home buyer: Senior Home Buyers - Save Their Property Tax Base in Riverside County - 08/21/13 02:08 AM
Senior Home Buyers - Save Their Property Tax Base in Riverside County
by John Occhi
 
Riverside County Board of Supervisors took a big step yesterday (August 20, 2013) in attracting Senior Home Buyers to relocate to Riverside County by enacting Props 90 & 110 which allows the Sr. Citizen (age 55 plus) to transfer their "factored base year assessments" to a home in Riverside County an pay the taxes at the assessed value of the old real estate.
This has always been the case for a Senior selling a home in Riverside County and buying another here in the county.  Now, … (1 comments)

home buyer: A History Lesson | Hemet CA Real Estate: February 2005, February 2006, February 2007 and February 2008 - 04/01/08 06:58 AM
No doubt the current market conditions have changed in nearly every real estate market across the country.  In Hemet, CA, we have seen dramatic transformations over a year earlier, which is why it is so important to properly understand the value of a home in today’s market – whether you are trying to buy or sell an REO (Real Estate Owned – bank owned homes) or other property.
(The figures reported here only represent the data supplied by the local Hemet San Jacinto Association of REALTORS® - HSJAOR - on the local SoCalMLS and do not reflect the properties that were … (3 comments)

home buyer: Placing a Bid to Purchase a Bank Owned Hemet Home - 03/17/08 06:09 AM
Buying an REO home or other real estate in Hemet, CA (or elsewhere) can be a daunting experience, at best. The process appears to be fairly straight-forward, from the beginning.  The banks each have their own proprietary addendums to our California Purchase Agreement which ends up negating many of the key provision of our ‘standard’ contract. CONTRACT CLAUSES Probably the most important is that the banks will not (typically) accept the provisions for liquidated damages, arbitration and mediation.  Often time, the buyer will initial these clauses – but the bank will not.  If the buyer’s agent does not pick up on … (0 comments)

home buyer: Busier than a One Armed Man in a Wall Paper Hanging Contest - 03/13/08 05:07 PM
Busier than a One Armed Man in a Wall Paper Hanging Contest I seem to once again slip from my blogging routine.  Gosh, I know how important a good blog strategy it to any business in this day and age.  I feel like I have taken a step backwards in time, by ignoring my trusted and faithful blog….
So let me just catch up by sharing that life continues to march forward on so many different levels.  I don’t want to consume this with negative news, but I would like to share, because I am often asked about my wife, Sherri.  … (12 comments)

home buyer: Common Mistakes When Analyzing a Real Estate Deal: Trusting The Appraiser - 08/12/07 06:24 AM
Common Mistakes When Analyzing a Real Estate Deal:  Trusting The Appraiserby John Occhi, Hemet CA REALTOR®   Mission Grove Realty  
If you Want to Read More about Other Common Mistakes Made when Purchasing Real Estate, Follow This Link.
 
Another common mistake in analyzing a real estate transaction is to put too much emphasis on the appraisal.Granted, there is a time and place for an appraisal, but unless you actually hire and pay the appraiser, how can you be sure of what you are getting.  When you hire the appraiser to analyze a Hemet real estate transaction then you control what criteria they are … (9 comments)

home buyer: Common Mistakes When Analyzing a Real Estate Deal: Trusting The Seller - 08/12/07 05:11 AM
Common Mistakes When Analyzing a Real Estate Deal: Trusting The Seller by John Occhi, Hemet CA REALTOR® Mission Grove Realty
If you Want to Read More about Other Common Mistakes Made when Purchasing Real Estate, Follow This Link.
When a homebuyer wants to buy a home for sale in Hemet CA, the seller must complete a stack of disclosures. Heck, I often kid, as we start completing the paperwork that in California, we have disclosures disclosing that there are disclosures to disclose what you know about the property. Then I will ask my seller to try and say that 3 times fast.
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