Increasingly, young people are delaying the pursuit of home ownership because of outstanding student loan debt — which now tops $1 trillion, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
“Some student loan payments are as high as a mortgage,” notes Cari Sweet-Kostoplis of the Jersey Mortgage Corp.
Student loan debt now surpasses the . . . → Read More: Weighty College Debt Holds Up First Home Purchase
If you or someone you know is considering a short sale, here’s why you should do it before the end of the year or you might lose tens of thousands of dollars.
And if you know someone who needs to know this, please share this video, and remember that we have time to help you, . . . → Read More: Tax Relief Expiring Soon
Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, May 03, 2012
With signs of a housing turnaround getting stronger, housing experts say buyers are finding several recent changes when they go to put in an offer on a home. A recent article at U.S. News & World Report highlights some of these changing “rules” for your home . . . → Read More: 5 New ‘Rules’ to Home Buying
Contact us if you want help figuring out if this settlement could help you or to walk you through the process.
Your Portion of the $25 Billion Settlement
After many months of negotiation, 49 state attorneys general and the federal government have reached agreement on a historic joint state-federal settlement with the country’s . . . → Read More: Landmark Settlement with Major Banks May Help You
Traditionally, most homes have sold during the spring months. In the current volatile housing market, the time of year is not the most reliable predictor of the best time to sell.
Homes certainly show better in spring than they do on a dark and dreary winter day. Lately, however, weather patterns are hard to predict.
. . . → Read More: 5 Signs That It’s a Good Time to Sell
Last stand of the Melrose Hotel, 1957, photo courtesy of The Los Angeles Public Library Laws That Shaped L.A.: How Bunker Hill Lost its Victorians by Jeremy Rosenberg of KCST.org
The Laws That Shaped L.A. spotlights regulations that have played a significant role in the development of contemporary Los Angeles. These laws – as . . . → Read More: Laws That Shaped L.A.: How Bunker Hill Lost its Victorians
If you’re a fan of cool magic tricks and have ever seen street magician David Blaine on TV, you’re going to love this funny parody video Rich of RMI Lending made this week.
Whether you know someone who’s most likely to buy a house, or refinance one, be sure to let them know that low . . . → Read More: Check out this “Magical” video
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) tonight will hold the second in a series of regional community meetings in Woodland Hills to educate and inform customers regarding proposed power and water rate changes needed over the next two years. The details for tonight’s meeting are as follows:
Thursday, April 26, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 . . . → Read More: Community Meeting Tonight in West San Fernando Valley to Discuss Proposed 2-Year Power & Water Rate Changes
I told you in the header of the blog there would be some Geek stuff. On Thursday my team and I got to do interviews on the red carpet for the premiere of Morgan Spurlock’s newest documentary at the Hollywood Arclight Theaters.
A bit about the film and The Red Carpet Interviews and a few . . . → Read More: Hollywood Premiere of Comic-Con IV: A Fan’s Hope: Red Carpet Interviews