Category Archives: California real estate

California Law on Smoke Detector Device Specifications Has Changed

California Law on Smoke Detector Device Specifications Has Changed BY HARRISON K. LONG  –  Professional Real Estate Sales Representative, Real estate broker, Orange County, CA. California law requires smoke detectors at homes and residential properties and that sellers are required … Continue reading

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New CA Anti-Deficiency Law to Protect Homeowners Who Refinance Purchase Money Loans

Purchase money loans in CA are those used by home buyers to finance original buying of the home. Current CA anti-deficiency law protects a borrower from personal liability for the difference between the principal balance and what the lender receives at … Continue reading

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New California Smoke Free Housing Law 2012

California New Smoke Free Housing Law for 2012 The  California Smokefree Housing Law (SB 332) went into effect on January 1, 2012 – added Section 1947.5 to the California Civil Code– and gives multifamily property owners and managers the power to prohibit smoking … 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.  Current market … Continue reading

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Newport Beach CA Home Sales Market Update

  Newport Beach with its gorgeous homes and ocean,  harbor and Back Bay views, continues to be one of the most sought after areas for home buying in Orange County. ________________________________________________________________ April 2011 home sales at Newport Beach zip code areas … Continue reading

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Message from CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS(R) President on Home Foreclosure Crisis

  An important message from the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (March 10, 2011): I write on behalf of the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, whose 170,000 members continue to witness the devastating consequences the home foreclosure crisis is having on California’s families, … Continue reading

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