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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
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Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo, Baby Boomers "Sies de Mayo" Party! - 04/08/10 08:37 PM
Baby Boomers Casta del Sol is going out to eat!! That doesn't sound like much, but for me it is because I do a lot of the work to get the parties planned and organized. Having a party off sight is easy and I don't have to work! We will be going to Claim Jumper in Mission Viejo at the corner of Marguerite and Santa Margarita Pkwys. on April 18th at 3:00 and would like as many as would like to come, to join us. Please sign up before April 15th to make sure we have room for you! The price will be (0 comments)
Is It Time to Buy a House? Yes, But No Hurry!! - 04/01/10 08:44 PM
From Beyound the Headlines and Reported in the Wall Street JournalMany housing economists have said that for borrowers with stable incomes, good credit history, and FICO scores of at least 620, now is an opportune time to purchase a home. Although inventory rates are below the long-run average, there still are plenty of options available for buyers of high-end homes. KEEP THIS IN MIND · Consumers trying to time the market and purchase their home when prices are likely to rise again are advised to take a different approach. According to one real estate consultant, while home prices have stopped declining (0 comments)
Active Rainer NEEDS Your Help PLEASE! - 04/01/10 05:43 PM
Want to pass on the word that one of our members needs help! Via Nestor & Katerina Gasset Realtors® Wellington Florida Luxury Homes (International Properties and Investments, Inc.): Please reblog this post so that we can help get the word out about Denise Shockey's family's tragedies. Denise Shockey is very near and dear to my heart. She is one of the agents that I have had the privilage to coach. We even have split short sale deals together. Denise is such a hard and smart worker. She works for Re/Max in Cocoa Beach Florida. She had her whole team up and running. Denise (2 comments)
Market Price versus Appriasal Price!!! - 04/01/10 04:58 PM
Lenders are afraid of prices going lower, so they want to make sure that there is enough equity in a property to ride though future rough spots, hence why appraisals are coming in low. This can make for problems with a transaction in this market. Even when buyers are willing to purchase and sellers are willing to sell at a higher price, they have to aware that the appraisal may come in low, even though the house may be worth more. The bank is trying to protect their investment for the unforeseen future, not just for today. The seller will have to (3 comments)
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