Facebook Friday Vid (a bit late) Now skip 12 mortgage payments

If the government has their way, you’ll have 12 more months in your foreclosed home where you won’t have to pay anything. Guess which country is now serving foreclosures via Facebook?

And for more information after watching this humorous video, read  FHA Gives Jobless Homeowners One-Year Break for more details.

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New Law Requires Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Homes

As of July 1, 2011, the Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act (Senate Bill SB-183) requires all single-family homes with an attached garage or a fossil fuel source to install carbon monoxide alarms within the home by July 1, 2011. Owners of multi-family leased or rental dwellings, such as apartment buildings, have until January 1, 2013 . . . → Read More: New Law Requires Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Homes

FHA Gives Jobless Homeowners One-Year Break

Qualified applicants would not have to make mortgage payments during that time

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is making it easier for out-of-work homeowners to stay in their homes, as it tries to revamp its troubled foreclosure-prevention program.

Starting Aug. 1, the Federal Housing Administration will extend the period for unemployed homeowners to miss mortgage . . . → Read More: FHA Gives Jobless Homeowners One-Year Break

How Long Must You Wait After a Short Sale or Foreclosure to Buy Again?

Many people call us confused about what the actual waiting period is to buy a house again after a foreclosures, short sale or bankruptcy.  You can click on the video player below to see that Rich Iacovetta put together a simple two page pdf you can forward to your friends, family and clients that . . . → Read More: How Long Must You Wait After a Short Sale or Foreclosure to Buy Again?

You’re Invited To Lake Balboa Open House Sun 7/10 2-5pm

Lake Balboa House Priced to Sell $370,000 FHA Special SoCal Loan Programs could get you into this house for very little down and affordable payments. Click thru for the full flyer with lots more information and Virtual Tour

A “Honey-Don’t” List (aka Why Marsia Doesn’t Buy Food From China)

Buying locally grown food products has always seemed to be a reasonable thing to do, but, as we learn more about the problems with imported foods, it’s becoming even more preferable.

An investigation by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, which just shut down after 146 years in business, focused on imported honey.  What they discovered was pretty . . . → Read More: A “Honey-Don’t” List (aka Why Marsia Doesn’t Buy Food From China)

Why Are Interest Rates Going Up?

Loan Friction Part I- Pulp Fiction- The Diner Scene (A Parody/Spoof)

Two Realtors at a local diner discuss their plans to get out of the business due to harder bank guidelines and legislation. Can anyone help them? Watch the video to find out, and click the "Like" button and share it with your friends.

Loan Friction Part II-Pulp Fiction- The Breakfast Scene

Why would anybody decide to work with someone they don't know, like and trust when it's time to buy or refinance your home. Listen as Jules quotes one of his favorite passages that will help you feel comfortable knowing your loan is in great hands when you choose to work with me. Please click the "like" button and share this video with your friends.

Loan Friction Part III - Pulp Fiction- The Gold Watch (A Parody/Spoof)

Watch as Marsellus shares the secret to getting your loan approved, and Captain Koons tells the truth about appraisals and how they may hurt your loan.