Bank of America Does Something That Actually Might Help People!

Bank of America just announced a pilot program they will be testing to help homeowners, and I can’t find anything wrong with it, so it must be good.

Also, check out the free smart phone app you will want to download that should save you at least a hundred dollars a month.

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Credit Score Sites Compromised

Beware of these “Free Credit Report” sites advertised on television and online. Hackers are stealing credit information on people who go to sites such as CreditReport.com and AnnualCreditReport.com to get credit checks and then the hackers sell the credit records of people with very good credit scores for up to $80 and average credit scores . . . → Read More: Credit Score Sites Compromised

California FHA Refinance Gets Easier & Cheaper + Man Walks Into a Bank…..

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Did you buy a house with an FHA loan 3-5 years ago? Our humorous 2-minute video shares how California FHA Streamline Refinance loans will be lowering monthly insurance as of June 11th. It’s possible with this lowering of mortgage insurance and with low interest rates . . . → Read More: California FHA Refinance Gets Easier & Cheaper + Man Walks Into a Bank…..

California to Enforce Overlooked Property Tax Law as a Source of Revenue

One of our real estate predictions will soon have an impact on your tax return.

At the end of 2010, Sean O’Toole predicted that states would to look to property taxes to make up budget shortfalls. During 2011, the California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) proposed a change to Schedule CA to require the information necessary . . . → Read More: California to Enforce Overlooked Property Tax Law as a Source of Revenue

Credit Card Warning – How Your Card Gets Cloned

Sometimes moms do know everything. Marsia’s sent this WRTH/NBC news video to her and we’re posting it here as this may be how so many of us are having our cards cloned.

Millions of credit cards now have a built-in device designed to make them more convenient but it’s also making your credit cards more . . . → Read More: Credit Card Warning – How Your Card Gets Cloned

Here’s 3 Things You Must Do Before April 1st.

In this short video (2 minutes), I wanted to share with you 3 things that must be done before April 1st whether you own a house or not. Now I can guarantee you’ll have to do at least 1 of these things, so be sure to watch the video and share it with everyone you . . . → Read More: Here’s 3 Things You Must Do Before April 1st.

LADWP Officials Break Ground on Headworks Reservoir!

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power broke ground today on the construction of Headworks Reservoir, a critical component of LADWP’s plan for compliance with drinking water regulations. Headworks Reservoir, which will be comprised of two underground buried reservoirs with a combined capacity of 110 million gallons, will allow LADWP to remove Silver Lake and . . . → Read More: LADWP Officials Break Ground on Headworks Reservoir!

MTA Begins Restoration of Historic North Hollywood Train Depot

The historic train depot at the corner of Chandler and Lankershim in the NoHo Arts District has sat, awaiting the kickstart of a much-needed restoration for years. Finally comes word that Metro is set to begin the refurbishing, and Phase one will start March 16, according to Patch.

Photo from San Fernando Valley Museum . . . → Read More: MTA Begins Restoration of Historic North Hollywood Train Depot

When You Can Buy a Home in Greater Los Angeles Area After a Foreclosure or Bankruptcy

Many people in California wonder how long they need to wait after a foreclosure, short sale, or bankruptcy before they can buy a home again. In this funny phone call parody with Nicolas Cage, he learns exactly what the waiting periods are before you can buy a house again if you have had a bankruptcy, . . . → Read More: When You Can Buy a Home in Greater Los Angeles Area After a Foreclosure or Bankruptcy