For most people, their home is their largest asset, so they want to maximize that asset by getting top dollar when they sell. Here are a few reasons you might not get top dollar when you sell - and … [Read More...]
Last week's economic news brought several housing-related reports, which indicated varying results in terms of gauging the economic recovery. FHFA reported slower growth of home prices associated with … [Read More...]
Most people don't know whether or not a single missed mortgage payment can have serious consequences for their credit score.
The good news is that there are things that can be done to mitigate the … [Read More...]
In Tuesday's post I focused on our local - Orange County, California - housing market. Today I have news about the National housing market. It looks better than most pundits anticipated. It's not … [Read More...]
Below is the latest Orange County Housing Report from my friend, Steven Thomas.
Orange County Housing Report: The Window of Opportunity is Closing
Summer is flying by and so is the second best … [Read More...]
Last week's economic news offered a variety of indications that the economic recovery continues, but some readings missed their expected levels. The Philadelphia and New York branches of the Federal … [Read More...]
Once you have found that perfect home with the right price and every little feature you were hoping for, it's important to keep in mind that the home has been presented in a way that accentuates its … [Read More...]
Is it always the best idea to pay off a mortgage over 30 years? While it may help a homeowner lower his or her monthly payment, it can mean paying more in interest and waiting several more years to … [Read More...]
An article by Derek Templeton, of DSNews.com, July 15th, 2014
As the unemployment rate and other economic measures continue to improve, American consumers appear to be gaining a greater ability to … [Read More...]
Last week brought news from the Fed as two Federal Reserve Bank Presidents made speeches and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Fed released the minutes of its last meeting. The minutes … [Read More...]
Here is the latest real estate market report from my favorite local economist, Steven Thomas:
Orange County Housing Report: OC Housing – Mid Year Update
July 6, 2014
The first two quarters … [Read More...]
Last week's economic news was mixed, but economic reports for Non-Farm Payrolls and the National Unemployment rate suggest a strengthening labor sector. Pending Home Sales surpassed expectations in … [Read More...]
An article by Tim Logan, of the Los Angeles Times. ( From June 11th, 2014.)
After several topsy-turvy years, Southern California's housing market is starting to look almost normal.
Home prices … [Read More...]
For both buyers and sellers, choosing the right real estate agent is an important and difficult decision, but making the right selection is critical. Consider the following essential characteristics … [Read More...]
One of the most significant factors home buyers and sellers focus on when buying real estate is the negotiated sales price in the purchase contract. While the sales price is undeniably important, the … [Read More...]
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