buying: Pros and Cons of Renting vs Buying When Moving to SoCal | Fridays with Fred - 08/05/16 03:18 AM
 
Are you thinking about relocating to Southern California for a new job but you’re not sure if it’s a better decision for you to rent a home or buy a house right away?
Many people will relocate to SoCal in the next 12 months and have to make the decision to either rent or buy a home. Over the years we’ve seen our clients who recently relocated here base their decisions to rent or buy a house in the area for the following reasons:
You Want To Learn the AreaLet’s face it, Southern California has a lot of areas to choose from. You have the beaches, … (0 comments)

buying: What Is An Ernest Money Deposit? - 02/05/16 06:40 AM
An earnest money deposit is one of the most important parts of a Real Estate transaction.
During this phase of the deal the check will also go towards a portion of the down payment and act as a symbol that the buyer earnestly wants to buy the home.
The earnest money will typically be held in a trust, escrow, or a joint account with the seller so that the buyer can have additional time to seek financing if needed but the catch is that if the buyers financing falls through they may not be able to get their earnest money back.
The Big Question … (0 comments)

buying: Timelines during Escrow When Buying a Home | Fridays with Fred - 01/15/16 01:13 AM

So you’re buying a home in Southern California but one of the most important things to remember is that there are timelines that must be followed as a buyer.
In this post we will breakdown some of the timelines you will be expected to follow and how they will affect your home purchase.
The First 72 HoursWhen you first open escrow you will have 72 hours for your Real Estate agent to deliver earnest money from you to your title company. Earnest money is typically around 1% of the purchase price of the home and it shows the seller that you are serious about buying their property.
If … (0 comments)

buying: Real Estate Escrow Period Explained | Fridays with Fred - 01/09/15 07:18 AM

 
What is the escrow period in a Real Estate transaction? In California the escrow period is defined as the deposit of funds when a home is sold.
Over the last few months the escrow period has changes drastically in California and many lenders have been able to speed up how quickly buyers are able to get the funds for the homes they purchase.
The escrow period has traditionally lasted for 30 days but some mortgage lenders in Orange County and across the United States have been able to speed up the escrow period on their loans so they close in as little … (0 comments)

buying: How to Find A Great Deal on a New Home | Fridays with Fred - 08/29/14 05:12 AM

 
As long time Orange County Realtors we’ve had many clients ask us over the years “how can I find a great deal on a new home?” The answer to this question isn’t as simple as you might think.
It can be difficult but not impossible to find a great deal on an Orange County home but the deal you find on a home here also depends on your personal circumstances and it’s important to ask yourself these questions:
What Are You Looking For? The first step towards finding a deal on an Orange County home is to define what type of home … (0 comments)

buying: How to Find A Great Deal on a New Home | Fridays with Fred - 08/29/14 05:12 AM

 
As long time Orange County Realtors we’ve had many clients ask us over the years “how can I find a great deal on a new home?” The answer to this question isn’t as simple as you might think.
It can be difficult but not impossible to find a great deal on an Orange County home but the deal you find on a home here also depends on your personal circumstances and it’s important to ask yourself these questions:
What Are You Looking For? The first step towards finding a deal on an Orange County home is to define what type of home … (2 comments)

buying: Should I Buy Foreclosed or Short Sale Properties in Orange County? - 06/13/14 02:19 AM

 
Should I Buy Foreclosed or Short Sale Properties In Orange County?
Over the last couple of years the Orange County Real Estate market has been booming and foreclosures plus short sales have been purchased at great prices.
The question that many of our clients want to know is should they purchase Short Sales or Foreclosures if the opportunity to purchase these properties come up? The answer is yes.
Short Sales and Foreclosures Are Still Available Even though many Realtors in Orange County will tell you that short sales or foreclosures are no longer available because, that inventory has been all bought up, … (0 comments)

buying: What Does 'Backup Offer' Mean When Buying A House? | Fridays with Fred - 06/04/14 08:26 AM

 
During the process of searching for an Orange County home for sale, you might one day review the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and see that there are many different classifications for homes on the MLS including active, backup offer and pending sale.
In this post were going to cover the meaning of these terms so that you are more aware of what they mean and how they apply to you during the process of buying a home for sale in Orange County.
Active listing Quite simply, the term active listing means that the property or home is still active on the Multiple … (0 comments)

buying: What Makes Ladera Ranch Such A Great Community? - 03/13/14 09:12 AM
If you ask any Orange County Realtor they will tell you that one of the best kept secrets in Orange County is Ladera Ranch. This community is a great place to live because it has a small town feel; while being near everything.
About Ladera Ranch   Ladera Ranch is divided into 9 villages and the cool thing is that each “village” has its own neighborhood that’s completely unique and different from each other.
When you come to Ladera Ranch you will find great “villages” including:
• Oak Knoll Village
• Bridgepark
• Wycliffe Village
• Avendale Village
Ladera Ranch villages have lots of … (0 comments)

buying: Should You Invest In Cash Flow Real Estate? Pt. 3 | Fridays With Fred - 03/05/14 03:01 AM

 
Should You Invest In Cash Flow Real Estate Pt. 2 | Fridays with Fred
As long time Real Estate investing experts we frequently get asked “what type of Real Estate investment should I be looking for?” and the answer is simple: cash flow or appreciation. (because why would you want any other type?)
In part three of our four part series on Real Estate investing we're going to cover more of the basics that you need to know about Real Estate investment so you can be prepared once you find the perfect home to purchase.
Variety Pays Off Did you know that … (0 comments)

buying: THE TOP FIVE THINGS YOU WANT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU PURCHASE OR REFINANCE A HOME!! - 01/03/12 10:49 AM
Today's blog post is the first in a series we will be bringing you from our guest experts. Today's expert is Manny Moumdjian. He is the CEO of EZ Choice Financial Corp. and has helped many people build their credit in order to assist them with the purchase of a home.  If you want to contact Manny to see how he can help you, the website is http://ezchoicefinancial.com/ or call (888) 349-6690 for a FREE consultation.
DO NOT APPLY FOR NEW CREDIT OF ANY KIND:  Especially those preapproved credit card invitations you receive in the mail. Every time that you have your credit pulled by a … (0 comments)

 
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