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Owning a home is the American Dream…
with our help you can make this dream a reality! The process of purchasing a new home can be very intimidating. It is a landmark event in your life and therefore deserves a good deal of preparation. If you aren’t very familiar with the process of obtaining a home mortgage or aren’t aware of specifically what to expect when purchasing a home, that’s what we are here for!
Being informed is the key to a smooth and successful home purchase. We want to arm you with the knowledge to make the best decisions and save you valuable time, money and stress. A brief phone conversation with us may actually be life-changing. Whether you looking to purchase a home for you and your family to live in, or you’re looking for an investment property
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The founders of CAL Property Solutions are Mastery Students in the Fortune Builders program. The FortuneBuilder’s Mastery Students are individuals who are serious about their real-estate business and provide viable solutions for their clients. They are committed and dedicated individuals who work with a National Group of Investors with a successful system and platform by successfully completing 100’s of 1000’s of houses a year. The national network of successful investors are committed to accountability, professionalism, integrity, good character, and putting their client’s first and foremost. CAL Property Solutions is committed to providing real estate solutions and improving their community. If you are looking to sell, buy, renovate, or solve any real estate problem look no further than CAL Property Solutions who has the resources, commitment, and most importantly the integrity to help you.
Ever Watched “Flip This House”?
Wasn’t the Fortune Builders (FB) system developed by those guys on the “Flip This House” show on A&E TV? Yes, Than Merrill, JD and Paul Esajian have entertained and educated millions of viewers and showed us some great rehab projects. We aren’t affiliated with the show, but Than, JD, Paul and the rest of the FB crew are our mentors! We are trained in their EXACT same business model and attend their multi-day “bootcamp” training seminars several times each year. The FB team is available to us if we want a second opinion, a deal review, or guidance on a project.
Home owners are building net worth at a pace that is up to quadruple that of a renter. In the past 15 years, the net worth of the typical home owner has ranged between 31 and 46 times that of the net worth of the typical renter, according to the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Finances, which is based on 2013 data. On average, home owners had nearly $200,000 in net worth compared to the average $5,000 net worth of renters, according to the survey. “Home owner equity is a substantial component of home owner wealth,”...read more
Buying a home? If you are, one of the very first questions you’ll need to answer is, “how much of a down payment should I make?” The answer: ideally, 20 percent. Granted, it’s not easy to save 20 percent of the home’s sale price for a down payment. In fact, saving for a down payment remains the No. 1 obstacle to homeownership for many Americans. To qualify for a conventional mortgage, you need to have a down payment of at least 5 percent of the purchase price. However, putting less than 20 percent down can have significant financial...read more
CAL Property Solutions needs YOUR help! Do you know of a property that we should purchase and fix up? If the answer is yes, contact us immediately! Maybe there is a vacant house on your street or you know someone who needs and wants to sell their home, please refer them to us! Better yet, provide us their information and we will do all the research and make an offer. In some cases we will pay you up to $1,000 for a referral! Contact us directly to discuss the terms. – See more at:...read more
When you decide to sell, the first thing to do is investigate the local housing market. Consult the large real estate sites, like Realtor.com,Zillow.com and HomeGain.com to see how similar homes are priced in your neighborhood. Many newspapers also list the selling and asking prices of recent sales, plus how long the houses were on the market. Note the prices for your neighborhood during the last several months. Check how sales were running, say, a year ago, so you get an idea of whether the market is heating up, cooling down, or staying put....read more
Your first step here is to figure out what city or neighborhood you want to live in. (Remember the old saw about “location, location, location.”) For overall demographics and data on metropolitan areas, you can visit a city site like CNNMoney’s annual Best Places to Live list. For more detailed neighborhood information, check out sites like AOL Real Estate, Trulia.com, Zillow.com or NeighborhoodScout for comprehensive school and demographic information on a number of communities. Look for signs of economic vitality: a...read more
For most people, buying a house involves a double financial whammy. First you have to assemble a pile of cash for the down payment and closing costs. Then you must convince a bank to lend you an even more staggering sum – generally 80% or more of the purchase price. So your first step, even before you start the actual hunt for a property, should be to get your financial house in order. Start with your credit Credit reports are kept by the three major credit agencies, Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion. Among other things, they show...read more
Home ownership means you no longer pay monthly rent for the roof over your head. You can do what you want with your house (within reason). When you leave, you can sell it to recoup the purchase price and – with any luck – earn a profit too. But don’t kid yourself. Home ownership comes with a slew of disadvantages, responsibilities, and downright headaches. So before going any further, consider whether your lifestyle and finances make home buying a smart move. TIP: High costs mean you should be prepared to stay put. Except in...read more
1. Don’t buy if you can’t stay put. If you can’t commit to remaining in one place for at least a few years, then owning is probably not for you, at least not yet. With the transaction costs of buying and selling a home, you may end up losing money if you sell any sooner – even in a rising market. When prices are falling, it’s an even worse proposition. 2. Start by shoring up your credit. Since you most likely will need to get a mortgage to buy a house, you must make sure your credit history is as clean as...read more
After the rollercoaster ride that has been the past six years, the national housing market is finally in a place that, at least for the moment, looks stable. Better yet, it looks downright sustainable, if the latest Trulia Price Monitor is to be believed. According to Trulia, for the first time since July 2012, none of the 100 largest markets in May—anywhere in the United States—saw home prices rise more than 20 percent year-over-year. This is the first sign of sustainability in the housing market in years and is, according to Trulia’...read more
The number of homes that went under contract rose in March, marking the first gain in nine months, the National Association of Realtors reported today. Pending home sales — a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings — climbed 3.4 percent from February to March, but were down 7.9 percent from the same time a year ago, according to NAR. “After a dismal winter, more buyers got an opportunity to look at homes last month and are beginning to make contract offers,” said NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. “Sales activity is expected to...read more