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    Santa Clarita Valley HUD foreclosures – how do you find them and buy them

    Thanks for listening to our Santa Clarita real estate daily radio show – above.  We appreciate it very much and wanted to let you know if you want to listen to past shows all you have to do is head over to our Main Santa Clarita real estate website and type the word “daily” into the MacBoX without the quotes to access them.

    22 Properties are currently on the market for sale in the Santa Clarita Valley – Including Acton, Agua Dulce, Castaic, Canyon Country, Newhall, Saugus, Stevenson Ranch, and Valencia – that are actual Bank Owned foreclosures.

    22 Active REO listings in the SCV.  Not much – I remember when we had hundreds of REO’s on the market for sale.  The banks were praying to get their list price.  In most cases, they did not.  2-6% less than asking price was the rule.

    Today, the market is much different.  People that are buying reo’s and foreclosures are exceeding list price.  The interesting thing is it’s not just the “frustrated Owner Occupant” buyer.  It’s the investor or those agents that represent investors.HUD reo's in Santa Clarita CA

    I am not sure where they are getting their “numbers” from – but we see that REO”s are exceeding their listing prices by that same 2-6% figure I spoke about when the market was declining.

    It’s very hard today for the “owner occupant” to go up against a cash or conventional investor buyer.  That is one of the nice things about HUD – during the opening process with an HUD Foreclosure, they have a certain time frame where investors must stay away.

    They want their foreclosures to sell to the “owner occupant” types of home buyers in the Santa Clarita Valley and elsewhere.

    That is a nice touch to the distressed real estate market.

    Their systems are on-line.  When we have a HUD property that we are going to write an offer on – We do so for our clients but also mandate we get a regular buyers contact filled out too.  That way the numbers are able to be seen on paper and the buyer can digest and take their home purchase seriously.

    Plus, when our offer is approved and accepted by the bank, they are going to need that documentation anyway.  If the buyer is unavailable to get it done at that time of being accepted, within the 48 hours, – they will lose the property we scored for them.

    Typically there is a certain amount of time on these properties also to enter offers.  They usually give anywhere from 5 to 8 days with 7 being the norm.  That gives those that are searching for a home to buy time to get inside and take a look to make sure it is what they want.

    If you want to see the HUD Foreclosures in the Santa Clarita Valley – Head over to our Main Santa Clarita real estate website and type the words “Santa Clarita HUD” into the MaCboX at the top of the screen.  You can also click on the Santa Clarita remax’s paris911 team’s business card in this post – it has been linked to our Main Santa Clarita HUD website.

    You will then be taken to a page that we have built showing all of the active Santa Clarita HUD foreclosures that are currently on the local market for sale.

    Be safe – search well and please let The Paris911 Team at REMAX know if and when you want us to help you…

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    Paris and Connor MacIvor

    Connor and Paris MacIvor are in the Top 1% of Realtors Nationwide, starting their real estate business in 1998 with RE/MAX Gateway - Santa Clarita Valley and Valencia CA. Their becoming licensed real estate consultants and representatives came from the horrible experience they had when they bought their first home. There were many things that the agent they had hired did not explain and disclose, which per law he should have. Getting that agent on the phone after they closed escrow and after he had gotten paid was impossible. Paris and Connor called the broker, the board of realtors, the office manager and all they received was the promise of a phone call back. The remedy did come, but not as fast and in the way they wanted. That act - that bad agent was the reason why Paris and Connor became Realtors. That was all they needed to vow to never let the same fate befall anyone else, that befell them. Today Connor and Paris are focused on client service. Protection and top-shelf service with regard to their real estate clientele. They primarily work within the Santa Clarita Valley and Valencia CA. However, for a referral, where 80+ of their business is referrals they have License and Will Travel to other parts of Ventura County, Los Angeles County, and Orange County to handle real estate transactions for those who trust their real estate operation. Writing on their Real Estate Blog is a passion. SCVnest.com/blog is where you will find over 10,000 real estate articles. Go to SCVnest.com/radio to listen to their latest real estate radio broadcast.

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