An Interesting Perspective On The Housing Recovery

An article written by Orlando Realtor® Judy Chapman on her “Orlando For Sale” blog caught my eye the other day. The article, which had a follow-on, described in the context of realistic appreciation expectations, how long a homeowner may expect it to take for their home’s value to return to the height of the market values. In the case of Orlando property, she projects that it could take more than 10 years for values to return to their high point from 2007. So, being curious, I performed the same little analysis on Orange County, California home values [more . . .]

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Foreclosure and Tenants Update [amended]

Of the inquiries we receive, I believe one of the more common questions starts something like this:
I am a tenant renting a home, and today I received a notice from the bank that they are going to foreclose on the house. What is going to happen?” The answer is a mixed bag of good and bad. At this point, a little background is important . . .

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