Monthly Archives: January 2012

New California Laws Impacting People Living Where There are Homeowner Associations

  About one in three people in California now live in communities where there are homeowner associations, and new California laws impact those people.    CA Senate Bill 150 – new CA law for 2012 – Owner's right to rent out units … Continue reading

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Positive Economy Trends Appear at Orange County, California

  There are positive local economic trends appearing at Orange County CA in several sectors.    Job numbers for Orange County CA during December 2011 had big year-over-year gain in number employed – largest increase in number of OC working people since … Continue reading

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Single Level Homes Remain Solid Sellers – South Orange County CA Real Estate

Single level detached homes remain attractive for buyers and solid for sellers at Orange County CA real estate. Newport Heights home – $1,489,000 – 3 bedrooms and 3 baths – MLS# U11003372 – IDX link See NEWPORT BEACH CA single … Continue reading

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Get Correct Value Information for your Orange County Property Tax Assessment and Appeals

  Most Orange County CA homeowners paid their property tax installments as of December 12, 2011. Some people are not happy with their current assessed values, because distressed homes on the market selling and foreclosures have driven their property market value down.  … Continue reading

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Get Correct Value Information for your California Property Tax Assessment Appeals

  Most Orange County CA homeowners paid their property tax installment due as of December 12, 2011.   Some people are not happy with their current property assessed values, because distressed homes on the market selling and foreclosures have driven market value down.  … Continue reading

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What Laguna Beach CA Real Estate Sellers Can Expect 2012

    LAGUNA BEACH California is an amazing beach oriented city tucked among the Pacific ocean sands and rocks at South Orange County, CA – also located in the bluffs and hills with emerald blue waters and spectacular Catalina island views.    … Continue reading

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Quail Hill at Irvine CA Real Estate – More Homes for Sale Needed for Buyer Demand 2012

Quail Hill village at IRVINE CA real estate owners have expectations for 2012. 99 Quail Hill homes sold last year during 2011 – average sold price of $736,955. 17 of those resold Quail Hill at Irvine homes during 2011 were … Continue reading

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What Newport Heights at Newport Beach CA Home Sellers Can Expect for 2012

  Newport Heights is a popular area and part of the city of Newport Beach CA. Newport Heights is close to and overlooking Newport Harbor on one side and adjacent to East Costa Mesa at Orange County on the other. Newport Heights at … Continue reading

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What Costa Mesa CA Property Sellers Can Expect for 2012

Costa Mesa is a popular Orange County CA city, especially for people who like a less frantic lifestyle, with lots of biking and walking in residential neighborhoods. Costa Mesa is located next to and inland from Newport Beach and has … Continue reading

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Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Tax Relief by U.S. Law Set to Expire at End of This Year 2012

U.S. law – Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 – applies to debt forgiven in calendar years 2007 through 2012 – including possible debt forgiven through SHORT SALE process. For purposes of income tax, this law allows for exclusion of income realized as … Continue reading

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