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Pending Sales Leveling

Following a market swing driven by response to the homebuyer tax credit, pending home sales in December have leveled off, according to a report Tuesday by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). In November, the Pending Home Sales ...

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Synopsis: LA City Short Sales

Our Mission LA City Short Sales, a division of Toni Patillo & Associates, is dedicated to assisting distressed homeowners nationwide by identifying and implementing the best available loss mitigation option to prevent foreclosure. Fol...

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2010 Winter Olympics Opening

The 2010 Winter Olympics opened this weekend in Vancouver, BC. with a beautiful ceremony that celebrated Canada‘s diverse and easy going nature. There was even a bit of improvisation when there was a technical malfunction with the 4...

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Short Sales See Big Jump in Activity

Despite having a bad wrap for often being slow and problematic (well at least for those who don’t use LA City Short Sales), short sales are quickly becoming a preferred method to dispose of distressed properties and avoid foreclosure. ...

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American Red Cross

With the recent disasters in Haiti and Chile, the American Red Cross continues to lead the pack in disaster relief. I highly recommend taking time and donating to this great organization. Your gift to the American Red Cross wi...

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bargain tag

Good News for Bargain hunters!

Foreclosures continue to drive down home prices in hard-hit states like Michigan, but according to the auction company Hudson & Marshall of Texas, this is good news for buyers and investors looking for bargains on homes. On Tuesday, Huds...

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DSNews: Chase Joins Second-Lien Program

Chase, the U.S. consumer and commercial banking brand of JPMorgan Chase & Co, announced Monday that it will provide additional help to struggling homeowners by joining the second-lien program under the Home Affordable Modification Program (...

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