The LaPeter Team
Apr 19

Need an Orange County lender? Call Prime Lending!

For the month of March, Prime Lending captured the #3 spot behind the big banks on purchase business. Because of the employee exodus from Bank of America to Wells Fargo, I am sure there may be fulfillment challenges with big banks across the board. Remember Prime Lending on your next purchase. Our goal is to qualify […]

Apr 17

Thorough Home Inspections Will Prevent You From Buying A Lemon

Last Christmas, I bought an appliance for a family member. I did my research, read the reviews, and thought I was buying the best toaster possible. Three days later, despite my best efforts, it broke. With an appliance, receipts and warranties make it pretty easy to take back and replace. But with a house, there […]

Apr 02

Listed and Sold in One Day: 23 White Sands in Trabuco Canyon

I had the privilege of listing this 2 bedroom condo in Trabuco Canyon. The light and bright floor plan, custom paint, crown moulding, stainless steel appliances, community pool and brand new water heater made it an irresistible listing and it sold in just one day. If you have a Trabuco Canyon home or condo that […]

Mar 28

Could You Save Money By Buying a House in 2012?

YES! Rental rates are increasing across the country and in many areas, its cheaper to buy a house than rent a comparable one. Combine that with low house prices, historically low interest rates, and lenders loosening credit requirements, and you’ve got a real estate market that is begging people to buy houses. Buy while the […]

Mar 23

Should You Short Sell Your Home or Send It To Foreclosure?

2012 is off to a great start for my clients! I’m happy to report that I’ve already sold 15 homes since January 1st. These homes are flying off the market. I list them and 1-3 days later offers have been placed and accepted. It’s incredible! Obviously, I’ve been meeting with a lot of sellers lately. […]

Mar 21

Looking for a Home in Belmont Estates?

The best price in Belmont Estates is 2730 North Springfield St! This marvelous Belmont Estates home in Orange, California has 5 bedrooms and 3 baths, with one bedroom and full bath downstairs. Beautiful maple flooring through the house and wood blinds adorn the windows. Step into the kitchen and admire the custom cabinets with pull […]

Mar 16

Update On Changes To FHA Mortgage Insurance

UPDATE ON CHANGES TO FHA MORTGAGE INSURANCE PREMIUMS FROM YOUR FRIENDS AT PRIME LENDING. Call us for more info. Uly Kim 949.533.4911 and Ana Zendejas 949.573.1561. HUD has issued Mortgagee Letter 12-4 announcing changes to the FHA Single Family Annual Mortgage Insurance Premium (Annual MIP) and Up-front Mortgage Insurance Premium (UFMIP).  These changes apply to all FHA Single […]

Mar 14

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day With These North Orange County Shenanigans

St. Patrick’s Day Festival at the Orange County Marketplace Saturday March 17 10am-3:30pm Come out to the Orange County Marketplace (home of the OC Fair and the swap meet) to celebrate St. Paddy’s day. Green beer and lemonade will be flowing, as well as free Irish mint ice cream for those with a coupon. Entertainment […]

Mar 12

Sue LaPeter One of 5 Top Agents in Yorba Linda

Sue LaPeter is one of the top 5 agents in the Prudential California Realty Yorba Linda office for new listings. She had 3 new listings in the month of February. If you’re looking for a Yorba Linda home, or a home in Orange, Villa Park, Santa Ana, Brea, Fullerton, Placentia, or anywhere else in North […]