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Orange County CA home selling market stays hot with fast buyers climbing over each other to find a good deal.
This buyer excitement creates lots of competition for foreclosures and popular properties priced at under $750k. Orange County has only 14 days of average market time on foreclosure listings. Only 206 foreclosure listings are now on the market - which is a 67 percent drop in past five months since start of this year. Foreclosure listings are selling at full asking price - on average. Less than 30 days of short sale listings inventory are now on the market - average market time. Only (2 comments)
REALTORs® support the American dream of buying and home ownership - and many of us believe that support should be special for those who are financially qualified. The National Association of REALTORs® legislative and business meetings Washington DC this month involved more than number of real estate agents urging lawmakers to “protect the American dream” of home ownership. REALTORs® want to maintain the status quo on four tax code provisions - this would help homeowners, prospective buyers and the nation’s economy: Mortgage interest tax deduction REALTORs® oppose any legislation that would reduce or eliminate the mortgage interest deduction, the federal income tax deduction for interest paid on debt secured by (4 comments)
Orange County CA treasurer Shari Freidenrich announced that the County's property tax auction to sell real property with delinquent taxes of five or more years is on Thursday, May 31, 2012, at 10 am in the Board Hearing Room in the Hall of Administration - 333 Civic Center Drive, Santa Ana, CA. If you have not yet registered to receive updates on the tax auction, you can register at bos.ocgov.com/taxauctionreminder. All information about the auction, the properties to be auctioned, and the process can be found at bos.ocgov.com/taxauction. Currently, there are 15 improved properties and 12 unimproved properties which will be sold at (0 comments)
Listing inventory of homes has dropped at ORANGE COUNTY CA REAL ESTATE - lowest inventory of homes for sale since June 2005. We now have current active listing inventory of 5,883. Highest point was June 2011 - when Orange County had 11,388 homes on the market - so invventory has almost been cut in half. Homeowners who want to sell should get their properties ready and listed now and as soon as possible - pricing those to sell correctly according to market. Irvine CA real estate and home selling maintains a solid pace - even with only 444 homes listed for sale (0 comments)
Proposition 28 - Initiative Constitutional Amendment Limits on Legislators' Terms in Office. Reduces the total amount of time a person may serve in the state legislature from 14 years to 12 years. Allows a person to serve a total of 12 years either in the Assembly, the Senate, or a combination of both. Applies only to legislators first elected after the measure is passed. Provides that legislators elected before the measure is (0 comments)
Turtle Ridge at Irvine CA residents and property owners are happy about communities with best of public schools, good jobs with career opportunities at private companies, some of the best weather anywhere, the University of California at Irvine, public libraries, places of worship, and excellent parks and biking trails. People like Turtle Ridge Irvine for its hills ambiance, the quiet, views toward Newport Coast and the ocean, gated privacy, public parks, excellent schools, and some of the beautiful luxury homes in Orange County. Brokers, Realtors and real estate professionals, have sold 26 Turtle Ridge homes so far this year - average sold price of $1,101,906 - which is average of (0 comments)
California is a non-judicial foreclosure state - where courts and attorneys are usually not involved in the private process. This California law non-judicial foreclosure process allows lenders to be named as beneficiaries of deeds of trust - such deeds are security for the promissory note obligations agreed to at time real estate financing is established for a certain borrower and property. Lenders usually start non-judicial foreclosures in CA by notifying their trustees - who would file and record the notice of default - re terms of the note and deed of trust. If the default is not cured by (0 comments)
Foreclosure properties are selling so fast at Orange County CA that average selling time for REOs - after lenders buy the properties at trustee auctions and list for sale again - is 18 days.
There are only 304 foreclosure REO lender owned homes now listed for sale at Orange County - this market needs more inventory to keep buyers happy. Irvine CA - REO listings Newport Beach CA REO listings Laguna Beach CA - REO listings Laguna Beach - REO listing - $1,499,000 - 3 bedrooms and 3 baths - MLS# L36457 - IDX link __________________________________________________________ Contact us about Orange (2 comments)
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