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2011: A Year of foreclosure, Strategic Defaults and Much More - 12/30/11 03:24 PM
2011: A Year of Foreclosure, Strategic Defaults and Much More Okay, so I was reading this article on the HousingWire. Here is a quote from the first paragraph, "RealtyTrac is calling 2011 the year of foreclosure litigation, strategic default, failing foreclosure law firms and shadow inventory." Kind of interesting, if you ask me. Foreclosure litigation... who would have ever thought! I mean, really, if you get foreclosed on, it's for a good reason like you didn't keep up your end of the contract, right? But with banks failing right and left and other loans being sold and transferred (and not properly, I might add) without (5 comments)
Is Your Christmas Trash Advertising To Thieves? - 12/29/11 06:11 PM
The Liz Spear Team has written a fabulous post you absolutely have to read! Is your Christmas trash an advertisement to burglars in the area? And with this economy, can you be too careful? I think not! Please leave your comments over on the team's original post, I'm sure they will appreciate it! Via Liz and Bill Spear RE/MAX Elite Warren County Ohio: Cincinnati to Dayton (513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com): Is Your Christmas Trash Advertising To Thieves? It was an early start this morning, off to restock a flyer box in a condo community. Driving around it became pretty apparent that Santa had been (0 comments)
Affordable Housing Available in San Dimas - 12/27/11 05:14 PM
Affordable Housing Available in San Dimas Okay, so more good news for the region I live in! The Grove Station development just south of downtown San Dimas is back in business! After falling into bankruptcy, the original plan which consisted of 110 residential units and more business spaces has been finished! The original plans had to be revamped to a smaller development, but the idea behind this project was to create a "main street feel next to the historic downtown" and I truly believe that has been accomplished. The condo units which are affordable consist of 2 bedrooms and are (1 comments)
New Conference Center To Open at the Pomona Fairplex - 12/27/11 03:25 PM
New Conference Center To Open at the Pomona Fairplex Okay, so I was excited to read this short article about the new Conference Center opening in Pomona at the Fairplex. The Fairplex is a really exciting place in itself, being the home of the Los Angeles County Fair and the NHRA Winternationals. (Goodness, if you guys clicked all of those links, you've already been here for a while!) The conference center is connected to the Fairplex Sheraton Hotel which I personally attend a Christmas event in every year. (I know you JUST needed to know that!)
The scheduled opening will take place in spring of 2012 but (0 comments)
Confessions of a Holiday Blogger - 12/22/11 03:41 PM
Confessions of a Holiday Blogger Okay, so here I am in the office... I mean being office manager and all, of course I'm here. The problem with that is I'm practically the only one. There's the receptionist and the escrow girl, but other than that, it's really quiet... I read all of these blogs about Christmas and how busy everyone is, but I guess by now, Thursday, it's all slowed WAY down. So I'm sitting here thinking that I haven't wrapped a single present, other than the office stuff, and how much I truly have to do before Saturday. Way to (13 comments)
Please,..... Don't Compare Us Realtors With Car Salespeople!!! - 12/20/11 02:30 PM
This blog is so true. Not only do we have to have continuing education for our profession, but we also have to be legally responsible for the contracts and carrying out of said contracts. So, please don't compare us with used car salesmen! Please go and leave your comments over on Peter and Linda's post - I'm sure they will appreciate it! Via Peter & Linda Pfann (250) 213-9490 Pfanntastic Victoria Homes Since 1986 (Cornerstone Properties Ltd. www.pfanntastic.com ): Please,..... Don't Compare Us Realtors With Car Salespeople!!! While it's common to compare real estate agents to car salespeople, they really have very little (0 comments)
Highs and Lows - Claremont, CA, December 14, 2011 - 12/14/11 12:37 PM
Highs and Lows - Claremont, CA, December 14, 2011 Okay, so here we go with the statistics in CLAREMONT, CA. I think for this month we will skip a lot of the explaination as it has been in all of the other past months and you can always call me with any questions. Short and to the point is not something I usually am, but let's pretend for now, shall we? SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE HIGHEST LISTING $ 4,000,000 LOWEST LISTING $ 170,000 AVERAGE PRICE$ 409,000 ACTIVE LISTINGS 115 SOLD THIS WEEK (1 comments)
Yes! It is a Buyer's Market...... But.... It's NOT an Idiot's Market.. Let's Be Serious Now... - 12/13/11 07:56 PM
I absolutely LOVE this blog from Stacey! She has hit the nail on the head - if you think you can lowball your offers and get what you want, you are sadly mistaken! Stacey hits some great points of why this is simply not possible right now. So if you'd like to make a comment, please head on over to Stacey's blog so that she can see what you all have to say. Via Stacey Smith - Laguna Beach Real Estate Specialist (CA Coastal Estates, Inc.): Yes! It is a Buyer's Market...... But.... It's NOT an Idiot's Market.. Let's Be Serious Now... (0 comments)
Highs and Lows - La Verne, CA, December 13, 2011 - 12/13/11 04:41 PM
Highs and Lows - La Verne, CA, December 13, 2011 Okay, so here we go with the statistics in LA VERNE, CA. I think for this month we will skip a lot of the explaination as it has been in all of the other past months and you can always call me with any questions. Short and to the point is not something I usually am, but let's pretend for now, shall we? SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE HIGHEST LISTING$ 3,500,000 LOWEST LISTING$ 229,900 AVERAGE PRICE$ 399,000 ACTIVE LISTINGS 128 SOLD THIS WEEK (2 comments)
HIGHS AND LOWS - San Dimas, CA - December 13, 2011 - 12/13/11 02:48 PM
Highs and Lows - San Dimas, CA, December 13, 2011 Okay, so here we go with the statistics in SAN DIMAS, CA. I think for this month we will skip a lot of the explaination as it has been in all of the other past months and you can always call me with any questions. Short and to the point is not something I usually am, but let's pretend for now, shall we? SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE HIGHEST LISTING$ 2,250,000 LOWEST LISTING$ 150,000 AVERAGE PRICE$ 365,000 ACTIVE LISTINGS104 SOLD THIS WEEK 5 NEW THIS WEEK 4 Short summary: If (0 comments)
RIP Clint Miller - 12/12/11 06:28 PM
Our friend #WEloveCLINT has just fought the fight of his life... so brave, so valiant. And his wife Angela was with him every step of the way. His was a husband and father and will be missed by not only his family, but the nearly 4,000 followers of him on Twitter and the nealy 1,000 more people who have been praying from Facebook. Please read Mimi's blog and, if you feel so inclined, give a few dollars, even give up Stabucks for a day if possible. Via Mimi Foster - Colorado Springs Realtor (EPIC Real Estate Group Colorado Springs Real Estate): Clint (0 comments)
Okay, so here we go with the last week's CLAREMONT REAL ESTATE MARKET WATCH. It has the statistics and explainations from the last seven days activity in real estate. Confidence in Claremont is a little behind some of the nearby cities. This week there were 5 new listings that are new to the City of Claremont and only 4 sold.
There are 4 pending homes - homes that have gone into escrow and only 1 that has gone into backup status, meaning they are working with an offer but taking backup offers in (2 comments)
Okay, so here we go with the last week's SAN DIMAS REAL ESTATE MARKET WATCH. It has the statistics and explainations from the last seven days activity in real estate. It seems that the confidence of home sellers is coming back to the real estate marketplace. This is shown by the 9 new listings that are new to the City of San Dimas. This coupled with the fact that 6 homes were sold would tell one that the housing market in San Dimas is starting to pick up!
Okay, so here we go with the last week's LA VERNE REAL ESTATE MARKET WATCH. It has the statistics and explainations from the last seven days activity in real estate.
It seems that the confidence of home sellers is coming back to the real estate marketplace. This is shown by the 10 new listings that are new to the City of La Verne. This coupled with the fact that 8 homes were sold would tell one that the housing market in La Verne is starting to pick up!
December's Season of Celebrations & Sharing: Singing Carols! - 12/07/11 07:04 PM
Singing Carols! Okay, so about a week ago my friend SHARON who is a member of San Dimas/La Verne Soroptimists called me. I can't remember the exact reason for her call, but she told me the group was going to sing carols for the senior citizens over at La Verne Manor. Me, being the crazy blonde that I am, invited myself. So today, a grpup of about 11 women headed over to the manor. I didn't know what to expect other than I remember singing to seniors when I was a little girl in church. The Soroptimist group is amazing. Not only did they bring (3 comments)
December's Season of Celebrations and Sharing: 2011 Glendora Christmas Parade - 12/07/11 05:02 PM
2011 Glendora Christmas Parade Okay, so when I was growing up in Glendora, it was a small, tigh-knit community of like 25,000 people or so. And the town would have these great events in "The Village" like the Flasback to the 50's sock hop and carnival, the Christmas Stroll and Christmas Parade, the Homecoming Parade, etc. You get the Idea. Almost the entire town turned out for these fun events and you were guaranteed to see friends and neighbors and school mates.
Today, I'm so glad to say, it's still the same. The population has more than doubled in size (2 comments)
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