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    Social Run & Food
    6-28-17 6:00 pm - Corner Bakery Cafe
    Fitness, Food and Girlfriends South OC

    This is a fun social run/walk event with Run OC. Join us for a fun 2 to 4 mile run along the Jeffrey Open Space Trail. (It's called a "trail" but it's paved.) Walkers/runners/all levels are welcome! We'll meet before and after as a group, but...

    Social Run & Food
    6-28-17 6:00 pm - Corner Bakery Cafe
    Run OC

    Join us for a fun 2 to 4 mile run along the Jeffrey Open Space Trail. (It's called a "trail" but it's paved.) Walkers/runners/all levels are welcome! We'll meet before and after as a group, but feel free to run or walk at your own pace. After the...

    Let's Escape the Rat Race!
    6-28-17 6:00 pm - Corner Bakery Cafe
    Irvine Cashflow 101 Meetup

    We'll be playing a game called Cashflow 101, which shows you how to build wealth and passive income in order to "get out of the rat race". We'll talk about how to turn your dreams/visions into reality through practical means such as real estate...

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    A New Mortgage Product Balancing Equity and Affordability

    In a presentation at a REALTOR® University Speaker Series held recently[1], Ken Fears, NAR’s Director of Housing Finance and Regional Economics, discussed his proposal for a new mortgage product that helps homeowners build up equity faster while keeping loan payments still affordable. The blended product also improves financial intermediation by providing a better match of the maturity […]

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    Owners Overvalue Homes by Larger Margin

    For the seventh consecutive month, the gap has widened between what home owners say their home is worth compared to what appraisers say, according to Quicken Loans’ August 2015 Home Price Perception Index. Home owner estimates now stand 2.65 percent higher than appraiser opinions, the largest gap in more than a year, according to the […]

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    State and Local Down Payment Assitance is Important-What buyers need to know.

    Very interesting information from the NAR:   One of the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) important functions is to provide insurance on low down payment mortgages. The majority of FHA-financed mortgages have a down payment of 3.5%. A homebuyer can get assistance for the down payement from a relative, an employer-sponsored program, or a state or […]

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    What a Listing Agent does for their Sellers, & WHY Buyers need their own agent.

    It may seem perfectly logical to call the agent on the yard sign while driving around your dream neighborhood searching for your next house. The sign might have a QR code or text code to allow you to quickly access more information—but beware. Your information goes directly to the listing agent and the listing agent works […]

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    Why do you need a Buyers Agent?

    Many people have a misconception about a buyers agent and don’t realize how valuable one can be. Here is what a buyers agent, such as myself, will do for you: Listings found for you, sent to you, of the types of houses you like, in the areas you want to live in. Some maybe listing not yet on MLS. Custom […]

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    Own the Home, but Not the Land? What You Need to Know About Land Lease Deals

    Many people contact me about homes they see listed online for under 200k in Orange County! Unfortunately, this does not exist in our current marketplace. What people are finding and referring to are homes which are land leases. I have come to realize many people don’t know what this means so I decided help explain […]

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