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By Bandele Oguntomilade, Top REALTOR, Your Woodland Hills Real Estate Agent 818-825-6996
(Bogun Realty and Luxury Homes)
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I invite potential home buyers to click on the links below and find you the best home deals in Sherman Oaks, California, and surrounding cities.  When you see a home that interest you, call Bandele Oguntomilade for a showing at 818-825-6996.  You may also visit my website at  www.BogunRealtyAndLu...

By Bandele Oguntomilade, Top REALTOR, Your Woodland Hills Real Estate Agent 818-825-6996
(Bogun Realty and Luxury Homes)
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    I invite bargain home hunters seeking bank-owned or foreclosure homes in Sherman Oaks, California, and surrounding cities, to click on the links below and find you the best home deals in Studio City, California, and surrounding cities.  When you see a home that interest you, call Bandele Ogun...

By Bandele Oguntomilade, Top REALTOR, Your Woodland Hills Real Estate Agent 818-825-6996
(Bogun Realty and Luxury Homes)
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To get a free list of fantastic short sale homes in Sherman Oaks, California, and surrounding cities, click on the links below and find you the best home deals in Sherman Oaks, California.  When you see a home that interest you, call Bandele Oguntomilade for a showing at 818-825-6996.  You may al...

By Bandele Oguntomilade, Top REALTOR, Your Woodland Hills Real Estate Agent 818-825-6996
(Bogun Realty and Luxury Homes)
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 Fixer uppers and handyman specials often represent a good way to get a great deal on a home. As long as you are aware that these homes need work, are prepared to create a realistic budget ahead of time, and remember to leave yourself some financial "wiggle room", you can have an ideal home for m...

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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The Recyclable House - Green Deconstruction vs. Demolition As I was completeing the educational requirements for my NAR GREEN Designation, I learned of a new and uncommon practice that is beginging to gain recognition accross the country among "GREEN" the construction industry.    Check out this ...

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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NEW BENNET & ISAKSON BILL SCARY FOR THE HOUSING MARKET!   New Bennet & Isakson bill scary for the housing market! There is a new BILL that could hinder the housing market. Senators Bennet & Isakson want to ADD UTILITIES INTO THE DEBT RATIO WHEN QUALIFYING A HOME BUYER. They want to LOWER the Qua...

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Mortgage Lender's Top Red Flags. In an effort to issue quality loans that will actually become a performing asset to banks, lenders have stepped up their fraud prevention and are heavily scrutinizing mortgage applications.  The research firm CoreLogic estimates that fraudulent residential mortgag...

By Ralph Gorgoglione, Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407
(Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes)
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I'm a psychological counselor and a matchmaker that just so happens to hold a real estate license....... I was thinking about this the other day, and it seems to me that I spend at least 75% of my time these days being a matchmaker and psychological counselor rather than just a Realtor. I mean, t...

By Ralph Gorgoglione, Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407
(Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes)
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Bank of America Cooperative Short Sale vs.  SB458 - Which trumps which? For those of you that are familiar with Bank of America's "Cooperative" Short sale, it basically has very similar features as a HAFA short sale except for one important thing:  It does not allow the seller to remove Bank of A...

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Consumer confidence down, retail sales up!?  Apparently Consumer confidence is way down according to recent reports, however retail sales are up! Hmmm....Doesn't add up right? Where is the money for these shopping sprees coming from? Maybe its actually coming from looming foreclosures.  Some Amer...

By Ralph Gorgoglione, Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407
(Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes)
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I just helped to micro-finance a loan to a group in Rwanda to help produce food - Pay It Forward Ancille is 51 years old and is a widow. She has six children between the ages of 4 and 16 years. Ancille is the president of a group called “Umucyo.” She is the first person on the left side of the ph...

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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End the deficit!  Please consider...Warren Buffett, in a recent interview with CNBC, offers one of the best quotes about the debt ceiling: "I could end the deficit in 5 minutes," he told CNBC. "You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting memb...

By Ralph Gorgoglione, Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407
(Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes)
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There's a very calculating, perpetrator lurking in your home........... They could possibly be a very sinister culprit there as we speak. Beware of Bed Crocodiles! With their very stealth-like ability to hide beneath the covers, they can strike at any moment. And before you know it, you're the me...

By Ralph Gorgoglione, Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407
(Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes)
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I just made a $25 donation to help an African village through SaveAfricaNow.org - Pay It Forward I met this organization at the Green Expo in Los Angeles a while back. We made a donation to SaveAfricaNow a while back, and I decided to do it again as they are half way through getting financing in ...

By Ralph Gorgoglione, Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407
(Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes)
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There are some new laws coming out in 2012 that will have some substantial affect on brokers, agents, and homeowners. The new law regarding HOA's is interesting.  I can remember a few times where the cost of HOA docs was ridiculously high, and perhaps this law will keep that in check. The laws re...

By Ralph Gorgoglione, Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407
(Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes)
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Is the listing broker still due their commission if the bank takes the property back?  Let's talk..... I have a short sale listing with Flagstar Bank in which we're finally getting close to receiving an approval. There's just a couple of updated docs that they need, but one of the docs that they ...

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Why was my loan declined? No prospective home buyer wants to hear the words "We regret to inform you..." Unfortunately, according to federal data more than two million people in the US heard those ill fated words! Why? For a variety of reasons ranging from just not meeting certain lender requirem...

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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New bill could improve millions of FICO scores! Did you know that HUD just wrapped their latest and FAILED program. Imagine that! They were supposed to essentially give away $1 Billion but wound up with $600 Million dollars in unused earmarked dollars that they couldn't get their act to gether to...

By Vince McEveety
(Gilleran Griffin Realty)
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Sherman Oaks Short Sale Negotiation Strategies. What do you do when two lenders are fighting over the division of funds in a short sale? If you are like me, you've probably become aware that in the Sherman Oaks Short Sale market there are many properties where the ultimate decision cannot be made...

By Ralph Gorgoglione, Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407
(Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes)
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Pay It Forward - September Reporting Post OK, Pay It Forward Angels, this is where you will write your SINGLE comment with the link to your Pay It Forward posts for August. PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS THE LAST REPORTING POST FOR BONUS POINTS, AS SEPTEMBER WILL BE THE LAST MONTH FOR BONUS POINTS AWARDED ...

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