Tag Archives: foreclosures in Orange County

Is buying still cheaper than renting?

Paying a mortgage remained cheaper than paying rent in most parts of the U.S. This past third quarter, although buyers who make a low downpayment may end up spending more to own than to rent in some areas, per a … Continue reading

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Outlook for 2012 REO/ShortSales

The outlook for 2012 continues to be filled with uncertainty. The market has been permanently transformed over the last few years, but will that be enough to move things forward or will it continue to stay stuck in the mud? … Continue reading

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The Obama administration and the recovery of the housing market

The Obama administration is ramping up talks on how to revive the housing market, which is weighing on the economic recovery—and possibly the president’s re-election in 2012. Last year, advisers considered several housing-policy prescriptions but rejected them in favor of … Continue reading

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GREAT ACT OF KINDNESS

At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves children with learning disabilities, the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by all who attended. After extolling the school and its dedicated staff, … Continue reading

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