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By Ralph Gorgoglione, Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407
(Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes)
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Ralph's Helpful Tips:  Holding Deals Together - How to Get Creative Purchasing a home these days is not as simple of a task as most people think.  Even just negotiating the purchase contract has so many more elements now than it used to.  I hear all the time from some of the agents who have been ...

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Had to share this article from The Daily News with everyone.  San Fernando Valley Home Sales Leap 25 Percent in May http://business-news.thestreet.com/daily-news/story/san-fernando-valley-home-sales-leap-25-percent-may/1   Home sales in the San Fernando Valley jumped 25 percent in May, the bigges...

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Is Your Credit Score Needing a Boost?   Fear not!  There are ways of improving your score!  It may not happen over night, but it is possible. According to myfico.com, a person with a credit score of 720 can expect a rate of 3.7% on a 30-year, $300k fixed-rate mortgage.....someone with a score of ...

By Ralph Gorgoglione, Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407
(Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes)
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Ralph Sells The City: The Adventures of a Non-ExtraTerrestrial Realtor Showed a home in a very nice area of Toluca Lake yesterday.  The space works for my client, and the location.  But it needs a lot of updating.  The listing agent told me that there is one offer already on the property, and tha...

By David Robinson, Call Now (877) 828-0710
(Lloyd Cullen Real Estate)
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Lloyd Cullen Real Estate is a local Sherman Oaks Short Sale Realtor. As a Sherman Oaks Short Sale Company that specializes in short sales, you are assured the highest standard of professionalism and can always count on our Sherman Oaks Short Sale Realtor to help answer any questions you have in r...

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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United States of America is ON SALE! I'm sure you've noticed, things seem to be looking up for buyers here in California as well as nationwide.  According to the California Association of Realtors, housing affordability in CA rose to a record high 56% for the first quarter of 2012. This up from 5...

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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How often have you heard this phrase from a listing agent?  "We have multiple offers on this property" Have your buyers offered, counter-offered, countered again? One might think this is a sign of the market getting better.  In some ways it is, but for the most part, supply is low and demand is h...

By Seana Yates
(Thrive Homes and Estates)
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13137 Margate Avenue Sherman Oaks, CA 91401 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom $599,000 This fantastic Sherman Oaks home just came on the market today.  The 1,546 square foot home was built in 1953 and has been updated for modern use, but still retains it’s mid-century style.  Noteable upgrades include coppe...

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Had to share this great article from CNN Money.....   While analysts debate when the housing market will hit bottom, for a surprising number of cities the turnaround has already begun.  In December, prices rose in 109 of the 384 metro areas tracked by data firm CoreLogic.  Making sense of the sto...

By Vince McEveety
(Gilleran Griffin Realty)
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Sherman Oaks Spring 69 degrees Rain Coming Really Nice Nearly dusk

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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I read this article from CAR.org today and want to share it with you.  Is this the recovery we've been waiting so patiently for?  I have 2 buyers in escrow right now that had to beat out steep multiple offers on every descent property they wanted.   In addition, I have received multiple offers on...

By Vince McEveety
(Gilleran Griffin Realty)
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Sherman Oaks, CA Day after rain Clear skies, smiles and sunshine 70 degrees In the case of considering a short sale, many Sherman Oaks homeowners consider the likelihood of a deficiency judgment.  Why won't that bank come after them for the money they've lost? In the recent past, it was highly u...

By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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      Next to filing for bankruptcy protection, nothing wrecks your chances of qualifying for a home loan like a foreclosure. And if you got out from under an oppressive mortgage through a short sale -- when the bank agrees to accept less than what the homeowner owes -- lenders can look upon you...

By Seana Yates
(Thrive Homes and Estates)
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  4535 Atoll Ave.Sherman Oaks, 91423 5 Bedroom, 4 1/2 Bathoom $1,489,000 Another gorgeous new construction, this time in Sherman Oaks.  This cape cod style 3,881 square foot home was built in 2012 and looks like it stepped out of the pages of Architectural Digest.  Abundant luxury features inclu...

By Vince McEveety
(Gilleran Griffin Realty)
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Sherman Oaks Short Sale Myths Morning Spring Nice One of my close friends is trying to get a loan modification.  His property was purchased at the height of the bubble and consequently is worth less that is owed.  The note on the property is adjustable, and my friend would like to get the loan in...

By Vince McEveety
(Gilleran Griffin Realty)
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Sherman Oaks Home Buyer Looking for a Short Sale DealSherman Oaks, California Early mid late evening... not dusk Rain has cleared out the valley and the sky is bright.... the air crisp. Some interesting Sherman Oaks Short Sale Buyers have posed the opinion that they can "steal" a deal on a short ...

By Vince McEveety
(Gilleran Griffin Realty)
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Sherman Oaks, CA Somewhere near Mulholland Drive. Afternoon Yep, a lazy one on a Sunday My last short sale buyer was the epitome of patience. From original offer to close took more than six months. Sometimes the deal does what it does and especially representing the buyer, the best a skilled agen...

By Vince McEveety
(Gilleran Griffin Realty)
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Sherman Oaks Sunday Sun Trying to Break Through More Reasons Short Sales in Sherman Oaks get done. Another little understood fact is that the servicer to the investor, that is, the bank you have been calling about your loan, the bank that you may be assuming is the owner of the loan, may only hav...

By Vince McEveety
(Gilleran Griffin Realty)
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Sherman Oaks Sunday Rainy Sherman Oaks Homes For SaleWhen Should the Bank Approve a Short Sale in Sherman Oaks?  Seems like a logical and not too tough question to ask and answer, right? Though many sellers approach the process forgetting that banks are in the business of making money... not losi...

By Vince McEveety
(Gilleran Griffin Realty)
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Sherman Oaks, CA Evening on a Friday Looking out at the Valley   I had dinner with a friend the other night.  He works in another industry.  We had a wide ranging conversation about what the actual value of an agent is. He admitted that in selling, it might be the way to go... viz. to use a licen...

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