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real estate: The Military Advantage Program - Making Sure Our Troops Have A Home - 05/17/12 09:08 AM
Join Us As We Help Our Troops Enjoy The American Dream!Know a Veteran?Prudential’s Military Advantage Program provides a wide variety of real estate support for military personnel.WWW.APPS.FACEBOOK.COM/DOINGNATIONWith Home Depot’s “DOING NATION” you can choose an outdoor project and Home Depot will make contributions to nonprofit organizations serving our veterans.WWW.USVETSINC.ORGThe successful transition of military veterans and their families through the provision of housing, counseling, career development, and comprehensive support.HTTP://WWW.FISHERHOUSE.ORG/Fisher House Foundation donates “comfort homes” to enable family members to be close to a loved one at the most stressful times - during the hospitalization for an unexpected illness, disease, or injury. You (3 comments)
real estate: Excellently Maintained and Fully Upgraded Condo For Sale. - 02/29/12 03:18 PM
5 VioladoRancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688 Amazing views await you in the upgraded Country Hills home. As you enter the front of the house into living room warmed by a cozy fireplace, the vaulted ceilings give a sense of openness leading you to the family room showcasing the panoramic views stretching to Los Angeles. The open kitchen with newer cabinets wrapped in granite and stainless steel appliances allows you to entertain in both the dining room and family room - and even has a pass-through window to your stunning backyard. The master suite has huge windows allowing for plenty of natural (1 comments)
Are These the Floorplans to the Country's Largest House?
Floorplans of the American "Versailles"—which billionaire mega-developer David Siegel and his wife had intended to turn into their dream home but are now forced to sell after suffering blows from the housing and credit crunch—have just surfaced on the real estate blog A.V.D. Mansion. Listed for $100M finished ("based on the royal palace of Louis XIV of the 17th century or to the buyers' specification") or $75M unfinished ("with all exterior furnishing's in crates in the 20-car garage on-site") and spanning 90,000 square feet, the Windermere, Fla., property (0 comments)
Pre-Approved Short Sale! - Buyer Walked and We need an offer NOW! Amazing views await you in the upgraded Country Hills home. As you enter the front of the house into living room warmed by a cozy fireplace, the vaulted ceilings give a sense of read more... (1 comments)
real estate: Common Mistakes Made With Money and How to Avoid Them - 05/18/11 12:32 PM
Common Mistakes Made With Money and How to Avoid Them Everybody makes mistakes with their money. The important thing is to keep them to a minimum. And one of the best ways to accomplish that is to learn from the mistakes of others. Here is our list of the top mistakes people make with their money, and what you can do to avoid these mistakes in the first place. 1. Buying items you don't need...and paying extra for them in interest. Every time you have an urge to do a little "impulse buying" and you use your credit card but you don't (0 comments)
real estate: FULLERTON FRIDAY: Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Fullerton & Other Weekend Events in OC - 03/04/11 02:16 PM
FULLERTON FRIDAY: Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Fullerton tomorrow Fullerton Friday is a weekly blog post on Fridays showcasing the latest news and events in the community for the entire weekend. Stop by here and look at for me Realtor Adam at some these events! Support neighbors and friends our beautiful city of Fullerton! On Saturday, March 5, 2011, FULLERTON HERITAGE will be hosting a WALKING TOUR OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN FULLERTON. This highlight event is one of several throughout the year bringing locals and tourists to one of Orange County's most beloved downtown cores. Rich in history, culture and tradition, you (2 comments)
real estate: Orange County's Best Downtowns - 02/10/11 01:16 PM
Looking for a great place to wine and dine with family and friends? Orange County is filled with wonderful downtowns and historic centers that anyone can enjoy. From morning strolls to late night dances, fine dining restaurants to ice cream parlors, these centers bring everyone together, attracting local residents and visitors alike. Not too long ago, downtown areas were run-down, blighted and avoided by the locals. These days, downtowns are teeming with life and have experienced a revival, now becoming major centers for economic and social activity. In fact, these downtowns also help support the city's real estate values! Downtowns are (2 comments)
For the month of July local real estate and finance business employed 20,600 less workers than a year ago making it the 20th straight month for annualized drops of 20,000 or more. The peak for real estate and finance jobs in Orange County was September 2006, since then the industry has lost 59,700 jobs. Throughout the other industries in Orange County bosses cut staff by 47,200.
real estate: Fewer Homes To Sell In O.C. - 07/31/09 01:12 AM
The inventory of houses for sale in Orange County continued its five-month decline in June mostly due to the fact that fewer homes were on the market. The is the lowest inventory level for Orange County since the housing slump began in October of 2005. At the current pace of the market it would take 5.8 months to sell all the houses for sale in Orange County. The decline is mainly due to a decrease in the number of homes being offered for sale. In the month of July Orange County only had 8,895 homes on the market but (0 comments)
real estate: A Ray of Hope for the Real Estate Market - 11/13/08 12:49 PM
I have said it before, and I will say it again, real estate always, eventually, appreciates. History has shown us, particularly in Southern California, that prices will always rebound. That doesn’t mean that buying a home isn’t a serious decision in uncertain economic times. But these prices may never come around again, because most economists are calling this a “once in a century” economic travesty. UCLA EXPERTS PREDICT A RECOVERY IN THE HOUSING MARKET WILL SPUR THE ECONOMY. (Register headline Oct. 28) The article predicts the bottom will hit in summer 2009. They expect a fall of (4 comments)
real estate: California Mortgage Default Filings Drop Amid Procedural Change - 11/13/08 12:31 PM
The number of default notices filed against California homeowners fell last quarter for the first time in 3 years. But the good news isn’t good. It’s primarily due to changes made at the state level. But on this note, the Bailout will change the current status quo on foreclosure. Look for many people to opt for loan modifications; if they can qualify, and if not, we may see a rise in short sales, as they may be fast tracked for a quick sale rather than the additional cost to lenders of going all the way to foreclosure. Remember a (0 comments)
real estate: What Were the Actual Numbers - 11/13/08 12:16 PM
California had statewide estimated sales for September (the latest month available) of 40,317 including new and resale houses and condos. That number is up 6.1% from 37,988 in September a year ago. A number that is staying fairly consistent throughout the state and held true for Southern California is that approximately half of all sales are bank owned properties. The overall median price in California dropped to $283,000, down 6% from the previous month and the median for Orange County dropped to $425,000, a drop of 25.4% from a year ago. The total number of sales for O.C. (0 comments)
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