santa clarita: Farmer's Market in Santa Clarita - Easter Sunday 2017 - 04/15/17 03:15 PM
Farmer's Market in Santa Clarita - Easter Sunday 2017
In case you're wondering if the Farmer's Market located in the College of the Canyons parking will be open this Sunday, April 16, 2017 - Easter Sunday...yes!
I usually try to catch a quick trip to the farmer's market located in Valencia before I go to church on Sundays. Just being the curious type, I checked to see if they would really be there on this holiday Sunday. Yes, indeed! Open as usual from 8:30 am to noon.
So, if you need some fresh vegtables for your Easter dinner, flowers for the table, or stock … (8 comments)

santa clarita: Santa Clarita CA Millenials - Why Choose to Buy A Home? A Study Guide - 04/12/17 02:54 PM
Santa Clarita CA Millenials - A Home Buying Study
Smart Santa Clarita Millenials are realizing that having a job provides a real opportunity to purchase their own place and start building equity. With so many great loan programs and low interest rates, this is the perfect time to explore and prepare for being a first time home owner.
Not only are there loan programs with 3 1/2% down...there are ways to have have some or all of the loan fees covered, meaning less cash is needed to close escrow.
Unfortunately, many home buyers - not just first time home buyers - assume that … (0 comments)

santa clarita: Santa Clarita - One of the Best Places to Find a Job - 01/12/15 08:08 AM

Santa Clarita, CA is not only one of the top places to live; it is also one of the best cities in the U.S. to find a job according to WalletHub.com. WalletHub recently analyzed 150 of the most populated cities across 16 key metrics, and Santa Clarita came in at 15th Best City to Find a Job for 2015.
 
For complete blog article: 
Santa Clarita Comes in 15th Place for 2015 Best Place to Find a Job in the U.S.  
If you are relocating to the Los Angeles area, consider learning more about the Santa Clarita Valley, including one … (0 comments)

santa clarita: Santa Clarita - spring is in the air! - 03/15/11 03:45 AM
Well actually, it has felt like spring for some time now in Santa Clarita, CA...the flowering trees haven't known whether to bloom or not - the past few months have been a real pendulum of change - from snowy days (a real surprise in this part of California) to warm sunny days that make you want to take off and explore places you haven't been to for awhile...
An enjoyable place to walk or hike (depending on the trail you take) is Towsley Canyon. You can walk back into the canyon and no longer hear the roar of Interstate-5, and feel … (0 comments)

santa clarita: Santa Clarita homeowner tax tips - 03/08/11 11:56 AM

Working on your taxes? Yes, it's that time of year. being a home owner means we have more deductions! I just read a good article with tips for homeowners doing their taxes.
5 Tax Tips, Tricks, and Traps for Homeowners:
1. Itemize your return to claim your deductions.
2. Plan ahead - be strategic when planning office deductions.
3. Tax relief for loan modifications, short sales, and foreclosures will only be around through 2012.
4. Anticipate income tax consequences of a refinance or property tax appeal.
5. Don't foget those closing costs.
The full article can be found at WalletPop
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santa clarita: Sand Canyon in Santa Clarita | a Quick Trip - 05/30/10 09:38 PM
Santa Clarita Valley has so many beautiful places. One of the enjoyable drives I have after church on Sundays is through Sand Canyon and coming back to the Valencia side of town through Placerita Canyon Road and past the Placerita Canyon Nature.

Sand Canyon is a picturesque area with custom homes and estates set back from the road. Horses can be spotted grazin' in the grass.

If you're looking for a place to roam, big oaks trees, places to walk or ride a horse, and the feeling that you are away from "the city", but still close enough to … (6 comments)

santa clarita: Santa Clarita Realtor Rain Camp Attendee - 05/15/10 10:11 AM
Great day at ActiveRain Camp in Los Angela. Thanks Ben and Brad!
Learning more internet techniques to market Santa Clarita home sellers homes for faster sales and higher prices.
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santa clarita: Santa Clarita Short Sale Answers - 05/14/10 01:11 PM
Santa Clarita, CA
The Homeowner's Guide to Real Estate Short Sales
"Like having the Teacher's Edition algebra book with answers next to every question!'
Inside this informative eBook you'll discover:
Why your lender will help you sell your home, even if you owe more than it's worth and let you walk away with credit intact, for FREE! The 4 critical questions your lender will demand answers to before they'll accept a "short" offer on your home and how to answer them. And much much more.... Now you can get this $37 eBook for FREE! learn how to avoid foreclosure step-by-step using … (0 comments)

santa clarita: Santa Clarita Homeowners: Avoid Foreclosure, Save Your Credit! - 05/14/10 12:13 PM
Currently about 34% of the homes for sale in Santa Clarita Valley are short sales; and there are many more homeowners that would be best served by doing a short sale on their home instead of just walking away and allowing their house to be foreclosed.  My goal is to educate Santa Clarita homeowners and let them know that there ARE viable alternatives to foreclosure. A graceful way to avoid foreclosure is a short sale.
"Here's how you can sell your home for less than you owe the bank, avoid foreclosure, save your credit and get your lender to pay ALL … (0 comments)

santa clarita: Government Changes Benefit Homeowners attempting a Short Sale - 04/25/10 03:06 AM
Since April 5, 2010, changes in the way short sales are processed have been enacted to the new HAFA requirements.
Strict time frames are required in order for the bank to approve the short sale. Homeowners are required to work with a real estate agent that understands the short sale process.
One of the changes which is especially posivitive is: the new payoff schedule allows the servicer to increase the maximum payoff to the second lien holder to 6% (from 2%) of the outstanding loan balance. Since many servicers only allowed a $3000 maximum payoff in the past, this change could … (0 comments)

santa clarita: Santa Clarita - Short Sale Homeowners: Get Rich Now! - 07/18/09 12:30 PM
Get Rich Now
written by: Richard La Motte
 O.K. kids, here's the skinny on short sales.
 First, let me give you some inside dope on who I am.
 I'm a former Viet Nam era Marine - Hooowa!
 I'm retired from a 40 year career in the film industry where I spent a lot of time negotiating budgets with some of the most rude, powerful, self-interested, business savvy, adroit, two-faced, ruthless, egotistical, bottom-line, deal-makers in the world - which puts me right at home in working with banks on short sales - (that maybe why I enjoy the process in some perverse, … (0 comments)

 
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Santa Clarita, CA

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