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Bungalow Style Beach Cottage at Lido Isle, Newport Beach

Classic single-level bungalow style beach cottage at Lido Isle. Prime street-to-strada location, four houses to the water! Sought-after, quintessential and exclusive island community. Sunny, south facing and gated courtyard with Mediterranean-style fountain. Dutch door carries ocean breezes into the light … Continue reading

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How to Transfer Your Home’s Property Tax Basis to a Replacement Home at Orange County CA

  People who want to sell a house at Orange County and buy a replacement house ask us how they can protect and transfer their prior property tax basis. Ad valorem property taxes in California are primarily guided by what is set … Continue reading

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Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Letters from Some Lenders in California

As part of the “National Mortgage Settlement” reached during 2012, some lenders in California are in the process of determining whether to forgive balances on certain second mortgage loans.

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Shady Canyon Luxury Homes at Irvine California

  Shady Canyon at Irvine has been prized for its exclusive estate homes and private golf course since start of development eleven years ago. Shady has about 400 homes or home sites – some of the most expensive properties in … Continue reading

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Big Drop in Distressed Homes for Sale Listings at Orange County CA

Orange County CA real estate has experienced a big and dramatic drop in number of distressed residential properties – both short sales and foreclosures – listed for sale.   Total Orange County distressed property listings, short sale and foreclosure listings, … Continue reading

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C.A.R. Launched New Tool to Help Home Buyers Bridge Down Payment Gap

  In an effort to provide California home buyers with up-to-date information about available home buyer assistance programs, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today (February 19, 2013) launched California Mortgage Resource Directory (http://mortgage.car.org), a powerful search tool that identifies current … Continue reading

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Top Things Orange County Home Sellers Should Consider for Listing Strategy

    Top Things for Orange County CA home sellers to consider prior to listing for sale. 1. Clean and uncluttered is key for your seller success. Buyers always like to see clean and uncluttered homes. 2. Staging for showing … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Housing Markets Continue to be Tight

Orange County continues to experience very tight housing markets and not enough homes listed to satisfy buyer demand. Broker Steven Thomas at his www.ReportsOnHousing.com said again this week that Orange County simply doesn't have enough homes on the market. Orange County homes … Continue reading

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Turtle Ridge Irvine CA Real Estate Update

  Turtle Ridge at Irvine CA is a luxury and private residential community – with about 1,400 homes located on the western side of the city in the hills area above Newport Coast.   57 Shady Lane, Turtle Ridge Irvine –  $2,500,000 – 4 … Continue reading

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Northpark Homes at Irvine CA Real Estate

Northpark homes at Irvine CA real estate are properties mostly built at some time during the past 15 years – and continue to offer safe and sought-after neighborhoods for buyers and residents. 7 detached single family homes are now listed for … Continue reading

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