Is Flipping for You?

Thinking about getting started in real estate investing?  There are several ways to get your feet wet.  One option is to buy properties that are suitable to use as rentals.  There are many terrific bargains to be had now throughout Tehachapi, Kern County and the rest of the country. Other investors choose not to hold … Continue reading Is Flipping for You?

What is a Short Sale?

Lots of people have questions about short sales.  What is it? How does it work? Is it good for me as a buyer?  Is it good for me as a seller?  None of the answers are easy, but let's try to sort out some facts. What is a short sale? A short sale situation exists … Continue reading What is a Short Sale?

Are Ants in Your Area?

Summer is coming to Tehachapi and so are the ants.  Everybody is familiar with the marching armies that seem to be everywhere.  There are lots of ways to battle ants. Sure, you can spray poisons to kill them, but those can be harmful to people, pets, and the environment.  How about some more eco-friendly ways … Continue reading Are Ants in Your Area?

How Long Before You Can Buy After Foreclosure?

After foreclosure: How long until you can buy again? The short answer is: it depends.  If you are a Tehachapi or Kern County homeowner that is in foreclosure or has already lost their house, you may be able to purchase a home again is 2 to 7 years. Getting a mortgage to finance a home … Continue reading How Long Before You Can Buy After Foreclosure?