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 â€”Â The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)Â tonight will hold theÂ second in a series of regional community meetings inÂ Woodland HillsÂ to educate and inform customers regarding proposed power and water rate changes needed over the next two years. The details for tonightâ€™s meeting are as follows:
Thursday, April . . . → 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
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.
And please share . . . → Read More: Bank of America Does Something That Actually Might Help People!
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
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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…..
One of our real estate predictions will soon have an impact on your tax return.
At the end of 2010, Sean Oâ€™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