|Posted by James Trammell on September 21, 2020 at 3:55 AM||comments (3976)|
SAM SHWETZ - SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2019
11 New Laws Affecting California Landlords in 2020
2020 is a big year for legislative changes affecting landlords and tenants. In fact, with the passing of statewide rent control, it may be one of the most significant legislative years yet.
Staying up to date and compliant with new laws is one of the most important responsibilities of a landlord. Failure to do so can result in unnecessary legal exposure.
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|Posted by James Trammell on May 19, 2014 at 1:10 AM||comments (1297)|
Can Home Prices Continue to Rise in 2014?
December 16, 2013 by Mark Ferguson
home prices continue to riseThe real estate market has been appreciating in most areas of the country over the last two years. Some people are concerned rents and home prices are reaching unattainable levels similar to the situation before the recent housing crisis. The big question is whether price increases can be sustained or if we are in for dropping prices ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by James Trammell on May 19, 2014 at 1:05 AM||comments (1922)|
Shadow Inventories Are Quickly Vanishing, Report Says
Daily Real Estate News | Friday, April 04, 2014
For the past three years, the shadow inventory has declined year-over-year and posted double-digit declines for the past 16 consecutive months as the housing market continues to heal, Anand Nallathambi, president and CEO of CoreLogic, says in the company’s February 2014 National Foreclosure Report.Read Full Post »
|Posted by Catherine on December 24, 2012 at 3:05 AM||comments (457)|
It’s evident that the lowest mortgage rates that you’re experiencing now, has actually triggered off an avalanche of new mortgages. In fact, the Mortgage Banker’s Association is expecting to see about 3 trillion dollars in business this year. However, it’s literally the new buyers who seem to be interested in applying for the home loans. Statistics show that 80 percent of the recent home loans actually went to the current homeowners going in forRead Full Post »
|Posted by martinez on April 27, 2012 at 6:05 AM||comments (1297)|
With the rise in the number of monthly debt obligations and the bruised job market in the US, most of the homeowners are struggling with their monthly mortgage payments. The Obama administration is extending its home mortgage assistance program in order to extend help to all those struggling homeowners who don’t qualify for home mortgage modification. As the nation’s housing market is tumbling, you need to take immediate steps to get on the right track so that you don’t end ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by James Trammell on January 27, 2011 at 10:13 PM||comments (292)|
7 Steps to Take Before You Buy a Home
By: G. M. Filisko
By doing your homework before you buy, you’ll feel more content about your new home.
1. Decide how much home you can afford
Generally, you can afford a home priced 2 to 3 times your gross income. Remember to consider costs every homeowner must cover: property taxes, insurance, maintenance, utilities, and community association fees, ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by James Trammell on June 25, 2010 at 12:46 AM||comments (1024)|
Common renovation activities like sanding, cutting, and demolition can create hazardous lead dust and chips by disturbing lead-based paint, which can be harmful to adults and children.
To protect against this risk, on April 22, 2008, EPA issued a rule requiring the use of lead-safe practices and other actions aimed at preventing lead poisoning. Under the rule, beginning April 22, 2010, contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects th...Read Full Post »
|Posted by James Trammell on April 28, 2010 at 12:36 AM||comments (1506)|
Real Estate News | Permalink
Published: Friday, April 23, 2010
Concerned homeownersno longer have to disburse California state income tax on debt forgiven in a short sale, forclosure, or loan modification. On the 12th of April, the Senate Bill 401 by and large supports California's tax management of mortgage debt relief income with federal law. For debt forgiven on a loan protected by a "qualified principal residence," borrowers will nowadays ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by James Trammell on February 17, 2010 at 7:34 PM||comments (1301)|
|Posted by James Trammell on January 25, 2010 at 11:20 PM||comments (1778)|
HUD No. 10-011
(202) 708-0685 FOR RELEASE
January 15, 2010
HUD TAKES ACTION TO SPEED RESALE OF FORECLOSED PROPERTIES TO NEW OWNERS
Measure to help bring stability to home values and accelerate sale of vacant properties
WASHINGTON - In an effort to stabilize home values and improve conditions in communities where foreclosure activity is high, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced a temporary policy that will expa...Read Full Post »