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Real Estate Agent - Aspire Home Real Estate 209-404-0816 - DRE #01423125
Information and opinion on Real Estate in Stanislaus , Merced and San Joaquin counties mixed with why I love living in this part of the world.



It's time for me to vent a little bit. With an estimated nearly 11,000,000 homeowners now underwater on their mortgages you would think that the Governments Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternative program would be helping.  You would think that by now this HAFA program would be helping people al...
One of the great things about living here in the Central Valley of California is how close we are to some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.  I have heard people say this all of my life but I don't think I really appreciated it until recently.  People come from all over the world to se...
  I love living here in the Central Valley of California.  There is one thing that I don't like though.  We are well known here for our Tule Fog.  Of course if we are experiencing Tule Fog that means that we are probably having a wet winter which is a very good thing.  Sometimes though you just w...
This afternoon I watched a live broadcast from the Certified Distressed Property Institute featuring Kimberly Dawson who is a BofA short sale executive.  Bank of America is starting their new "Cooperative Short Sale" program. Ms. Dawson admitted that the Bank of America short sale process has bee...
The picture of the building to the right is the old Turlock Library.  This was one of over 2500 libraries built with funds from Andrew Carnegie.  He was the founder of Carnegie Steel Company which later became U.S. Steel  Mr. Carnegie funded the building of these "Carnegie Libraries"from 1883 to ...
As a Central Ca Short Sale Specialist I answer questions about short sales all the time.  One that I have gotten a few times recently is can I short sell my house to my relative/friend then rent it back from them?  I had a friend ask me this the other day because that is what a friend of hers is ...
Being a Central Ca Short Sale Specialist is not all work and no play.  Every once in a while I need to get away for a day and decompress.  One of the great things about living in the central Valley of California is that we are so close to some great things.  This past Saturday was one of those da...
If you are thinking about buying a Central Ca Short Sale I am sure you have heard all the horror stories.  It seems like everyone has a friend, relative or friend of a friend that can tell you all about Short Sales.  While a short sale still does not usually live up to it's name, things are getti...

Jim Patton

Realtor - Stanislaus ,Merced, San Joaquin Counties
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Current information on Central California Real Estate. I specialize in Short Sales in Stanislaus, Merced and San Joaquin counties.