About Harrison K. Long

Professional real estate representative, Realtor, GRI, Broker associate, Evergreen Realty HomeSmart - Orange County, CA - CA BRE 01410855 - Helping property owners, estate trustees, executors and administrators, fiduciaries, bankers, investor group managers, property owners, with listing and sale of properties - helping people with their best decisions about selling and buying homes and real estate. Orange County Association of REALTORs, prior service on its board of directors. California Association of Realtors, now serving by appointment on its board of directors. National Association of Realtors, member. Also an attorney member of the California State Bar Association #69137 - Contact by telephone or text at 949-701-2515.

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About Harrison K. Long

Professional real estate representative, Realtor, GRI, Broker associate, Evergreen Realty HomeSmart - Orange County, CA - CA BRE 01410855 - Helping property owners, estate trustees, executors and administrators, fiduciaries, bankers, investor group managers, property owners, with listing and sale of properties - helping people with their best decisions about selling and buying homes and real estate. Orange County Association of REALTORs, prior service on its board of directors. California Association of Realtors, now serving by appointment on its board of directors. National Association of Realtors, member. Also an attorney member of the California State Bar Association #69137 - Contact by telephone or text at 949-701-2515.

“Community Property and Community Property With Right of Survivorship” – California law on holding title to property

California law on joint ownership of real property   “Community Property and Community Property With Right of Survivorship” A married couple or registered domestic partners may hold property as community property. (Cal. Fam. Code §760.) Community property is similar to joint … Continue reading

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U.S. Estate Tax Is On Your Right to Transfer Property at Your Death

Some people we talk with are confused about what the U.S. Estate Tax is and on what basis that would be owed and paid. According to the Internal Revenue Service the U.S. Estate Tax is a tax on your right … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Selling Prices Moderate

Good news for home buyers is that Orange County price appreciation is no longer in white hot territory. Home sellers this year 2014 need to seriously consider the comps and what buyers are paying for homes. Our Orange County real … Continue reading

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Private Transfer Fees Recorded on Homes in CA Must Be Disclosed to All Buyers

The real estate developer at Ladera Ranch at South Orange County and other areas in CA have imposed and recorded Private Transfer Fees that are required to be paid by all buyers (PTFs) each time the home is sold.

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Privacy and Security Emphasized at 3163 Watermarke Place – Irvine CA homes

Privacy and Security Emphasized at 3163 Watermarke Place – Irvine CA homes Beautiful, upgraded Watermarke home with premium lot location on the peaceful Meditation Garden!         Enjoy this excellent, well-thought-out floor plan with open-concept kitchen, dining and … Continue reading

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Protect and Transfer Your Home’s Property Tax Basis to a Replacement Home at Orange County CA

Protect and Transfer Your Home’s Property Tax Basis to a Replacement Home at Orange County CA Property taxes are very important for home owners in California and Orange County. This especially important because property taxes are based upon assessed values, … Continue reading

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Turtle Rock Irvine CA Home Selling Prices at an All-Time High

Turtle Rock Irvine CA Home Selling Prices at an All-Time High Turtle Rock continues to be one of the most sought-after community locations for residential living and home buying in Orange County. Turtle Rock home buyers were hot and busy last … Continue reading

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California Legislature Considers New Tax on Homeowners – SB 391

California Legislature Considers New Tax on Homeowners – SB 391 The CA state legislature has been considering a new tax that would be imposed on homeowners who need to record certain documents with their counties. This $75 per document tax … Continue reading

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Property Buyers in CA Should Be Advised About Implications of an Earthquake Zone Report

Property Buyers in CA Should Be Advised About Implications of an Earthquake Zone Report. A California court of appeal has ruled that the real estate broker for buyers failed in their obligation to investigate, understand and communicate to buyers the … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Selling Moderating Towards Value and Price

Orange County CA Home Selling Moderating Towards Value and Price BY HARRISON K. LONG –  Professional Real Estate Sales Representative and Realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Irvine and Orange County, CA. Orange County CA home selling reached its zenith … Continue reading

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