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 Your first tuesday real estate news

Week of June 22, 2015


New integrated loan disclosure rule delayed

The CFPB is proposing to push back the enforcement date of new disclosures.


Residential rents outpace home prices

High demand for new rental housing is increasing rents in California.


Poll  Vote on it

Is the number of homebuyers with a down payment smaller than 20% increasing, decreasing or staying the same?

Legal Aspects

Is a verbal agreement to postpone a sale enforceable against foreclosure?

Get the ruling here.


Schools create long-term complication for home prices

A look at how local school performance feeds into property values.

Form of the Week

Commercial Lease Agreement – Percentage Rent – Form 552-4

Analyzing the commercial lease agreement for percentage rents.

Legal Aspects

May an HOA that does not properly disclose an alternative dispute resolution direct a homeowner to modify alterations that violate HOA rules?

A California court of appeals weighs in.

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FARM: Have a weeknight open house

Help your sellers prep for a weeknight open house.

Legal Aspects

Is an owner entitled to money losses for wrongful foreclosure caused by a misrepresentation in a mortgage modification agreement?

Find out what the ruling was here.


FARM: Stay Cool and Save Money

Keep your clients cool this summer with these cost-effective tips.

Legal Aspects

Does the transfer of a property encumbered by a lease exceeding 35 years exempt the property from reassessment?

A California court of appeals determines the rule.


FARM: August newsletter

A printable flyer for the month of August.