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California Broker says: “Disclosure Source (DS) is the Most Unprofessional Company in Real Estate” (0)

7/29/14 •

Bob Stickney,a Century 21 broker, made this comment “DS is the most unprofessional company in real estate”, on our site when we covered the ongoing litigation between a Century 21 agent and Fidelity’s Disclosure Source. We’ve had many readers ask if there has been a resolution to this situation. Apparently the parties are now settling. […]

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We’re Five Years Old & Celebrating with a Call for Contributors (6 Comments)

We just hit a major milestone- turning five years. In the online world – this is probably the same as dog years, which makes us 35 years old in online counting! Well – it feels that way! Why – because we have become an established California real estate destination.

Breaking News: Zillow Buys Trulia in $3.5 Billion Acquisition (5)

7/28/14 •

What would you do if you had $3.5 Billion in your pocket?   For Zillow, it’s buying up Trulia.  The Boards of Directors of both companies have approved the transaction, which is expected to close in 2015. Both websites have been growing in market share lately. For better or worse, Zillow and Trulia have been affecting […]

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Has the SoCal Market Hit Its Peak? (1)

7/25/14 •

In early 2013 we saw prices leap at record rates, but as we neared 2014 things seemed to slow for much of California, as well as the rest of the country. This was largely due to a major reduction in investor activity, reducing the competition among buyers, as well as significant bumps in mortgage rates […]

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When is Disclosure too Little, too Much or Just Right? (3)

7/23/14 •

Real estate agents walk a fine line regarding disclosure in meeting their fiduciary responsibility to their clients. The question is when is disclosure too little, too much or just right? The truth is that there are no absolute answers, just common sense practices that an agent can follow to best serve their client and protect […]

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Foreign Buyers on the Rise in California (1)

7/21/14 •

Did you know that overseas buyers and newcomers to the U.S. accounted for nearly 7% of all U.S. home sales in the last year? We were surprised to see this – among many other interesting statistics – in a recent study by the National Association of Realtors, prompting us to ask our readers, who are […]

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