Real Estate News

March 4, 2016

Refinancing: The Right Move?

The federal reserve recently raised interest rates, and if you have an Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM), it may be a good time to consider refinancing your home. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to whether your should refinance, so here are a few of the main considerations.

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March 4, 2016

Five maintenance resolutions for your home

We may be a little removed from New Year’s Day, but it’s not too late to make some new resolutions for your home.

1. Start a home repair slush fund: Things in your home are going to break and need to fixed. It’s just a fact that comes with home ...

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Feb. 18, 2016

Flipping

Flipping

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Flipping – The number of single-family residences and condominiums resold within six months.

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Feb. 18, 2016

Foreclosures

Foreclosure Notices and Sales

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Foreclosure Notices and Sales – Properties that have received foreclosure notices — Notice of Default (green) or Notice of Trustee Sale (blue) — or have been sold at a foreclosure auction (red) by month.

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April 15, 2015

Keep Your Home California

Keep Your Home California on Wednesday announced changes to help more low- and moderate-income struggling homeowners remain in their homes.

Homeowners with a qualifying hardship and an unaffordable mortgage payment – greater than 38 percent of a family’s gross household income – can now qualify for the Principal Reduction Program ...

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April 15, 2015

Real Estate vs Mutual Funds

WHY INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE? Why invest in real estate? The first reason is fairly obvious. Most financial planners recommend that investors accumulate a diversified investment portfolio that consists of some stocks, bonds, and assets such as real estate. Another reason for holding real property for investment is that sometimes real ...

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