Since half of 2016 is behind us, it is helpful to take a look at
where we have been, where we are now, and where we are
Housing Checkup: Occasionally, it is wise to take a … [Read More...]
The inventory is growing at a rapid pace and will eventually
cool the Orange County housing market.
Rising Inventory: The active listing inventory grew at the fastest pace this year in the past … [Read More...]
1. A Home Sold but Not Bought
When you put your home on the market, getting an offer can be easier than finding a house you'd like to purchase. This can put you in the position of nearly having … [Read More...]
With less than a month left in the Spring Market, the best timeof the year to sell is about end.
End of the Spring Market: Without exception, the Orange County housing market downshifts every … [Read More...]
The Orange County housing market is hot with the strongest demand
in three-and-a-half years.
HOT Seller’s Market: Homes priced below $1 million are flying off the market.
The Orange County … [Read More...]
After a shaky start, Orange County housing is proving to be
durable and strong.
A 1st Quarter Overview: The housing market continues to lean in favor of the seller. Due to … [Read More...]
The Spring Market has officially arrived and demand is poised to
continue its spring surge.
Spring Market: Over the next month, demand will rise to its highest levels of the … [Read More...]
For the past seven years there have been significantly fewer sellers
coming on the market.
Not Enough Sellers: since 2009, fewer homeowners have been diving into real estate in spite of massive … [Read More...]
Ever since ringing in the New Year, 2016 has had its own look and
feel and it is not a repeat of last year.
Not 2015: Demand is off by 11% and the inventory is 9% less than last year.
This … [Read More...]
With holiday distractions behind us, the Orange County housing Market has thawed and is beginning to rev its engine.
Housing Awakens: Inventory and demand improved dramatically in the past couple … [Read More...]
Lack of inventory has been the theme of the Orange County housing market for several years now.
Active Inventory: There just are not that many sellers on the market to start 2016. The Orange County … [Read More...]
It is tough to be a first-time home buyer in a seller’s market and it is not really student debt that is preventing them from buying.
First Time Home Buyers: first-time home buyers are finding it … [Read More...]
The window of opportunity to take advantage of today’s historically low
interest rates is starting to close.
Interest Rates: after a couple of years of hinting at an eventual hike in rates, the … [Read More...]
Today’s sellers and buyers turn to the Internet to determine their
home’s value but forget to look at the fine print.
Online Home Valuation Tools: even though sellers and buyers turn to … [Read More...]
Even though the Orange County housing market has transitioned
to a normal Autumn Market, October is a great month for housing.
October Housing: despite the downshift in both the inventory and … [Read More...]
It seem that every year after we jump into the slower Autumn Market, buyers start talking about a housing price correction.
A Price Correction: Because the median price is within 6% of the record … [Read More...]
We have officially transitioned into the Autumn Market, leaving both the Spring and Summer Markets in the rearview mirror.
The Autumn Market: the Orange County housing market just downshifted into … [Read More...]
The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates intact for years, but it looks as if that is going to change.
Interest Rates: at 4.125%, the current interest rate is a screaming deal in historical … [Read More...]
September 13 – November 1, Oktoberfest
Eat, drink, dance and be merry at Southern California’s best and most diverse Oktoberfest (voted by German World Magazine). There will be live Oom-Pah-Pa … [Read More...]
Cynics may scoff, but getting under contract on the right home can turn even the most stoic shopper into a bit of a dreamer. From paint colors to planting a garden, picturing yourself in that property … [Read More...]
There is a plethora of real estate information available today in the news and on the internet. It can be extremely confusing at times.
If you are thinking of buying or selling, you need an agent … [Read More...]
Orange County Housing Report: A Mid-Year Checkup
July 20, 2015
Now that half the year has passed, it is best to take a look at where
we have been, where we are now, and … [Read More...]
Chief cites improving economy.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen yesterday said the Fed is on track to begin raising interest rates later this year, but economists say any decision … [Read More...]