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California Home Prices: A Speculative Rise Or A Natural Correction?

The rise in pricing of California real estate has caught many observers off guard and has caused many to wonder aloud if the high numbers are sustainable or just another speculative bubble waiting to burst.  If you have been following … Continue reading

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If It Walks, Looks and Quacks Like a Duck, It’s A Duck

I have said in the past that I wish I were Diana Olick from CNBC.  She made herself a nice little career reporting on housing’s demise.  So it should be very interesting watching how she handles the role going forward.  … Continue reading

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The Housing Recovery: Thank You Fed and Thank You…Banks?

Summer 2012 will be remembered in real estate circles as the summer of no inventory and the return of the building industry.  Yesterday it was reported that housing starts declined by 1.1%; a number that might give pause to many … Continue reading

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How To Get A Loan Mod Approved Part 4: Foreclosure and Mod Offers

Part 4: Foreclosure and mod offers. Your loan mod appears like you’re making some progress and you are actually starting to get a hopeful.  At the same time, you’ve got that gnawing feeling that the bank may not get you … Continue reading

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How To Get A Loan Mod Approved Part 1: Getting Started.

This is  updated from the original series first published in September 2011. Part 1: Getting Started Stop paying on your loan (no I can’t say that even though it’s true).  If you are current the bank has no incentive to … Continue reading

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Is The Economy Getting Better? Ask And Listen

I talk to a lot of people.  It’s just the nature of being in real estate; people want to hear what is happening in the housing market and as a Realtor, I find new clients by sharing my information and … Continue reading

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The (not so) Little Engine That Could

As I read the Los Angeles Times this morning about the lackluster GDP numbers revealed yesterday, I started thinking about what might make those numbers really pop; what could single handedly effect job growth and as a result, personal income, spending, government … Continue reading

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