Foreclosure notice of default in California– what is it?

If you’ve gotten a foreclosure notice of default and want to know what the heck is going on, keep reading. Basically, a foreclosure notice of default is a document that has to be filed by a lender to start the process of foreclosure. The foreclosure notice of default must be sent to anyone who has … Continued

Help, I’m behind in my mortgage payments in Orange County!

When you fall behind in your mortgage payments on your Orange County home, it can feel like you’re drowning in debt. Even if you’re able to make your monthly payment, catching up on a past due balance can be an overwhelming challenge. There’s a few options that can help you to avoid foreclosure in Orange County … Continued

The State of the Market for Buyers in Orange County California

Is it still a buyer’s market today in Orange County? As experts in the Orange County real estate market, we get asked this question a lot. The answer isn’t as simple as yes or no. First off, it really depends on the property type and location. Single-family homes in great locations that are priced well … Continued

How to Find a Good Real Estate Agent in Orange County

Hiring a real estate agent in Orange County can be frustrating. So what are the steps on how to find a good real estate agent in Orange County? Many local large real estate brokers will spend thousands of dollars each month to ensure that their agents are the most visible, whether it be online, in the … Continued

What is a Pre-Foreclosure in Orange County?

With millions of homes across the country going into foreclosure, it’s important for both buyers and mortgage holders to understand the process. So what is a pre-foreclosure in Orange County anyway? Many homeowners across America and Orange County are facing difficulties making their monthly mortgage payments. When a homeowner misses 3-6 months of mortgage payments, the lending … Continued

How to Avoid Foreclosure in Orange County

While the housing market is rebounding, many people in Orange County] are still struggling to make their mortgage payments. If you’re underwater on your home, or having trouble keeping up with your monthly mortgage payments, you could be fearful that your mortgage provider is going to foreclose. Thankfully, there are a number of things that you can … Continued

How to Sell Your House to an Investor in Orange County California

Home ownership just isn’t what it was in the 1950’s. In the past, people would buy a home and live there for the rest of their lives, often passing it on to their family. Things have changed. Many first-time homebuyers are going into it with the attitude that they’ll sell when it’s time for a change. If … Continued

Selling Your Home During a Divorce in Orange County

If you’re wondering about the ins and outs of selling your home during a divorce in Orange County California… we’ll dive into the steps and things to look out for in this article. With over 50% of American marriages ending in divorce, many Orange County California residents are looking or advice for selling a home during … Continued

How to stay in my home after foreclosure in Orange County

A recent study estimates that 47% of foreclosed properties are still occupied. When you first see that stat you may be surprised… but we’re not. What most people don’t realize is that banks aren’t in the business to own homes. They are in the business to loan people money. But when they have to foreclose … Continued

We buy houses in Orange County companies – are they credible?

If you’ve been driving around in Orange County, chances are you’ve seen some billboards advertising companies that buy houses. Often times they say things like “We Buy Orange County Houses!” or “Cash For Your House”. Are these “we buy houses in Orange County companies” credible? How do I know if the local house buying companies out … Continued

Understanding the Foreclosure Process in California

Understanding the foreclosure process in California is an important part of navigating your own home foreclosure. Before we dive in… What is foreclosure anyway? Foreclosure is the legal process that lenders use to take back property securing a loan, generally after the borrower stops making payments. Foreclosure is no fun.  But just know that it’s not … Continued

Can I sell my Orange County house in foreclosure?

Do you have a Orange County California house that’s in foreclosure right now? Many people going through the California foreclosure process want to get out from under that burdensome house and wonder if they can sell the house in foreclosure. The short answer: yes. The long answer: it’s a little more complicated, but usually you … Continued

Selling My House for Cash in Orange County

Should you take a cash offer for your Orange County house? Not always. I’ll tell you how to sell any property for cash, some reasons to refuse a cash offer – and when you shouldn’t say no. Selling My House For Cash In Orange County If you’re selling a property in Orange County to an end buyer … Continued

How do I sell my house without an agent in Orange County?

If you’re looking to sell your house or investment property in Orange County without using a real estate agent, we can help. Although we do cooperate with brokers, sometimes it’s best to avoid paying someone to be in the middle. After all, paying 5-6% of the sale of a property in a commission is a lot of … Continued