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Temecula-Murrieta CA real estate news, views and information provided to our community and agents.

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2007 

I have mentioned before that buying and selling real estate in Hemet, CA is a team sport that requires skill, coordination and spirit - just like any professional or amateur sports team.  A team cannot function if it cannot coordinate its efforts, if it does not have the skill to play in their le...
11/30/2007
California Real Estate remains one of the best investments to be made in America...and perhaps the world.Many people put their money into a 401K or IRA month after month, often directing their precious retirement funds into some sort of stock or other "paper" investment (mutual funds, bonds, etc)...
11/27/2007
Yesterday, I posted CBS Special Undercover Investigation: Foreclosure Scams  as an advance notice that CBS in Los Angeles was airing a special investigative journalism piece on those who are trying to commit fraud on those about to lose their homes to foreclosure.Well, it was past my bed time, bu...
11/27/2007
As a Hemet CA REALTOR®, I have the opportunity to meet all kinds of people  - many are looking for ways to jump into the current real estate market as investors...wanting to buy at the bottom of the market.My personal belief is we are pretty close to the bottom as we approach December 2007, since...
11/27/2007
< < < E D I T > > > I have posted the link to the article on the CBS website.  You can follow this link to find it< < <   E N D   O F   E D I T   > > >I saw a segement on TV last night about a special segment CBS will be airing on the 11:00 p.m. news - I am hoping this is a national segment - but...
11/26/2007
The current real estate market in Hemet California and throughout Southwest Riverside County and the remainder of the Inland Empire is full or Bank Owned properties, otherwise known as REO for "Real Estate Owned"..When someone wants to buy one of these properties it is not much different than buy...
11/26/2007
In today's Hemet Real Estate market, it is truly an investors dream.  Seasoned investors and novices who felt as if they got squeezed out of the last market are all circling the current market and looking for the right opportunities, -which with today's short sales and bank owned REO properties -...
11/26/2007
The big drawback to working short sales is that the agents typically receive a reduced commission, from the loss mitigation department, for more work than what is normally required.So, how do we stop the banks from fighting us for what is rightfully ours?  How do we give in to something that one ...
11/25/2007
The one constant in working short sales is that they change on a regular basis.  The lenders and their loss mitigation departments are changing their rules as we go on and the sellers are becoming more aware.  Most importantly, the buyers and their agents are also changing with the times which re...
11/25/2007
It's been two months since I have posted anything here to my blog...and I can say I have missed the experience.  There have been several reasons why I have not been here, which I explain below.  I can say that I have thought of ActiveRain on a regular basis, always saying to myself, "Now there is...
11/25/2007
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