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Home Selling Power Stays Up with Record Low Mortgage Rates

  Home sellers are getting positive benefits from continued low mortgage lending rates. Home sales are up, and today’s lending standards are allowing for more qualified buyers. Mortgage rates mostly hovered near their record lows this week and fueled momentum for … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Buy an Orange County CA Foreclosure Property

3 DIFFERENT WAYS TO BUY A FORECLOSURE AT ORANGE COUNTY CA REAL ESTATE: 1. PRE-FORECLOSURE “SHORT SALE” When an Orange County CA property loan is in arrears for 30 days or more, lenders usually start the California non-judicial foreclosure process with filing … Continue reading

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Investors Like Orange County CA Residential Property Opportunities

  Real estate investors like Orange County CA residential real estate and now have a new advantage. Orange County’s home buying was up this year during July 2012 – Buyers purchased 3,087 homes in July, which is 25.7 percent more than in July 2011 – … Continue reading

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Short Sales are Reality at Irvine CA Real Estate

Short Sales – not always the best or satisfying situation for sellers – and lots of challenges for prospective buyers – are nevertheless a reality and important part of Irvine CA real estate.131 Irvine CA short sales have sold with closed escrows so far this year … Continue reading

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Investor Buyers Like Orange County CA Foreclosure Values

Investor buyers like foreclosures  at  Orange County CA real estate – with good values, low prices, and solid rents. Orange County like all of California has a foreclosure funnel – with some homes underwater – with others delinquent in payments, with … Continue reading

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Top Short Sales at Costa Mesa CA Real Estate

  Short sale listings at Costa Mesa CA real estate show that this local market has lots of distressed homes and properties. 217 Costa Mesa homes and properties are now active listed for sale – with average list price of $535k.  71 … Continue reading

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CAP Rates Help Real Estate Investors Determine Value

  Investors look at Capitalization rate (or “CAP rate”) of a property to help determine value. CAP rate is ratio between the net operating income (NOI) produced by an asset and its capital cost (the original price paid to buy the asset) or alternatively … Continue reading

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