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By Suzanne Horsburgh
(Buy America Real Estate Services)
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Start by shoring up your credit.Since you most likely will need to get a mortgage to buy a house, you must make sure your credit history is as clean as possible. A few months before you start house hunting, get copies of your credit report. Make sure the facts are correct, and fix any problems yo...

By Suzanne Horsburgh
(Buy America Real Estate Services)
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It really is becoming a better time to buy a home. Over the past two days, actions by both houses of Congress to reform FHA programs, and the Federal Reserve to decrease interest rates, should make borrowing more affordable and money more available. With reduced housing prices and increased housi...

By Bob Coan
(ThinkFree Realty)
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Newport Beach Real Estate Market Trends, Sept 24. 2007 Here is the most Up To Date Market Trends for Newport Beach. Each week we take a snapshot of the market. This Altos Research Real-time Market Profile(TM) is the most up-to date market information available. The Profile shows you not only pric...

By Suzanne Horsburgh
(Buy America Real Estate Services)
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I am sure you will agree being at the right place at the right time happens very rarely.  It is my great pleasure to inform you that Mr. Bernanke, Federal Reserve chairperson has lowered the prime by .50 basis points and there is an expectation of further reductions in the months ahead.          ...

By Bob Coan
(ThinkFree Realty)
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Here is this weeks open house list for Newport Beach. This is just a handfull and I have the complete list of Open House Homes in Newport Beach this weekend. Email bob@thinkfreerealty.com or call and I will email you the full list for any city you want in OC. Free and of course no obligation. 162...

By Bob Coan
(ThinkFree Realty)
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Here is the most Up To Date Market Trends for Newport Beach. Each week we take a snapshot of the market. This Altos Research Real-time Market Profile(TM) is the most up-to date market information available. The Profile shows you not only pricing and market numbers, but also trends in those number...

By Suzanne Horsburgh
(Buy America Real Estate Services)
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Bush Announces FHA-Secure Plan to Assist Subprime Borrowers On August 31, 2007, President Bush announced a new initiative called FHASecure, which will give the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) flexibility to help more families keep their homes in light of the decline of the subprime market an...

By Evan Little, Eco, Live/Work, Sales and Management
(Surterre Properties)
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Banning Ranch is located along the Santa Ana River and Pacific Coast Highway, and is 412 acres of wetlands and adjacent bluffs and mesa. This property has escaped the residential development that is characteristic of much of Newport Beach and Huntington Beach due to its use for oil production. Ba...

By Suzanne Horsburgh
(Buy America Real Estate Services)
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Use the webThe first logical way to save on gas is to find the bestprices. A great way to do this is www.gasbuddy.com.Enter your address to find the best gas prices in yourarea.                                                                                                                        ...

By Suzanne Horsburgh
(Buy America Real Estate Services)
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  Orange County Treasurer Chriss W. Street announced on August 16 that the $1.5 billion dollar Orange County Investment Pool and $1.8 billion dollar Orange County Educational Investment Pool were ranked as California's top government pools for the first quarter of 2007 according to TRACS Financia...

By Suzanne Horsburgh
(Buy America Real Estate Services)
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 If I pay off a loan, how do I ensure that I have clear title to my property. If you borrowed money when you purchased your home or if you have refinanced, it is likely that a deed of trust was recorded in favor of your lender. This documentation gives the lender a lien on your home until you sel...

By Suzanne Horsburgh
(Buy America Real Estate Services)
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If you are unable, or do not have the money to make your next mortgage payment. Please call your lender immediately. Some lenders may work with homeowners who are suffering a hardship.I am not a CPA, nor am I an attorney. Their services may be required, if decided a short sale was your best optio...

By Suzanne Horsburgh
(Buy America Real Estate Services)
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 Did you hear about the, Buyer's Bonus Mortgage Program? This is a superb vehicle for, First Time Home Buyers. Primary residenceSingle family Residence, (Warrantable & condo-conversions), and Planned unit developments.Maximum loan amount $417,000.00  Buyers Bonus payments only apply to the first ...

By Suzanne Horsburgh
(Buy America Real Estate Services)
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The median price for an Orange County home returned to record territory with the first monthly high since June 2006, DataQuick Information Systems reported today.June's median selling price for all residences was $645,000, or 0.4% above a year ago. (See how other O.C. home-price indexes have fare...

By Suzanne Horsburgh
(Buy America Real Estate Services)
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An Heir's Steps to Getting, Sharing Home TitleQuestion: My parents died within four days of each other in 2005. In their will, they left their home to me. I am their only child. There is still a mortgage, which I have been paying. Can I have the title to this property changed to my name and my hu...

By Suzanne Horsburgh
(Buy America Real Estate Services)
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To Escape MIP, Refinance LoanQuestion: What is the difference between private mortgage insurance ? PMI ? and mortgage insurance premium ? MIP? After paying nine years on my FHA mortgage, I have tried to get my MIP canceled. But I have been told I can't get it removed. I paid $70,000 for the house...

By Marlene Bridges, Laguna Homes|Laguna Condos|Laguna Real Estate
(Village Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Orange County officials gave the nod Wednesday, July 18, 2007 for Newport Beach to annex the 64 acre neighborhood known as Santa Ana Heights.  This has to be great news for the community that was nearly annexed by Costa Mesa back in 2001.  A neighborhood group fought back and thwarted Costa Mesa'...

By Suzanne Horsburgh
(Buy America Real Estate Services)
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A Limit on Widow's Gains Exclusion Question: My husband and I owned a house as tenants in common. He died in 2005. Now I would like to sell the house. Am I entitled to the $500,000 exclusion on my capital gains?Answer: No. You would be entitled to the $500,000 principal-residence-sale capital gai...

By Galel Fajardo
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One of the projects I have begun working on for clients is to compile data from their specific communities on their recent sales, current listings, and tracking the trends on home values. I have begun creating reports for specific areas in Orange County, and am customizing these reports based upo...

By Sheron Cardin, ARTIST - A Home Stager/Sellers Best Friend!
(California Moods Inc)
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Gina Dougherty from AR, her significant other, and me, sat down in the back row with our coffee in hand not knowing what to expect. The theme of the day was "The Inner Circle". The president of the Mark Victor Hansen organization introduced MVH and the show began.Before we knew it, MVH was having...

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