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California Apartment Association breaks ties with their national counterpart - 05/27/09 09:39 PM
I wanted to share the email I just got from the California Apartment Association! Dear CAA Member: The purpose of this communication is to inform you that on May 14, 2009 the California Apartment Association (CAA) Board of Directors voted near unanimously (24-2) to withdraw from its affiliation from the National Apartment Association (NAA). CAA'sdisaffiliation with NAAin no way impacts your membership with CAA, your Local Association or access to member benefits provided through CAA and your Local Association. The CAABoard reached its decision after a great deal of effort to preserve the affiliation. Our action to disaffiliate was based upon (0 comments)
Am I a First Time Home Buyer? - 05/21/09 06:40 PM
Many Elk Grove residents may assume because they have owned a home at some point in their life, they can't qualify for First Time Home Buyers tax credit. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 authorizes a tax credit of up to $8,000 for qualified First Time Home Buyers purchasing a principal residence on or after January 1, 2009 and before December 1, 2009. I wanted to post you this definition of a First Time Home Buyer according to the IRS... The law defines "first-time home buyer" as a buyer who has not owned a principal residence during the three-year period prior (0 comments)
We are honored to be asked by the Sacramento Rental Housing Association to facilitate a new Investment Buyers meeting - 05/21/09 02:31 PM
We are honored to be asked by the Rental Housing Association to facilitate a new meeting that is FREE and open to the public! RHA Real Estate Investors Forum A New monthly event designed for folks who are currently looking to purchase local rental property! This new monthly event will cover topics a current Sacramento Investment Buyer needs to know to get them up-to-speed with today's foreclosure market. Join us for our first meeting on Wednesday, June 17th at 5:30pm! Now is a great time to invest in rental properties, and this new RHA event will help. Best of all, it's FREE! Whether (0 comments)
How much of your business have you generated from the Internet so far this year? - 05/18/09 07:18 PM
I am in the process of putting together the final touches for my Web 2.0 training presentation and I had a question for you! How much of your business this year has come from the Internet? There seems to be a big discrepancy with Realtor's when I ask this question. I get everything from 80% of their business is from Internet leads ... to folks who cringe at the word Internet. It seems crazy to me that so many Realtors are missing the mark and not putting an effort into getting a presence online. For the most part, it is practically free (11 comments)
Obama's team says they will give Sacramento and Elk Grove residents $1500 for moving expenses if they need to do a short sale - 05/14/09 05:52 PM
I heard this news today from Susan Boulding via Twitter.com ... so first off I want to thank her for the great information! Today there were expanded benefits announced for the Making Homes Affordable Program! Here is an excert from the posted announcement: "Today we are providing a program update, including additional details on Foreclosure Alternatives and Home Price Decline Protection Incentives. Foreclosure Alternatives will help to prevent costly foreclosures by providing incentives for servicers and borrowers to pursue short sales and deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure in cases where a borrower is eligible for a MHA modification but unable to complete the modification process. By increasing MHA (0 comments)
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