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How Do You Avoid Falling Out of Escrow When Selling Your Los Angeles House? Quick backstory…I use the same escrow officer to buy and sell my houses.  She is a true professional and knows how to do what she can to keep escrows moving along and to get them closed.  But almost all the pieces needed ...
06/19/2012
Do you need to sell your Southern California house with mold issues?  As a real estate investor, I visit about 10-20 Southern California homes a month.  I buy fixer-uppers, for the most part, so I see and smell mold quite often.  I have bought houses that have a small amount of mold that is easy ...
06/18/2012
Do you know for a fact that your homeowner’s policy covers your Orange County house while it’s vacant? After the housing meltdown, many insurance companies stopped covering vacant houses.  There was no big announcement and it’s certainly not common knowledge.  In fact, a homeowner in Orange Count...
06/13/2012
There are definitely some things to think about and know about when selling your home to an investor. And by "investor", I mean a real estate investor, like myself.  There are many unethical people in the world.  And unfortunately, there are quite a few in my business.  I hear the horror stories ...
06/05/2012
Are you selling your inherited Los Angeles house? Wondering if you will pay tax on that sale? While I am not a CPA and not an attorney, here are some things to consider when selling your inherited Los Angeles house: Start by finding the value of your house when you inherited it. This is also know...
05/30/2012
What do you mean “hidden costs”? I know many people watch the remodeling shows on TV, like “Flip This House” or really anything on HGTV.  But, these shows don’t take into account the “deferred maintenance” or what I call “must-fixes” when starting rehab.  Not to mention how much it will really co...
05/24/2012
Selling Your House to An Investor There are pro’s and con’s to selling your house to an investor.  It can be a quick and easy “cash sale” or it can be just as much of a headache as selling to regular buyers.  There are things you can do to avoid the headache and to protect yourself. How often do ...
05/22/2012
The Top 5 Reasons to Sell Your Southern California House For Cash This is a great question.  I’m often asked, “What is the difference between selling my Southern California house for cash and selling to buyers getting a loan?”  As someone who also sells houses, I can give you 5 great reasons (I c...
05/16/2012
Are you actively selling your Tustin house? Well, you aren’t alone.  As you know, thousands of people are trying to sell their homes fast and for a reasonable price.  Some sellers don’t want to use a real estate agent.  There are many reasons why people choose not to use a real estate agent.  (Yo...
05/14/2012
Selling Your lnherited House? When someone calls me to come see their house and make an offer on it, I never know what is going to happen.  I usually meet the owner at the front door and I’m invited in for a tour.  Sometimes, though, the owner doesn’t live in the house.  We usually have to schedu...
05/14/2012
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