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Turtle Rock Irvine Homes and Real Estate Market Update – December 27, 2014 Turtle Rock village at Irvine CA has about 3,500 homes and is one of the most sought after areas for residential living and investment at Orange County. Turtle Rock homeowners and sellers have high expectations and signifi...
12/27/2014
Some Orange County homeowners mistakenly believe that listing their home for sale during December isn’t a good idea and take their homes off the market. 3,058 Orange County homes sold during the past 30 days leading up to December 14. The number of sales usually drops off during Decembers.  Howev...
12/15/2014
Does a Will Cover Everything I Own? No. Generally speaking, your will affects only those assets that are titled in your name at your death. Those assets that are not affected by your will include Life insurance. The cash proceeds from an insurance policy on your life are paid to whomever you have...
12/01/2014
New CA Residential Purchase Agreement Form Has Been Published - November 25, 2014 The CA Residential Purchase Agreement form was revised and published by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® – with new forms today on November 25, 2014. This contract has grown in size and scope to include statu...
11/25/2014
Top Reasons to Buy a Home Now To take advantage of near-record low mortgage interest rates and home prices undervalued by as much as three percent nationwide, now is a great time to buy a home. The market has changed, and there are still some great opportunties for home buyers.    The economy is ...
11/19/2014
California law on joint ownership of real property   “Community Property and Community Property With Right of Survivorship” A married couple or registered domestic partners may hold property as community property. (Cal. Fam. Code §760.) Community property is similar to joint tenancy in that the s...
11/12/2014
Irvine CA is the economy engine driver at Orange County – has a population of about 230,000 people and is still growing.  Irvine homeowners have high expectations and confidence of the buyers. People are especially attracted to Irvine, because of its positive economy and jobs, famous and award-w...
11/05/2014
With interest rates dropping to their lowest levels since June 2013, now is a great time to buy a home at Orange County CA. Current rate drop to about 4.03% for 30-year fixed rate mortgage (for those who qualify) is a big savings for buyers on a monthly basis. Rates are a lot lower today than th...
11/01/2014
  Orange County CA sellers and buyers now see balance in home selling markets – with no advantage for either sellers or buyers. While comparing the supply (the active inventory) and demand (the number of pending sales over the prior month) smart analysts can determine the EXPECTED MARKET TIME – o...
10/30/2014
Real estate brokers and agents in CA with short sale listings were being bumped out of selling process when auction companies (such as Auction.com) used shill bids to drive up sales price during the process. New CA Law - AB 2039 (Muratsuchi) Auctions - was legislation sponsored by the California ...
10/01/2014
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