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Understanding A California Deed of Trust Understanding A California Deed of Trust

By Tabitha Naylor

When a person borrows money to buy a house, he or she has to sign a pledge or promissory note to pay back the mortgage loan. This promissory note takes the form of a mortgage note or a deed of trust. Inside, we review this crucial document.

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Top Five Towns for Young Couples in LA County Top Five Towns for Young Couples in LA County

By Colleen Colkitt

If you're considering a move to Los Angeles County, you will want to find an area that blends well with your desired lifestyle. Whether you're a beach bum or family oriented, LA county has an ideal area for you -- and inside, we highlight some of the best!

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Real Estate Investing for Retirees Real Estate Investing for Retirees

By Mary Lamphere

Investing in real estate can provide an excellent return on investment (ROI) for retirees looking for a new stream of income, but only if you're prepared to do due diligence and ensure that you invest smart.

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The Pros and Cons of Pocket Listings The Pros and Cons of Pocket Listings

By Tabitha Naylor

Pocket listings are properties people are looking or willing to sell but do not appear on any Multi Listing Service. Inside, we examine the pros and cons, whether obvious or not, of utilizing this type of listing.

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Five Best Towns for Investors in Los Angeles County Five Best Towns for Investors in Los Angeles County

By Colleen Colkitt

Looking to make a profitable investment in Southern California? Los Angeles County is full of attractive areas for investors! Inside, we spotlight five great towns to trust your finances in.

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Why You Need (Yes, Need!) a Buyer Agent Why You Need (Yes, Need!) a Buyer Agent

By Tiffany Raiford

Working specifically for you, a buyer's agent can help negotiate prices, define the terms of a contract, and find your dream home. Buyer's agents come at no cost to you, but can provide invaluable assistance.

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Top Five Family Friendly Towns in LA County Top Five Family Friendly Towns in LA County

By Tabitha Naylor

Life in LA county isn't limited to celebrity sightings and daily surfing jaunts. The county also boasts a strong lineup of family friendly towns that just might fit your desired lifestyle. Inside, we highlight five towns that offer some of the county's best family experiences.

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Top Five Best School Systems in LA County Top Five Best School Systems in LA County

By Tabitha Naylor

Finding the right home for you and your family isn't just about the features of the property or the price range. Inside, we spotlight some of LA county's best school systems.

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Top Five Upcoming Towns in LA County Top Five Upcoming Towns in LA County

By Tabitha Naylor

Tourists may flock to celebrity-packed towns like LA and Hollywood, but the rest of LA county is growing by leaps and bounds. Inside, we review five towns that are worth your attention.

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Top Five Best Places to Live in Los Angeles County Top Five Best Places to Live in Los Angeles County

By Tabitha Naylor

Los Angeles County is far from a one-city destination. Inside, we spotlight five towns that prove LA county has it all, from miles of scenic coastline, to majestic mountain ranges, and everything in between.

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