John Occhi's Real Estate Blog - Focused on the The Temecula & Murrieta Valleys

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



As a local REO REALTOR servicing South West Riverside County from offices in the Hemet-San Jacinto Valley, John Occhi has went and done it again – grown faster than his team of seasoned REALTORS can keep up with. John and his Inland Empire REO Team is currently averaging less than 7 days on marke...
Lenders are doing whatever they can to sell their inventory of REO homes.  There are entire portfolios being sold wholesale for 60 to 70 cents on the dollar of the BPO price-which can be a great deal if you have $10 million or more to invest.  Most homes are being assigned to REALTORS® like myse...
There is no debate that the Real Estate market took off after 9/11.  We were at a very rough cross roads in our history and I guess anything could have happened.  One way or the other we, as a country got motivated and there are too many factors to get into here as to everything that contributed ...
The Hemet San Jacinto Valley is actually a very difficult market to analyze effectively.  The problem is our local board, The Hemet San Jacinto Association of REALTORS® (HSJAOR) belongs to the second largest MLS in the country-TEMPO. Unfortunately it seems like every other board within a 50 mile ...
When President Bush signed HR 3221 into law on July 30th, 2008, he took what may be the most damaging step to actually hurt the housing market.  I say this because he has completely done away with the FHA Down Payment Assistance program and raised the minimum percentage of funds that the borrower...
There has been a lot of buzz in the air with Congress passing and the President signing the new housing bill into law on July 30th, 2008. I have not read the bill itself, but have seen numerous analytical articles - both pro and con on the topic.  One of the big provisions has to do with the gove...
I receive numerous emails on various topics that I have written with in the past.  I try to answer as many as I can personally, but I thought if one person takes the time to write me with a question then I have other readers who have the same or similar questions.  So, I decided to start a FAQ co...

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