OC Housing Update: No Longer a Seller’s Market

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Because more homes are being offered for sale and demand is dropping, the Orange County housing market is becoming more balanced. For six and one-half months, the Orange County Housing Market has favored sellers. With tremendous demand and very few homes on the market, buyers could not get a break. But that has changed. More homes are coming on the …

How Will The Real Estate Market Perform In 2019?

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2019 REAL ESTATE MARKET It seems timely to take a look at the real estate cycles in years past and project what the market is likely to do in 2019. No one I know has a crystal ball that they can use to see the future with absolute clarity. But thanks to Steven Thomas, local real estate broker and economist, …

The Neutral Zone

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THE NEUTRAL ZONE February 10, 2019 Good morning! After three months of a slight Buyer’s Market, Orange County housing has moved back to a Balanced Market. Back to Balance: With rising demand, the housing market transitioned to a Balanced Market. Let’s paint a picture. It is the end of the school year and time for thousands to graduate from college …

December Housing Report

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THE HOLIDAY CHILL Orange County Housing Report: The Holiday Chill Now that the Holiday Market is here, housing shifts to its slowest time of the year. Holiday Market: The slowest time of the year, the Holiday Market, runs from Thanksgiving through the first couple of weeks of the New Year. This is the time of the year where the country …

A Good Real Estate Investment

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A GOOD REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT A good real estate investment can mean different things to different people. People have different orientation about what a good real estate investment is but here in in this article we will tell you the truth and what you need to know about a good real estate investment. Therefore, on this article, we will define …

Your Mortgage View | April 2, 2018

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Average Milliennial Wastes $93K on Rent by the Time They Hit 30 Why is it called “wasting”? Because after you pay rent….that money is gone. No equity, no tax benefits, nothing. While home prices have increased for 72 straight months of year-over-year gains (according to the National Association of Realtor’s Existing Home Sales Report), millennials that pay rent have missed …

Mortgage View

Your Mortgage View | March 26, 2018

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With rising interest rates, purchasing power drops for buyers considerably the longer they wait. Purchasing Power: An increase in interest rates by 1% translates to an 11% drop in the home a buyer is able to afford. For the past several years, experts and prognosticators across the country had been calling for increasing interest rates. Yet, it never really materialized. …