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California AB 1393 Now Law

So what? This is fantastic news for struggling homeowners that are now free and clear of getting slapped with additional taxes for completing a short sale…yes…that “shortage” of what you owed and what was actually paid…is taxable income!

AB 1393 Provides Mortgage Debt Forgiveness for California

Passing California Assembly June 30, AB 1393 provides protections to California homeowners for debt incurred by a short sale. This bill mirrors the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 enacted by the Treasury for IRS ruling

HAMP Extended Through 2016

One of the best tools the government has given homeowners in trouble is this HAMP program…especially those Americans that needed to complete a short sale…HAMP’s HAFA program protects the homeowner in the short sale eliminating the recourse from mortgage companies.

This Is What’s Wrong With America

I am frustrated that we are the scape goats for backing federal mandated “gifts” to states to cover Congress’s struggles to meet “promised” money to fix “transit” problems.

Be careful what you wish for…cause it all rolls back to you and your pocket book.

Lease to Purchase Program

Not to often that we get excited about a new program.   If you want to get into a...

Altisource and OCWEN…Hmmm…All in the Family

Something fishy here…the majority shareholder in Altisource is also the Founder and Majority shareholder in OCWEN

Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Relief Act Extension Approved by Senate

Great news from NAR on the government approving an extension to the Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Relief Act of 2007.

The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Relief Act protects the homeowner from taxation on their short sale of their primary residence.

Of course, California residents are protected from this type of taxation under CCP580E.

Chino Hills Housing Statistics

Chino hills California current housing statistics. Is it time to sell?

What is Probate?

What is probate?  We answer this question...

Paint Your Home! What To Consider When Choosing A Color.

While it’s a good idea to get creative, it’s usually a bad idea to pick colors that will clash with your neighbors’ exteriors. You can always stand out but try to do so in an unobtrusive way!

A Tiny House is not always cheap house…Like Short Sale is not really quick!

We have several friends that are considering downsizing.  Who really needs all that...

Suspicious?  JPMorgan CHASE Executives are Turning Up Dead

We’re not big conspiracy theorists, however, this is right out of a crime novel....

Why Do Short Sales Take So Long?

In a short sale, you need the seller’s bank to approve before you can close. Banks require dozens of pages of paperwork to evaluate whether or not to approve a short sale. Since the seller is asking the bank to accept a sale price that’s less than the mortgage amount, the bank needs to verify that a short sale is the right thing to do. Banks want to make sure the seller is indeed unable to stay in the home and can’t afford to pay off the difference between the market value and the bank’s loan amount.

Grant Deed vs. Quit Claim Deed

Transferring ownership of a property in California is accomplished via a property deed....

Californians:  IRS and CA FTB Confirm No Taxes for Short Sales Due to CCP 580E

It’s official according to the California Association of Realtors (CAR).  As...

Over 40% of all mortgages underwater…Short Sales…Foreclosure…Recovery?

  Here it is comes, 2014, just a few weeks away…can you believe it? I find...

Riverside and San Bernardino County Rank in the Top 5 Foreclosure Rates

Among the nation’s 20 largest metro areas, the highest foreclosure rates were in Miami, Tampa, Chicago, Baltimore, and Riverside-San Bernardino, California.

2.3 Million California Homeowners Are “Almost” or Completely Underwater as of July 2013

Recent numbers place California in the same state of affairs it was just 6 months back! Roughly 6.8 Million SFR mortgages of which 2.3 million are close to or are clearly underwater. A rise in interest rates could throw this number even further into the red…which, is likely to happen over the next few months…above the 5% level! :/

Housing Bubble…Short Sales…Zombie Foreclosures…2014 will be interesting!

Summer Trends Point to another housing bubble

California Short Sale Relocation Program Offers $5,000 to Complete A Short Sale

Great News for those of us in the Golden State.

“There’s Gold in them their short sales!”

Yes…State fo California through CalHFA, is offering up to $5000 to 460 homeowners in CA to complete a short sale successfully.