Where is Orange County Housing Headed

Home Living Report – Orange County, CA Real Estate News by Diego Loya The Fullerton Real Estate market in 2013 had some big gains. Homes increased to it’s highest levels since 2007. The same trend will continue into 2014. As long as the hunger from buyers to buy up homes stays strong, home sellers will […]

Short Sales Becoming Easier for Agents and Buyers

A recent survey conducted by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) showed that  some agents are finding the process of short sales has improved, and that is it easier to negotiate with lenders and close deals. 22% fewer respondents characterized short sales as “extremely difficult” to close in 2012 than in 2011, a significant decrease. […]

When Can You Buy a Home Again After Foreclosure

So your ready to buy again but you’ve had a foreclosure and you ask yourself these questions. How long do I have to wait? How do I qualify? What steps to I need to take to be eligible? Can I be a first time buyer again? What a difference a couple of years can make. […]

How Soon Can I Purchase After a Short Sale?

About Short Sales The facts about how long buyers must wait before obtaining financing. A common question home buyers have today is: How long must I wait before obtaining financing after a short sale? Below is an overview by loan type of this important information. It depends on the loan you want to get to […]

Great News for Those Facing Short Sale

Realtors and real estate associations have been voicing their concern over the long short sale process and have been pushing for a standardized faster short sale process. One that does not take many many months or even years. Our voices have been heard and as of November 1st, 2012 new guidelines announced from the Federal Housing Finance […]

Consequences in Short Sale Or Foreclosure

Should I Short Sale or Foreclose?? Going the route of a short sale or foreclosure is a really tough decision. There are many factors and pitfalls in each. In the last couple of years there has been reform through the federal as well as the California legislature for homeowner protection. It is a good idea […]

California Homeowner Bill of Rights Becomes Law

Governor signs California Homeowner Bill of Rights into Law California Governor Jerry Brown signed into on July 11th 2012 the Homeowner Bill of Rights to help struggling Californians keep their homes. This law aims to avoid foreclosure where possible to help stabilize California’s housing market and prevent the other negative effects of foreclosures on families, […]

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 […]