Hemet, CA Real Estate News

By Graham Holmes - Yucaipa Homes Listing Agent, When Experience Matters
(Reviron Realty - RDCPro e-Pro Listing Broker)
Graham Holmes | REviron Realty | (888) 640-2346 x111 26155 Champagne CR, Hemet, CA Fixer. Complete this Rehab Project 2BR/1BA Single Family House offered at $59,900 Year Built 1972 Sq Footage 1,034 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1 full, 0 partial Floors 1 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 7,405 sqft HOA/Maint $0 per month DESCRIPTION Bank Owned Handy Man Special. This 2 bedroom home was in the middle of a remodel and needs to be completed. Substantially finished but needs main bathroom, interior doors etc. Situated on a Cul-de-Sac on East of Hemet. Sold AS-IS, this bank/lender owned property is priced well below market and creates and excellent opportunity for you! see additional photos below ADDITIONAL PHOTOS Photo 1Photo 2Photo 3Photo 4Photo 5Photo 6 Contact info: Graham Holmes REviron Realty (888...
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By Graham Holmes - Yucaipa Homes Listing Agent, When Experience Matters
(Reviron Realty - RDCPro e-Pro Listing Broker)
Graham Holmes | REviron Realty | (888) 640-2346 x111 43989 Amazon ST, Hemet, CA Great 4 Bed Bank Owned Home in Cul de Sac 4BR/2BA Single Family House offered at $145,800 Year Built 2003 Sq Footage 2,071 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial Floors 1 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 7,840 sqft HOA/Maint $0 per month DESCRIPTION Super clean 4 bedroom Bank Owned Home. Interior has been completely rehabbed, new paint, carpet etc. Lovely floor plan with large Living Room and separate family room and kitchen. 4 bedroom and bonus room. Situated at the end of the a cul-de-sac in a popular east end neighborhood with easy access to the Ramona Expressway. Sold AS-IS, this bank/lender owned property is priced well below market and creates an excellent opportunity for you!. Call 888-640-2346 x111 for...
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By Christopher Walker, Local Broker and Realtor - Hemet & San Jacinto, CA
(Mission Grove Realty Inc.)
After many years at our East Hemet location, we have moved to Historic, Downtown Hemet.Located directly across from the Hemet - San Jacinto Association of Realtors, our new offices at 153 South Harvard Street will surly seem familiar to those that have visited us in the past as we have continued with the same historic feel. Of course, we have added a few new features and invite you to visit us anytime. A big thank you to all of our loyal clients and friends. We look forward to seeing you soon.                                   Mission Grove Realty, Inc.153 South Harvard StreetHemet, CA 92543Lic#01848737(951)927-8940 Office(951)929-7444 Faxwww.missiongrove.com   Join the Active Rain Network Now, it's FREEChristopher Walker - Broker and Realtor with Mission Grove Realty is a proud member ...
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By Erelopro Out of Business, Relocation Professionals are out of business
(erelopro)
It's no wonder that NAR says that, "90% of all buyers used the internet to search." We have seen this first hand, and especially over the last few months. When people relocate to other states, it's a long distance move. These people usually start by researching the city on the Internet. More times than not, they find one of our 1,100+ relocation websites. If they're serious, they'll request help in a possible home purchase. Due to a very large demand, we need a Buyer's Agent in Hemet that is able to assist these prospective home buyers. These families and individuals are wanting assistance from a Realtor, and if you would like to get in contact with them, we need to talk soon. Time is of the essence, and we only need 1 Realtor to be able to contact these people. We NEVER send people to ...
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By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
REO Bank-Owned, Short Sales and Standard Sales ActivityHemet, CA consists of many neighborhoods from the zip codes 92543. 92544, 92545, including Arroyo Fairways, Bautista Canyon, Camelot, Citrus Heights, Crean Acres, Denizen Heights, Diamond Valley Lake, Downtown Hemet, Dumont, East Hemet, Falls Church City, Four Seasons, Gilman Hot Springs, Hemet Ryan Airport, Homeland, Little Lake, Mayberry, Maze Stone Ranchos, McSweeny Farms, Mesa Grande, Mission Heights, Park Hill, Ramona Bowl, Reflection Lake, River Bend Estates, Sage, Seven Hills, Sierra Dawn, Soboba Springs, Spraig Heights, Stoney Mountain Ranch, Valle Vista, West Hemet, Willow Walk and Winchester. This is a monthly Real Estate report of REO Bank-Owned, Short Sales and Standard Sales Active Listings, Closed Sales and Pending Sal...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
If you have a home to sell in the Hemet - San Jacinto CA Valley, you have a 1 in 350 shot of picking the right one for you.  There are many good agents in the Hemet San Jacinto Valley that can do the job the right away and there are a handful of great agents - but how do you pick the right one from the 350 members of the Hemet San Jacinto Association of REALTORS®?I have a list of 13 questions I provide sellers that they should ask when interviewing an agent and finding the one who is right for you...1)  Do you work full-time as a REALTOR®, or part time? You should only consider working with a full time agent, otherwise you re bound to run into situations where your agent cannot communicate with other players in the transaction, including you.  Full time should also equate to more attent...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
I have said for a long time that the Hemet - San Jacinto CA real estate market is one of the most affordable in the country and that a buyer with $200,000 could buy just about anything we have listed in our local MLS.So I got to thinking, what could a million bucks buy in different markets across the country?  so, I jumped over to Zillow to do some research and check out what I found. with a search criteria of $950,000 to $1,25,000...   HEMETUnfortunately, there is nothing in this field in the local Hemet - San Jacinto real estate market, according to Zillow.  What I did find as the most expensive listing in Hemet is a home with 2,881 sq ft  and 3 bedrooms that was built in 1931 on 2.36 acres for $810,000.  The real value here, of course, is the land,   SAN JACINTO Across the valley, in...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
In the Hemet - San Jacinto, CA Valley we have been hit hard, as a community, with more than our fair share of foreclosures and bank owned (REO) homes for sale in our little neck of the woods known as the Inland Empire, CA.As a small board, the Hemet San Jacinto Association of REALTORS (HSJAOR) belongs to SoCalMLS which uses the SentriLock electronic lock box system.  Every board that surrounds us uses the Supra system.  The two are not compatible.  At a cost of almost $100 per lock box and an inventory of over 20 lock boxes, I am not interested in investing into a new system.What bothers me is when out of the area agents get listings in this market and install their Supra Lock boxes on inventory in this market - thereby locking out local agents from selling local inventory.This is not a...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
The Dawn of a New Decade brings the Dawn of Consumer Rights When Shopping for a MortgageJanuary First is typically a day when many new laws across the land become effective...and this year is no different.  The Department of Housing & Urban Development made one very important change to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 law that is known as RESPA in the industry is now mandating that ALL mortgage lenders provide the consumer with the same information in the same format.There is no doubt that this is too little too late for the homeowners who are currently at risk of losing their homes, but had these new rules been in effect 5 years ago, there is a good chance we would not be experiencing the meltdown of the American economy that we are.  I have no doubt this will definite...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
Buying a home has many different aspects.  As a REALTOR® my job begins when I first meet my buyers and LISTEN to what they are looking for.  If I believe I can HELP - then we are off to look at houses, until we find the right home in the right neighborhood.My job, as a REALTOR® then progresses as I help draw the offer, making sure we cover all of the important issues to my buyer and structure the offer so we have the best opportunity to beat out other offers that are probably competing for this home, in the current market.My job is to negotiate and do the best I can for my buyers to help get their offer accepted and an escrow open.  My job then is to make sure my buyers have at their disposal my team of third party vendors and allow them to select and schedule a home inspection.Once, th...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
Start by finding out its worth. Contact a Top Agent for a comparative market analysis, an informal estimate of value based on the recent real estate selling price of similar Hemet - San Jacinto, CA neighborhood properties. Or get a certified appraiser to provide an appraisal.My own personal speciality is to provide a proprietary Master Market Analysis, or MMA - it's like a CMA on steroids. Next, get busy working on the home's appearance. You want to make sure it is in the best condition possible for showing to prospective buyers so that you can get top dollar. This means fixing or sprucing up any trouble spots that could deter a buyer, such as squeaky doors, a leaky roof, dirty carpet and walls, and broken windows. The "curb appeal" of your home is extremely important. In fact, it is th...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
When selling a home in any real estate market, one of the most important things to consider is price. You may want to reduce the price of your home or, at the very beginning, set it at a low price that will generate more buyer interest.  You will best be served by getting in front of the market, when trying to sell your Hemet - San Jacinto, CA home rather than chasing the market with price reductions.Cash is often an incentive, both for the buyer as well as the agent. You could offer the buyer a $1,000 to $2,000 decorating rebate upon closing the deal. It is also not uncommon to offer the selling agent (buyers agent) a $500 bonus or more for closing escrow by a certain date. However, some brokers-who supervise agents and run real estate offices-may prohibit such incentives, as do some R...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
Once furniture is removed from the home, you will notice all kinds of imperfections you never paid attention to before-rips in the carpet, holes in the walls, and dinginess.  In an empty Hemet - San Jacinto, CA house, everything stands out.  What you see is what potential buyers will also see. So you may need to paint, tear up old carpet, and replace the kitchen floor.  These repairs are often referred to as "Cosmetics" and if done right should not only recoup the cost of the cosmetic repairs but be able to separate your Hemet - San Jacinto, CA home for sale from the other homes buyers will be considering in the real estate marketplace.To get rid of the "empty house" feeling, leave a few pieces of furniture behind-simple things like a lamp, chairs, and a table will do.  Maybe an inexpen...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
As an active REALTOR® in the Hemet San Jacinto, Ca real estate marketplace, I am repeatedly asked specific questions about today's real estate market - especially in today's economy. In an effort to provide more information to my community, I am publishing this Top 5 in Real Estate Social Networking Systemsm "e-Article," in which I provide useful real estate information to my real estate networks. If you find the enclosed information beneficial to your family and friends, I encourage you to forward it to your "social network" as well.   Moving Up in a Down Market - What the Media Isn't Telling You about Real Estate We've all heard of the vast fortunes made during the Great Depression of the 1930s, but what about the opportunities available in today's Great Real Estate Recession? Are you...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
The new year and the second decade of the 21st century is only a few days away.  Doesn't seem that long ago that we were all panicked at the Y2K bug possibilities and the unknown of the 21st Century.  Certainly with the events of 9/11 and the wars in the Middle East, it has not been Utopia.Life does go on, and here we are near the bottom of one of the worst economic cycles this great nation has ever experienced - and we still are not clear if the real estate market in the Hemet - San Jacinto Valley, CA will take another dip as a shadow inventory or bank owned foreclosure homes are released for sale.I guess the short answer is no one really knows what the future holds - my own crystal ball is in the shop, waiting for parts to be shipped on a slow boat from China.What can be said about th...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
I hear this a lot.  As a matter of fact, earlier today I posted a blog using video clips from the musical, "The Music Man" to show some very important sales skills.  In case you missed it, you can check it out here - How is "The Music Man" Like Real Estate Sales?  Personally, I thought it was a pretty good post and a lot of fun - especially if you like old musicals.One of the comments was short and simple - it said, "It's really all about building relationships."I HAD TO THINK - RELATIONSHIPS?We all over use terms and follow trends - more often than not, without even being cognizant about it.Relationships. in my opinion, are all about sharing the good and the bad.  See, I consider a relationship to be a two way street - give and take.  My wife and I have a very strong relationship - we ...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
When a local Hemet - San Jacinto CA REALTOR meets with a local homeowner to discuss selling the home as a short sale, the topic of conversation turns to the documentation that the seller will have to produce to establish the fact that they can no longer afford to keep the home.  I often tell the homeowner it is as if they are un-qualifying for a home loan. Each lender has their own formats of how they want the package submitted for their review and ultimate approval. Yes, you will find similarities between various lenders - but you must understand and respect they are individual entities and want things done their way - if you want them to cooperate with you. It is critical that your package be complete. You will find that time is not your ally and if they have to come back to you for a...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
Anyone who knows me or reads my blog knows that I am an advocate of local shopping; in particular when it comes to Real Estate. I never could understand the logic of a local resident going to an agent 50 miles away (or further) and having them list their home for sale...just because they may know them or be related. The key has always been that local area experts do a better job of marketing a home for sale and end up with a higher price. Well my advocacy extends beyond Real Estate and into the local community retailers, as well. Here in the Hemet - San Jacinto Valley, CA we have not one but two Super-WalMarts, that I have blogged about and questioned their 'job creation' and how most things there today, appear to be made in China. SO WHAT IS THE 3/50 PROJECT? I found a site on the web ...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
Short sales in the Hemet - San Jacinto Valley, CA are a complex sale of residential real estate where the net proceeds from the sale of the home are insufficient to cover the sellers mortgage obligations as well as the closing costs that may include, but not be limited to, property taxes, transfer taxes and real estate commissions.  Many homeowners in the Hemet - San Jacinto Valley, CA What really makes a real estate transaction a short sale is all of the above AND the seller is unable or unwilling to cover the difference.  Short Sales go by different names in different parts of the country, including Selling Short, Short Payoff, Pre-Foreclosure and Upside Down.  While the information shared in this article may be mostly universal to real estate everywhere, the article is focused on the...
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By John Occhi, SRES,CPRES.ePRO - Temecula-Murrieta CA Real Estate
(Mason Real Estate)
Christmas in the Park is part of the annual celebration that takes place every year with the Christmas Parade.This year it definitely felt like Christmas - with a little Jack Frost nipping at everyone's faces.  It was nice to see people bundled up and looking Christmasey...although I'm sure miss the warm days I know we are all glad there was not any rain...which might be here by tomorrow.Well this year the event was bigger than ever...114 vendors.  There were lots of crafts and Christmas ware.  There were organizations doing their part to remind us of the 'Reason for The Season' and of course there was more than one church represented, praising the Glory of the New Born King - Jesus Christ, my personal Lord and Savior.I took the opportunity to take a photo of almost every booth and put ...
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