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What do "same difference", "airline food", "free gift", and "accurate estimate" all have in common? Answer: They are all "oxymorons" (a figure of speech combining two normally contradictory terms). Now we can add the real estate "short sale" to the oxymoron list!   The "short sale" in real estate...
Are you following all the new changes to FHA?Here it is directly from the source, The Commisioner David StevensI wanted to take a moment to make sure you are familiar with events surrounding a sweeping set of policy changes for FHA announced earlier this week. The announcement details the changes...
Unlike an automobile, you can't test drive a home before you purchase it. You have to base your decision on other factors such as layout, condition and much more. And, of course, the seller is obligated to disclose the property's condition that may alert you to issues such as previous mold, defec...
Dana Point Open House - Sunday 10/04/08 & Sunday 10/05/08,  1:00 - 4:00PM Please stop by for a visit at this beautiful steal of a deal Dana Point Pool home home at 33022 Daniel Drive, Dana Point, CA, 92629. I will be open from 1:00pm - 4:00pm this Saturday and Sunday and I'd love to see you there...
By Gary Macrides Prudential CA Realty As the real estate market continues to stabilize, sellers may find that their property remains on the market significantly longer than the days of “list today, sold tomorrow.” There is also more competition for buyers. So, it can be frustrating to put your ho...
By Gary Macrides Prudential CA Realty Before you start searching for your dream home, you first need to determine a price range you can afford. According to the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), depending on the consumer's current debt ratio, most people can typically afford to pay 31 percent...
By Gary MacridesPrudential CA Realty With just the stroke of a few keys, you can find myriad resources on the Internet to help you in your search for a new home. Besides property listings, you can find out about specific communities, schools and mortgage options. Prudential Real Estate has made t...
By Gary Macrides Prudential California Realty  An open house can be a great marketing tool, but it also means exposing your home and family to countless strangers. Don’t assume that every person who visits your home is an earnest, potential home-buyer. It’s important to take security seriously. H...
By Gary Macrides, Prudential California RealtyIf you're ready to buy a home and can afford it, now is a great time to buy. Mortgage interest rates remain very low. In many areas, buyers have a lot of inventory from which to choose and long-term homeownership continues to be one of the best ways f...

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