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Real Estate Marketing and Software: The Price is Right 2012 - 06/27/12 09:48 AM
Being a real estate agent in Temecula is more than a full time job - it's a BUSINESS and needs to be treated like any other business. Take a look at whats involved, it may open your eyes . . . Via ActiveRain Corp.: Real Estate Marketing and Software: The Price is Right 2012 Introduction: There are SO many real estate products and services that every day a real estate agent is confronted with numerous choices about where to spend money in their business. Given the challenging real estate market of the past five years, the team here at ActiveRain wanted to understand (0 comments)
Southwest Riverside County Market Update: May 2012 - 06/27/12 09:38 AM
SOUTHWEST RIVERSIDE COUNTY MARKET UPDATE: MAY 2012 The Temecula real estate market has been a topic of heated conversation over the last 5 years as we have seen prices plummet to it cyclical low point in February 2009. As we continue to watch it climb – now reaching 27.3% above that low point, across California. Today, Leslie Appleton Young and the California Association of Realtors (CAR) released a video market report that I found interesting enough to share the details with my readers while I try and compare some of the statewide data with my own local research of the Murrieta – (0 comments)
What Every Temecula Real Estate Cash Buyer Need to Know - 06/20/12 07:54 AM
What Every Temecula Real Estate Cash Buyer Need to Know In todays volitile Temecula Real Estate Market, cash buyers may have the upper hand when it comes to negotiating a contract with a quick escrow, but there are still several important considerations that must be taken before rushing into a contract to purchase any real estate - whether it be for a primary residence or as an investment property. A huge advantage the cash buyer has is the lack of limitations imposed by lenders and the government through their loan guarantee programs. However, having the freedom to negotiate contracts without these (2 comments)
Probate and the Tax Professional - 06/19/12 07:36 AM
Probate and the Tax Professional Once again, I find myself disclosing why you should read this series of articles with the understanding that this is not to be considered either Legal or Accounting Advice as I am but a mere mortal REALTOR who has earned the Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist (CPRES) designation and am only qualified to assist with the sale of real estate. Fortunately, I am qualified to help with all matters of real estate while in the probate process. This series of articles is intended to be nothing more than a brief overview of what can be expected and (2 comments)
Do You Need a Probate Attorney? - 06/18/12 03:08 PM
Do You Need a Probate Attorney? Acting as the Executor, Administrator or Trustee of an Estate or Trust can seem like a full time job, at times. If you are reading this series of articles, then you are probably just starting to figure it out. As I disclosed in the first article of this series, I am neither an attorney nor anyone qualified to render any sort of legal advice. I am a REALTOR who has lost both my mother and wife, in the last 10 years and has become Certified as a Probate Real Estate Specialist (CPRES). This means I (0 comments)
Who’s Who in a Trust? - 06/07/12 01:50 PM
Who’s Who in a Trust? In my previous article, “Who’s Who in a Probate” I covered the roles of an Administrator, an Executor, a Personal Representative (PR). I talked a little bit about Full Authority and Limited Authority and even discussed Bonds. I defined, in my own words, what a Fiduciary should be and wrapped the article up promising to talk a little bit about Trusts. I also gave a pretty detailed disclaimer which is incorporated here for the benefit of this article. If you haven’t read it, please go back and check it out now. A Trust A Trust is (2 comments)
Who’s Who in a Probate? - 06/07/12 06:01 AM
Who’s Who in a Probate? Personal Disclaimer I should start this series of article with a disclaimer – I am not the person you want to come to for legal advice when it comes to Probate or any other matter that has legal consequences. I am a REALTOR who has been certified by the U.S. Probate Services Organization as a Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist (CPRES), and focus an important part of my business with Probate Real Estate. I just have a working knowledge of Probate. In addition to my years of professional real estate training and practice, I have gone (0 comments)
Reading a Property Profile / Preliminary Title Report in Temecula - 06/06/12 04:55 PM
Reading a Property Profile / Preliminary Title Report in Temecula Any Investor or potential home buyer of Temecula real estate should become familiar with the Property Profile and Preliminary Title Report (PTR) to avoid problems prior to closing escrow when purchasing a new home. The Property Profile is readily available as a quick download when using the MLS or Title Company portal. Our local MLS has a link, through the APN number for a service known as ReaList. Every REALTOR worth their salt has access to both ReaList and at least one Title Company portal. In many cases much of the (0 comments)
The Probate Process - 06/06/12 06:45 AM
The Probate Process The legal Probate process will generally not be resolved in less than 9 months and normally will not extend much past the 18 month point. Much depends on the speed and motivation of both the Attorney for the estate and the PR (Personal Representative). This article is the second in a series. The first article covered an overview of a few of the key players. In this one I want to dive in a little further to the roles of these key players and an overview of the process. Please remember that I am not an attorney and (3 comments)
Temecula Real Estate: What is Probate? - 06/06/12 06:13 AM
Temecula Real Estate: What is Probate? When searching the MLS for Temecula Real Estate, the searcher will occasionally find Probate Listings and often become confused as to what this status actually means. Many times, the home shopper will ask their REALTOR about the Probate process, only to have the question dodged and a discouraging reply, such as, “It’s a long, complicated and unpredictable process with an uncertain outcome that must be approved by the court.” Sadly, the home is then overlooked and more traditional listings are then pursued. Probate, by its very definition is a legal process that oversees the settlement (2 comments)
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