Joseph & Cheryl Melendez's (melendezteam) Blog

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Rental properties of one to four units are both a good choice for many of today's investors, and a good area of specialization for many of today's real estate professionals. Why rental properties? For one thing, a growing number of people will seek out new places to live, and an increasingly attr...
I am doing a Open House in Orange County, Cal in the city Orange. The address is 6209 E. Bryce Ave, this is near Villa Park/ Orange Park Acres bordor. It will be Sunday April 25th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
There is a new website you have to see for a  estimated value for your home in todays changing market. Unlike some of the others, it uses real and current home value information. Go to and see it in action. Click on the Home value button and the rest is easy.
Did anyone see that USA-Canada men's or women's hockey game? This is why I love the Olympic's to watch games that have so much excitment and wow to them. Let me know if you watched it and what you think.
I just wanted to let my fellow agants know that we love doing short sales for Wachovia. Wachovia has make their process so streamline and enjoyable to do. Their Fast Track request form speeds up the whole process as well as having a short sale contact person that actually will pick up the phone o...
Cheryl and I have piggy backed on the Winter Olympics. We are running a contest for our farm to guess how many metals th U.S. will get this year. As a tie breaker they have to guess how many Gold metals the U.S. will get. The need to email us there answers with their name. So we get there name an...
Like many of us in real estate, the term buyers are liars was a mantra in 2009. Over the last 6 weeks we have seen a change of perception of a buyer. We have met and represented many buyers since the new year and have found them to be more realistic and comitted to buying a home. I hope this tren...
Cheryl and I put on a Home Run Derby for our cities Little League every year for the last 5 years. This a very inexpensive way to market yourself. We make a party of it with a DJ and some Metals for the kids in each bracket. The parents have to sign up the kids so we get emails and names and phon...
Two hunters (Realtors from California) got a pilot to fly them to the Canadian wilderness to hunt moose.  They manage to get two big bull moose.  As they were loading the plane to return, the pilot said the plane could only take the hunters, their gear and one moose.  The two hunters objected str...
FHA Short Sales and Short Payoffs Borrowers that were in default at the time of the short sale (or pre-foreclosure sale) of their previously owned primary residence are not eligible for a new FHA loan for three years from the date of the pre-foreclosure sale.   This means, that buyers wanting to ...

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