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Low Down Payment Loans are back but who do they help?

Low Down Payment Loans are back but who do they help?

  Now that real estate prices have rebounded, low down payment loans are back. I really don’t understand why there isn’t more griping over the fact that while real estate prices are low, loans are difficult to come by but as soon as value...

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Top Negotiating Mistake Made by Home Buyers

  What’s the worst negotiating mistake a home buyer can make? Although Natalie works with more home buyers, earlier this year I sold a charming Pasadena home.   This prime piece of Pasadena real estate was exactly what the buyer wanted, n...

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Top Seven Reasons Your Offer Was Rejected

Top Seven Reasons Your Offer Was Rejected

  Los Angeles home buyers in the market to purchase their dream home are aware that although the LA real estate market has slowed it continues to be a home seller’s market.  Well priced homes often sell over asking price in multiple ...

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Reality TV Versus Real Life

Friends constantly ask if I watch Million Dollar Listing, and until a couple of weeks ago, I never had.  I admit that I enjoy my share of reality TV (my husband George knows a couple of participants from Beverly Hills Housewife’s, so watch...

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Free Annual Credit Report

Free Annual Credit Report

Just as you are advised to change your smoke detector batteries each year, order a termite inspection, get your annual health exam, it is also important to check your credit report.  You certainly don’t want to wait until you are applying ...

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Motivated Home Buyers Are A Year Round Occurrence

Motivated Home Buyers Are A Year Round Occurrence

Often homeowners are reluctant to list their home during late summer, fall and winter.  Although, spring is the time when buyers come out in droves, so do new listings.  Homeowners who list their home off-season will discover they may do be...

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