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Costa Mesa Animal Control, in partnership with the Orange County Humane Society (OCHS), will be conducting two Dog Licensing Clinics. The clinics will be on Friday, July 8th (4 p.m. to 8 p.m.) and Saturday, July 9th (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) in the greenbelt area between the Police Department (99 Fair Drive) and City Hall. The purpose of the clinics is to promote dog licensing and provide the community with a convenient opportunity to license their dogs. The licensing of dogs is important because: If a dog is found, the license indicates the dog has an owner and isn't (1 comments)
Team Weichman loves celebrating the 4th of July! Family, fun and fireworks! What more can you ask for? The City of Costa Mesa just released the 4th of July press release and there is some new information in there all residents can benefit from reading! Costa Mesa, California - New Dates for Sale and Discharge of Fireworks within the City of Costa Mesa.With the Fourth of July just weeks away, the City of Costa Mesa wants to invite residents to have a fun as well as a safe holiday. The City would also like to remind residents of the new (0 comments)
Pet Proposals, When Selling Your Home... Did you realize that 6 out of 10 U.S. households have pets? That means that those without critter companions are in the minority, but if you’re a pet owner selling your home, you shouldn't ignore the perceptions of those families that don't include cats or dogs. Odors are the biggest issue. This isn't to say that your housekeeping is remiss, but remember that some buyers who visit your home may experience allergies or be particularly sensitive to pet dander or odors. Just vacuum the floors and furniture frequently and use an air sanitizer. During (4 comments)
IT’S ALL ABOUT APPROVAL IN REAL ESTATE! These days, a buyer's biggest concern shouldn't be so much about finding the lowest interest rate, but finding a lender who will approve their application. There are three basic types of mortgage providers, each regulated by a different agency, and following different disclosure laws. Banks: generally employ their own underwriters and provide loans with their own money. They often have mortgage products matched to particular situations, such as manufactured homes or new construction. Minimum credit score requirements will vary from bank to bank. Brokers: work on a commission and make a little more (0 comments)
THE MARKET WHERE YOU MOVE, REAL ESTATE BUYING ADVICE As we see some market recovery, the scales become a little more balanced between buyers and sellers. However, if you're a buyer moving out of the area, local conditions here aren't relevant. You need to investigate whether it's still a strong buyer’s market in the area where you are relocating. If long listing times and price reductions are prevalent, then you have the luxury of exercising some of the following options when you search and eventually make an offer. First of all, you needn't jump at the first suitable home (2 comments)
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