short sales: Pending Home Sales shoe Healthy Gain - 04/06/10 07:02 AM
Pending Home Sales Show Healthy Gain Pending home sales rose in February, potentially signaling a second surge of home sales in response to the home buyer tax credit, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed in February, rose 8.2 percent to 97.6 from a downwardly revised 90.2 in January, and remains 17.3 percent above February 2009 when it was 83.2. The data reflects contracts and not closings, which usually occur with a lag time of one or two months. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says the improvement is another … (0 comments)

short sales: Ashlie DuCros and Associates- Open houses this weekend! - 02/09/10 02:50 PM
Ashlie DuCros and Associates- 2 Open Houses this weekend!
Michelle Ramirez will be hosting a open house this weekend in Orange County this Saturday 2/13/2010 from 1-4pm at 2125 Arbor Circle Brea
Ashlie DuCros will be hosting a open house in Riverside County this Saturday 2/13/2010 from 1-4pm in Crown Ranch! 1061 Flager Ranch Road Corona!
Agents will be available to answer any questions you may hove about the current real estate market and short sales,etc.
If you are unable to make it please contact us to set up a appointment.
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short sales: Kerrigan Ranch Market Report Jan.2010 - 02/09/10 12:19 PM
Kerrigan Ranch Jan. 2010 Market Report Are we seeing a different trend in the Kerrigan Ranch community? We've seen plenty of distressed sales in the Kerrigan Ranch community... However, there seems to be slight change in today's market place. There are total of 7 Active homes available in the Kerrigan Ranch community which are all normal sales. This means no bank owned or short sales homes on the market at this time. However, out of the total 3 homes in escrow, only one is short sale home. For the month of Jan. 2010, 3 homes closed in Kerrigan Ranch. Two homes … (1 comments)

short sales: Did short sales dominate Olinda Ranch home sales? - 01/19/10 12:09 PM
Brea Homes for sale: Short Sales vs. Retail  Sales in Olinda Ranch? Which ones dominated the market?
In looking at Olinda Ranch community in Brea today,  you will find total of 6 homes Active in today's market.  They are combined types of sales with 2 short sales and 4 Retail sales. For the month of December, there were total of 10 homes went into escrow which 5 were short sales, and 5 retails.  The closed ration seems to be almost 50%. There were total of 5 closings in this month.  Two of the homes were short sales which is good news for people … (2 comments)