Monthly Archives: July 2010

If You’re Rich, Watch Out for Greedy Heirs and Sharp Objects This Year

BE CAREFUL THIS YEAR AROUND GREEDY HEIRS.  There could possibly be some risk for your survival. The U.S. estate tax this year is zero, so if you die or are killed during 2010, your heirs pay the government nothing on the money you pass … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Remain Incredibly Low – Excellent News for Home Buyers and Investors

Home Loan and Mortgage rates remain so low and incredibly good this week.  These rates are quoted by a local Southern California mortgage broker.     Conforming Loans up to $417,000 30 Year Fixed –  4.25%  (4.37% APR) 10/1 ARM – 3.75%  … Continue reading

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Homes Listed For Sale Inventory Has Jumped – Irvine, CA, Housing Market

Number of Homes Listed For Sale Inventory Has Jumped – Irvine, CA, Housing Market Continue reading

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South Orange County Properties Scheduled for Trustee Auction Sale After Foreclosure

South Orange County at San Clemente Properties Scheduled for Trustee Auction Sale After Foreclosure. Buying properties at trustee sale is risky. Continue reading

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Bay Area at San Francisco Leads California in Home Price Jump from Prior Trough

The San Francisco Bay area had a huge home sold price recovery in June 2010 from trough of January 2009.  A FIFTY PERCENT HOME SOLD PRICE JUMP AT THE BAY AREA in 15 months.  WOW! It's amazing that the trough for … Continue reading

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“Replacement Cost” vs. “Market Value” to Consider on your Homeowners Insurance Policy

Friends of ours had their home destroyed by fire at Laguna Beach years ago.  They were thankful to have used "REPLACEMENT VALUE" homeowners insurance coverage, and their new home was completely rebuilt after the fire with funds made available through insurance.   Whether … Continue reading

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Home Loan Mortgage Rates Remain at Record Lows and Excellent News for Homebuyers

Orange County Home Loan Mortgage Rates Remain at Record Lows and Excellent News for Homebuyers Continue reading

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Newport Beach With Great Weather, Beaches and Homes Ranked 2nd Priciest U.S. City for Buying

Not Surprising that Newport Beach With Great Weather, Beaches and Homes Ranked 2nd Priciest U.S. City for Buying Continue reading

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