Category Archives: Trust & Probate Property

What Happens When CA Property Is Not Deeded Into a Living Trust

Revocable Living Trusts are popular in California and a way that lots of people hold title to their real estate and other assets. However, some people forget or neglect to transfer their assets into that trust. Example is that a … Continue reading

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Does a Will Cover Everything I Own?

Does a Will Cover Everything I Own? No. Generally speaking, your will affects only those assets that are titled in your name at your death. Those assets that are not affected by your will include Life insurance. The cash proceeds … 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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California Estate Planning and Resulting Trusts

This article about “resulting trusts” – or implied trusts by operation of law in California – was written by Dennis Fordham, estate planning attorney, and is copied here with his permission. ****************** ESTATE PLANNING:  RESULTING TRUSTS Sometimes people ask a … Continue reading

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Homes for Sale at Turtle Rock Irvine CA Real Estate

Turtle Rock Village at Irvine CA is one of the most attractive and sought after areas for residential living and home buying at South Orange County. 8 Turtle Rock homes are listed for sale as of today – January 1, … Continue reading

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Turtle Rock Highlands Lusk Homes at Irvine CA Real Estate

Turtle Rock Highlands Lusk homes is a most popular and sought after residential community for home buyers at Irvine CA real estate. Highlands Lusk is well-known for its large single family detached homes built during 1977-78 – with 168 total homes … Continue reading

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CAP Rates Help Real Estate Investors Determine Value

  Investors look at Capitalization rate (or “CAP rate”) of a property to help determine value. CAP rate is ratio between the net operating income (NOI) produced by an asset and its capital cost (the original price paid to buy the asset) or alternatively … Continue reading

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Selling Decedent Estate Property at Orange County CA – Part One

Experienced REALTORs® and real estate professionals in California who help trustees, decedent estate representatives, executors and administrators, to sell real property are familiar that good estate planning, including use of a REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST, transfer of property to such trusts, and why that’s important. When property in California is transferred … Continue reading

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Probate Property Listing and Selling at Orange County CA

California probate real estate has challenges for sellers who need experienced REALTOR® agent representation. It’s part of the listing agent’s task to make sure that selling of probate real estate is marketed correctly and sold with possible court approval. The … Continue reading

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Irvine CA Home Values Solid and Economy Strength at OC

IRVINE is the economy powerhouse at Orange County CA with industry, jobs and employment. Irvine’s home buyers continue to buy and spend more total dollars on homes than at any other city in Orange County. Irvine’s solid home resale values are bucking against property data … Continue reading

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