real estate: Georgous East Whittier Home - 02/02/09 05:00 AM

real estate: 10 Reasons To Buy Before 09 - 10/01/08 04:00 AM
The news from the real estate market seems grim. Property values are falling and mortgage foreclosures are rising. Buyers have gone into hibernation. Believe it or not, all of this makes it a good time to buy a new home.
Number 10
Property Values have become more reasonable
•·        According to an index of 20 major metropolitan areas, property values have fallen some 16.6% since their peak. In some areas, the decline exceeds 20%.
Number 9
There is no guarantee that affordable conditions will last
•·        If you can afford a new home at current property values and mortgage … (1 comments)

real estate: 12041 Nelson St, Garden Grove, CA "3BED 2 BATH REO Bank Owned Property" - 07/17/08 10:05 AM

real estate: Great Anaheim area bank owned home - 07/11/08 12:11 PM

real estate: Choosing a Broker to sell your home - 07/09/08 11:14 AM

real estate: Placentia's Market Trends Up To June 08 - 07/02/08 03:06 AM
The City of Placentia's Real Estate Sales remained steady at 25 sales. In the year 2008, Placentia averages 25 sales per month.
A few interesting trends :
Inventory of homes actively For Sale in Placentia is dropping (287 active homes vs. the avg 315 in the past year) Short Sales, REO Properties, have dropped in Placentia. This is showing a sign of stability for the time being. … (0 comments)

real estate: 4 Unit Income Property Dream ~2449 S Nadine St West Covina Ca 91792~ - 06/30/08 09:14 AM

real estate: 278 N Wilshire Ave B28 Bank Owned Property priced at $135,900 - 06/19/08 10:45 AM

real estate: 1600 Hill Ave Fullerton Ca ~Cheap Bank Owned Home $354,900 - 06/19/08 10:31 AM

real estate: Realtor Advice on Going Green!!! - 06/19/08 10:08 AM
Considering that we are always in some crisis, let's consider making small lifestyle changes that we, as consumers, can make to conserve energy this summer. Most utility companies maintain that if Mr. And Mrs. Consumer cut back only 10% -15% of their daily energy consumption, we can completely eliminate the need for blackouts.
Here are a few suggestions to get us there:
•·     Replace and recycle your old refrigerator and purchase an energy efficient model. I have seen some killer deals on appliances from some of America's bigger chain stores such as Sears and Fry's.
•·     Put an insulting blanket around … (4 comments)

real estate: The Hottmann's Best Buy Caravan July 12th 2008 10am to 1pm - 06/19/08 09:45 AM
Our June 7th REO TOUR BUS was a success!!! 3 properties were sold !!! There were many of you who could not attend our free tour due to conflicting schedules. That is why we are having another free tour to visit more HOT BUYS in the San Gabriel Valley! Kevin and I have heard your requests for featured homes. We are committed to making this next tour even better than the last so we hope that you don't miss out this time around!!! We hope you can take advantage of our next free tour and platform for educating yourself about wisely investing … (0 comments)

real estate: Can our market drop another 50% according to Michael Youngblood? - 06/13/08 10:49 AM
Here are staticial facts from, a site that tracks market data from Title records. 
I find that doing just a little research on our area, could he be misleading consumers?
 Michael Youngblood's forecast of the Housing Market.
Interesting enough, he talks about California as his hook to get readers to read, but backs it up with stats of Riverside , Sacramento,and San Diego, Stockon, and Central California cities. What happen to the Los Angeles, Orange County cities? they are showing signs of movement of homes to new ownership. Can this be the start of the revival the market or a sign of dropping … (0 comments)

real estate: REO Bank Owned, Best Buy in Covina ~1964 Covina Blvd -9- Covina Ca - 06/11/08 07:08 AM

real estate: Orange County Current Market Trends - 06/10/08 08:38 AM

real estate: Los Angeles County Current Market Trend - 06/10/08 08:36 AM
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Orange County

real estate: Placentia is in a 45 Month Housing Supply as a City - 06/10/08 08:31 AM

real estate: Current Real Estate Trend in Placentia Ca - 06/10/08 08:27 AM

real estate: 902 Saint Gertrude Santa Ana Ca 92707 REO Hot Buy!!! - 06/10/08 08:21 AM

real estate: Great Orange County Media News - 06/03/08 05:19 AM
GREAT Media News If you don't already have one, go out and get a copy of the Orange County Register today (06/02/2008).  Go to the Marketplace section on page 11.  GREAT article on the demand for Orange County homes now being above the 2006 demand.  The article also states the "market time" or time it would take to sell all the homes for sale is now at 5.6 months.  One year ago this figure was 8.8 months.  On page 12 is another article about economists now see Orange County homes as "undervalued"!!!
OC Register Article "Demand For OC Housing Now Passing 06 … (0 comments)

real estate: The 5 New Rules For Home Buyers - 05/28/08 11:34 AM
Yahoo Article "5 new rules for home buyers"
I can not make it any clearer for Home Buyers out there.
Rule 1: You can't time the bottom
If anyone could time the bottom, then that person must be rich. If someone is telling you to wait till the market bottoms out, here are some reasons you should consider before you take the advice.
•·     Currently there is a high inventory of homes on the market. The higher the supply, the lower the demand. Basic economics!!
•·     Great Selection!!! Sellers have to compete for the buyer's attention. Listing prices are dropping closer … (2 comments)

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