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These are really good tips. As agents we need to be ahead of any new laws. Wemust educate the buyers, sellers and the general public. By Michael-Edward Cruz – Broker Associate with Windermere Real Estate Socal 1-800-374-9110   Have you installed your Carbon Monoxide Detectors yet? I won’t confirm...
This weekend Executive Estates will be hosting many open houses though out the county. Here is a list of a few in our area. 17589 River Run, Salinas Ca located in Las Palmas. Home is currently listed for $439,900 the home is a 4 bedroom 2 bath with 2029sf of living space. This Home will be open o...
Here are a few things that help a seller: - It allows you to sell your home wehn you are upside down on your home. -It helps avoid foreclousre -Helps save your credit from more derogatory items againist your three credit reports -Save more of your hard earned money. This allows someone to stop ma...
Today in Monterey County's foreclosure auction there were 32 properties that were set for sale at the court house steps. Out of the 32 properties, 7 were completely cancelled, 20 were postponed to a later date in August. There were 3 homes that were sold back to the beneficiary or the bank.  Two ...
So you've realized that a Short Sale is the best option for you and your family so what is the next step?  The most important part of a short sale is the listing agent.  The listing agent holds the key to a successful sale. So what qualities should you look for in a Short Sale Real Estate Agent?1...
Todays sales at the auction were slim. There were 60 homes that were scheduled for todays auction. Four of the homes were sold back to the beneficiary and our now bank owned. Three sales were cancelled and 52 homes were postponed to a later date.
We saw very little movement in todays auction. Out of the original 34 properties that were set for sale only 3 went back to the bank and is now bank owned. Another 4 homes sales were cancelled, and another 26 were postponed for a later date. One property was sold back to an investor that was a fo...
This week has strated off really slow at the steps of the court house.  On 07/25/2011 there were 57 homes that were set to be sold at the foreclosure acution. Seven of the homes that were set to sale were cancelled, 43 were postponed to a later date and seven were sold back to the bank. No homes ...
MonthClosed Sales, $ Volume Jan $106,824,062 Feb $101,033,395 Mar $156,147,485 Apr $125,276,106 May $101,312,456 Jun $134,172,861 Jul $65,661,849 Export as CSV Date is between Jan 2011 and Jul 2011 Property Sub Class is 'Single Family Residential' County CountyCodeName is 'MTY Monterey' Results ...
As the saying goes in life there are lies, damned lies, and statistics. With that said, the Real Estate market in the past few years has been very volatile. Due to the rising amount of Short Sales on the market you would think that the days on market would be over 150 days.  To everyones surprise...

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