Monthly Archives: February 2014

Home Improvements That Pay You Back Infographic, compliments of Comet Realty

February 18, 2014
By: cometrealty

  For excellent representation, contact YOUR favorite  Comet Realty Realtor®.    Mike Copeland, 805-441-9021 Therese Cron, 805-878-1684 Kristin Lachemann, 805-801-4653 Keith Silva, 805-801-6498 Erik Slayter, 805-202-6362 Layne Smith, 805-704-5476 Hayley Townley 805-440-9194 Tim Townley, 805-440-8735   Friendly. Professional. Local.   

Common Mortgage Scams and How to Avoid Them

February 4, 2014
By: cometrealty

During the recent housing crisis, scams became quite common. Here are some typical hoaxes, and advice on how to avoid being duped. 1. The Savior ScamIf you’ve ever been on the brink of foreclosure, you’re already well aware of the flood of letters, emails and phone calls you’ll receive offering to help save you from your situation. When homeowners fall behind on mortgage payments, the lender files a Notice of Default, making the mortgage troubles (and property address) public record. This makes the homeowner easy prey for…
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