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Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to learn the steps to the path of homeownership! The tax credit will expire very soon and the seller contribution limits will be slashed in half! This is your BIG chance, so don't miss it!! :-)
This takes place on February 6th so contact me and I will send you the flyer with details! Free lunch is included!
By the time I realized it, it was too late! Buying or selling a home in San Pedro CA?
Are you thinking about buying or selling a home in San Pedro CA? Let me ask you a question? Have you ever missed your boat or a plane? Did the bus ever leave without you? Sometimes we don’t pay attention to what is going on around us until it is too late.
I talk to buyers all the time who tell me they are searching for a “deal!” I have to tell you that if you buy a (5 comments)
FANNIE MAE HOMEPATH INCENTIVES ANNOUNCED - 01/29/10 12:27 PM
ATTENTION FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS!!! Take a look at what is happening right now! DO NOT MISS THIS CHANCE TO BUY YOUR FIRST HOME!!! Call me today so that you can take advantage of this fantastic program!!
Wendy Rich-Soto, Realtor "Your San Pedro Real Estate Girl" Via Cari & Doug Anderson (Diversified Mortgage Group): We recently wrote about the Fannie Mae HomePath program. Yesterday Fannie announced some additional incentives to an already excellent program. "Fannie Mae is offering a 3.5% incentive for buyers who purchase and close on a Fannie Mae-owned home between January 28 and April 30, 2010. Buyers purchasing properties (2 comments)
It was a busy day for Sandwich Saloon this past Saturday, January 23rd. The restaurant helped with a fund raiser to benefit the arts for Taper Elementary School. According to Steve Krumbi, Sandwich Saloon was able to help Taper raise over $220 towards their 4th and 5th grade arts program. This is primarily to help with costumes and props for plays that the children are participating in.
The fundraiser was a great success! If you haven't been to Sandwich Saloon, you have to (1 comments)
781 Elberon Avenue, San Pedro, CA ~ OPEN HOUSE - 01/22/10 09:30 PM
I will be hosting an open house at 781 Elberon Avenue in San Pedro, CA on Saturday, January 30th!! It will be from 1-4pm and you can't miss it! This is a gorgeous home with all the bells and whistles! It has over 2700 sq ft and is priced at $599k! What a deal! Come on by and check it out and have some cookies with me! :-)
Hello. I want to take a minute to talk to you if you are in jeopardy of losing your home to foreclosure. I am sure you don't want to talk to anyone about this. I imagine you are pretty depressed, scared and don't know where to turn. Maybe friends or family are telling you to just stay in your home for free until they actually do foreclose. I suppose in theory that might sound like a good idea, but not really and let me tell you why. If you have any emotional (5 comments)
Well I have to admit that most of the time we are spoiled here. It averages at least 70 degrees even in December and January. So I won't complain because we really need the rain. But wow! I woke up to the sound of rushing water and I thought my house was getting flooded! I ran around trying to focus my eyes and get my faculties going so I could understand where that sound was coming from... All the faucets were turned off and I didn't (4 comments)
There is a great Spanish classic style home in San Pedro that is eligible to be purchased with down payment assistance through NSP! There are other homes too, but this one is my favorite and I am showcasing it for you today! If you have not heard of NSP before, please give me a call and I will tell you about the program. This might be just want you are looking for if you are a first time homebuyer and having a tough time coming up with the required 3.5% (6 comments)
I know that sounds bad doesn't it? Some Realtor asking you how bad do you want it? I mean that sounds like I am looking for the desperate so I can take advantage! Well not exactly... Let's take a closer look at why I ask... In 2009 I worked with several first time home buyers. Each one had their ideas about how the process worked. Each one had their expectations. The thing was that even if they were really realistic and had done all of their homework, the (4 comments)
Sometimes I have to pinch myself when I think about how blessed I am to have the career of being a Realtor! People go to college with lofty aspirations and some actually get a degree and work in their field, HAPPILY! Some people graduate and think, "Why did I go into this industry? What was I thinking!!?" I think being happy in your profession is really important because if you love it, you are probably going to do great at it! Of course there is the famous quote, "Do what you (42 comments)
Even the Experts are Buying Homes - 01/15/10 03:55 PM
If you are on the fence about buying a home, consider reading this post. If you have the credit, meaning a fico score of 620 or above, stable employment and a 2 year work history, a workable debt to income ratio and you are paying rent each month... The value of home ownership is there for you! Instead of worrying about prices continuing to drop, understand that we are seeing small increases in value. The downward spiral is over. Interest rates are fantastic! The first time home buyer credit is there for the taking! Now is the time to jump in (2 comments)
After waiting with anticipation for our new 22nd St. park's opening, the day finally came here in San Pedro California! It was a gorgeous day in January for a celebration like this! It must have been 78 degrees!! The grass is so green and stretches out across the 18-acre park. Los Angeles/San Pedro Mayor Antionio Villaraigosa told the hundreds of attendees that this park was keeping with his vision for a green San Pedro.
"What a terrific day to open this beautiful park," he said. "Today the community reclaims this scenic piece (1 comments)
Can I help you? No we are just looking! San Pedro CA Real Estate
In my career as a Realtor, I have learned that sometimes people just aren’t ready to buy a home the first time you talk to them. They want to educate themselves first. They don’t want to be sold and they don’t want to be forced into something. They are not going to let anyone make them purchase before they know all the ins and outs of buying. They aren’t going to get taken advantage of like when they bought their last new car. (16 comments)
Grand Emporium My favorite shop in San Pedro California
I have to admit I am a sucker for anything that has to do with hearts and flowers or has a Victorian era flare. With this shop it starts with the outside appearance of the store front which is absolutely gorgeous and makes you feel like you are in England walking through a small quaint village.
The Grand Emporium is located in downtown San Pedro and is right next to the Whale & Ale which, if you are in the mood for fish and chips is (3 comments)
Are you ready to be a homeowner? San Pedro California Real Estate
So you feel pretty brave now about the real estate market here in San Pedro California do you? You have done your homework and you are ready to make the plunge! The question I have for you is “Are you ready to be a homeowner?”
There are a few things to consider before you go out into San Pedro market and start looking at homes you might want to buy;
How much are you ready to put down? Right now (4 comments)
"YOUR SAN PEDRO REAL ESTATE GIRL"
WENDY RICH-SOTO, REALTOR, CDPE
San Pedro, Harbor City, Lomita, Long Beach, Signal Hill, Lakewood, Carson, Torrance, Wilmington, Hawthorne, Rolling Hills Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, and the PV Peninsula.
I have been a Realtor for over 10 years and in that time have helped well over 600 buyers and sellers with their real estate needs. I have worked in both new construction and residential resale markets. I have a vast knowledge of both arenas.
I live in the community of San Pedro, California which has my heart! It is a beautiful town with a rich sense of community. I serve San Pedro as well as the following South Bay towns; Rancho Palos Verdes,Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, Lomita, Harbor City, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Cerritos, and Carson.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.