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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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What is an REO?

by May 31, 2011 Banked Owned Homes

The term comes from Real Estate Owned by banks.  An REO is simply a bank owned property.  Bank take backs vary from state to state depending on whether or not the region requires a “Judicial” or “Non-Judicial” foreclosure but in California the process occurs in the following ways:

Step 1-Payments are not made.

There are countless reasons why payments …

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Get A Home Value Report

by March 4, 2011 Real Estate in Aliso Viejo Area-How Much Is My Home Worth?

Are you looking to sell now or in the near future? If so, the first and most important factor to get a grasp of before deciding to put your home on the market is, ‘what will you net from a sale today?’

Where to get a general home value idea…

You can visit a site like Zillow in …

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