June 2010

There are 4 blog entries for June 2010.

Latest News (June 29, 2010)—The United States House of Representatives has just passed HR 5623, the Homebuyer Assistance and Improvement Act of 2010, by a vote of 409-5. This bill extends the deadline for closing tax credit eligible transactions from June 30 to September 30, 2010. The bill moves to the Senate where the outcome is much less certain. NAR will continue to update you as the events move forward. For more information, please visit the National Association of Realtors. If you have specific questions or need additional information, please contact a tax professional or the Internal Revenue Service at 800-829-1040.

The American Business Awards’, ‘The Stevies™’ named First Team® Real Estate’s luxury division, First Team Estates®, as a finalist in their Advertising category for “Best Marketing or Sales Brochure or Kit”. With more than 500 executives in attendance, The 2010 American Business Awards honored a diverse cross-section of American business people, corporations, non-profits, and government agencies reflecting every important aspect of business today, from C-Suite executives to support staff; major public companies to emerging start-ups; customer service teams to corporate communicators. More than 2,700 entries were submitted for The 2010 American Business Awards and more than 200 executives nationwide participated in judging to determine this year's…

First Team® Real Estate’s Ladera Ranch office is thrilled to report the opening of their new home, in the Mercantile West Center; 25642 Crown Valley Pkwy. D-5 located at the corner of Antonio and Crown Valley Parkway in Ladera Ranch. The new office is home to a superior team of area specialists, many who live in or around Ladera Ranch and therefore hold personal insight into the area’s many benefits. The team is comprised of Robert and Susan Blatman, Sommer Myers, Amy Sims, Lisa Hallden, Maurine Fischel, Ernest and Debra Carter, Torey Gilbert, Tom Bertog, Shawn Wells, Brent Frohoff, Jenelle Harmon, Dan Creager, Troy Gregory Max Black and Suzi Rodgers. Linda Scarberry and Larry Tait are the office’s Branch Managers.                             The office…

TrendGraphix, Inc. Top Brokers Report, June 2009 to June 2010* once again ranked First Team as the market leader in Orange County, CA. With market unit sales of 5,819 over the last 12 months, First Team overcomes its 2nd ranked competitor by 3,561 more in total sales. Additionally, according to TrendGraphix Top Broker Report*, the Costa Mesa, CA based company ranked number one in most listing units and sales in the market, with the highest buyer sales amongst it’s competitors in Orange County, CA. First Team Real Estate is the # 1 independent real estate company in Southern California, rising up from 13th to 9th among America’s top 300 real estate company by sales volume according to the 2009 RIS Media Power Broker Report. First Team has sold more…