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Let' s begin this series with terms that are the topic of nearly every real estate conversation these days. REO, Foreclosure and Bank Owned are terms that refer to the same thing; a property (also referred to as an asset) that has been taken back by a bank or financial institution due to default ...
While viewing a REO listing this weekend I found this rather unusual (and humorous) recessed outlet setup in a kitchen. This may be a little difficult to see but here's what is in place. Thick tile was added over the original wall surface, causing the outlets to be recessed too deeply to be usab...
Just a few days ago, LinkedIn announced that they have hit the 50 million membership mark. While it pales in comparison to Facebook's 300 million+ members, the company feels very upbeat because they have about 14% of the approximately 360 million white collar works worldwide. To demonstrate the...
Many times as agents, we are asked to submit our offers by email and to combine all documents into one PDF file. Unless you own Adobe Acrobat (expensive program) combining several files is difficult. Just today I received an email with 12 individually scanned pages which comprised the purchase ...
According to an article in the Los Angeles Times, Octoer 2, 2009 interest rates are near the all-time low (for rates tracked by Freddie Mac), if you have a solid credit rating and are able to put 20% dow. 30-year fixed rates last week were 4.94% with 0.7% upfront for points and fees. A POINT is ...
Rancho Santa Margarita is one of the newer cities in Orange County California, incorporated as a city in 1999 and situated in the shadow of the Santa Ana Mountains The twin peaks of Santiago and Modjeska are the backdrop for the city and the adjoining wilderness areas. This 13-acre man made lak...