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St. Jude’s Chico Dream Home Location Announced - 12/30/07 02:11 PM
The St. Jude 2008 Chico Dream Home will be located in Aspire Homes McKinney Ranch community at the southwest corner of Eaton Road and Godman Avenue, specifically, on Desiree Lane. Map of Eaton Rd & Godman Ave Chico, CA 95973, US Don’t need a house in Chico? Search to find one in your area here. The estimated value of the second St. Jude Dream Home built in Chico will be $400,000 for 2060 square feet. Approximately 11,000 tickets will be available for sale at Tri Counties Banks or by calling 800-847-8573, a 24-hour toll-free hotline with additional information. Each $100 ticket (5 comments)
Don't mess with your credit or change employment until your Chico escrow closes! While perusing a fellow blogger Janis Gagliardi's recent post it occured to me that the message bears repeating for potential Chico CA buyers. Here is the full story, courtesy of PortOrangeJuice. I myself have had two different buyers in the past year or so that were stopped cold in their path to purchasing a new home. In a nutshell, the escrows had progressed to within a day or two before the closing. In both cases, the lenders re-checked the buyers credit and employment status just minutes prior to (18 comments)
Don’t lose your Chico Home to Foreclosure - 12/21/07 08:25 PM
by guest writer, Mike Wiegert- broker, Chico Homes Real Estate If you are worried about keeping up with your Chico CA house payments or you've received a letter from your mortgage lender, take a moment to read this article. The problem won't go away by itself! 1. Don't ignore your lender. They want to help you and will discuss the problems you are having. They have options to help you through these financially hard times. They can offer great advice to prevent you from getting into foreclosure. "I didn't get the mail" or "I didn't read it" are not valid excuses (6 comments)
Avoid Mortgage Fraud in Chico CA - 12/21/07 11:54 AM
Are you facing foreclosure on your Chico Home? If you have fallen behind on your mortgage payments, you need to be acutely aware of the "foreclosure rescue schemes" being played out all over the United States. As a Chico homeowner in distress, you are more likely to be more vulnerable to mortgage fraud. Freddie Mac is working hard to get the word out on mortgage fraud. You can read their recent article in full here "Avoiding Mortgage Fraud." Stay informed, and avoid signing any documents without first consulting your lender. After all, the last thing the bank wants to do right (1 comments)
Tour of Lights! Chico CA Real Estate Homes - 12/14/07 02:45 PM
The Tour of Lights is a wonderful local Chico CA holiday tradition. Chico residents love to pile in their cars after dark to take a leisurely tour of all the brilliantly decorated Chico area homes. For some, it's a grand event, worthy of a limousine rental! Our family likes to enjoy Christmas music playing on the radio, and we always bring along mugs of hot chocolate or apple cider. Add in candy canes and Grandma and Grandad, and we have beautiful holiday memories in the making! My favorite part is watching the faces of the children as they spot one (5 comments)
I wouldn't want my lawyer, or accountant or doctor to sugar-coat the truth for me. Why would a buyer or seller not want their Realtor to be straight up? We had a very interesting, light-hearted debate over lunch as to the virtues of "telling it like it is" versus "sugar-coating" (my term, not his). Given the excellent company, great Mexican food (5 comments)
What to expect from your Chico CA Realtor. - 12/05/07 02:26 PM
A Chico CA Realtor (or any Realtor, for that matter) owes specific duties to his or client, as well as other parties that may be involved in a Chico CA real estate transaction. If you are a buyer or seller, it's important that you know what you are entitled to from your Chico Realtor. After all, your relationship is going to be a very important one, considering that a home is probably the largest investment you will ever make in your lifetime! Your Chico Realtor will be your "fiduciary." A fiduciary is a person who holds a special position of trust (4 comments)
Chico CA Real Estate Mortgage Meltdown - 12/03/07 05:29 PM
by guest writer Mike Wiegert, broker, Chico Homes SUBPRIME! TEASER RATE! ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGE! Locally, these terms were once only known to those people that worked in the Chico CA real estate or mortgage business and a small percentage of people that took an actual interest in the workings of national mortgage markets. Today, these words are commonly known to anyone who reads a newspaper or watches a daily news program. Our newfound familiarity with mortgage terminology is primarily due to the recent crisis surrounding a near collapse of the sub-prime mortgage markets. Why do they call it market? Because, essentially (2 comments)
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