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Citi-Bank Offering Up to $12,000 for Borrowers Who Complete Short Sale In Monterey County - 06/30/11 08:34 PM
INFORMATION FOUND ON NAR WEB-SITE GOOD NEWS FOR DISTRESSED HOMEOWNERS THAT NEED TO SELL THEIR HOME! CitiMortgage, the mortgage servicing arm of Citigroup is paying borrowers an average $12,000 after completing a short sale this year. Justin Rand, the senior vice president of loss mitigation at the bank, said servicers are putting more of an emphasis on streamlining the process and pursuing a short sale ahead of foreclosure. The short sale process in 2009 took an average 120 days from listing to close. But by reaching out to borrowers instead of waiting for them to ask the bank, short sales now (0 comments)
Pacific Grove has been called "America's Last Home Town". Pacific Grove borders The Monterey Bay and is a gateway to the city of Monterey, in close proximity to Pebble Beach with world class golf. Beautiful and peaceful ocean views and many activities for you to enjoy. Pacific Grove is a LIFESTYLE! A safe, quiet town where everybody knows your name.....
Pacific Grove is a small town with 2 elementary schools, a middle school and 1 highschool. The district is coveted by many and a great reason to buy a home in Pacific Grove. It is a great (0 comments)
Please write to your political leaders in your area to stop the lowering of conforming loan limits. Today, I sent the following letter to Senator Feinstein, Congressman Sam Farr and Barbara Boxer. We need to work together to stop this so credit worthy Americans can obtain mortgage loans that are reasonable. Senator Dianne Feinstein Hart Senate Office Building, Room 331 Constitution Avenue and 2nd Street, NE Washington, DC 20510-0504
Dear Senator Feinstein,
As your constituent, and a REALTOR®, I urge you to act now to make the current loan limits for FHA, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae (the (0 comments)
Expert knowledge and customer satisfaction are my goals. Extensive knowledge of this unique area. I match buyers and sellers. Tell me what you want, I will find it for you. California Foreclosure Activity Level Decreases in April Foreclosure filings - default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions - were reported on 55,869 California properties in April, down 7 percent activity from March and 20 percent below the level reported for April 2010, according to the latest RealtyTrac® U.S. ForeclosureMarket Report. Year-over-year foreclosure activity levels in California (0 comments)
WRITE TO YOUR CONGRESSMAN IT WORKS!! - 06/20/11 01:07 PM
WRITE TO YOUR CONGRESSMAN IT WORKS! I recently wrote to Congressman Sam Farr regarding my concern about restrictions in the QRM regulation. This would severely impact potential homeowners and the real estate industry in general. Today, I received a response from Congressman Farr. Please write your own Congressman when you have concerns...that is what they are there for. Your concerns will be heard. Write to your Congressman..it works. Together, we can make a better world for everyone COPY OF LETTER FROM CONGRESSMAN FARR:
Thank you for sharing your concern about restrictions in the proposed Qualified Residential (1 comments)
Monterey California Home Prices For 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Homes - 06/20/11 12:29 PM
Monterey California Home Prices For 3 Bed 2 Bath Homes I have a great tool available for you. It is called market snapshot. It gives you the ability to put in specific information regarding your home, or a home you want to purchase and receive comprehensive information on prices, community information, schools. This tool is free and gives you the ability to search like a pro...or get an idea of what your home may sell for. To see a sample report based upon a 3 bed 2 bath home in Monterey California click the link below.
5 Reasons You May Not Want to Counter That Offer - 06/19/11 11:19 PM
This is a great post for buyers and sellers in the Monterey County Real estate world. so many people selling their homes refuse to be realistic about the market. Buyers really need to listen to their agents...a low ball offer that is not based on current market conditions is a waste of everyone's time. Great post that I wanted to share. Via Tni LeBlanc REALTOR® Santa Maria CA Homes Central Coast: 5 Reasons You May Not Want to Counter That OfferIt never hurts to ask, right? How many times have you heard that expression? However, as a real estate agent, I have (3 comments)
PROFESSIONAL INTERIOR DESIGNERS SAVE YOU MONEY We have all watched the fabulous re-do's on television. We have all bought furniture, carpeting, bedding, drapes, only to get it put all together and decide we did not like it. Or maybe you are tired of your surroundings, but don't know where to start. Interior design professionals like Pam Meyer help you to avoid costly mistakes. Let me introduce you to Pam Meyer, ASID. If you want the highest quality for the best price, Pam can turn your home into a work of art without breaking the budget.
We have all watched the fabulous re-do's on television. We have all bought furniture, carpeting, bedding, drapes, only to get it put all together and decide we did not like it. Or maybe you are tired of your surroundings, but don't know where to start. Interior design professionals like Pam Meyer help you to avoid costly mistakes. Let me introduce you to Pam Meyer, ASID. If you want the highest quality for the best price, Pam can turn your home into a work of art without breaking the budget. Her studio (1 comments)
Bank Of The West Offers Residential Loans in Monterey County - 06/15/11 01:26 PM
BANK OF THE WEST OFFERS RESIDENTIAL LOANS IN MONTEREY COUNTY Bank of the West a premier financial services company with more than 1.6 personal and business customers nationwide, wants you to know that they are ready to help with your residential mortgage needs. bANK OF THE WEST IS OFFERING RESIDENTIAL LOANS IN MONTEREY COUNTY. If you are interested in purchasing a home IN MONTEREY COUNTY Bank of the West offers home loans up to $4,000,000. They even offer reduced rates with their Relationship Pricing program. MONTEREY COUNTY HAS MANY LUXURY HOMES, SHORT SALES, VACATION PROPERTIES FOR SALE. BUY A HOME IN (0 comments)
REAL ESTATE SCAM ALERT FOR DISTRESSED HOME OWNERS IN MONTEREY COUNTY - 06/11/11 01:50 PM
REAL ESTATE SCAM ALERT FOR DISTRESSED HOMEOWNERS IN MONTEREY COUNTY With 45% of al lsales being short sales and half of all mortgages in America being underwater, there are predators In Monterey County who are taking advantage of the situation. The California Association Of Realtors has some great pages on short sales, and scam alerts. Please be aware of the lengths these criminals will go to to take advantage of you. I want you to be aware of real estate scams in Monterey County. http://www.car.org/legal/scam-watch/#Scam this link has a comprehensive list of all of the scams that have been played upon (0 comments)
WEIGHT LOSS AND HEALTHY LIFE STYLE IN MONTEREY CALIFORNIA - 06/09/11 09:48 PM
YOU CAN'T PUT A PRICE ON GOOD HEALTH in Monterey County TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE..BE HEALTHY My motto is that if you don't have your health...you don't have anything. we can have all the material goods, a loving family and partner, great friends, a fantastic job....fancy cars....but if we don't have our health...none of it matters.
Monterey California has so many benefits to the people who live and visit here.. Part of what makes life so great here is that we are privliged to have access to talented and caring professionals who offer us products and services that one does not usually (1 comments)
Life On The Monterey Peninsula From An "Old Timer" - 06/08/11 11:00 PM
Life on the Monterey Peninsula from an" Old Timer" OK, I am not that old, but I do know the Monterey Peninsula...my family has been here since my Grandmother was 2 years old, and she would be 96 today! I love this place, know all of the benefits, know alot about each community. You can not argue with an old timer! If you want an intimate account of The Monterey Peninsula...I am an expert. The Link below gives you a snapshot of homes for sale in Monterey...specifically, 3 bed 2 bath homes that are around 1,300-1,500 square feet. If you want (0 comments)
Monterey County Real Estate..Great Investment Opportunities - 06/08/11 02:45 PM
The link below gives you an idea of 3bed 2 bath homes in Monterey California. The market snapshot is for a specific address. If you want to know the valule of your home, click the link below to order your own personal FREE Market Snapshot. Order your own Free property analysis today: http://www.homeinsight.com/Widget/default.aspKB1NW0RFEQXM Here is the link to follow for home prices in Monterey California http://www.marketsnapshot.info/MSReport/RTMSMain.aspx?cnsmr=1&ReportId=8444e1f5-9abb-45f2-9412-a5779aed9381&instanceId=2df7e5f4-93f7-4687-9507-6e169a4ffbb1#
I was born and raised in Monterey County. I know this area and want to help you to find the perfect homefor your lifestyle. I care about you and your life...not just your real (0 comments)
Carmel California Real Estate Prices - 06/07/11 10:31 AM
Carmel California Real Estate Prices. If you would like to have a complete list of available properties..... please call me today! Leslie DeLuca Experience Counts - Call me for Real results! Elysium Estates Tel: 831-393-1484 Cell: 831-214-1934 email@example.com lesliedeluca.com June 2011 Your real estate information source. Carmel California Real Estate Market As a real estate professional, I strive to keep in touch with my clients and provide them with information that I hope they will find useful. This newsletter is an opportunity to let you know about the state of the market and current trends. It may even touch on (0 comments)
The Joy Of Getting Your Real Estate Offer Accepted - 06/03/11 05:35 PM
THE JOY OF GETTING YOUR REAL ESTATE OFFER ACCEPTED My clients are picture perfect...came to me with a pre-approval letter, are realistic about the market, listened to my advise on buying a short sale...takes patience (lots of it). Offers have to be realistic according to the market....they are also really nice people. We looked at everything in their price range, I even showed them property that was above their price range just so that they could compare what they would get for more money in different communities, how some communities give you more house for your money. I wanted them to (0 comments)
Homes for Sale In Pebble Beach - 06/02/11 12:45 PM
Pebble Beach is a magical place, where beautiful scenery, world champion golf, and a serene lifestyle await you. I grew up in this magetic place...never appreciated it's beauty until I grew up. It was just "home". I remember wanting to get out so bad when I was 18. I used to sit in class at USC in Los Angeles, and imagine myself at the beach, or sitting in the park in Carmel. We are so lucky to be able to live here. I am an expert in the area...having lived there my whole life. I would love to help you find (2 comments)
It's Raining Yorkies In Pebble Beach - 06/02/11 12:25 AM
It's Raining Yorkies in Pebble Beach.... Our three yorkies love to romp on the golf course...with their Dad, who is in the golf business at Pebble Beach. We have a great time and the scenery is beautiful. I was looking at houses for sale in Pebble Beach today and there are 123 available. The lowest price for a single family is in the $700,000 range and the most expensive is a beautiful home listed for $30,000.000....prices are down, interest rates are great. If you are looking for a golf property, vacation home, or want to make Pebble Beach your new neighborhood. (5 comments)
Monterey County Property Values - 06/01/11 06:03 PM
Monterey County has 257 sales in April 2011 with a median sale price of $241,000. This is data for single family residences. The following chart is from Realist:
When looking at this data, one must also realize that this is data for the whole county. Each city in this county has different price ranges, lifestyles and amenities. In Seaside, CA it is possible to buy a 3 bedroom house for $250,00, and in Marina, Salinas, Castroville, one may also find properties for the median, or slightly above. However, in Monterey or Pacific Grove the price goes up considerably. If you (0 comments)
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