Category Archives: Buying

  • There’s an App for That

    BY Bill Stehr

    We hear a lot about the way smartphones are making our lives easier and with information and communication simply with the opening of an app. Indeed, we listen a bit more closely whenever we hear someone say, There’s... 

  • New FHA Leeway for Home Loan Approvals

    BY Bill Stehr

    Having a low FICO score usually means there is no way for you to quality for a FHA mortgage, but changes to the underwriting process August 2015 means that more borrowers may qualify. This blog summarizes news on New FHA... 

  • Qualifying for a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

    BY Bill Stehr

    During the past several years, many turned to entrepreneurship to survive¬†the economic downturn and job loss, but how does this impact Qualifying for a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed? In fact, working for yourself... 

  • Manage Your Risk of Slower Closing Procedures Soon in Effect

    BY Bill Stehr

    This year, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) begins requiring banks provide a different protocol of lender documentation to close mortgaged home purchases. 30-day escrows will soon be in the past as all concerned... 

  • Corona del Mar Home Sales Trend

    BY Bill Stehr

    Corona del Mar CA is an eclectic and charming beach community of friendly neighbors, a variety of businesses and restaurants and most of the city is a short walk to beaches, vistas and breeze of the Pacific. Whether you already... 

  • Corona del Mar CA Home Sales

    BY Bill Stehr

    The Market Action Index for Corona del Mar CA Home Sales has been trending lower for several weeks while prices have remained relatively stable. If inventory continues to grow relative to demand however, it is likely that... 

  • How to Avoid Being House Poor

    BY Bill Stehr

    Buying a home is exciting. If you’re young, it gives you the sense of finally stepping into the adult world. If you’re at some other life milestone (marriage, starting a family, empty-nester) the idea of a larger... 

  • Corona del Mar Real Estate and Home Sale Trends

    BY Bill Stehr

      Click the blue link below for this week’s Corona del Mar Real Estate and Home Sales Trends for Single Family homes. This is an executive one page report with accurate and local information on home sales in the... 

  • Corona del Mar Housing Market

    BY Bill Stehr

    With the holiday season behind us and into the New Year, it’s ideal time to review the Corona del Mar Housing Market trends whether your home plans are to buy, sell or invest. Follow either link below for this weeks’... 

  • Corona del Mar Christmas Lights

    BY Bill Stehr

    Corona del Mar Christmas Lights and festive atmosphere were enjoyed on the annual Christmas Lights Walk on the week end and continues to offer season’s decorations, shopping, dining, community events and just general...