Redding Ca Real Estate Blog by Richard Goates

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Apex California Realty
Redding California Real Estate information for buyers and sellers in the Shasta County area of Northern California.Providing you with info on shortsales, short sales,foreclosures,pre-foreclosures and more.
  Beautiful Remote property with Thousands of Acres of Government Land all around it! If you are looking for a private get away....a place to relax and watch the Creek when it runs this may be it!   Super close to the Dog Creek and the Sacramento for those fisher buffs!   Redding Homes for Sale ...
Located in Just outside of Shingletown California is this beautiful Log Cabin. Only minutes to Lake McCumber for fishing and swimming this property offers a Custom log home near Lake McCumber and Lassen Park recreation. Split floor plan, redwood flooring, granite tile counter tops, covered back p...
Things are a changing here in our area. With the lowest number of homes on the market in probably 10-12 years Spring time may shape up to be a barn burner if we don't add inventory. I talked to a top buyers agent last week and she said that on all the homes her client made offers on in the past c...
REO's/Bank owned homes continue to be a larger part of the closed Redding ca transactions.We expect this to increase and not decrease in the coming 1-2 years.There are many more backlogged and currently in Foreclosure homes coming as the many Government Loan Modification guidelines have been less...
There are 396 Bank owned or GSE owned homes in Shasta County as of today May 9th 2011. With Inventory's of current bank owned homes on the Shasta MLS at 202 it's safe to say that we have more bank owned homes becoming available soon! Total Shasta Assoc of Realtors homes today at 1270. This time o...
The term "As-Is" has been interpreted in many ways in real estate.If you talk to a real estate attorney they will tell you that there is no such thing....if you talk to a bank they will say "As-Is" means exactly what it says....what you see if what you get....have any and all inspections but be v...
With so many bank owned properties falling out of escrow I wanted to touch upon the selling term "As-Is" and what it means in Redding Ca Area Real Estate transactions involving REO's. The term As is means as you see it...with all faults! Does it mean the bank or government agency will never ever ...
There appears to be quite a problem in the local market place,possibly around the country on what, exactly, the term "As-Is" means.Such a problem that approx 40-50% of all escrows that fall out are a result of this! Lets take a look at this term from different sources.   From a California Realtor...
If you or your clients are financing with a Conventional loan things have changed! It's called Risk Based Financing....those with not stellar credit scores or those with not a lot of skin in the game will be paying dearly. Examples have shown that if you are putting less than 25% down on the home...
We hear lots of different terms to describe real estate in our area. I am sure it is no different from other areas but here are some that come up quite often-   "Spacious".....there's question? How can a 800 sq.ft home have a spacious anything?? "Beautiful".....when I called the agent w...

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