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Real estate pros break down the current market

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When I’m out and about I often run into friends and clients. The first question they ask is, “How is the market?”

Don’t discriminate against potential renters

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Dear Sue, I am a single mother of two. Like many others I lost my home in foreclosure.

Underwater homeowner fed up with mortgage packaging process

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Dear Sue, When we built our home in 2005 it cost us $1,090,000.

Three different agents, three different list prices — which one to pick?

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Dear Sue, I have interviewed three real estate agents to sell my house.

Is home seller obligated to pay taxes on forgiven debt after a short sale?

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Dear Sue, I have scheduled a mid-November appointment with my Realtor to list my home as a short sale.

Finding creative ways to get in the rental property game

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Dear Sue, I have been hearing that buying rentals is the “in” thing right now.

Can agent sign contract on behalf of buyers?

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Dear Sue, I received an offer from an out-of-state buyer to purchase my house.

Helping out a family member by purchasing their short sale is a no-no

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Dear Sue, My brother and sister-in-law are in financial trouble.

Don’t give up when battling through a short sale

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Dear Sue, I am so frustrated right now I can hardly stand it. I am trying to short sell my house. I am now on buyer number three!

Who should pay for unpermitted room?

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Dear Sue, My husband and I just got an offer accepted on a condominium. We are so excited. However, we just learned that the cute little “attic room” was constructed without permits.

Get a real estate history lesson with ‘Boom Builder’

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Those of my readers who were ever in the real estate industry, or those of you who wonder how Southern California became the subdivision capital of the world, can enjoy a look back into the industry’s

All-cash offer angers financed buyer

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Dear Sue, I am so upset I am actually considering suing my agent! I don’t think that my offer was treated fairly.

The top 11 tips for buying and selling revealed

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If you’re looking to buy or sell this summer, or in the future, know these 11 tips before you do. Here they are:

Do you buy home’s debt on courthouse steps?

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Hi Sue, I read with interest your article about buying property on the courthouse steps. I am interested in a property that has a second on it.

There’s money to be made out there for investors

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Dear Sue, I have heard that seasoned real estate investors are snapping up all of the good deals in the foothills. It’s the same ol’ same ol’, the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.