federal Governments chance to get ...
Posted over 5 years ago
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