What should Tehachapi homeowners avoid doing if you can’t afford to pay your mortgage?

Let’s talk about some do’s before we get the don’ts.

So, what are some good things to do if you are a Tehachapi homeowner and can’t afford to pay your mortgage?
Find out what your options are!  You didn’t set out to be in this situation and your lender will understand that.
 
Many times folks that are no […]

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Are short sales a good choice for you as a buyer?

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Are short sales a good choice for you as a buyer?  Let’s answer that with another question.  Are you planning to move, or are you planning to look?
Short sales occur when a seller’s lender agrees to take less money to satisfy the mortgage debt then the seller owes on the mortgage.  That’s a pretty simple sentence […]

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Coming Soon?

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How often does it happen that you are driving around Tehachapi keeping an eye out for new real estate signs and you see one that says “Coming Soon?”  What does this mean?
Usually, “Coming Soon” signs are put up on behalf of sellers of foreclosed properties.  For an excellent article on why putting up a “Coming […]

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How to E-Sign Your Transaction Documents

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Check out the brief video to see what you will see in your electronic signature request

FAQs:
Are electronic signatures safe?
Even the United States Government is accepting electronic signatures for documents in real estate transactions.  Using a reputable provider ensures a safer transaction.  I use Docusign® which is also the choice of the National Association of REALTORS®.
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Why Might Short Sales Stabilize the Real Estate Market?

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I hear from lots of prospective buyers that want to get a list of Tehachapi foreclosed properties so they can look for the “best deal.”  The truth is a foreclosed property may not be the best deal whether you are the occupant of the foreclosed home, or the prospective purchaser.
As the occupant, if you are […]

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Tip of the Week – Money Saving Fire Starting

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Saving money is always a good idea.  Today, I want to share a tip with you to save money on starting fires in your fireplace or wood-stove.  Take a look at the short video to find out how.

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to watch out for expensive purchases that I don’t really need. […]

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