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CFPB Releases NEW Settlement Disclosure Form

On November 20, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released their final proposal concerning Settlement Disclosure Forms and Regulations. The proposed final draft was a culmination of efforts from agents across the country including several from Eastland Escrows of Covina, California. It was decided that the new Joint Disclosure Form would include both the Good … Continue reading CFPB Releases NEW Settlement Disclosure Form

Holiday Recipe of the Day: Marion’s Christmas Cheese Ball

This holiday season, prepare for unexpected guests by whipping up a Christmas cheese ball. All you need is a 8 ounce package of cream cheese, which you can substitute for Neufchatel cheese in the same amount, along with 2 ounces blue cheese and ½ cup dried cranberries. Mix these three ingredients using a spoon or … Continue reading Holiday Recipe of the Day: Marion’s Christmas Cheese Ball

Huge Turn Out on National Adoption Day for Los Angeles County

It’s a well-known fact that there are a lot of children all over the country that have not been placed in homes with loving and caring families. Every year for the past quarter of a century, the Department of Children and Family Services in Los Angeles County has held an event on National Adoption Day … Continue reading Huge Turn Out on National Adoption Day for Los Angeles County

Los Angeles Shelter Pets Find Homes at Local NKLA Adoption Weekend Event

Nothing makes a new house more like a home than getting a new pet to share your space with, and when you choose a shelter pet, you're literally saving a life. Over 400 cats and dogs found new homes at a November 12th event sponsored by the  Best Friends Animal Society.  Over 40 rescue groups and … Continue reading Los Angeles Shelter Pets Find Homes at Local NKLA Adoption Weekend Event

Help Us Celebrate Our Achievements: Holiday Breakfast and Installation

The agents and officers of Eastland Escrows of Covina, California will be hosting their annual Holiday Breakfast and the installation of its officers on Wednesday, December 11th from 8:00am til 11:00am. The festivities will be held at the Via Verde Country Club. The address is 1400 Avenida Entrada, San Dimas, California. The cost for the … Continue reading Help Us Celebrate Our Achievements: Holiday Breakfast and Installation

Holiday Family Fun Events in Covina, California

Covina has plenty of holiday family fun events to choose from. If your family enjoys a good musical then the show “Rented Christmas” is a must see performance. You can see “Rented Christmas” on December 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 20th and the 21st at the Covina Center For Performing Arts. The Winter Wonderland Community … Continue reading Holiday Family Fun Events in Covina, California

SEO and You: What Does It Mean?

Almost all of us have see the acronym SEO bandied about but really don't have much of an idea what it really means. For those who have a website and depend on that website to drive their businesses, SEO can mean the difference between success and failure as a business. SEO, simply put, means Search … Continue reading SEO and You: What Does It Mean?

The BEST Pecan Pie! (Add Chocolate!!)

When it comes to Thanksgiving, nothing says "enjoyment" than having friends and family into your home for fun and football! Oh, and you can't forget the best food ever! Here's a Chocolate Pecan Pie that'll absolutely put everyone over the top. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups pecans 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell … Continue reading The BEST Pecan Pie! (Add Chocolate!!)

The Real Estate Market Over the Last Four Decades

Historically, the real estate market, over time, is always positive. Data includes a consistent upward trend, regardless of the occasional down housing or commercial real estate market. Except for investors who enjoy "flipping" new home purchases quickly, real estate is a long-term asset for most homeowners. Looking at data since the 1970s, you'll see the … Continue reading The Real Estate Market Over the Last Four Decades