• La Mirada Custom Home On The Market

    La Mirada Custom Home On The Market

    Hot Property Hits The Market Half Acre – Zoned for Horses If you prefer “the country”, but your jobs and your children’s schooling dictate “the city”,  you will appreciate the beauty and serenity of 15259 Las Flores Avenue in La Mirada. Four Bedroom and Four Bath – 2251 sq.ft. of Living Space located on a 22,757 sq.ft. Lot. Call for […]

  • Mark 1 Wealth Academy Seminar – Trusts

    Mark 1 Wealth Academy Seminar – Trusts

    Trust and Estate Planning RSVP for Free Seminar   Link – View Trust Seminar Brochure Here Tuesday – January 13th 2015 6:00 to 7:30 pm Cerritos Park East Malibu Room – 13234 E. 166th Street Cerritos, Ca 90703 562-991-3915 Maybe you have been thinking about creating a “Living Trust” or just wanted to get some information about the process. The […]

  • Mark 1 Launches Wealth Academy

    Mark 1 Launches Wealth Academy

      Mark 1 Wealth Academy Rolls Out to the Public in January 2015   The most recent Great Recession devastated millions of American families! The economic collapse was a result of poor and greedy financial management from Wall Street, major banks, and lenders – that ultimately led to millions of American families paying the price. It’s more complicated than that […]

  • Dirty Tricks Hurt Homeowners

    Dirty Tricks Hurt Homeowners

    CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY PULLS DIRTY TRICK HOLDS UNDERWATER HOMEOWNERS HOSTAGE CALL ASSEMBLY MEMBER GATTO TODAY TO VOICE YOUR OUTRAGE!    Background The federal government enacted the Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 effectively excusing borrowers from income tax on debt forgiven in a “short” sale. In late 2008, the federal government extended this relief until December 31, 2012. California conformed to […]

  • Home Equity Makes a Comeback

    Home Equity Makes a Comeback

      Home Sellers Finally Get Their Heads Above Water! Let me translate what “Equity Home Sales” means… “Sellers are selling because they can make a buck on their investment”. Dennis J. Loput Sr. Associate Broker ERA Buy America Real Estate. For release: July 23, 2013 Equity home sales make up four of five sales and reach highest level in nearly […]

  • Loan Modification Webinar Video

    Loan Modification Webinar Video

    If you are going through the loan modification process or thinking about your options you must watch the full length webinar that is posted here. The full webinar is 58 minutes long - but it is filled with information that will make it easy to understand what actually goes on when you are in the loan mod process.

  • Unclaimed Money

    Unclaimed Money

    Most unclaimed money is held by the states – about $32 billion at last count.  That’s because state law requires banks, brokerage firms and other companies that handle people’s money to turn unclaimed funds over to the states for safekeeping if they can’t locate the rightful owners.  So the states are the place to begin your search. The first place […]

  • Why and How Foreclosure Happens

    Why and How Foreclosure Happens

    Why Foreclosure Happens A great many things have been blamed for causing foreclosures. Having studied more than 150 foreclosures, talked with hundreds of owners in foreclosure, and having read every study I come across on the subject, there seems to be just a couple of root causes: declining prices, which leave homeowners with negative equity and unable to sell, and certain […]

  • Listing Prices Moving Up

    Listing Prices Moving Up

    Year-over-Year housing prices are returning to normal. The roller coaster of the crazy real estate market that went up too high came back to Earth at crashing levels. The “return to normal” has taken way too long. We all know the story. There are many reasons why we went through what we went through. We can argue who is responsible […]

  • Eviction

    Eviction

    Foreclosure and the Forced Move   When I can provide immediate assistance to home owners in trouble the outcome is always better than when I get there late. The time for “controlling the bleeding” is when the “injury” first occurs – before the Notice of Default is filed. When I am contacted in Stage One of the foreclosure process, what […]

  • No Money Down Purchases

    No Money Down Purchases

    Buy a home with little or no money down? It’s possible to get a mortgage to buy your first home even if you haven’t saved up a big down payment. Here’s where to look. With home prices and mortgage rates as low as they are, a lot of people are considering becoming first-time homebuyers. Unfortunately, many of them are discouraged by […]

  • 2013 Real Estate Laws

    2013 Real Estate Laws

    On January 1st – both the Senate and House passed H.R. 8, legislation to avert the “fiscal cliff.” The bill will be signed shortly by President Barack Obama. Below are a summary of real estate related provisions in the bill. Real Estate Tax Extenders:  Mortgage Cancellation Relief is extended for one year to January 1, 2014.  Deduction for […]

 

Other News

La Mirada Custom Home On The Market
/ April 29, 2015 2:12 pm

La Mirada Custom Home On The Market

Hot Property Hits The Market Half Acre – Zoned for Horses If you prefer “the country”, but your jobs and your children’s schooling dictate “the city”,  you will appreciate the beauty and serenity of 15259 Las Flores Avenue in La Mirada. Four Bedroom and Four Bath – 2251 sq.ft. of Living Space located on a 22,757 sq.ft. Lot. Call for the asking price.   This beautiful home is nestled in the La Mirada Creek Park area and is surrounded with […]

Mark 1 Wealth Academy Seminar – Trusts
/ December 22, 2014 5:10 pm

Mark 1 Wealth Academy Seminar – Trusts

Trust and Estate Planning RSVP for Free Seminar   Link – View Trust Seminar Brochure Here Tuesday – January 13th 2015 6:00 to 7:30 pm Cerritos Park East Malibu Room – 13234 E. 166th Street Cerritos, Ca 90703 562-991-3915 Maybe you have been thinking about creating a “Living Trust” or just wanted to get some information about the process. The number one reason most people don’t pursue at least looking into it is “they don’t know who to ask“. The […]

Mark 1 Launches Wealth Academy
/ December 20, 2014 11:39 pm

Mark 1 Launches Wealth Academy

  Mark 1 Wealth Academy Rolls Out to the Public in January 2015   The most recent Great Recession devastated millions of American families! The economic collapse was a result of poor and greedy financial management from Wall Street, major banks, and lenders – that ultimately led to millions of American families paying the price. It’s more complicated than that but the results are the same no matter who is to blame. The creation of the Mark 1 Wealth Academy […]

Dirty Tricks Hurt Homeowners
/ September 3, 2013 6:57 pm

Dirty Tricks Hurt Homeowners

CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY PULLS DIRTY TRICK HOLDS UNDERWATER HOMEOWNERS HOSTAGE CALL ASSEMBLY MEMBER GATTO TODAY TO VOICE YOUR OUTRAGE!    Background The federal government enacted the Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 effectively excusing borrowers from income tax on debt forgiven in a “short” sale. In late 2008, the federal government extended this relief until December 31, 2012. California conformed to the federal law for state tax purposes. On December 31, 2012, Congress passed budget solutions in an attempt to avoid […]

Home Equity Makes a Comeback
/ August 15, 2013 11:04 pm

Home Equity Makes a Comeback

  Home Sellers Finally Get Their Heads Above Water! Let me translate what “Equity Home Sales” means… “Sellers are selling because they can make a buck on their investment”. Dennis J. Loput Sr. Associate Broker ERA Buy America Real Estate. For release: July 23, 2013 Equity home sales make up four of five sales and reach highest level in nearly six years LOS ANGELES (July 23) – The share of equity home sales in California continued to expand in June, […]

Loan Modification Webinar Video
/ July 30, 2013 3:09 pm

Loan Modification Webinar Video

If you are going through the loan modification process or thinking about your options you must watch the full length webinar that is posted here. The full webinar is 58 minutes long - but it is filled with information that will make it easy to understand what actually goes on when you are in the loan mod process.

Unclaimed Money
/ March 12, 2013 2:33 am

Unclaimed Money

Most unclaimed money is held by the states – about $32 billion at last count.  That’s because state law requires banks, brokerage firms and other companies that handle people’s money to turn unclaimed funds over to the states for safekeeping if they can’t locate the rightful owners.  So the states are the place to begin your search. The first place you should search is your home state.  Unclaimed money is usually — though not always — held by the state […]

Why and How Foreclosure Happens
/ March 10, 2013 6:19 pm

Why and How Foreclosure Happens

Why Foreclosure Happens A great many things have been blamed for causing foreclosures. Having studied more than 150 foreclosures, talked with hundreds of owners in foreclosure, and having read every study I come across on the subject, there seems to be just a couple of root causes: declining prices, which leave homeowners with negative equity and unable to sell, and certain life events like death or divorce which can cause foreclosures in even the best housing markets. We’ll look briefly at […]

Listing Prices Moving Up
/ March 10, 2013 1:48 am

Listing Prices Moving Up

Year-over-Year housing prices are returning to normal. The roller coaster of the crazy real estate market that went up too high came back to Earth at crashing levels. The “return to normal” has taken way too long. We all know the story. There are many reasons why we went through what we went through. We can argue who is responsible and we can argue as to why the real estate crash happened. Where will all the arguing get us? The […]

Eviction
/ March 2, 2013 12:34 am

Eviction

Foreclosure and the Forced Move   When I can provide immediate assistance to home owners in trouble the outcome is always better than when I get there late. The time for “controlling the bleeding” is when the “injury” first occurs – before the Notice of Default is filed. When I am contacted in Stage One of the foreclosure process, what I refer to as the “hardship period”, all options for stopping the bleeding are still on the table. Time has […]