Property Tax Information

Bill LewisProperty Ownership

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California Property Taxes – useful information and links to County Tax Assessor websites. Property taxes are typically paid in two installments, the first in the fall (usually before December 10th) and the second in the spring (usually before April 10th). Click on the link below to see the property tax calendar for California. Property Tax Calendar for California Here are … Read More

Housing Recovery Article June 8 2013

Bill LewisEconomy, Mortgage News

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    Here’s an interesting article about the state of the economy and housing market – June 2013.  Click this link to go to the article directly.     Best Explanation on the Fake Housing Market Recovery I’ve Seen By Michael Lombardi | Business 2 Community – Sat, Jun 8, 2013 12:25 PM EDT The average American Joe isn’t participating … Read More

Jumbo Loan Market Coming Back?

Bill LewisMortgage News

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Here’s a great article about the come back of the Jumbo mortgage market, with a story about the typical problems we encounter in this brutal underwriting environment:   Why the Jumbo Loan Market is Finally Thawing   BY Julian Hebron, for Mortgage News Daily Oct 25 2012   Current housing recovery chatter centers around two main themes: slightly improving stats on home sales, … Read More

HARP 2.0 Refinancing

Bill LewisMortgage News

The wait may be over for homeowners who want to refinance but owe more on their mortgages than their homes are worth.   Many borrowers are now able to refinance through HARP 2.0, a program that allows borrowers to refinance regardless of how deeply underwater they are.  Our investors are still rolling this out, so we expect details to change. … Read More