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Different ways to hold title to real property - 11/30/10 03:52 PM
Whenever taking title to a property there are many differnt ways to do so. Listed below are the ways in which you can take title and explains what each way means for you. Before taking title always review each way carefully and decide which one would be best for you and whoever else may be involved in the purchase. Via Cameron Novak - Featured California Short Sale Agent Team (The Homefinding Center): You must be asking yourself... How should I hold title to my real property If you're looking for the best way to hold title on your real property (also called "Vesting"), (1 comments)
Zillow and why it's not your best friend - 11/30/10 03:39 PM
As each of us, Zillow is such a reliable source for buyer and seller information... (if you couldn't tell I am being quite sarcastic) I really appreciated this blog that stated that zillow doesn't take material factors into consideration when doing their "Zestimates" and the best way to get an ACCURATE estaimate of a home is to contact your local professionals! Via Cameron Novak - Featured California Short Sale Agent Team (The Homefinding Center): Zillow, yet again... How should you include a Zillow Zestimate in the conversation when speaking with a buyer or seller? Sorry to bait you like that, but there is (1 comments)
How much should I offer for the house I want to buy? Not to worry... - 11/30/10 03:33 PM
If your a buyer shopping for a house in Yora Linda, Ca., Anaheim Hills, Ca. or Corona, CA. if you find a home you love remember this rule.. If you love the house don't lowball the offer. You don't have to ever worry about overapaying for a home, especially if your financing, continue reading to discover why its impossible for you to overpay! Via Cameron Novak - Featured California Short Sale Agent Team (The Homefinding Center): Corona Short Sale Agent Advice - You cannot overbid on the house you've selected This post is directed at those buyers who are looking to purchase a (0 comments)
How is my yearly Mello Roos special tax assessment calculated? - 11/30/10 03:22 PM
If you have ever wondered how they calculate the figures for mello-roos I found a blog that breaks it down a bit to help further explain (somewhat) how they come up with the figure. Please read and enjoy.. =) Via Cameron Novak - Featured California Short Sale Agent Team (The Homefinding Center): If you're confused by "Mello Roos", you're not alone. Not many people alive actually know the strict answer to this question. As you may already know, the Mello Roos fee is levied against properties in a geographic location, but do not all pay the same share of the total pie. These (0 comments)
Buying a home in Southern California? Consider Corona! - 11/30/10 03:18 PM
For those in the market to buy a home in Southern Ca. there are great reasons to buy in Orange County.. Yorba Linda and Anaheim Hills, Ca. have some of the best school systems in Orange County but once it comes to Riverside County, Corona, Ca. has great school systems, new communites of affordable housing.. Continue reading and learn the top reasons to buy in Corona, CA. Via Cameron Novak - Featured California Short Sale Agent Team (The Homefinding Center): Calling Corona, California home. Why it's a good idea. 1. Terrific Schools. 2. Newer communities that are affordable. 3. Close proximity to employment (0 comments)
Hit the brakes... the 91 Freeway Expansion is on hold... Pending PAINT Delivery??? - 11/30/10 03:14 PM
For those that commute on the 91 fwy in Southern Ca. daily are going to love this one... Just when you thought that wonderful Freeway couldn't get any worse, it can... That constrcution that we have been driving through for the past months, well read the blog below, looks like that construction isn't going to be finished anytime soon. Via Cameron Novak - Featured California Short Sale Agent Team (The Homefinding Center): The orange cones are here to stay... for the next few months it appears. Somehow it's not much of a surprise that completion of the extensive lane expansion on the (0 comments)
Corona, California Short Sales and YOU - 11/30/10 03:09 PM
If your a homeowner and in over your head with your mortgage, call The Homefinding Center today to allow our team of professionals there to explain to you the best options that will allow you and your family to quickly recover. Via Cameron Novak - Featured California Short Sale Agent Team (The Homefinding Center): You might need a Corona Short Sale Agent I'd like to take a minute to share something with those of you in the Corona, California area with mortgages that total more than the market value of your home. There are solutions to your dilemma. You may be like many (0 comments)
Creative Marketing From Monkeylectric - Very Cool - 11/30/10 03:04 PM
Can you imagine marketing like this... I saw this video and found it amazing and odd at the same time.. I see the benefits of being able to advertise with this but at the same time... Its not safe to ride your bicycle after dark and with the LED lights would be the most effective time to use it. What do you think? Via Cameron Novak - Featured California Short Sale Agent Team (The Homefinding Center): Is this the coolest marketing gimmick or what? I recently saw this spoke modification for bicycles from Monkeylectric.com. Looks pretty awesome, but I'm just not sure (1 comments)
Don't Agree to Pay That Short Sale Negotiator!!! - 11/29/10 06:53 PM
With the continuous boom of the short sale market there are many listing agents out there that "Choose" on their own free will to hire a short sale negotiator.. Though it does save some time and headache in order to do so, I mean who really wants to spend hours and hours and hours on the phone with the bank and getting 10 differnt answers for one simple question, its no fun! When the listing agent does decide to hire on a short sale negotitiator there are alot of agents out there that feel that it is right to expend half (58 comments)
Palm Trees and Twinkle Lights - 11/29/10 01:24 AM
Tonight I enjoyed the last night of the weekend, went to my favorite Mexican restraunt. It's called Javier's and it's located at the Irvine Spectrum in Irvine, which is an outdoor shopping mall. At Javier's you can literally live off the chips and salsa, it is soo good, and the margaritas are pretty good as well. Though I did not have any tonight because immediately after dinner we went across the way to the Edwards Cinema and saw the new Disney movie Tangled in 3D, and it was AWESOME!!! Disney did and amazing job with that story and keeping to the (6 comments)
But I have Granite Countertops!!!! - 11/28/10 03:12 PM
Have you ever gone to a listing appointment and showing your seller the comps and showing him that there is a home right down the street that is a model match to his that is selling much less your seller still wants to argue with you.. "But I have granite countertops" they say, "I have the high end stainless steel appliances, I have the hard wood floors, landscaped back yard with a view, and the upgraded bathrooms" , they proceed, "I have put $50,000.00 into this house!!!" That does explain why they are set on selling the house $50,000.00 above market (8 comments)
Crafty Ideas For Winter Curb Appeal - 11/25/10 02:02 AM
I just read an interesting article it this months Realtor Magazine about some helpful tips to give a property a nice curb appeal during the winter. During the summer its not so difficult, gardens are in bloom, you have lush greenery everywhere so it doesn't require that much work. During the winter, the grass is dead, trees are dead, can make the curb appeal of your home seem very depressing. Here are some helful tips to liven things up in order to sale that listing no matter what season it is. Add Splashes of Green and Purple: Plants, grasses, evergreens, plants (5 comments)
Be a 2011 Trendsetter in Your Market Center - 11/23/10 05:17 PM
As we see how the market is, and the many changes that have come with it in the past year alone, we all have had to overcome some struggles this year to make it in this industry. We can all agree whenever I say that this is one tough market, but if you are actively working and making ends meat and surviving while practicing your real estate career full time, this year has definately been that year that has taught us the need to really hussle. I am amongst those that Real Estate is my career that I practice full time, (1 comments)
QR-Code Generator - 11/23/10 01:34 AM
I just discovered how to make my own QR-Code... You can do it for free by going to www.qrcode.kaywa.com, from there type in the website you would like to have qr-coded and than save the code and enjoy. As you can see I have added it to my blog signature and once I make flyers for marketing campaigns I will be adding it to my flyers as well, and I added it to my facebook page to. I believe that this will be a strong tool that will direct people to my website at www.staceyrealtor.com and hopefully generate more business.. In (4 comments)
Minimal FHA Loan Requirements in Anaheim Hills, CA. - 11/23/10 01:07 AM
Though there are many ways to buy a house in Anaheim Hills, CA. in this day and age, rather it be a Conventional Loan, VA Loan (Veteran Assistance), Cash, ETC... The most common way to buy a house in this market is an FHA Loan. Listed below of the minimum requirements to qualify for this home loan so you to can be a homeowner in Anaheim Hills, CA. Two year's of steady employment, preferrably with the same employer. Last two years income should be the same or incresing. Credit report should typically have less than two thrityday lates in (5 comments)
Minimal FHA Loan Requirements In Corona, CA. - 11/23/10 01:02 AM
Though there are many ways to buy a house in Corona, CA. in this day and age, rather it be a Conventional Loan, VA Loan (Veteran Assistance), Cash, ETC... The most common way to buy a house in this market is an FHA Loan. Listed below of the minimum requirements to qualify for this home loan so you to can be a homeowner in Corona, CA. Two year's of steady employment, preferrably with the same employer. Last two years income should be the same or incresing. Credit report should typically have less than two thrityday lates in the last (0 comments)
Minimal Requirements for an FHA Loan Approval in Yorba Linda, CA. - 11/22/10 11:46 PM
Though there are many ways to buy a house in Yorba Linda, CA. in this day and age, rather it be a Conventional Loan, VA Loan (Veteran Assistance), Cash, ETC... The most common way to buy a house in this market is an FHA Loan. Listed below of the minimum requirements to qualify for this home loan so you to can be a homeowner in Yorba Linda, CA. Two year's of steady employment, preferrably with the same employer. Last two years income should be the same or incresing. Credit report should typically have less than two thrityday lates in (2 comments)
Realtor.com App Now Available for Droid Users!!! - 11/22/10 01:11 AM
I could be a little late on this but as of November 4th Realtor.com have become available for Droid users. Its quite exciting due to the fact that I just downloaded it onto my phone last week and it offers some amazing features that will help us droid using Realtors function more efficietnly in our business. In addition to all of the highly popular search features from the Realtor.com iPhone app, the #1 most downloaded real estate search app, the new Android app has several new mobile functions: widget on the landing screen surfacing continuous displays of nearby properties, voice entry (8 comments)
Silent Sunday- Refreshing Rainy Days! - 11/21/10 02:19 PM
Granted rainy days are typically associated with gloomy weahter, to me personally I only associate it to being gloomy once it interferes with some plans or once it out stays its welcome. In Southern California we hardly get rain at all.. Of course I do enjoy our two seasons, warm and hot, but whenever we do it some rain it is always refreshing! Though the rain doesn't exactly bring the best drivers, no matter where you go, whenever there is even the least bit of precipitation, it brings out the idiot in alot of people to the point you wonder if (2 comments)
What 1000 Random Strangers Should Know About You.... - 11/21/10 01:08 AM
I was reading a blog just a second ago on how Geotagging through pictures on an Iphone almost got a person robbed, and I found that interesting due to the fact that there are alot of human predators out there that are always looking for a prey to pounce on, and with the growing popularity on Geotagging, social media sites like Twitter and Facebook they can almost find out where a person lives, and when they are at home or not, or when they are going on vacation so they can sneak in and just take everything that they have worked (4 comments)
Get That Weak Offer Out of Here!!! - 11/20/10 06:43 PM
I currently have this listing for a manufactured home in Corona, CA. and last week my client decided that he wanted to list it to sale quickly so he reduced by 10,000 dollars of the original list price so from 75,000.00 to 65,000.00 and that is a very good price, due to the model and condition this home is in.. Its in move in ready condition and it is on a lot with a yard, so I can honestly say that it is priced to sale! So I get an offer from an agent from another company yesterday, and before she (2 comments)
Open House Cancelled Due to the Rain-Give Opportunity to Play in the Rain! - 11/20/10 02:44 PM
That right I had an Open house scheduled for this weekend for one of my listings, my homeowner called me yesterday and canceled the open house due to the fact that it is supposed to be raining this weekend, which it is currently. But with the rain cancelling one opportunity, it opens another. Due to the rain outside I am not able to hold my open house and get more leads, and possibly find a buyer for the listing itself. But because of the rain I am able to play in the rain with my fellow rainmakers, get my 10 comments (7 comments)
Homes for Sale in Yorba Linda, CA. With Swimming Pools - 11/15/10 04:05 PM
If you are currently looking to buy a home in Yorba Linda, Ca., right now is a great time to buy. There are some wonderful properties on the market that will welcome your family into the Orange County lifestyle and astound your friends and family once they come over for the holidays and gatherings and see the amazing home you have established for you and your family. Here are a few properties currently available in Yorba Linda, Ca. that have swimming pools, located near award winning schools in the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District, that can close quickly. If your desire (0 comments)
Homes For Sale In Corona, CA. - 11/12/10 03:24 PM
Whether your are looking for homes for sale in Corona, CA. or looking to sale your home please allow me to assist you! Below are just a few homes currently available on the market in Corona, CA. If you are looking to buy your next home in Corona CA. please give me a call and I can assist you in taking the steps that will make you a homeowner!!! 6307 Charolais CT. Corona, CA. 92880
6307 Charolais CT. Corona, CA. 92880-$315,000 This beautiful home is a standard sale!!!! Very welcoming and open floor plan, this home has 4 bedrooms 2 (1 comments)
Broker's Open Todady at 16 Wild Lilac Lane in Rancho Santa Margarita TODAY! November 7th, 10am-2pm - 11/07/10 10:37 AM
Attention to ALL Orange County Agents!!!! I will be holding a Broker's Open today, Sunday November 7th, 2010 from 10am-2pm on 16 Wild Lilac Lane, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. This house is adoreable! It is 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom, 1780 Sq.Ft. Ceiling fans in every room, a decent sized backyard, an amazing view of the canyon, and only ONE neighbor, other side of the house gives you direct access to a walking trail that leads to O'neil Regional Park. Please come by, bring your clients, give your feedback, or just come and introduce yourself, enjoy the appetizers and add your card (1 comments)
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