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Affordability In California Housing

Those Words Do Not Seem To Belong In The Same Sentence It is a true oxymoron. But are there any ways to speed us to more affordable housing? Jon Lanser Published Some Of His Thoughts On The Subject, Tongue-In-Cheek I Believe Some of them are speeding up the market so that the 300,000 vacant rentals […]

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Potpourri The Supreme Court Will Reconvene On Oct. 2nd The one case that I will be watching regards the Redrawing of Congressional Districts, addressing whether redistricting can be unconstitutional if it’s too partisan. One Study Rated The AI Assistants It placed them in this order: Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Apple. Sorry Siri. Kiplingers Says That The […]

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Mnuchin And Dodd Frank And Trump, Etc.

Shortly After Donald Trump Assumed The Duties Of President: He ordered Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin to prepare three reports on the financial regulations in the U.S. and then dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act and other strict Banking Regulations.  The first report of 150 pages was released on June 12 and discussed the Dodd-Frank Act. The report […]

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IRS Is Now Hiring Debt Collectors

From An IRS Announcement In June 2017: The Internal Revenue Service began a new private collection program of certain overdue federal tax debts selecting four contractors to implement it. A bill passed by Congress in December 2015 requires IRS to use these agencies. The contractors must follow the consumer protections of the Fair Debt Collection […]

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The Forty Thieves Ride Again

Years Ago, As Myths Go, There Was A Group Of About 40 Investors Who Played The Foreclosure Game In Downtown LA They dominated all the Trustee Sales around town: cheating lenders, real estate agents, the trustors in trouble, and others out of money. Example: There Is A Property That Has A True Value Of $200,000. […]

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Trouble In Our State Government

Embezzlement Within The University Of California Some time ago, a State audit stated that Janet Napolitano had secreted away over $175 Million Dollars, a tidy sum in the University of California bank account. This was done by overestimating expenses and underspending and asking for more money. No decision on what will happen next, but the […]

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Alert To All Real Estate Brokers, Insurance Agents, And FDIC People Who Hope To Become A State Licensed MLO

Becoming A State Licensed MLO As I have mentioned many times, to become a State Licensed MLO (DBO or CALBRE), you must complete a 20 Hour Approved Course and pass a 125 question exam. Sounds easy? It is not. There is some work and study involved. Ask some of the almost 40% who fail the test […]

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