Tag Archives: California Association of REALTORs

CA Property Buyers Should Be Advised About Implications of an Earthquake Zone Report

CA Property Buyers Should Be Advised About Implications of an Earthquake Zone Report. A California court of appeal has ruled that the real estate broker for buyers failed in their obligation to investigate, understand and communicate to buyers the implications … Continue reading

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California Law on Smoke Detector Device Specifications Has Changed

California Law on Smoke Detector Device Specifications Has Changed BY HARRISON K. LONG  –  Professional Real Estate Sales Representative, Real estate broker, Orange County, CA. California law requires smoke detectors at homes and residential properties and that sellers are required … Continue reading

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Turtle Ridge Homes at Irvine CA Real Estate Market Update

Turtle Ridge Irvine CA Real Estate Market update – July 23, 2012  The following statistics are for transactions for Turtle Ridge at Irvine CA real estate for the time from July 1 to July 23, 2012.  28 active current Turtle … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Selling Markets Now Solid with Buyers

Jon Lansner at the Orange County Register reports about of local Orange County CA real estate markets.  I like his recent article – “Foundation builds for rebound in O.C. housing” – June 3, 2012, and here are some highlights: April 2012 was the busiest Orange County home buying … Continue reading

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Irvine Chamber of Commerce Annual Mayor’s Business Breakfast – May 18, 2012

Irvine CA Chamber of Commerce is a successful enterprise supporting business and private development in the city – and hosted its annual Mayor’s Business breakfast again this year on Friday, May 18, 2012 – which was attended by more than … Continue reading

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Fast Buyers Now Dominate Orange County CA Home Selling Market

Orange County CA home selling stays hot with fast buyers climbing over each other at market to find a good deal. This buyer excitement creates lots of competition for foreclosures and popular properties priced at under $750k. Orange County has only 14 days of … Continue reading

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Turtle Rock at Irvine CA Real Estate with Solid Values and Choice

Residents of Irvine CA have lots to be happy about – communities with best of public schools, jobs with good companies in private industry, some of the greatest weather anywhere, the University of California at Irvine, public libraries, places of worship, … Continue reading

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California Property Tax & Mello-Roos Assessments – State Income Tax Filings Starting January 1, 2013

California government has money and budget challenges – and is expected to crack down next year – for tax year 2012 – on property tax payers who have been taking the entire amount they pay (including Mello-Roos and special assessments) as … Continue reading

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Newport Beach CA Property Foreclosures – Does Government Regulation Help?

Newport Beach CA real estate – property foreclosure data – includes notice of default, foreclosure filings and inventory information. Newport Beach had 18 new notice of default filings during February 2012 – which was down from last year – and … Continue reading

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REO Sellers of Homes Required to Provide Written Disclosures to Buyers

REO buyers of homes in California should make sure that REO lender/sellers provide all disclosures that are required by law. REO lender/sellers in California are in some situations exempt from property disclosures to buyers based upon theory that they are … Continue reading

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