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1. Know about exclusions to coverage. For example, most insurance policies do not cover flood or earthquake damage as a standard item. These types of coverage must be bought separately. 2. Know about dollar limitations on claims. Even if you are covered for a risk, there may be a limit on how much the insurer will pay. For example, many policies limit the amount paid for stolen jewelry unless... Read More
Always check with your lender for the most up to date information. VA and FHA loans VA- Allowable: Document Draw Fee (if required for Buyer) Notary Fee Title Insurance - ALTA Credit Report Appraisal - if ordered in Veterans Name VA Funding Fee 1% Origination Fee Interest from day of recording Recording Fee - Max. $17.00 Tax proration to day of recording Home... Read More
After a modest increase in 2013, buyers seem to be looking to fulfill their new year’s resolution to buy a home this year.  December was seasonally slow as is often the case due to the holidays, but January is off to a fast start and buyers have come in and started bidding properties up in earnest.  Rates have drifted higher, but without any panic or spiking which has sellers feeling... Read More
properties in Huntington Beach Click on the link below to view a list of active distressed properties in Huntington Beach. SHORT SALES, NOTICE of DEFAULT, FORECLOSURES
Short Sales can be a little tricky but we weathered the storm!  Congratulations Ron and MaryJean on the purchase of your new townhome.  We hope you love Huntington Beach living.  So glad to be a part of... Read More
Click on the link below for the most up to date market information for Huntington Beach.  It lists all new homes for sale in Huntington Beach listed in the past 7 days as well as any huntington beach real estate properties that have had a... Read More
Huntington Beach is comprised of 4 elementary school districts.  Click on the links below to view the boundary map of each when looking for the correct school for your home. Homes for Sale in Huntington Beach, CA Homes... Read More
So pleased to have assisted buyers Jeff and Tracie with the recent purchase of their new home in Garden Grove.  Wanting a home near their schools and in the neighborhood that they love, we located this home before Thanksgiving.... Read More
First we need to review the proper definition of the "estate of interest" of each type of ownership. Single Family Residence (SFR) The ownership interest is intended for the use and occupancy of a single family. They are Fee Simple Estates which is the greatest interest one can have in real property. The estate is unqualified, of indefinite duration, freely transferable and inheritable.... Read More
5 Things to do Before Putting Your Home on the Market 1. Have a pre-sale home inspection. Be proactive by arranging for a pre-sale home inspection. An inspector will be able to give you a good indication of the trouble areas that will... Read More

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