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Before Buying Your First Home! Somethings to do!!! - 05/28/09 05:44 PM
Things to do Before Buying Your First Home in Mission Viejo or any Where! Buying a home in Mission Viejo, for the first time can be very exciting. Don't run right out and start looking at houses, or dreaming about your future home get ready first. It's important that you cover your basics. When you're buying your first home, there are several steps you should take before looking and making an offer. Work on Your Credit Rating First If you're thinking about buying a house in the Mission Viejo area, you should to start working on your credit. There's very little (0 comments)
First time Buyers and All The Terms They Have to Learn!! - 05/26/09 08:07 PM
New first time buyers have a difficult time with all the terms we throw at them. We get so use to dealing with the terms, they become everyday vocabulary to us but to them it is a foreign language. Step back some and remember when you were learning real estate, how many times you had to get the dictionary out to better understand what you were reading. Not only that but we still find ourselves having to learn new terms, so lets have patients with buyers and take the time to elaborate on the definition of some term that is new (6 comments)
Searching for Buyers! With downpayment and good Credit! Let's DEAL! - 05/24/09 05:39 PM
O.K. folks I an searching for buyers that are middle of the price range, have some cash for downpayment and good credit scores. Laterly and I mean the last 6 months, all my buyers are great people but I have to put a square peg into a small round hole. Buyer at the lower priced houses, lose to the investor who is paying cash. If they had a lot of money, we could out bid them and over pay but at least we would WIN a house. We now are going 15% over listing price and at the maxium they can (0 comments)
The Best Condo Irvine, CA has to Offer!! Reduced Price, Fast Sale! - 05/21/09 06:34 PM
2 Bedroom ........ 3 Baths ............ 1790 Square Foot ............ 2 Car Secured Parking PRICED REDUCED! Location, Location Tower 1 On Campus, the most desirable Corner with full Privacy first to come Available with unobstructed Views. No other Tower blocking your views over the Pools and Jacuzzi, and Sweeping palm trees. No Rooftops!! Capturing 12 months of unobstructed Sunsets & City Lights with planes taking off into the sky. Large Wrap Around Terrace along with 2nd balcony & sliding door in 2nd bedroom. This Plan has a Large viewing Kitchen Window over the pools and City lights, featuring CHERRY WOOD FLOORS (0 comments)
NEED a Jumbo loan! Help! Anyone Know Where I Can Go? - 05/20/09 03:53 PM
This is a question. I have a client looking for a JUMBO loan, that only wants to put 15% down. Does anyone know of a bank doing them? I'd appreciate any contact that would lead to a sale going though. I depend on this place to search because I rely on our networking to get the job done. If none of you can come up with the answer than there isn't one. So HELP! By helping me maybe others will be helped too. We never know where this will take us. (0 comments)
Real Estate Market for Mission Viejo, CA - 05/19/09 10:03 AM
Just did a check on how the market in my area is doing. I work out of Mission Viejo, CA Population is over 95,000 Total Active on the market 4/19//09- - 205 detached houses. 5/19/09- - 189 detached houses. Short Sale Active 4/19/09- -63 out of 205 5/19/09- - 49 out of 189 REO Active 4/19/09-- 7 out of 205 4/19/09- - 7 out of 189 In Default Active properties 4/19/09- - 6 out of 205 4/19/09- - 6 out of 189 That leaves 126 out of 189 as equity sellers for 5/19/09 May has changed a small amount 126 (1 comments)
Will the GREAT Buys of 4 Months ago Come Back? - 05/14/09 04:54 PM
Mission Viejo has a total of 317 houses For Sale right now. There are only 10 REOs in that total, this amazes me! It wasn't like that 4 months ago, even worse 6 months ago, so what happened? Everyone got out of all the bad loans and moved on or they were able to refi and stayed in their homes. Now we have buyers wanting to get those fantastic deals and we don't have any to sell them. The ones that are available and priced correctly sell for over asking, with multiple offers. Will we have an aboundance again in the near future? I for one hope (0 comments)
Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour is BACK! Back to it's Roots, Original Concept!! - 05/13/09 01:13 PM
There is good news for Shops At Mission Viejo, "Farrells Ice Cream Parlour" is COMING. This is good news for me too. I remember when my boys were ages 4 thru 10, that we had birthday parties there. Of course you over eat and stuff yourself. "Pigs Trough" was a family special that we all shared in NEVER finishing. By the time I had granchildern there were none left near us so I never got to take them there. It is never to late. Grandchildern will be 17, 20 and 24 before it opens but I've never grown up so it will be (0 comments)
I am Happy with the World! - 05/11/09 05:18 PM
What a weekend, all good! Got time, well, took time for the family and Mother's Day! We have to remember we work but we live for our relationships with family and friends. Some live far away so talked to them on the phone, catching up on what's happening in other parts of the country. As long as they are healthy, happy and doing good, I'm pleased. Wish I could give them a big hug in person but this will do for now. Spent most of the day with one of my sons, one granddaughter, my son's girlfriend and her son, ate too (2 comments)
The Power to Buy More House Now! - 05/08/09 02:03 PM
Sellers that want to be buyers of a larger home should proceed with process now. They have an opportunity to buy a bigger and better house now than they did 2 or 3 years ago. This is the time they should be looking to upgrade to the larger home from their starter house. They need to take advantage of the lower prices and great interest rate that are now available to get more for their money. Once they sell their starter home they will be in the best bargaining posistion and the power will be on their side. When they move up to that (0 comments)
Sellers and Buyers are Realizing the Market is Good! - 05/05/09 05:50 PM
The move is on! There are buyers out there looking to purchase a home, this is good! It may be the summer rush or that consumers realize the prices are good. In the past week more inquires for what is on the market and what the prices are doing. Prospects are signing on my web site to do searches from the MLS and checking to see if they can qualify for a loan. There aren't very many REOs available right now in Mission Viejo,Lake Forest or other parts of Orange County. In Jan. you could of purchased a single family 3 bedroom (0 comments)
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