Category Archives: Real Estate

California Crime Statistics

As a Real Estate Agents, it seems that the two most frequent question I receive are about the quality of the school system and the safety of area. This blog is about safety.   Discussing safety is a difficult task. … Continue reading

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California First Time Buyer Tax Credit

In my previous blog, I referenced that the California Association of Realtors (CAR) forecasted that the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) credit of $10,000 will expire in 10 to 20 days. Well, as of the 25th day of May, it has not … Continue reading

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California Home Buyer Tax Credit

With the Federal $8,000 first time home buyer tax credit coming to an end on April 30, 2010, the new California home buyer $10,000 tax credit comes into play from May 1, 2010. However, based on latest California Association of … Continue reading

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(First Time) Home Buyer Tax Credit Extended and Expanded

Following the Senate’s favorable vote yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives just voted 403 to 12 to extend the home buyer tax credit, expanding the parameters to include existing homeowners and not just first-time buyers. As you may know, C.A.R. … Continue reading

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IRS YouTube Video on $8,000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit

IRS posted a video on YouTube about the Federal First Time Home Buyer Credit.         If you can’t see the embedded YouTube video above, click here for direct linking.    They posted it on September 16, 2009 but … Continue reading

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Torrance Home Price Trend

Today I’ll be blogging about the home trend in the City of Torrance which is about 10 miles south of Los Angeles International Airport. It is the biggest city in the South Bay area and about the only city large … Continue reading

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First Time Home Buyer Credit to be extended?

So, the current $8,000 First Time Home Buyer Credit is coming to an end on November 30, 2009. To quickly review the program, those people who has not lived in a house they own for the last three years and … Continue reading

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