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I don't know about you, but it's "hump-day" and I can use a little humor:A real-estate agent was driving around with a new traineewhen she spotted a charming little farmhouse with ahand-lettered "For Sale" sign out front.After briskly introducing herself and her associate to thestartled occupant,...
09/12/2007
According to data available today on our local Multiple Listing Service, the combined number of active "lender approval/short pay" properties is now 745. This number represents just over 14% of the total inventory of homes within our entire county (5261 listings).  The City of Oxnard (pop. 182,00...
09/11/2007
... Some interesting stats to ponder:     California Real Estate licenses*:      February 2007: 526,308 February 2006: 486,395 February 2005: 427,389 February 2004: 374,546 February 2003: 340,548 February 2002: 316,898 February 2001: 310,109 February 2000: 304,477 *California Department of Real E...
09/10/2007
 The following links to property assessment databases from around the country that allow you to search online, usually by owner name or property address, in order to find the assessed values of properties in ALL US Counties:   The Property Assessment Directory   BONUS: It even includes England, N...
09/10/2007
 There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies. Your mobile phone can actually be a life saver or an emergency tool for survival. Check out the things that you can do with it: FIRST Subject:  EmergenciesThe Emergency Number worldwide for Mobile is 112.  If you find yoursel...
09/10/2007
  I was showing a buyer-client some available homes on the MLS last week from my laptop.  One of the 1940s detached home listings said it needed some TLC.  "3 bed / 1 Bath. 2 Car Detached Garage, Home needs some TLC!!! Submit all offers!!"Well, was I surprised to hear my client had never heard th...
09/10/2007
As more and more homeowners default, most look to a loan modification, a short sale, and finally, experience a foreclosure when the mortgage companies take possession of the property. Mortgage companies do not want to own (REO) properties, so their objective is to sell them to other willing buyer...
09/08/2007
Since the year 2000, numerous amendments or additions to the Consumer Credit Reporting Law have been made by the California Legislature. Most of these changes have occurred as a result of growing incidences of credit and identity fraud and as a result of the adoption by various lenders/creditors ...
09/04/2007
 July '07 was a great month for you if you bought the median-priced home in Oak Park last year ('06) and if you just SOLD the median-priced home in Oak Park/Agoura.  Not such good news for homesellers in Camarillo, though.Reporting resale single family residences and condos as well as new homes% ...
08/26/2007
1288  Baldwin Rd,  Ojai, CA  93023        Acres: 42.223     Lot Sz: 1839244 sqft    $1,995,000 (LP)Offering 42 gorgeous acres w/ views of Lake Casitas, mountains, & the countryside. Located just a quick drive from downtown Ojai. Build your dreamhouse on this very discreet piece of property that i...
08/26/2007
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Barry Shapiro specializes in assisting Camarillo homeowners find an alternative to foreclosure - through a loan workout, loan modification or Short Sale. Barry also guides potential new homeowners through the process of buying a home in today's uncertain marketplace.