Whittier Real Estate Market Update

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A Whittier Condo that feels like home!

by davesingery March 9, 2016 Deal of the Month

Close to Uptown Whittier and freeways, this condo features underground garage parking for two, a large community deck directly outside of the sliding glass doors, inside laundry unit, parquet flooring and a huge master bedroom!

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Student debt may hurt housing recovery

by davesingery February 26, 2014 ca events

The growing student loan burden carried by millions of Americans threatens to undermine the housing recovery’s momentum by discouraging, or even blocking, a generation of potential buyers from purchasing their first homes. Recent improvements in the housing market have been fueled largely by investors who snapped up homes in the past few years. But that […]

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How Short Sales Fall Short of Expectations

by davesingery February 26, 2014 ca events

Short sales are making up less of the Orange County real estate market these days, but they are certainly still a part of the landscape. And since Orange County home prices are still steadily increasing, you may need an astrology chart, a deck of Tarot cards, and a crystal ball in addition to your calculator, […]

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How much house, or how little, does $1 million buy in Orange County?

by davesingery February 12, 2014 ca events

Paul Crane stood in the bedroom doorway of a home for lease one block from the ocean on Newport Beach’s Balboa Peninsula. The bedroom could easily fit inside a typical walk-in closet in this city. But the residence itself is only 534 square feet. “What we would consider a bedroom is maybe not what they […]

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5 Things to Know When Looking for Home Owners Insurance

by davesingery February 11, 2014 ca events

Homeowners need to have a home insurance policy in order to protect their homes as well as personal property. Those who rent require insurance to protect their furniture and personal belongings. Understanding the coverage can help you get the most out of your home insurance if you ever make a claim. Most home insurance policies […]

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What are the closing costs I always hear about with mortgages?

by davesingery January 28, 2014 ca events

One of the most frustrating experiences in buying a home is the shocking amount of fees paid to people you’ve never heard of and for things you didn’t know you’d need and certainly didn’t expect to pay for. When you buy a home or refinance your mortgage, you should expect to pay a plethora of […]

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10 Commonly Misunderstood Real Estate Terms

by davesingery January 21, 2014 Fullerton Real Estate Market Update

Buying a home is complicated enough without feeling like your real estate agent is speaking a foreign language. Learning the real estate lingo is an important part of feeling in the loop while you’re purchasing your home. These 10 definitions of commonly misunderstood real estate terms will help you be on your way to being […]

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What came of 21 luxury foreclosures in 2013

by davesingery December 9, 2013 ca events

Despite an overall drop in foreclosures, big-ticket homes in Orange County are still going back to banks. Some distressed homes valued at $2 million and up have yet to hit the market. But they may show up soon. “We have just recently been hearing from real estate agents and others on the frontlines there are […]

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Short Sale Changes Ahead

by davesingery December 9, 2013 fullerton

This week I want to discuss some of the short sale policy changes that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be initiating next year, starting on Jan. 10. Apparently, these mortgage giants are looking to expand the help they provide to homeowners considering a short sale or a deed in lieu of foreclosure. Here are […]

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5 MISTAKES TO AVOID AS A REAL ESTATE INVESTOR

by davesingery December 4, 2013 ca events

There is a learning curve with everything we learn in life. Mistakes are what usually separate those who succeed and those who move on to other ideas. Sometimes it is luck or a mentor that saves an individual from those ever-present land mines. Sometimes it is reading an article that connects with them. Hopefully reading […]

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