Short sale tax break deadline approaching

If you know anyone who has been considering the idea of doing a short sale of their Long Beach home, let them know that the window will soon be closing an important tax-relief measure. A short sale is simply a sale where the homeowner owes more on the property than it’s currently worth and so the … [Read more...]

Facing Foreclosure in Long Beach?

If you behind on your mortgage payments or facing foreclosure of your Long Beach home, you may be wondering what your options are. My team and I have worked with lots of homeowners in this situation. We've been able to help homeowners successfully avoid foreclosure even when the trustee sale was … [Read more...]

Tax Relief Deadline Expiring for Short Sales

If you or someone you know is considering a short sale of your home in Long Beach or surrounding communities, you should be aware that a rule regarding tax relief is set to expire at the end of this year. In 2007. the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 was passed, helping many … [Read more...]

Should I Walk Away From My Long Beach Home?

Last weekend I met with a woman who was trying to decide what to do with a Long Beach home. Her uncle just passed away and as the trustee and executor, it's her job to take care of the estate. Unfortunately, the primary asset is a home with no equity. The mortgage is current right now, and we … [Read more...]

Don’t Let Your Long Beach Home Get Foreclosed On Without Exploring Other Options!

Earlier this month, we had some past clients who lost their Long Beach home to foreclosure. It was devastating for them and disappointing for us as well. We have helped dozens of Long Beach homeowners avoid foreclosure through short sales and we wanted to help them too. Unfortunately, it was too … [Read more...]

Another Short Sale Class? You Bet!

Several years ago, as the Long Beach real estate market shifted, my business made a radical shift along with it. I went from doing all traditional sales to doing a lot of short sales. The first couple were tough. In one of our first underwater sales, we listed a Long Beach home for sale just … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Buying A Short Sale

If you're considering buying a short sale, you may have heard horror stories about buyers who've waited for months or even years only to find out they can't buy the dream home they've been waiting for. That does happen. But if you understand the process and follow the five tips below from Long Beach … [Read more...]

3913 N Virginia Rd #210

SOLD! Two bedroom Virginia Country Club area condo has wood laminate floors, high ceilings with crown moldings, and a gas fireplace. Tucked in the rear of the complex, this unit has two private patios -- one off the master bedroom and another off the dining room and second bedroom. You'll love the … [Read more...]

Long Beach CA Short Sale Expert Offers Advice to Struggling Homeowners

If you or someone you know is considering a short sale of your Long Beach area home, it's important to get all the facts.   Many times when people fall behind their mortgage, they get bombarded with information and solicitations but aren’t sure where to turn. If you do nothing, the eventual … [Read more...]

2429 E 4th St

  JUST SOLD! This charming 3 bedroom Craftsman bungalow in the Rose Park South Historic District features a large living and dining room with hardwood floors, a master bedroom wih separate sitting area and a full master bath with clawfoot tub and separate shower.  There are 2 additional … [Read more...]