imperial county: 10 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Imperial Valley Now - 04/16/12 06:03 PM
10 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Imperial Valley Now I've been writing about how the market is changing in the Imperial Valley over the last several months. The El Centro California MSA, also known as Imperial Valley is showing signs of a turn around, once again reinforcing the fact that now is a great time to buy a home.  Tomorrow is also a great time to buy a home too since the fundamental strength of homeownership has not changed.
1.  You can get a good deal and even a great deal.  Sales prices are down by at least 50% … (0 comments)

imperial county: Sunset Ranch Homes Imperial CA 92251 Video Tour - 04/03/12 04:03 AM
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imperial county: Imperial Valley Shadow Inventory Exposed - 03/26/12 10:35 AM
Imperial Valley Shadow Inventory Real Estate Exposed by Frederic Din, REALTOR(r) and Your Imperial Valley Housing Specialist

A day doesn't go by when someone either a home buyer or real estate agent mentions “shadow inventory” and they both have opinions regarding this newsworthy topic, as well I do too.
As a REALTOR(R), my role is not only to represent the best interests of buyers and sellers but to also offer my advice, perspective and market value opinions to my clients. Over the last three years I have provided over 3,500 real property market value opinions, often referred to as “Brokers … (0 comments)

imperial county: Homes for Sale in Foreclosure - 05/29/11 04:06 PM
Homes for sale in foreclosure by Frederic Din REALTOR(r)
See Imperial Valley listings, info & photos on your cell phone, text GOTO IVREO to 95495
What are homes for sale in foreclosure?  They are bank owned or REO (real estate owned) properties in which the bank has taken the ownership of the home in the bank or lenders name.
The process in which a home goes into foreclosure is and can be a lengthy one, especially in judicial foreclosure states, however Imperial County or Imperial Valley California is located in a non-judicial foreclosure state, which means you don't have to attend a … (0 comments)

imperial county: Calexico CA 92231 First Time Buyer Home or Investment Property - 09/24/10 12:07 PM
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imperial county: Imperial Valley real estate sales show positive signs - 08/18/10 12:29 PM
Imperial Valley real estate sales show positive signs
by Frederic Din, REALTOR(r), Your Imperial Valley Housing Specialist.
I'm often asked "how is the market doing?" or when someone hears I'm a REALTOR or knows I'm in the real estate business, they say with a concerned voice "how is it going for you?".  My reply and responses are the typically the same, I say "the market is great, prices are affordable and interest rates are at all time lows, whats not to like about this market, when are you going to sell or buy a home?".  
I can help you buy … (0 comments)

imperial county: Three Month Foreclosure Forecast for Imperial Valley Real Estate - 02/25/10 03:51 AM
Three Month Foreclosure Forecast for Imperial Valley. By Frederic Din, REALTOR(r).
As a home buyer or investor, you will find the following information useful as you take advantage in snapping up some great real estate opportunities in the Imperial Valley real estate market.
During the last week, I have reviewed a variety of Imperial Valley real estate slated with some type of foreclosure activity attached, whether at the pre-foreclosure stage (ie. short sales) and such as the notice of default stage, the foreclosure auction stage, where homes are auctioned at the Imperial County court house steps, or at the … (1 comments)

imperial county: Find Foreclosure Deals in Imperial Valley CA - 11/16/09 07:58 PM
Find and Buy Foreclosure Deals in Imperial Valley CA
First time home buyers, trade-up buyers, investors and bargain hunters are able to easily search and find Foreclosure deals to buy in Imperial Valley.
Home buyers can search properties in three foreclosure categories, PreForeclosure, Auction (Trustee Sale), and Bank Owned homes.
"I'm giving home buyers another choice when it comes to searching the internet for their dream home" says REALTOR(r) Frederic Din of EXIT Stepping Stone Realty, who is offering clients a value added search on his websites and blogs.
"It's simple, enter a city or zip code in … (1 comments)

imperial county: Its a Great Time to Buy a Home - 11/13/09 03:07 AM
Local Press Confirms What I've Said All Along
As a REALTOR® in Imperial County, CA I provide value opinions known as BPOs (broker price opinions) and CMAs (comparative market analysis) for a variety of private and professional clients and track housing prices for neighborhoods and areas throughout Imperial County for my home buyers, short sales, and REO disposition clients. 
I am interested in news stories regarding our local housing market, whether positive or negative.  News articles allow me the opportunity to digest the information and interpret housing trends for my clients.  Local IV Press confirms what I've said all along.  Elizabeth Varin, … (0 comments)

imperial county: El Centro CA Has Most Underwater Mortgages In US Below Sea Level - 05/27/09 02:14 AM
El Centro CA has Most Underwater Mortgages in the US Below Sea Level~ Frederic Din
News leader CNBC lists El Centro CA as Number 11 in its story "U.S. Cities With The Most Underwater Mortgages" out of 163 of the largest US cities according to Home Values Index, however Imperial Valley REALTOR(R) Frederic Din says "...we're number one when it comes to mortgages underwater below sea level."

According to the report, the Top Spot in the US, a place where they can claim to be Number 1 is Las Vegas-Paradise, NV with just over 2/3rds of all mortgages … (0 comments)

imperial county: Imperial Valley Short Sale - Avoid Foreclosure - 01/27/09 11:55 AM
Imperial Valley Real Estate - Imperial Valley Short Sale - Avoid Foreclosure
The purpose of this article is for you to share with others you know who are asking the same questions. 
Please pass it around and make sure everyone you know who has a home or a mortgage knows about it.   
If you want to sell your home and you're located in the Imperial Valley, please let me know  ~ the possibility of a "short sale" is a very important way to avoid damage to your credit history over the long term.  I can help you by putting together a package your lender will need in … (0 comments)

imperial county: El Centro Home Buyer Testimonial - 01/20/09 03:49 AM
New home buyers John & Dana Sharpe of El Centro, CA share their home buying experience as a means of offering encouragement to you.

* If you are unable to view the video CLICK HERE Warning: the video contains raw footage, please view at your own risk

If one of your New Years resolutions is to become a homeowner, there is no better time than to own a home in 2009!
Make this year the year you'll say good-bye to renting and hello to being a homeowner.
Do you have any comments to share? Do you know … (0 comments)

imperial county: House May Now Fit Your Budget - 01/20/09 03:36 AM
House may now fit your budget
With home values in Imperial County areas declining, the market is providing an opportunity for many local residents to become homeowners, meaning they can now purchase homes that previously may have been out of reach. With this increased affordability, Imperial Valley families can now purchase homes with more square footage, buy in desirable neighborhoods, and be closer to amenities important to them.
In Imperial County, California, the media price of an existing home declined to $175,000 in December 2008, down 28.6% from December 2007 when the median price of an existing home was $245,000.
The … (0 comments)

imperial county: Short Sale Myths & Tall Tales - 01/20/09 03:31 AM
Short Sale Myths & Tall Tales, What Your Bank & Lender Doesn't Want You To know
Frankly there's a misconception regarding short sales.
I wrote about Short Sale Q & A in Imperial County recently and believe Short Sales are the most effective and best way for an underwater, upside down, over indebted homeowner to avoid foreclosure and be ready to purchase another home in the least amount of time as compared to foreclosure.
Let's review. A short sale is nothing more than a regular sale of Imperial Valley residential real estate however instead of obtaining enough money in your property … (0 comments)

imperial county: Welcome to Calexico, California - 01/18/09 04:38 PM
Calexico is a border city to Mexicali, Mexico and is known as the "gateway" to Mexico. The name Calexico derives from the words California (Cal) and Mexico (exico) put together to create a unique city name.

(Thank you to the City of Calexico and Calexico Chamber of Commerce for the information provided)
History and FactsCalexico began as a tent city of the Imperial Land Company and has grown into a larger thriving city on the US-Mexico border.
Before the repeal of prohibition, Calexico was primarily a week-end town visited by … (2 comments)

imperial county: Welcome to Calipatria, California - 01/18/09 04:37 PM
Calipatria is the gateway to recreational activities in Imperial County!

(Thank you to the City of Calipatria and Calipatria Chamber of Commerce for providing this information)
The City of Calipatria is located about 150 miles east of San Diego, 100 miles South of Palm Springs. The area is predominately agricultural. Calipatria is surrounded by various recreational activity locations. The Glamis Dunes located about 40 miles from the city is home to many off road enthusiasts. Rock collecting, deer and dove hunting are also nearby about 30 miles from … (0 comments)

imperial county: Welcome to Imperial, California - 01/18/09 04:35 PM
Imperial is truly the center of Imperial County!

(Thank you to the City of Imperial and Imperial Chamber of Commerce for providing this information)
History and Facts
The City of Imperial is located in the Southern desert of California.
Conveniently, the City of Imperial is located between major cities of California, Arizona and Mexico
State Route 111, which passes to the east of City of Imperial, is a major North, South corridor for the Nafta shipping and travel route to the Calexico Port of Entry at the U.S./Mexican International border. In the … (0 comments)

imperial county: Welcome to El Centro, California - 01/18/09 04:12 PM
El Centro or "the center" is the county seat for Imperial County, California.

Hottest cities for entrepreneurs" by Inc. Magazine (May 2006). The only California city in the group of the Top 20 category boasts a 1-year job growth of 7.3% and 5-year job growth of 14.5%. Current Population (As of January 1, 2006): 42,002
Community InformationThe multi-cultural community of El Centro has a history rich in agriculture and is the core of the Imperial Valley's retail district. El Centro, as its name implies, is the center of one of Southern California's most promising new commercial and industrial areas. … (0 comments)

imperial county: Welcome to Brawley, California - 01/18/09 04:04 PM
Brawley, the jewel of Imperial County

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(Thank You to the Brawley Chamber of Commerce and the City of Brawley for providing this information)
Community ProfileThe City of Brawley was incorporated in 1908; it is a 'General Law' municipality. The City of Brawley is located in the far southeastern corner of the State of California, in the Lower Colorado Desert and ten miles south of the Salton Sea. Brawley is a 25 minute drive from Mexicali, Mexico, 125 miles east of San Diego, 88 miles south of Palm Springs and 65 miles west of Yuma, Arizona. POPULATION:The City … (4 comments)

imperial county: Welcome to Imperial County, California - 01/18/09 03:52 PM
Welcome to Imperial County, California, also known as the Imperial Valley.
Imperial Valley offers a diverse and rich collection of Resources in the form of Human Power, Infrastructure and Economic Development. The climate is hot and dry, ranging from lows in the mid 30's in January to highs of 110+ in July and August (mean temperatures: low-55.0; high-89.6), with little moisture (average annual rainfall: 2.92 inches; 25 percent average relative humidity).
Imperial County extends over 4,597 square miles, bordering on Mexico to the south, Riverside County to the north, San Diego County on the west, and the State of Arizona on the east. … (3 comments)

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