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Developer At OC Great Park Wants Irvine Approval to Build More New Homes

Developer At OC Great Park Wants Irvine Approval to Build More New Homes Developer “FivePoint Communities” will open its first phase of 726 new homes at “Pavilion Park” – OC Great Park Irvine – with site selection and selling starting … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Sales and Prices February 2013

  Orange County CA homes sales and median selling prices were up last month during February 2013.      Home Sold Prices Median at Orange County CA- during February 2013 Resale Homes – $529,500 – up 16.4 percent as compared … Continue reading

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Irvine CA Home Selling and Real Estate Trends

Irvine CA real estate has lack of sufficient inventory of homes for sale during this time to satisfy buyer demand. Irvine has 190 homes listed for sale on the MLS – as of today March 14, 2013. 238 Irvine homes … 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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Newport Beach CA Home Selling Big Numbers to Cash Buyers

Newport Beach CA home owners sold lots of homes last year 2012 to all cash buyers.  Property sales were up and values improved. 1,075 Newport Beach homes sold last year during 2012 – an average of almost 90 homes sold per month. Average sold price of … 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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Most Californians Still Follow the Suburban Living Dream

Millions of Southern Californians have followed the suburban living dream involving single-family homes during the past fifty years, and that trend continues.   Governor Brown has recently tried to dampen the California trend toward single-family home living.  He wants to encourage people to move away from suburbs and toward his urban living … Continue reading

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Newport Heights at Newport Beach CA Real Estate Update

Newport Heights is an area of Newport Beach with homes and businesses located above Newport Harbor and Pacific Coast Highway, East of Newport Blvd, south of 16th street, west of Upper Back Bay – and is a sought-after area for … Continue reading

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New California Law Requires Landlords to Inform Prospective Tenants About Foreclosure

New California law requires landlords to provide disclosure to prospective tenants, prior to execution of a lease, if a notice of default (NOD) has been recorded against the property.  (applies only to rentals of single-family homes and apartments in buildings of no … Continue reading

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