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Whether you are buying your first home or trading up to a larger property our industry knowledge will help you find the right home.  We have experience in negotiating with Banks on REO properties as well as successfully negotiating short sale transactions.  Our customers are continually satisfied with the responsiveness of our Realtors, and their ability to explain the finer points in Real Estate.  
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Why are Short Sales such a Nightmare in Aliso Viejo?

by keithwatts October 27, 2011 Buyers

 Aliso Viejo Real Estate-Trying to buy a short sale?  Trying to get short sale approval on the sale of your current home?  If you find yourself in either situation I certainly understand all of the problems you’ve encountered, and may have a trick which could help get that Approval.  Of course I’m sure I could …

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Is this house falling down the hill?

by keithwatts September 29, 2011 Buyers

Great question, especially if you’re interested in buying the house and it’s probably not the right question.  They should be asking, “Is it going to slide down the hill after I buy it?” On many Aliso Viejo Listings, Laguna Niguel Listings, and Laguna Beach Listings the main attraction is the view so I don’t ever …

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Don’t you have an imagination?

by keithwatts June 22, 2011 Banked Owned Homes

I currently have, and have had a few Bank Owned Homes in Aliso Viejo.  All of my listings in Aliso Viejo seem to generate a lot of interest from buyers online however my Bank Owned Listings in Aliso Viejo always seem to disappoint the buyers due to their condition.  Most buyers in today’s marketplace are …

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Can I qualify for a mortage on a home in Aliso Viejo?

by keithwatts June 17, 2011 Buyers

Most shopping in Aliso Viejo can qualify for more than they shoul borrow.

I’m amazed at how aggressive people are when it comes to buying a home, especially in the midst of our foreclosure storm.  On every Aliso Viejo Real Estate Listing I service I always require potential buyers to submit a pre-approval letter from their …

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Does this house have Termites?

by keithwatts June 15, 2011 Banked Owned Homes

Of course, if the house is made of wood.  The real question should be, “How bad is the termite problem”?   If you’re buying a house the next question will be, “Who is paying to get rid of them”? 

The first question can be answered by obtaining a professional termite report.   An inspector walks around the property …

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Locals Only

by keithwatts June 15, 2011 Buyers

Do you sell homes in Irvine?  Of course I can, but I really shouldn’t.  Let me rephrase that, I’m not an expert in Irvine and you would be better off with an agent who is an expert in Irvine Listings.  For the record I recommend Paul Conti at Prudential.  I know the argument against what …

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Bees in Aliso Viejo

by keithwatts June 15, 2011 Banked Owned Homes

In the seventies there was a terrible horror movie called “The Swarm” with Michael Cain.  If you haven’t seen it you’ve got to look it up.  Henry Fonda had a bit role and the entire premise was a swarm of Bees terrorizing the land.  I saw it when I was five and maybe its fate …

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