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Things to Know: Real Estate & Social-Distancing

3+ Things to Know About Real Estate in a Social-Distance World (Technology, Technology, Technology + Value)   In the “old days,” there were only three things to know about real estate: location, location, and location. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, they’ve changed somewhat. Now it’s technology, technology, technology. But we cannot forget value. We at the CREM Group are continuing to list and sell homes in Los Angeles and Orange County by leveraging technology to keep our clients safe. We are asked if we are still listing probate properties. Absolutely! And, to be honest, these represent some excellent opportunities to save money on your home purchase, which is not a bad idea in these COVID-19 times.   Technology for Meetings   ...

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Just Closed – Probate Sale – Santa Monica

Just sold. Probate Sale. This Santa Monica condo is blocks from the beach and we were able to navigate several obstacles to ensure a successful closing for our estate. Court confirmation was not required.   For more information on this probate sale or other probate sales in Los Angeles, Orange County or Riverside, or San Diego please give The CREM Group a call at (323) 347-1009 or email us at info@cremgroupre.com. Trust and probate real estate sales do not have to be complicated. Please note, we are top rated probate realtors in the Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, and San Diego areas; feel free to ask us any probate real estate related questions. We are also attorneys and put all of our legal experience at our clients disposal.   Note to the reader: Court confirm...

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In Escrow – Trust Sale – Rancho Palos Verdes

In Escrow. Trust Sale. This is a unique development or remodel opportunity. Ocean view, large lot, gated community. Court supervision is not required.   For more information on this probate sale or other probate sales in Los Angeles, Orange County or Riverside, or San Diego please give The CREM Group a call at (323) 347-1009 or email us at info@cremgroupre.com. Trust and probate real estate sales do not have to be complicated. Please note, we are top rated probate realtors in the Los Angeles, Orange County, and Riverside areas; feel free to ask us any probate real estate related questions. We are also attorneys and put all of our legal experience at our clients disposal.   Note to the reader: Court confirmed probate sales require the buyer, seller, and all related parti...

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In Escrow – Probate Sale – Downtown Riverside

In Escrow. Probate Sale. This is a unique raw land development opportunity. Phase II was just completed and clear! Court confirmation is not required.   For more information on this probate sale or other probate sales in Los Angeles, Orange County or Riverside, or San Diego please give The CREM Group a call at (323) 347-1009 or email us at info@cremgroupre.com. Trust and probate real estate sales do not have to be complicated. Please note, we are top rated probate realtors in the Los Angeles, Orange County, and Riverside areas; feel free to ask us any probate real estate related questions. We are also attorneys and put all of our legal experience at our clients disposal.   Note to the reader: Court confirmed probate sales require the buyer, seller, and all related parti...

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How Do You Avoid Probate?

How Do You Avoid Probate?   Open a Living Trust!   The CREM Group prides itself on handling probate real estate, which is different from “regular” real estate. So, why are we telling people how to avoid probate? Because we’ve seen how difficult it can be to sell a home if it’s in probate, especially if you don’t have an experienced probate realtor. (We are experts in this niche!) If you’re just starting, you may want to know what probate is. The definition is here, and it is taken from this page of our website where you will find many more legal terms. It’s like learning a new language.   Definition: Probate, in general, is the judicial process in which an instrument purporting to be the will of a deceased person is proven to be ...

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New Probate Sale – Sun Valley

Probate Sale. The CREM Group is proud to bring another probate sale to the market. This value-add investment opportunity includes a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom home that sits on a 6,443 sq. ft. lot, zoned R-1. To be sold "as-is." Court confirmation is not required as apart of this probate sale.   For more information on this probate sale or other probate sales in Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, or San Diego please give The CREM Group a call at (323) 347-1009 or email us at info@cremgroupre.com. Trust and probate real property sales do not have to be complicated. Please note, we are top rated probate real estate agents and realtors in the Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside and San Diego areas; feel free to ask us any probate real estate related questions. We are also licensed a...

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Worst Mistakes When Working with Probated Properties

What are they? What Are the Consequences? And How to Avoid Them.   Introduction Back in our July 2019 journal entry, we introduced you to a few of the more common mistakes people make when selling probate real estate. Those were bad enough. But they’re not the worst mistakes. For review here were the last mistakes: 1. Thinking you can sell because you’re listed as an executor. 2. Trying to do it yourself OR hiring inexperienced professionals. 3. Leaving the house vacant for a long time. 4. Overlooking necessary real estate disclosures.   What Mistakes are the WORST? 1. Selling the property before probate. 2. Distributing the proceeds of the sale before the dust has settled. (The proceeds go into the estate to be distributed.) 3. G...

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New Trust Sale – South Gate

New Trust Sale. True pride of ownership DUPLEX in a great area of South Gate. The opportunities are endless with this property. Owners can live in one, rent the other or just keep it as a great investment property with upside on cash flow. Both units are fully rented, with long term and reliable tenants. The front unit consists of two bedrooms, one bathroom, and an updated kitchen. The rear unit is larger with 4 bedrooms, two bathrooms, and ample storage space. Both units are fully detached, separated by a two-car garage making for added privacy and surrounded by a gated entry and front yard. To be sold "as-is." Court confirmation is not required as apart of this trust sale.   For more information on this trust sale or other probate sales in Los Angeles, Orange County or Riverside, ...

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In Escrow – Probate Sale – Hollywood

In Escrow. Probate Sale. This is a unique duplex investment opportunity in highly desirable Hollywood. 6 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms, in this amazing property. To be sold as-is. Court confirmation is required.   For more information on this probate sale or other probate sales in Los Angeles, Orange County or Riverside, please give The CREM Group a call at (323) 347-1009 or email us at info@cremgroupre.com. Trust and probate real estate sales do not have to be complicated. Please note, we are top rated probate realtors in the Los Angeles, Orange County, and Riverside areas; feel free to ask us any probate real estate related questions. We are also attorneys and put all of our legal experience at our clients disposal.   Note to the reader: Court confirmed...

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Just Sold – Probate Sale – Santa Monica

Probate Sale. Just Sold. This excellent investment opportunity in highly desirable Santa Monica is now closed. 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. Zoned R-1.5. This is an amazing property and location. This probate property is to be sold "as-is." Court confirmation is required as apart of this probate sale.   For more information on this probate property or other probate real estate sales in Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, or San Diego, please give us a call at (323) 347-1009 or email us at info@cremgroupre.com. Trust and/or probate real property sales do not have to be complicated. Please note, we are top rated probate real estate agents and realtors in the Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside and San Diego areas; feel free to ask us any probate real estate related questions, agents...

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