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Real Estate Agent - TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team - DRE# 00919781
This blog will post interesting views of the Real Estate Profession and have information to the buyers and sellers in the area.



In CA the agencies are not kidding when they come out to help consumers.  Loan Modifications and short sales.  This post is on point and it reminds all of us as to the responsibility we have.One of the things I absolutely love about my brokerage is our emphasis on training. Our broker and managem...
This is the third season of short sales I have been through.  That means I am an experienced and older Realtor.  This blog is correct the difference in success and failure is often is often in what the agent submits to the Bank.Original Source: Why Short Sales Fail And How To Avoid Short Sale Den...
I do some of the training at our office from time to time and I have told agents for years that the most important thing is sales is not talking but listening.  Therefore, when I saw this blog I could not help but re-blog.Keys to Good Listening   Want to increase your sales each year?  Learn to b...
One West Bank has a big problem it sold an ocean property as a completed short sale and then seld it at a foreclosure auction meaning there are two owners.  Now two owners have title documents that show them as owners.  OOPS!  The couple that purchase the home through the regular process got noti...
San Clemente to vote in a special election on March 8th over the commercial development at North beach parking lot.  The opponents of the Playa del Norte project gained enough signatures to cause the City Council to either rescind it July approvals of the project or schedule a referendum.  They v...
Laguna Niguel approves a study for dwelling units and businesses at a cost of $86,000 for the Gateway district.  The city council of Laguna Niguel is going to spend another $86,000 to continue a study of the proposed Bateway district for some 3,000 dwelling units and about 2.4 million square feet...
Today is The Orange County Register there were two articles on loan modification attorney that was disbarred.  Brian Colombana a Laguna Hills attorney admitted extensive misconduct that will result in his being disbarred according to the State Bar of California.  He stipulated last week that he c...
This weeks market report for Mission Viejo and surrounding areas from Mission Viejo Realtor shows that Orange County Median Prices for the resale homes were up 6.0 percent, for new homes it is up 2.6 percent and for resale condos up 13.6 percent.  The sales volume is down for resale homes 16.7 p...
Marian Douglas a silent film star sold herLaguna Beach home for $4.45 million.  The house was was 1st listed in 2009 for $6.75 million and then again on the market at $4.99 million.  This is a great place to live with luxury homes and celebrities homes in a quaint beach village.  The home was on ...
Janel Michell a Mission Viejo baker has set up her new shop The Cupcake Store at 24002 Via Fabricante, Suite 401, Mission Viejo.   This is not her first venture she was the co-founder of tFrostings Cupcake in Lake Forest and now begins a new shop as her own boss.  She is creative and expects to c...


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