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Investor Activity Plummets in California (0)

4/16/14 •

Over one year ago we saw investors flood the market in record numbers – a practice which brought both good and bad elements to the RE community. On one side, these investors played a major role in driving up home prices, and helping spur the recovery which was well received. On the other end, these […]

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Fidelity’s Disclosure Source Accuses Agent of Negligence for Relying on Disclosure Source’s Own NHD Report (20 Comments)

We were surprised to learn that Disclosure Source would accuse a Century 21 agent of negligence for using and relying on Disclosure Source’s inaccurate report in a real estate transaction. It’s actually even much worse than that. Here’s the story:

Is Another Bubble Forming in Southern California? (1)

4/14/14 •

Last year we witnessed the market make incredible leaps and bounds towards recovery, but more recently there has been a period of cooling as high prices and increasing interest rates have pushed buyers out the of the market. While many experts believe this is just a normal part of the recovery, the lack of affordability […]

SoCal: Home of the Overvalued Market (4)

4/11/14 •

We all know that California can be an expensive place to live, but would you consider it overpriced? According to Trulia, SoCal contains some of the most overvalued markets in the nation – places where housing costs far outpace the growth in income – an alarming fact to both homebuyers and the RE community. In […]

SoCal Sees Fewer Foreclosures in 2014 (1)

4/09/14 •

Housing affordability has been a major issue for the RE community lately, but a recent report has brought good news to agents and brokers across the state. According to the report from CoreLogic, an Irvine-based data firm, the number of homeowners behind on their mortgage dropped at the start of this year, offering hope that […]

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Foreclosure Experts Report Manipulated and Fraudulent Data (1)

4/07/14 •

The lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have made headlines again, only weeks after former Fannie Mae employee Amando Granillo was found guilty in his foreclosure kickback trial. It would appear that once again their foreclosure experts have tried to cheat the system – and the RE community. A newly released report by the […]

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