Tag Archives: California Association of Realtors

California Property Tax & Mello-Roos Assessments – State Income Tax Filings Starting January 1, 2013

California government has money and budget challenges – and is expected to crack down next year – for tax year 2012 – on property tax payers who have been taking the entire amount they pay (including Mello-Roos and special assessments) as … Continue reading

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Investor Buyers Like Orange County CA Foreclosure Values

Investor buyers like foreclosures  at  Orange County CA real estate – with good values, low prices, and solid rents. Orange County like all of California has a foreclosure funnel – with some homes underwater – with others delinquent in payments, with … Continue reading

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Costa Mesa CA Real Estate With Solid Number of Foreclosure Auctions Now Scheduled

Some people are predicting real estate business recovery patterns at Orange County CA. Real estate professionals at Costa Mesa CA real estate are working carefully to promote and protect their customers and clients – hope for positive patterns while being aware of the number of … Continue reading

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Water-Conserving Plumbing Fixtures Must be Disclosed by California Home Sellers

California government has favored consumers for years and has a number of laws on seller disclosures to protect home buyers. New CA law – CA Senate Bill 837 – says that home sellers must disclose to buyers whether there are water-conserving plumbing fixtures. … Continue reading

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Options in California Real Estate Contract Transactions

People ask us about possible lease option agreements to sell and buy properties at Orange County, CA. California real estate contracts sometimes have OPTIONS granted to lessees and proposed buyers. A rent-to-own or “LEASE OPTION contract” usually contains an OPTION TO PURCHASE … Continue reading

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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 at homeowner … 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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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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