Category Archives: Orange County home values

7 Top Reasons to Buy a Newport Beach CA Home Now

“7 Top Reasons to Buy a Newport Beach CA Home Now” – Orange County CA people who are renting or leasing homes are very often considering to buy. Here are “7 top reasons to buy a home now”.   First: … Continue reading

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Why Should Buyers Care that Freddie Mac Forecasts Mortgage Rates Will Go Up

Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation) forecasted in July 2015 that mortgage loan interest rates would slowly rise over the next year, topping out at 5%. Monthly house payments go up when mortgage rates go up. Look at detail … Continue reading

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Orange County Home Buyer Demand Jumps

The Orange County CA housing market has shifted with sudden jump in buyer demand. During the past month from January 15 to February 15, 2015, buyer demand has increased by 64%. After the first month of 2015, it looked like … Continue reading

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Orange County Home Buying Demand Continues with Sales Moderating

Orange County Home Buying Demand Continues with Sales Moderating Demand for housing at Orange County CA continues to be positively impacted by rising employment, growing families and some people qualifying for loans after a prior foreclosure or short sale. Orange … Continue reading

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New CA Law Says Adjoining Landowners are Equally Responsible for Shared Fences and Boundaries.

New CA Law Says Adjoining Landowners are Equally Responsible for Shared Fences and Boundaries. Adjoining landowners, with properties contiguous or in contact with each another, must share equally the responsibility for maintaining boundaries and monuments between them.

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7 Top Orange County Real Estate Trends to Look for 2014

7 Top Orange County Real Estate Trends to Look for 2014 The housing market in Orange County “staged a spectacular recovery” last year as home prices soared with double digit gains. 2013 price appreciation through November was 22.6 percent year … Continue reading

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Orange County CA home prices and selling market update

Orange County CA home prices and selling market update Orange County CA home selling market update shows that buyer demand has decreased since March of this year.  Number of homes for sale are up, so buyers have better choices. Orange … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Real Estate Investors Embracing Opportunities

Orange County CA has lots of real estate investors and capital groups who have taken advantage of big buying opportunities.   1,423 Orange County properties were sold to 3rd party investors at trustee auction foreclosure sales during the first seven months … Continue reading

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Essential HOA Documents for Sellers to Provide Buyers on Resale in California

Some CA home sellers don’t understand their disclosure obligation to provide copies of homeowner association (HOA) documents to buyers.  This lack of understanding by sellers can sometimes lead to seller disclosure challenges before buyers clear contingencies and complete the purchase. … Continue reading

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Important Questions for Property Owners Who Are Short Selling

Home owners who are short selling should be asked some important questions: 1.  Is your property already in active foreclosure?  Active foreclosures can be determined by search of public records. 2.  Do you have other debt?  High debt-to-income ratio will probably prevent … Continue reading

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