How to START your Short Sale

by davesingery April 24, 2013 Latest News

In order to get a short sale started for you, I first “list your home” using the Standard California Association of Realtor Listing agreement, Short Sale Addendum and Authorization Form which allows me to speak to your lender on your behalf. Once we find a strong buyer for your home, I will need following documents […]

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What are the benefits of doing a short sale?

by davesingery April 24, 2013 Latest News

Most importantly, a short sale will allow many hardship short sale candidates to avoid foreclosure. For many strategic short sale candidates who are significantly “under water” on their mortgage, a short sale is simply the best choice to improve their long term financial health. In comparison to a foreclosure, a shore sale is a more […]

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Client Review, SOLD home in Bellflower

by davesingery April 24, 2013 Client Reviews
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FHFA Reports 7.1% Annual Increase in Home Prices

by davesingery April 24, 2013 Latest News

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released Tuesday its House Price Index (HPI) for February, revealing home prices rose 0.7 percent month-over-month on a seasonally adjusted basis. Year-over-year, U.S. house prices were up 7.1 percent in February, according to FHFA. In February 2012, the index was up only 0.4 percent on an annual basis. As […]

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Survey: 22% of Americans Have Never Checked Their Credit Report

by davesingery April 24, 2013 Latest News

Although credit scores play a crucial role in the homebuying process, a recent FindLaw.com survey found nearly a quarter of Americans have never bothered to check their credit report. Overall, 22 percent of the 1,000 adults surveyed said they’ve never checked their credit report even though credit reporting agencies are required to provide free copies […]

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OC Median Tops$500,000

by davesingery April 22, 2013 Latest News

Orange County’s median home price soared to $505,000 in March, crossing the half-million-dollar threshold for the first time in five years and reflecting a trend of rising prices seen throughout Southern California. Home sales, meanwhile, rose 7.2 percent year over year in March, DataQuick Information Systems reported Wednesday. The median price – or price at […]

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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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