Category Archives: Real estate economics

Pay No Income Tax When You Sell Investment Property With a Tax-Deferred Exchange

Pay No Income Tax When You Sell Investment Property With a Tax-Deferred Exchange Investors can qualify and pay no income tax when they sell property (including real estate) with a 1031 Exchange.  Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code code … Continue reading

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Why Now Is an Especially Good Time to Buy a House as Investment

Recent article at the Wall Street Journal – “Finally, It Is Time to Buy a House” – reminded of what Warren Buffett said – “Be fearful when others are greedy, be greedy when others are fearful.” Why now is an especially … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Renters Should Consider Buying

Home ownership remains a big part of the American dream for most people and families in the U.S. and here in California. However, during this challenging economy time the past decade, number of those renting vs. owning a home has grown here at Orange County, … Continue reading

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FHA Loans Becoming Popular at Orange County CA

I like the Paul Scheper article “FHA Loans becoming popular in Orange County” in this month’s Orange County REALTOR® magazine, which was published by the Orange County Association of REALTORs®.    Paul says in his article that FHA loans have emerged as loan of choice … Continue reading

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Newport Beach CA Short Sale Home Listings

  Newport Beach at South Orange County is one of the cities everyone wants to visit, and lots of folks also would like to buy a home at this special place. Buyers search to get the best deal possible in this Newport Beach … Continue reading

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3 Orange County Seller Tips to Stay Away from Competition

  TIPS FOR ORANGE COUNTY HOME SELLERS to help them stay competitive in today’s real estate market  1.  Price the Orange County home competitively from the start  Largest number of showings will occur in the first two to three weeks.  The multiple listing … Continue reading

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Irvine Home Sales are Positive for the Orange County Economy Moving Forward

  Irvine is the primary driver for the economy engine at Orange County, California, and is one of the most sought-after cities for home buyers in Southern California. 438 Irvine homes were resold by real estate professionals during the first quarter … Continue reading

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Best Avoid Foreclosure Option at Orange County Real Estate

  If you’re facing foreclosure, you’re probably upset and don’t know what to expect.  You have questions about foreclosure and how long will it take before the lender finishes that process and kicks us out of the place.  You wonder whether you will … Continue reading

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Outstanding Home Loan Rates Continue to Set Low Records

Outstanding Home Loan Rates Continue to Set Low Records Continue reading

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