Monthly Archives: August 2010

Before You Buy A Condo in Fountain Valley

4 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Condo Condominium homes have always been, and will likely always be, an efficient and economical route to becoming a first-time homeowner. They can offer the comfort, prestige, and even luxury appointments that apartment living may lack, often at a cost that is not much different than rent….

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Mortgage Options for Home Buyers

Mortgage Options for Home Buyers While many great deals exist in today’s real estate market, securing the optimal mortgage is a critical part of your home purchase decision. I have worked with many home buyers over the years and am well versed on the factors in every mortgage loan package that will determine whether or…

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Orange County Short Sale Figures as of July 2010

A recent posting by Jeff Collins and John Lancer to the Orange County Register shows Short Sales are up 74%. The number of transactions in which a home sells for less than the owner owes the bank is up 74% in the region this year, mainly due to a doubling of those so-called “short sales”…

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Tips for Buying a Luxury Home

Tips for Buying a Luxury Home Despite the doom and gloom the media portrays regarding today’s real estate market, several unique opportunities exist for home buyers, in particular, luxury home buyers. While home prices across the country have dropped or stabilized to varying degrees, luxury home prices have been slashed, in many cases, as the…

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