Have a plan for house before separation

by davesingery April 22, 2013 Latest News

When a separating couple is forced to deal with their house, the quickest and easiest way is to sell the house and divide the net proceeds based on the contributions each party has made to the equity. When one party retains the house, they should refinance in their own name within a reasonable period in […]

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Investors go ALL in on apartments

by davesingery April 17, 2013 Latest News

The 36-unit apartment complex, a rundown collection of drab fourplexes on Santa Ana’s Walnut Street, wasn’t much to look at. But James Colombo saw possibilities. “When I look at a property that’s old, I see opportunity,” said Colombo, who bought the complex in January for $5.7 million. He has already gutted the kitchens – replacing […]

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Senior Market Offers Golden Opportunities

by davesingery April 17, 2013 Latest News

Sam Faye’s voice rises as he describes what makes Capriana, a new retirement community in Brea slated to open next month, worth monthly fees sometimes in excess of $6,000. The executive director of the 121-unit complex rattles off a list of amenities: movie theater, art studio, gym, day spa, salon, bar. “It’s closely akin to […]

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Loan Modification Denied?

by davesingery April 12, 2013 Latest News

There would be a lot less Hardship and Strategic short sales in today’s market if the loan modifications process was more widely available to owners with negative equity and high mortgage payments. To date, the loan modification process has seen widespread fraud and approval guidelines which are simply too restrictive for the most loan modification […]

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What is a short sale?

by davesingery April 12, 2013 Latest News

A real estate short sale is when you owe more than your property’s current market value and you need to sell. In a non-hardship situation, your mortgage lender(s) would require you to come in with the difference in the amount owed. A real estate Short Sale is where we negotiate with your lender(s) to accept […]

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Railroad Days BBQ Dinners

by davesingery April 12, 2013 ca events

When: May 4th, 2013 5p-11p The Fullerton College Foundation and SCRPA invites you to its inaugural Train Station BBQ Evening Fundraiser. Reservations at $50/person ($25 tax deductible) with three “Dinner and Tour Options” at 5, 6, or 7 pm. For More Info: Fullerton College Foundation office at (714) 525-5651 or email info@foundationfc.com

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Top 10 Tomatoes to grow

by davesingery April 12, 2013 Latest News
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Zillow: High Levels of Home Affordability Won’t Last

by davesingery April 12, 2013 Latest News

Even as prices continued to rise in last year’s fourth quarter, American homeowners found themselves paying less in monthly mortgage payments compared to pre-bubble norms, according to Zillow. Zillow analyzed current and historic median home values as determined by the Zillow Home Value Index, comparing it to median income data from the Census Bureau and […]

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Tomatoes – The Essence of Summer

by davesingery April 12, 2013 Latest News

I have been gardening for most of my life. One of my earliest memories is of my parents and me, barely four years old, moving into our house on Long Island with a large back yard. That first summer I helped my mom plant yellow marigolds and my dad plant his first tomato plants. By […]

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HOPE NOW: Loan Mods, Foreclosure Starts Rise in February

by davesingery April 12, 2013 Latest News

The number of permanent mortgage modifications completed during the month of February rose 6 percent from January, according to the latest report from HOPE NOW. At the same time, foreclosure sales decreased and foreclosure starts increased, according to the industry group. More than 81,300 homeowners received permanent loan modifications in February, according to HOPE NOW, […]

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