Sonoma County, California Home Sellers AND buyers–get out of the Appraisers way! Let me start by saying there are many really good appraisers. Unfortunately, not all home appraisers are created equal. Some make a genuine effort and others are just in a hurry to get this appraisal done and move on to the next one. [...]
In Sonoma County, Ca., most “bubble” loans (loans originated 2004-2007) were not sold to Fannie or Freddie. However, double check with the sites below to see if your loan is owned by Fannie and Freddie. If you are in foreclosure, you may have a holiday delay in the sale of your home. The links below [...]
Long time guest and friend of the Real Estate Hour, Pete Phillippe of Princeton Capital, will join us to discuss options which super low interest rates offer the consumer. With rates THIS low (3.25%) a homeowner refinancing may consider saving money while retaining a 30 year amortized loan or choosing to opt for [...]
……………………………………. Federal Government & Attorneys General reach landmark settlement with major banks
Roughly $25 billion in relief for distressed borrowers, states and federal government.
From the “NationalMortgageSettlement.com” website.
After many months of negotiation, 49 state attorneys general and the federal government have reached agreement on a historic joint state-federal settlement with the country’s five largest [...]
A month by month, year over year look at the Sonoma County, California Real Estate market.
Sonoma County’s available home inventory is down 24% over last January…with properties ” in contract” a whopping 42% higher than last year at the same time. January 2012 hit a 12 month high of 602 homes under contract. However, [...]
Tune in Sunday 11/27/2011 ~ 9-10AM , 1350AM KSRO; www.KSRO.com, as John Sutter of Applied Building Science joins us again to explain…
BIO: John Sutter, Applied Building Science (ABS Northbay)
Applied Building Science is the North Bay’s premier building performance contractor. We [...]
You’re a landlord with tenant issues…. a tenant in a home facing foreclosure, wondering what your rights are? You have a real estate contract you just don’t understand… Private loan….TIC (tenant in common) terms to be drafted You’re a property owner with a lot line dispute, a neighbor’s tree hanging precariously over your yard…a [...]
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Owners of tenant occupied properties are required to install Carbon Monoxide Detectors in existing Single Family Homes beginning July 1st, 2011. Home Sellers are required to install upon sale. ______________________________________________________________________ The Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2010 requires that existing single family homes have carbon monoxide detectors installed by July 1st. Other existing dwelling units must [...]
The standard market analysis is simply an estimate of value, of current competitive listings and recent Solds but what it lacks is critical, as it is one of the most important elements….THE FUTURE. When should you put your home on the market?? If you knew that a seller was getting ready to put a home [...]