No Appraisal on a Home Purchase?

Posted by on Aug 24, 2017 in Buying Homes, CA, Investment, Real Estate FAQ, San Diego, Selling Homes, Uncategorized

No Appraisal on a Home Purchase?

It is a tell tale sign that the real estate market could be changing.  Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac both announced they will be offering property inspection waivers on some home purchases.  Why?  Well in their FAQ’s online, Fannie Mae says, “they wanted to offer borrowers a choice for efficiency and cost savings by foregoing an appraisal on some lower loan to value (LTV) purchase transactions. So is this a good thing?  I’m not exactly sure.  Scratching my...

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Why Having a Trust is so Important

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Uncategorized

Why Having a Trust is so Important

We’re all going to die.  I hate to break that to you.  It’s just part of the circle of life.  So, what happens if you leave your heirs with no will or no trust?  I’ll tell you what you leave them… a MESS!  Check out what you can do to prepare so your wishes are respected.                   Searching for a home? Check out homes from $300,000-$400,000 Check out homes from $401,000-$500,000 Check out homes...

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Get Foreclosed on–Forget about your Equity

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in Distressed homes, Uncategorized

Get Foreclosed on–Forget about your Equity

Chances are you are in a situation where you aren’t upside down on your mortgage but you are behind.  Do you see any end in sight?  Will you be able to make up the payments you’re behind?  If not, then you need to keep reading.  There are many people in your exact same situation right now and the truth is, it’s not a good place to be in. Here’s the deal, even though you might have equity in your home, your lender is going to treat you just like...

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How much do you get back on a remodel?

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Uncategorized

How much do you get back on a remodel?

So, how much do you get back on a remodel?  That’s the million dollar question.  Unfortunately I don’t have the million dollar answer but the chart below might shed some light.  It was provided to us from our friends at Fidelity National Title.   Residential Property for sale in San Diego, CA under $300,000 Residential Property for sale in San Diego, CA between $301,000-$400,000 Residential Property for sale in San Diego, CA between $401,000-$500,000...

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What you need to know about your credit

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in North Park, San Diego, Selling Homes, Uncategorized

What you need to know about your credit

For some people, your credit score is a badge of honor and yet for others, it’s something they’d like to run scared from. The truth is, in order to get anywhere in this life, whether it be buying a car, renting an apartment, getting a credit card or buying a house, credit is what’s going to determine a lot. So who or what is FICO?  Well, it stands for Fair Issac Corporation  Sounds weird, right, I thought so.  Now that we know what it is let’s talk...

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