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Orange County Housing Market Update - May 2020
How's the OC housing market? How many buyers and sellers are sitting on the sidelines in Orange County right now? You'll find out in this Orange County Housing Market Update for May 2020. We normally don't do an update in the middle of the month, but you have to see these Orange County real estate numbers as it compares to the first 2 weeks of May since 2016. Stick around to the very end to discover whether investors will be able to swoop in by the end of the month. And to see all the data we dug up for thi
U.S. Government’s New Coronavirus Resource Website for Mortgage and Housing Assistance - May 2020
This brand new resource page with advice on mortgage and housing assistance during the coronavirus national emergency is a collaboration between the CFPB, HUD and FHFA. With valuable information for owners and tenants, it discusses the forbearance process for federally backed mortgages (which also means that foreclosures and evictions are halted). Thanks to this resource page, we debunk the common misinformation about forbearances for buildings with 5 or more units and you need to see the two cool tools tha
Money for Small Businesses Today during COVID-19 !! (May 2020)
Here are 5 quick tips for quick money for small businesses in California during COVID-19. As a small business owner, we understand what it's like to need money now to keep a business going during these tough times. Be sure to tune in all the way through #5. How are things for you out there? What's working and what isn't?? Let us know in the comments. Here's a link to our co-marketing partners that we discuss in the video: https://ipa1031group.com/ Paycheck Protection Program https://www.bluevine.com/ h
Can't Pay Mortgage in May??
Can't pay your mortgage in May? We offer 6 tips to help you get the forbearance plan - whether it's partial payments or no payments - to help you get your financial footing back. Don't wait ...watch this video then pick up the phone today!
Can't Pay Rent for May???
Can't Pay Rent for May? Here is a guide for tenants and landlords when some or all of the rent for May can't be paid due to COVID-19. There have been some big changes (and some things remain the same) since our last video update a month ago. Watch now if you can't pay for May...
How's the Newport Beach Vacation Rental Market?
Which way to the beach? Now that the nice SoCal summer weather is starting, I bet you're wondering how the Newport Beach vacation rental market is doing during COVID-19. We put on our beach best to deliver this surprising market update.
Touring real estate during COVID-19? Use this form...
Are you touring real estate in California? All people going to see or showing real estate need to use this important form during COVID-19, which we have adopted using. This form applies to agents, landlords, buyers, sellers, tenants and prospective renters. Of course, there haven't been any lawsuits due to real estate showings and COVID-19, but you don't want to be the first...
10 Tips to Leasing during COVID 19!
Landlords, here are 10 Tips for leasing during COVID-19 season! If you have a current vacancy or one coming soon for your home, condo or apartment, here's what you need to know to get it leased during these crazy days! It's very different from ever before...
Tenant Can't Pay Rent - New Form for Delayed Rent $!!
This new form replaces the one we created for tenants who paid partial (or no) rent because of COVID-19. While most tenants did pay for April, we may find that in May and June (or beyond) that rent will be delayed. It's very important that all parties document the amount of rent delayed and how it will be repaid...so whether you're a landlord or tenant, please download a copy. Also, we share one important thing missing from the form that you may need to include! Click below for a copy...
1031 Exchange deadlines just changed. What you need to know!!!! ??
Know anyone in a 1031 Exchange or getting ready to go into one? Here is everything you need to know about the recent extension for 1031 Exchange deadlines. Stick around to the end to learn another important opportunity that investors use to defer taxes on capital gains. ???????
Big Eviction Update for California Tenants and Landlords
All California landlords and tenants need to know more about this big eviction update...watch now to see how the eviction process is changing for the foreseeable future. Here's a link to all 11 emergency temporary rules put into place by the California Judicial Council, we specifically discuss rules #1 and #2: https://jcc.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=...
Rent Forbearance Form for Landlords and Tenants ??
If you've been watching our videos, we told you that we'd create this important document and we did! Here is a sample Rent Forbearance Form for Landlords and Tenants. It's vital that both parties document in writing the rent forbearance plan during these crazy times. We give you a quick rundown on how to use the form. You can use the link below to download a fully customizable version. To request a copy of the form that is fillable click this link http://eepurl.com/gYs9pr
Can't Pay Rent due to COVID-19? Guide for tenants and landlords in California
Can't Pay Rent due to COVID-19? This guide is for tenants and landlords in California when the tenant can't pay all or some of the monthly rent due to COVID-19. Let's work together! to request form http://eepurl.com/gYs9pr
Statewide ban on evictions.. What you need to know now!!!!
Yes, now there is a statewide ban on evictions in California! How quickly things are changing....this newest executive order now puts a statewide ban on evictions for nonpayment of rent related to COVID-19. Here is what landlords and tenants need to know!
Can't pay mortgage due to Covid 19? Here is some helpful info!
Can't pay your mortgage this month (or the month's ahead)? Here's what you need to know to get a forbearance on your loan...
Can you do Rental Property Repairs now?
Can you do Rental Property Repairs now?
California's Executive order...What it means to you!!!
There's a lot of confusion about Governor Newsom's Executive Order related to Evictions and COVID-19...Did California ban evictions?? We're here to explain what it actually means.
Coronavirus Real Estate Market Survival Guide - Buyer's Edition
Obviously, there are plenty of distractions and uncertainties related to coronavirus, but it's perfect timing to apply Warren Buffet's sage advice on "being greedy" when it comes to buying real estate. Here is a quick survival guide for buying real estate in the times of "social distancing." ???????????????????????????????????????????????????
Touring Homes during COVID-19
Here is what buyers and sellers need to know about touring homes today during COVID-19. Even as things are starting to open up, there are strict guidelines in Southern California that must be followed in order for buyers to tour real estate that is for sale. We finished up with a buyer tour for one of our luxury listings in Corona del Mar and are here to share exactly what buyers and sellers need to know.
Can't Pay Rent for June 2020 Due to Pandemic? - Guide for Tenants and Landlords
Can't Pay Rent for June 2020 Due to Pandemic? - Guide for Tenants and Landlords There are still plenty of people who won't be able to pay some or all of the rent in June due job loss or income reduction because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Is there an eviction moratorium in California? Can there be an eviction in California during the pandemic? Here is a guide for tenants and landlords on how to handle a rent shortage for the month of June, when the tenant says, “I can’t pay rent.” Request rent forbearance
Are House Prices Going Down in Orange County, CA?
Everyone’s asking right now, “Are house prices going down? Are house prices falling because of the pandemic?” We have the answers in this Orange County housing news update! We regularly run the Orange County, California housing market numbers and in this video we present the April 2020 data for OC median house price, price per square foot and ratio of original list price to sold price. Tune in through the very end for a hint for where the California housing market is headed in May 2020. P.S. Subscribers t

Here are 5 quick tips for quick money for small businesses in California during COVID-19. As a small business owner, we understand what it's like to need money now to keep a business going during these tough times. Be sure to tune in all the way through #5. How are things for you out there? What's working and what isn't?? 

Landlords, here are 10 Tips for leasing during COVID-19 season! If you have a current vacancy or one coming soon for your home, condo or apartment, here's what you need to know to get it leased during these crazy days! It's very different from ever before...

Here is what buyers and sellers need to know about touring homes today during COVID-19. Even as things are starting to open up, there are strict guidelines in Southern California that must be followed in order for buyers to tour real estate that is for sale. We finished up with a buyer tour for one of our luxury listings in Corona del Mar and are here to share exactly what buyers and sellers need to know.