Let’s Predict Housings Fate

by davesingery January 27, 2014 fullerton

You’ve seen the 2013 year-end results. You’ve read the 2014 forecasts. You also know that virtually no guru even closely predicted last year’s surprisingly strong market. So why don’t you do your own Orange County real estate forecast? “How?” you might ask. As a public service, I’ve prepared my Forecast Machine – a handy-dandy and […]

Read the full article →

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 […]

Read the full article →

Bill Seeks to Extend Federal Tax Exemption for Forgiven Mortgage Debt

by davesingery January 15, 2014 Latest News

Congressman Bill Foster (D-Illinois) introduced the Homeowners Debt Relief Extension Act (H.R. 3856) on Tuesday. The bill would extend the mortgage debt tax exemption that’s been in place since 2007 for another two years. The Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 makes debt that is reduced or cancelled through a loan modification or debt forgiven […]

Read the full article →


by davesingery January 13, 2014 fullerton

There it stands. The old, dependable night table. The one that supports your bulging lamp, your alarm clock, that pile of books and magazines. But maybe not for long. The night table is shrinking. One model, the Diva, is a sleek, pared-down twist on a traditional nightstand. But it has a handy USB port. “Nobody […]

Read the full article →

by davesingery December 19, 2013 ca events

The Aguilar family was so excited when we showed up at their door with tons of presents! We would like to thank everyone one who donated something to this great family. We wish them the Merriest Christmas ever.

Read the full article →

West Is Best for Healthiest Housing Markets

by davesingery December 16, 2013 ca events

According to Zillow’s October Market Health Index, the healthiest housing markets are in California and other areas in the western United States. The top five markets with the healthiest index readings were San Jose (Index of 9), San Francisco (8.9), Los Angeles (8.6), San Diego (8.4), and Denver (8.1). The next five markets were Boston, […]

Read the full article →

Californians Who Short Sell Won’t Face State Tax Penalty

by davesingery December 11, 2013 ca events

George Runner announced today that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale. In a written response sent to Runner today, FTB Chief Counsel Jozel Brunett states, “Since California conforms to the relevant […]

Read the full article →

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 […]

Read the full article →

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 […]

Read the full article →


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 […]

Read the full article →
Page 10 of 66« First...«89101112»203040...Last »