Category Archives: Buying a Home

7 Top Reasons to Buy a Home Now

“7 Top Reasons to Buy a Home Now” – Orange County CA people who are renting or leasing homes are very often considering to buy. Here are “7 top reasons to buy a home now”.   First:  High Rents.  Rents … Continue reading

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6 Great Reasons to Buy a Home Now

Top Reasons to Buy a Home Now To take advantage of near-record low mortgage interest rates and home prices undervalued by as much as three percent nationwide, now is a great time to buy a home. There are still some … Continue reading

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Now Is a Great Time for Orange County CA Home Buying

Orange County CA now has more than 8,000 homes listed for sale, which is up about 35 percent from one year ago.  Buyers have lots of choices these days and room for positive negotiation in many situations. So why are … Continue reading

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Home Buyers at Orange County CA Beware That Mortgage Rates Won’t Stay This Low Forever

Home Buyers at Orange County CA Beware That Mortgage Rates Won’t Stay This Low Forever Purchase money loan and mortgage rates remain incredibly low, and that’s great news for home buyers. The FED has kept long-term rates down for several … Continue reading

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Risk of Buying Homes at Auction After Foreclosure in California

Risk of Buying Homes at Auction After Foreclosure in California Trustee sale auctions after foreclosure in California are where the property is auctioned to the highest bidder at a time and place indicated by law-required public notice.  No title insurance … Continue reading

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Water-Conserving Plumbing Fixtures Must be Disclosed by California Home Sellers

California government has favored consumers for years and has a number of laws on seller disclosures to protect home buyers. New CA law – CA Senate Bill 837 – says that home sellers must disclose to buyers whether there are water-conserving plumbing fixtures. … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Buyers Still Like Incredibly Low Mortgage Rates

  Orange County CA home buyers aren’t bored with incredibly low mortgage rates and continue to be happy about their opportunities.  The average rate on a 15-year fixed mortgage conforming loan has fallen to 3.25 percent (loan up to $417k with … Continue reading

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Top Reasons to Invest in Orange County CA Rental Properties

    Top reasons that now could be a good time to buy Orange County residential rental properties: 1.  Good prices for buyers  2.  Fewer home buyers and more renters are in the market these days.  3.  Rents have gone up and are expected … Continue reading

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Home Buyers Alert ~ Now is Your Best Time

  Home buyers have heard it before that “Now is Your Best Time”.  It’s a worthy message, and we’ll say it again … “Now is Your Best Time” … for home buying. So get organized for home buying, contact your experienced and professional mortgage … Continue reading

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Short Sale Offers Should be Made Uncomplicated for Lenders

TOP REASON that Short Sale offers should be uncomplicated for lender/lienholders: Lender/lienholders are decision makers on short sales and like to see uncomplicated and easy to approve contracts.   California has rules and forms for REALTORs® and real estate professionals to use for SHORT SALE transactions, … Continue reading

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