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Buying a house?! Be warned - Wire fraud is on the rise!

Internet security link

Hi all: I wanted to give my readers a bit of a public service announcement with this article. Recently, 74 people were indicted on wire fraud related to real estate purchases.How does this scheme work?

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What’s more important: Cash flow or appreciation?

Real estate investment

Many of you taking our real estate classes to obtain your real estate license are probably also interested in real estate investing. I recently came across a real estate deal that I want to tell you

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Chinese Investment in U.S. Real Estate Down

Bank of china building

Chinese Investment in U.S. Real Estate DownSome of the most significant players in the U.S. real estate market are Chinese investment groups. In fact, if you check out our Foreign Investment Study, you’ll

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Zillow To Start Buying Houses

Brand new home sold in new housing development

Zillow has recently announced that it's going to start buying and selling houses. This is a surprising move because it feels like the website is jumping 2 to 3 steps ahead of what it's currently doing

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End-of-Year Foreclosures Continue to Fall

Foreclosure for sale sign in front of house

Recent foreclosure data published by CoreLogic details a lengthy trend of declining completed foreclosures and mortgages at risk for foreclosure. Take a closer look at a few key figures that show some

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Crucial Legal Updates for California Real Estate Professionals

Real estate agent showing potential property to young couple

Find here a summary of important legislative updates affecting California real estate professionals. Assembly Bill 1650—Disclosure Requirements on Solicitations New legislation has been signed

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Update: H.R. 3700/ S. 3083 Signed into Law

Signature on new legislature

As we predicted on July 20th, H.R. 3700/ S. 3083, the bipartisan housing legislation that passed through Congress without receiving a single “no” vote, was signed into law by President Obama on Friday,

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The majority of real estate offices in California have 4 or less agents

Brown office desk inside a small real estate brokerage office

In this month’s Real Estate Magazine, the official publication of the California Association of Realtors, an article was published about the size of most real estate companies in California. To my surprise,

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Undisclosed Short Sale Payments May Be Illegal

Short sale sign on top of for sale sign outside of home

Just got this email from CAR. Glad our industry is keeping an eye on things. UNDISCLOSED SHORT SALE PAYMENTS MAY BE ILLEGAL Undisclosed payments in short sale transactions, especially those paid

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Can't refinance? You're not alone.

Home owner making calculations for refinancing mortgage

A recent article I read in the Wall Street Journal talks about a common problem homeowners face when attempting to refinance their homes.Today, bankrate.com shows an average 30 year mortgage rate of 5.03%.