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October 8, 2014

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2014 Gathering of Eagles by Air Force Flight Test Museum in Lancaster, CA

Folk 2014 Gathering of Eagles is upon us again. We, the Flight Test Historical Foundation will be hosting the Gathering […]

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April 25, 2014

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Save More for Retirement with The Saver’s Credit

The Saver’s Credit is a tax credit that partially subsidizes the retirement savings of lower-income taxpayers. Government will actually help low-income earners save for retirement!

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April 23, 2014

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Honoring Cold War CIA/USAF Pilots at the Blackbird Airpark Open House in Palmdale on 26 April 2014

Hey everyone, come and help us honor some real Cold War heroes: U-2, A-12, & SR-71 pilots! We will be hosting […]

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April 21, 2014

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Get a Job!!!

“PUT ME IN CHARGE … “Put me in charge of food stamps. I’d get rid of Lone Star cards; no […]

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April 10, 2014

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Retirment Planning – You Have to Start Early

Retirement Planning has to start early, or you’ll be losing 100’s of thousands of dollars, if not millions, in compound […]

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March 30, 2014

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How to Live on a Budget – Reduce Your Housing & Living Costs

Budgeting – the “B” word nobody wants to talk about, but we are going to address it here today. Do […]

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March 28, 2014

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Get $6000+ Back From IRS in Earned Income Tax Record (EITC)

What is Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)? EITC, or Earned Income Tax Credit, is a benefit for working people who […]

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March 23, 2014

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5 Basic Elements of a FICO Credit Score and Credit Report Basics

Find out what your credit score (FICO) is made up of, and what it takes to improve a bad credit score.

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March 12, 2014

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5 Tips to Improving Your Credit Score

So what are some specific tips for boosting or improving your credit score? 1 – Amounts Owed Tips Keep balances […]

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January 29, 2014

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FREE Credit Montioring and Reporting for Anyone

Target Free Credit Monitoring

Recently, Target announced that they would offer one year of free credit monitoring and identity theft protection to all Target guests who […]

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December 30, 2013

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HUD Announces Lower FHA Loan Limits as of January 1, 2014

HUD Loan Prices Lowered

FHA drastically lowers loan limits: Last week, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced it was reducing the loan limit for […]

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November 29, 2013

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Equity Sharing Loan Modification Program by BofA and Wells Fargo

Equity Sharing Loan Modification Program – Wells Fargo and Bank of America Are Participating The Ocwen Financial Equity Sharing Mortgage […]

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November 13, 2013

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HARP2 Refinance – For Rental Properties and Vacation Homes

HARP2.0 Making Home Affordable Program

(Copied from Bankrate.com) HARP 2.0, a revamped version of the Home Affordable Refinance Program, was finally announced. Until now, only […]

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November 7, 2013

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$5000 Transition Assistance For Homeowners Losing Their Homes – Transition Assistance Program (TAP)

Transition Assistance Program (TAP)

Distressed California Homeowners May Qualify for California’s Keep Your Home California Transition Assistance Program (TAP) If your financially distressed California […]

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July 29, 2012

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Will You Be Paying the Home Sales Tax Under Obama’s Health Care Law?

obamacare home sales tax 2013

By Ilse Cordoni on http://www.aoausa.com/care_law.html There is a persistent rumor that if you’re a property owner who sells real estate […]

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June 6, 2012

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California Extends Tenant Protection Act to 2019

The California legislature passed another set of bills Thursday extending protections to tenants facing eviction. The two bills (AB 2610 […]

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February 4, 2012

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Chase Bank / JPMorgan / WAMU Cherry-Pick Protocol For Purchasing SFR REOs Via Non-Profit Organizations

Please do not contact us until you thoroughly understand the process described below – experienced NPO real estate buyers only […]

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January 26, 2012

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How To Market Your Rental Properties On Internet for FREE And Find Tenants

How To Market Your Rental Properties – Once you have your rental property rehabbed and ready to go, how do […]

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January 26, 2012

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How To Rent Out Your Property Without Showing It

How To Rent Out Your Property Without Showing It – In my previous post titled “How To Market Your Properties […]

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January 26, 2012

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How To Market Your Properties With the Address in the Domain Name

How To Market Your Properties With the Address in the Domain Name – In my previous How To Market Your […]

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January 2, 2012

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Obama’s New Plan to Refinance Underwater Fannie and Freddie HARP Mortgages

Just a note to remind you that in October, President Obama announced plans to open up refinancing to more homeowners […]

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November 25, 2011

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10% Down Investor Loans – HomePath Mortgages on Fannie Mae Foreclosures

10% Down Investor Loans – HomePath Mortgages on Fannie Mae Foreclosures ———————————————————————– Purchase Loans – HomePath® Mortgage Financing This special […]

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November 15, 2011

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Govenment REO Websites That List Foreclosures

HUD VA FDIC SBA Freddie Mac Sallie Mae (GRP Financial) Fannie Mae US Dept of Agriculture US Govt Home Sales […]

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November 15, 2011

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Bank REO Websites That List Foreclosures

AmSouth Bank Bank Of America Beal Bank BB&T Citibank Compass Bank Countrywide Home Loans Downey Savings Fidelity National Financial First […]

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November 11, 2011

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Home Valuation Websites

HOME VALUATION WEBSITES – My favorite one is CyberHomes.com, because its values are always on the conservative side. To properly […]

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November 8, 2011

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How Much Rent Shoud You Charge?

I don’t know how much YOU should charge, but check these websites for how much properties are renting for in […]

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November 5, 2011

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Prohibited Self-Directed IRA Investments

Prohibited Self-Directed IRA Investments – While you can invest in a wide variety of alternative assets in your tax-deferred account, […]

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November 5, 2011

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Self-Directed Checkbook Control IRAs

There are regular Self-Directed IRAs and Checkbook Control Self-Directed IRAs, which allow you to form an LLC inside the IRA […]

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November 5, 2011

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What Is a Self-Directed IRA And What Allows You To Buy Real Estate With It

Section 408 of the Internal Revenue Code permits individuals to use a self-directed IRA to purchase real estate investments such […]

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November 5, 2011

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How To Use Self Directed IRA for Buying Real Estate Without Paying Interest or Penalties!

Use self directed IRA money to buy investments of your choice, such as real estate rental properties, without distribution taxes […]

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November 5, 2011

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Articles on Self-Directed IRA Investing

Alternative investments: What Advisors are Using Investment News, 08/09/2011 Mixed Up on the Right Asset Mix SmartMoney, 03/30/2011 Benefits of […]

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November 5, 2011

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List of Self-Directed IRA Companies

Self-Directed IRA Companies: http://www.udirectira.com/ – newer than others, but one of the best http://www.EquityTrust.com – The one I have and […]

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November 5, 2011

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How To Virtually View a Property – 3-D Aerial Views

http://maps.live.com/ – birdseye view from four directions, can be rotated (click on BirdsEye View) www.zillow.com – will identify the exact […]

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November 5, 2011

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How To Research Future Housing Growth In An Area

How do you research an area and find out what the future housing growth of a certain area will be?   […]

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November 5, 2011

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First Time Home Buyer Downpayment Assistance Programs

First Time Home Buyer Downpayment Assistance Programs – How do you know what’s available in your area? There are over […]

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November 5, 2011

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Free Real Estate Legal Forms

Free real estate legal forms are not something you can use every time you need one, since each state has […]

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October 29, 2011

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Help For Laura Wolfe

My friend, Laura Wolfe, is currently going through Stage 4 cancer treatments, with cancer having spread to her organs already. […]

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August 22, 2011

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America’s 10 “Sickest” Housing Markets

By Charles B. Stockdale, Douglas A. McIntyre and Michael B. Sauter For three years, the real estate market has been […]

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July 13, 2011

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First Steps in Asset Protection for Real Estate Investors

First Steps in Asset Protection for Real Estate – Have You Taken Them? by Asset Protection Attorney Clint Coons From […]

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June 15, 2011

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Landlord Tenant Relationship – “Hard-Nosed” Landlording: Keep Your Tenants In Line

Landlord tenant relationship can be difficult or easy – it’s totally up to you, the landlord.  One way to make […]

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March 5, 2011

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My Real Estate Dreams Got Shattered…

My Real Estate Dreams Got Shattered…

By Doug Fath My real estate dreams got shattered … in a single conversation. Unfortunately, it also happened to be […]

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February 23, 2011

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Using State and Federal Exemptions as Part of an Asset Protection Strategy

Using State and Federal Exemptions as Part of an Asset Protection Strategy by Tiffany N. Ballenger, Esq., from Black & […]

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February 20, 2011

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5 Negotiating Tips for First Time Home Buyers

5 Negotiating Tips for First Time Home Buyers

5 Negotiating Tips for First Time Home Buyers is a great article from a website called DoorFly.com, which is full […]

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February 11, 2011

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Bulk REO Sales

Bulk REO Sales

Currently we’re working directly with Citi and Bank of America to help them with their bulk REO sales.  By “directly”, […]

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February 11, 2011

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Government Auctions and Real Estate Auctions Website

Here’s a cool government auctions and real estate auctions Website – Bid4Assets.com. On this auction website you’ll find links to: […]

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January 28, 2011

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Old Soviet Propaganda Videos – Pretty Cool

I was just singing this song on my way to work a weeka go. When I was in summer camp […]

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January 27, 2011

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Tax Limitations For Flipping Houses

Tax Limitations For Flipping Houses – Did You Know They Exist? by Asset Protection Attorney Clint Coons Prior to the […]

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January 23, 2011

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Hate it!!! Home Foreclosure Moratorium For the 2010 Holidays

January 2011 So here we are, a year later, and nothing has changed…  If you look at the comment links […]

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January 15, 2011

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2010 Small Business Jobs Act Tax Breaks

2010 Small Business Jobs Act Tax Breaks by Asset Protection Attorney Clint Coons The recently enacted 2010 Small Business Jobs […]

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January 2, 2011

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Lead-Safe Paint Laws For Landlords

LEAD-SAFE PAINT PRACTICES REQUIREMENT AFFECTING LANDLORDS BEGAN APRIL 22, 2010 The EPA has issued a Renovation, Repair and Paint rule […]

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December 16, 2010

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F-18 High G Passout Video – Funny

This is why I would never have the guts to go in a chase plane, like some of the photogs, […]

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November 22, 2010

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After-Thanksgiving Plumbing Tips For Your Renters

Retail stores aren’t the only ones busy on Black Friday- it’s the busiest day for plumbers, too.  Pass these tips […]

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November 11, 2010

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Unclaimed Airline Baggage Auction – Bargain Deals

Avoid Losing Your Airline Luggage Are you traveling this Veteran’s Day? Ever wondered what happens to unclaimed lost luggage? In […]

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October 28, 2010

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Avoid Deficiency Judgement, From Short Sales With Full Recourse Loan, In California

This legal chart is intended to provide a quick and easy guide to determine when a borrower may be liable […]

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October 19, 2010

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Commercial (Multi-Unit) NON-RECOURSE Loans Finally Available – No Taxes

My partner Mike Motlagh, who’s a commercial mortgage Broker, finally found a small  bank that provides commercial NON-RECOURSE loans, with […]

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October 14, 2010

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How Long Do Bankruptcies And Foreclosures Stay On a Credit Report?

Q: How long do bankruptcies and foreclosures stay on a credit report? A:  Bankruptcies and foreclosures can remain on a […]

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October 11, 2010

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List of All Bank & Lender Loss Mitigation Departments

This is a great website that includes Short Sale requirements for all of the different lenders, as well as their […]

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October 3, 2010

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Converting a 401k to a ROTH IRA

Converting a 401k to a ROTH IRA By Clint Coons, Asset Protection Attorney, Seattle, WA A question I often receive […]

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September 28, 2010

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Chart – SoCal Median Home Prices Decreasing; MLS Inventory Increasing

I always said real estate home prices bottomed out in March/April of 2009, because that;s when I got my best […]

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September 26, 2010

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RSS Feeds Explained – How To Receive My Blog Posts Automatically

RSS Feeds Explained – What Is RSS? You may have seen little “RSS” buttons around the Internet. If you were […]

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September 24, 2010

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Remove Malware And Virus From Your PC

This article was sent to me by Technology Helpline.  For my own article that I wrote a few months ago, […]

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September 19, 2010

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Arizona Estate Planning for Your Digital Property

Estate Planning for Your Digital Property – Many of us, myself included, own properties in Arizona, which is currently one […]

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September 10, 2010

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Who Pays For Plumbing Problem? Landlord or Tenant?

Who Pays For Plumbing Problem?  Landlord or Tenant? Q: Recently the toilet in my apartment overflowed. The water poured out […]

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September 6, 2010

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What is an FHA 203k Rehab Loan? It’s Not Limited To $35,000!

A big problem with flipping houses these days is that most buyers are first time home buyers with FHA loans, […]

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August 29, 2010

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona’s Maricopa County Is At It Again!

SHERIFF JOE IS AT IT AGAIN! You all remember Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona’s Maricopa County, who painted the jail […]

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August 28, 2010

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Mortgage Help for Unemployed – Home Affordable Unemployment Program (HAUP)

Mortgage Help for Unemployed – Home Affordable Unemployment Program (HAUP)

Starting July 1, homeowners can apply for assistance from the Home Affordable Unemployment Program (HAUP). Mortgage Help for Unemployed, or […]

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August 27, 2010

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Get Thousands of Followers on Twitter Automatically

Get Thousands of Followers on Twitter Automatically by using TweetAdder and setting your account on autopilot to follow and unfollow […]

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August 13, 2010

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VA Vendee Program Contact Info

Click HERE to download the VA Vendee Program Flyer.  See the previous two posts for all of the additional info […]

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August 11, 2010

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VA Vendee Program Facts

VA Vendee Program Facts & Info: VA Vendee Financing Program offers 5% down financing for Real Estate Investors, and is […]

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August 11, 2010

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VA Vendee Program Offers 5% Down Financing For Investors

VA Vendee Program Info & Questions: VA Vendee Financing Program offers 5% down financing for Real Estate Investors, and is […]

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August 7, 2010

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For Landlords – Tips on Setting Rent & Drawing Up Lease

Tips on Setting Rent & Drawing Up Lease – Cover all bases when extending tenant’s lease Q: Almost two years […]

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August 4, 2010

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For Landlords – Set Subtenancy Rules Upfront

Set Subtenancy Rules Upfront Q: I rent a three-bedroom house to my tenants, a couple. A while ago, they asked […]

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August 1, 2010

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For Landlords – When Renters Become Buyers

When renters become buyers Q: We’ve been renting a single-family home that we would like to purchase if the owner […]

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July 28, 2010

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For Landlords – Can Landlords Go After Lease Guarantors?

Can Landlords Go After Lease Guarantors? Q: My aunt and uncle agreed to sign as guarantors when my wife and […]

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July 25, 2010

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FREE Anti-Virus and Malware Programs That Worked For Me!

FREE Anti-Virus and Malware Programs That Worked For Me! These are the  FREE anti-virus and malware detection programs that finally […]

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July 23, 2010

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Purchasing A Condo? Check Out The HOA First!

Purchasing A Condo?   Check Out The HOA First: If you are thinking of purchasing a Condo because there are so […]

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July 21, 2010

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For Landlords – What Happens After the Lease Expires?

What Happens After the Lease Expires? Q: I live in a townhouse and had a lease for the first year. […]

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July 18, 2010

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For Landlords – Who Pays For Tenant Ordered Home Improvements

Who Pays For Tenant Ordered Home Improvements Q: We rent a single-family house to tenants who have been there for […]

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July 16, 2010

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How To Develop a Marketing Plan For a Business

Develop a Marketing Plan For Any Business! Powerful marketing requires a detailed plan that spells out your campaign’s objectives, methodology […]

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July 15, 2010

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For Landlords – Renting To College Students

College renters stay year-round – Landlord unsure of deposit protocol Q: I have a rental home located near a college […]

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July 14, 2010

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California Unclaimed Property – FREE Search

Go to this  CA State Controller’s California Unclaimed Property website to see if you are due any money.  Plug your […]

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July 9, 2010

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For Landlords – Does Grace Period Exist For Payment of Rent?

Does grace period exist for payment of rent? Question: Our lease agreement states that rent is due on the “last […]

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July 7, 2010

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For Landlords – Charging Tenants for Countertop Stains

For Landlords – Charging Tenants for Countertop Stains

Can landlord deduct half of replacement cost from deposit? Q: My tenants recently moved out after living in my rental […]

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July 5, 2010

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Recoup Deposit When Short Sale Goes REO

Recoup Deposit When Short Sale Goes REO – Short Sale Hindsight Q: I sent a short-sale contract termination notice to […]

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June 27, 2010

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New HUD Website Combines HUD Grants, Real Estate, Economics Data

A new Web portal combines local, regional and statewide housing and economic data from a variety of government sources, HUD […]

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June 15, 2010

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The Price Of a Good Handyman?

THE PRICE OF A GOOD HANDYMAN? How much per hour is a good handyman worth? For example, how much would […]

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June 12, 2010

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Senate Votes to Block Lead-Based Paint Rule Fines

Senate Votes to Block Lead-Based Paint Rule Fines – New lead-based paint laws for landlords The U.S. Senate has voted […]

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May 31, 2010

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What Is an All Inclusive Trust Deed (AITD)?

What Is an All Inclusive Trust Deed (AITD) or a Wrap Around Mortgage?  See a write-up below from Patrick McGurk

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May 16, 2010

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PROTECTING TENANTS AT FORECLOSURE ACT of 2009

PROTECTING TENANTS AT FORECLOSURE ACT of 2009 -This is the text from the newly passed federal law protecting tenants who […]

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April 27, 2010

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RRP RULE AND NEW LEAD-SAFE PRACTICES REQUIREMENT AFFECTING LANDLORDS BEGINNING APRIL 22, 2010

RRP RULE AND NEW LEAD-SAFE PRACTICES REQUIREMENT: The EPA has issued a Renovation, Repair and Paint rule (RRP) requiring the […]

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April 24, 2010

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South Lake Tahoe Ski Lodge For Sale – REO – $1.5M

South Lake Tahoe Ski Lodge For Sale – REO – $1.5M: REO South Lake Tahoe Ski lodge  – under contract!  […]

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April 24, 2010

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New CAR Purchase Agreement – Seller Statement of Information Requirement

New  CAR Purchase Agreement Requirement: On April 28th 2010 the New CAR Purchase Agreement will take effect.  One of the […]

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April 18, 2010

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Real Estate Investment Club (REIC) List for California, US, and Canada

Real Estate Investment Club (REIC) List for California, US, and Canada

Real Estate Investment Club  list (REIC) below starts off with local SoCal meetings, followed by longer REIC lists below are […]

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April 18, 2010

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Freddie Mac Bulk REO Sales

Freddie Mac Bulk REO Sales

Here’s a reprint of a LinkedIn post about Freddie Mac Bulk REO sales misrepresentation from one of the bulk buyers.  […]

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April 11, 2010

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$10,000 California First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit – Starts May 1, 2010

$10,000 California First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit – Starts May 1, 2010 NOTE: Please read the comments section about […]

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March 30, 2010

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How to Build Your Blog From Scratch – FREE Tutorials

How to Build Your Blog – go to BlogDevelopmentSite.com for detailed lessons and instructions. Below is a list of some […]

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March 29, 2010

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Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA): Overview

The Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA) provides additional options to avoid costly foreclosures and offers incentives to borrowers, servicers […]

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