Want to Purchase a Home After a Short Sale, Foreclosure or Bankruptcy?

What you need to know when buying a home after a short sale, foreclosure or bankruptcy. A common question sellers from a short sale, foreclosure or bankruptcy have now that they want to re-purchase a home today is, “How long must I wait before obtaining financing after short sale,  foreclose or bankruptcy?” An important step […]

Who’s Back Does Your Realtor Have, Buyers, Sellers, Both?

Understanding the ins and outs of real estate agency relationships can be confusing, especially since there are often multiple real estate agents and brokers involved in the transaction. We’ll explain the different forms of agency relationships along with a brief description.   SELLER’S AGENT: The relationship between the Listing Agent and/or Broker and the Seller through […]

Who's Back Does Your Realtor Have, Buyers, Sellers, Both?

Understanding the ins and outs of real estate agency relationships can be confusing, especially since there are often multiple real estate agents and brokers involved in the transaction. We’ll explain the different forms of agency relationships along with a brief description.   SELLER’S AGENT: The relationship between the Listing Agent and/or Broker and the Seller through […]

A Couple Reasons Why Right Now You Must Buy a Home

In our rush rush liyestyle, it may be easy to lose perspective on the nature of the home buying market in North Orange County. But if you pay attention to daily headlines and hear financial news stories you may of heard that interest rates are at rock bottom record lows! As of 6/27/2012 mortgage interest […]

New California $10,000 Tax Credit for Home Buyers

New California $10,000 Tax Credit for Home Buyers If you purchase a principal residence between May 1st, 2010 and Dec. 31st 2010 and close escrow by Aug. 1st 2011, you will be eligible for a $10,000 tax credit from the state of California. Dear C.A.R. Member: I’m gratified to report that late this afternoon, Gov. […]

Do you want to buy foreclosures at an auction?

If you’re among the many looking to buy foreclosures at auction, don’t have any fear the decline in filings over the past several months will rob you of your chance at a fabulous buy. Home foreclosure filings declined steadily from August through November 2009, but were still significantly higher than they were a year ago, […]