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2011 

Home appraisals, which were blamed for being too generous during the housing boom, are now being criticized by some homeowners for being too stingy, preventing them from refinancing or borrowing against their houses. The criticism is being leveled at computerized real-estate appraisals, which dep...
01/12/2011
Foreclosures in the state are still high. Sales of new homes are at historic lows. And millions of homeowners are underwater on their mortgages. So what's the outlook for 2011 and beyond? As housing recoveries go, this one is in need of a cure.Homeownership - and the buying and selling of residen...
01/11/2011
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Can a housing market simultaneously be the most undervalued in the nation and one of the worst housing buys? It can if it's Las Vegas. Sin City recently drew a rating of "Frankly Dangerous" -- the worst possible -- from Local Market Monitor, a North Carolina-based firm that...
01/11/2011
Newport Beach, CA -  Recently, Housingwire.com columnist Jon Prior released an article about the shortcomings of the Treasury's HAFA short sale program.  The gist of the article is that the U.S. Treasury has only closed an estimated 661 HAFA short sales since the program launched in April 2010.  ...
01/11/2011
Sengdao Vongruksukdi CA DRE Broker License # 01842392 Starlight Realty 1936 Irvine Ave. Newport Beach, CA 92660 Phone: 949-650-4746 Fax: 949-270-7586   Cell: 949-244-1597 Email:  Sengdao@Americanstarlight.com Website:  www.NewportBeachRegionHomeSales.com Foreclosure Avoidance: New Government Prog...
01/10/2011
In any given week, I must get 3-4 invitations from various social networking groups asking me to join their network - all with the guise of easily making new connections and referrals. With the economy contracting, many professionals see these as a way to "get their name out" without spending any...
01/09/2011
Everyday I am answering questions on what constitutes like kind property. I am always asked -  can we sell commercial property and buy vacant land? Can we sell a single family home and buy a condominium? The answer simply is yes. IRC Section 1031 does not limit "like-kind" property to certain typ...
01/09/2011
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- It's like Night of the Living Dead: Every time the feds kill off a set of fees, they come back to life -- just in slightly different forms. Chase said that on Feb. 8 it will be enrolling new customers in a new Total Checking account and charging them a $12 monthly maintenan...
01/08/2011
A free interactive multimedia tool for homeowners interested about their mortgages is going to be available on market. Fannie Mae is getting inventive in aiding homeowners avoid foreclosure. The mortgage giant, this Thursday is setting up WaysHome, a free interactive multimedia tool for homeowner...
01/08/2011
While going through some evidence of the case the state attorney general's office has built in its pursuit of foreclosure justice for Florida homeowners is outlined in a 98-page presentation with copies of allegedly recreated signatures, bogus informants, false notifications and unlawful mortgage...
01/08/2011
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