In the last few years, many consumers bought homes with low down payments and have seen a dramatic rise in their home-equity-opening the door to trade up to more a desirable homes and/or locations. Perhaps the family is expanding and or timing is right to trade up. As attractive as the concept sounds, due to […]
I used that line on our receptionist a couple of weeks ago and she almost fell out of her chair laughing. Agents and Brokers are, in my experience, more honest than the general populace. If you want to work in the Real Estate business in California you will need to join your local Broker’s association, […]
In previous Real Estate and Business Cycles during my lifetime real wages and incomes increased for most people during the upswing. Not this time. And this time around most of the price rises for properties on the low end came from investors chasing yield. The middle price tiers saw this to a lesser but significant […]
Agents in my office have recently encountered significant issues with Preliminary Title Reports issued by First American Title. In one case the Prelim showed a Single unit, in the other case a very serious abatement issue was completely missed, that abatement had been in place for 6 years. Both were caught because the agent checked […]
I think it would be a lot of fun to do a deal that involved bitcoins although fixing the exchange rate might take a bit of negotiation. Would you accept payment for your home in Bitcoins?. Why? Why not?
Greg Fielding created a post that there is a website that can check if anyone has died in the property. Click on the link to see it…then come back to read this post. Did Someone Die In That House? I understand that some folks may need to know if someone has died in the house/property. […]