Archive for July, 2011

On the market

Address: 8823 La Puebla Ave., Whittier 90605

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On the market

Address: 8823 La Puebla Ave., Whittier 90605

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3rd Home lets owners exchange vacation properties

Many second-home owners make very little use of their properties. The exchange service gives members variety and flexibility

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Take a business model approach to renting out units

Letting sympathy play a role in allowing someone to rent who may not be able to keep up with payments can be costly and lead to a lengthy eviction process. Question: I own three apartments and allowed a young woman to move in without giving me a security deposit or the first month’s rent.

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More home buyers are walking away from signed contracts

Realty brokers say a recent uptick in contract cancellations is surprising and worrisome. Financing issues are among the causes, and economic worries and low-ball appraisals are also busting up deals. Are home buyers walking away in droves from the contracts they’ve signed

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Hot Property: Brooke Burke, David Charvet list in Malibu

“Dancing With the Stars” co-host Brooke Burke and actor David Charvet have put their Malibu house up for sale at $12.5 million.

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Road Less Traveled Rewards Effort

Some travelers prefer the comfort and familiarity of found along the beaten path, but others prefer to seek out sights that are more hidden from view. For those adventurers, International Living recommends 10 places that reward those few visitors who are willing to make the trip. Northwest Donegal…

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Uruguay Offers Many Benefits for Expats

People shopping for the perfect location for a second home or vacation villa should look no further than Uruguay.

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Low Mortgage Rates May Rise On US Debt Fears

Homebuyer interest rates are at historical lows and now analysts are debating whether a default on U.S. debt will cause a spike in the numbers as the country moves past the Aug. 2 deadline for debt resolution

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New Housing Tax Credit Laws in Oklahoma

Adding the amount of low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) granted to a property used for discounted rental to the value of the property can greatly increase the taxable value of that property. The ruling in Stillwater Housing Associates v.

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