Real Estate Finance

April 1, 2013

Mortgage interest rates to go below 1 percent

Fresh from the inter-web - Local Interest Rates to go below 1%.

APRIL FOOLS - but don't stop reading - because there may be a silver lining to my "April Fools Day Prank".

Do you think that you have your ducks in order when approaching the real estate re-sale stage of the world ...

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Feb. 8, 2013

Santa Clarita Condo and town-home approvals

Mike Meena with Augusta Financial talks Condo and town-home financing.

Santa Clarita real estate agentsHe explains what some of the "financial issues" are with buyers in the Santa Clarita Valley market that are specifically wanting to buy a condo or a town-home.

FHA and VA financing pose the largest issues.  It comes down to ...

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Dec. 17, 2012

FHA properties for Sale in the Santa Clarita Valley

There are certain properties that are listed for sale that are not FHA compliant.  That means that some will not be able to finance them with a FHA loan.  The 3.5% down payment had been the cheapest rate you can get into a home for today.  However, there ...

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Oct. 26, 2012

Is Paying Off A Santa Clarita residential Mortgage A Good Idea?

real estate financing in the Santa Clarita Valley

Interest rates are not the lowest they have been - but they are close to that level even with some of the minor hikes in rates during the past few days.  We have also seen the change with regard to the local lending guidelines of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac - both ...

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Oct. 23, 2012

Have you had a short sale and when can you buy again using a Fannie Mae loan

If you have concluded a short sale a while back and are wondering when you can buy using a Fannie Mae Loan - this is the scoop via a telephonic inquiry to Augusta Financial's Jason - the Lender :)

While we were on the phone I asked him to explain the rules ...

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Aug. 21, 2012

Santa Clarita interest rate news for First Time Buyers

BEST interest Rates in Santa Clarita CA

We have a current client who is Pre Escrow with a short sale property that we were able to procure for him.  In a typical real estate transaction, after the offer is written and the back and fourth counter's take place, once both parties agree to the terms ...

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May 27, 2012

Real estate syndication laws changing


It has been quite a while since we spoke about investing and syndication in real estate. We do talk quite a bit about syndication "of" real estate.

Finding resources for property abandonment and those used for tracking of the owners for abandoned real estate has been built by paris911. Type ...

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May 6, 2012

Should a Lender refer you to a real estate agent when investing

With all of the buzz lately that has been generated by Warren Buffet fans, investing in real estate seems to be a  "No Brain-er".

However, where should your first stop be?  During my walk this am, not on a Treadmill but on a Treadclimber(much harder :-) ), I read an article ...

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Jan. 2, 2012

Think Twice Before Adding That Santa Clarita Home Office

Do you have a real office?

Can you deduct the space in your home as a Home Office?  There are a lot of Realtors that don't have a Brick and Mortar office.  Most have an office location, but when you are meeting with them, they are meeting with you ...

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Dec. 8, 2011

Is the REMAX Franchise Faltering

Not by a long shot - in fact, the Brand Awareness has never been stronger.  Check out the following Data from REMAX's corporate Head Quarters and see why Paris and I made the choice long ago.  Our clients benefit from our being with REMAX as do we.

Santa Clarita REMAX

REMAX of Santa ClaritaMore people go to REMAX's website more from facebook than from any other competitorOn the Web - REMAX is number 1REMAX brand is number 1Brand Matters with regard to real estateREMAX is number one as far as page views on the Internet

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