Monthly Archives: August 2013

OC pocket listing violations decrease

While the Multiple Listing Service is cracking down on off-market home sales, the number of pocket listings has decreased in recent months as demand slows and inventory climbs. We opine pocket listings have peaked. The move targets “pocket listings,” in … Continue reading

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OC housing in a good groove

The housing market appears to have recovered from the depth of its decline. Toll Brothers (TOL) reported a whopping 46% jump in its latest earnings report and Home Depot’s (HD) earnings soared 18%. Today the National Association of Realtors reported … Continue reading

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The end of the foreclosure era

Foreclosures are so over. No more “show me the note”. Enough of the “MERS can’t do that”. I won’t miss securitization audits. Never again file a skeleton bankruptcy the day before the foreclosure auction. Mortgage litigation is permanently out of … Continue reading

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