Tag Archives: 2018

2019 Real Estate Forecast: What Home Buyers, Sellers And Investors Can Expect

There’s no doubt about it: the 2018 housing market has seen its ups and downs. The year started with sky-high home prices, historically low mortgage rates and a definitive upper hand for sellers. In recent months though, home price growth … Continue reading

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What If I Wait A Year To Buy A Home?

National home prices have increased by 5.4% since this time last year. Over that same time period, interest rates have remained near historic lows which has allowed many buyers to enter the market and lock in low rates. As a seller, … Continue reading

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The #1 Reason To Not Wait Until Spring To Sell Your House

Many sellers believe that spring is the best time to place their homes on the market because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year, but what they don’t realize is that if every homeowner believes the same thing, … Continue reading

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Top Orange County Events for December 2018

This month, Orange County brings you winter wonderlands, festive celebrations, boat parades and more. Here’s a list of 25+ top Orange County things to do in December. 22nd Annual Crystal Cove Tree Lighting  Dec. 1. Bring the family to the … Continue reading

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Wage Increases Make Home Buying More Affordable

Everyone knows that housing affordability has been negatively impacted by rising prices and increasing mortgage rates, but there is another piece to the affordability equation – wages. How much a family earns obviously impacts how easy or difficult it is … Continue reading

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7 Reasons To List Your House For Sale This Holiday Season

Every year at this time there are many homeowners who decide to wait until after the holidays to list their homes for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off … Continue reading

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Are You Spending TOO Much on Rent?

Chances are if you are renting you are spending too much of your income on your monthly housing expense. There is a long-standing ‘rule’ that a household should not pay more than 28% of their income on their rent or … Continue reading

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Where are Home Values Headed over the Next Few Years?

There are many questions about where home prices will be next year as well as where they may be headed over the next several years to come. We have gathered the most reliable sources to help answer these questions: The … Continue reading

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Will Home Prices Continue to Increase?

            There are many unsubstantiated theories about what is happening with home prices. From those who are worried that prices are falling (data shows this is untrue),to those who are concerned that prices are again … Continue reading

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Pre-Approval: Your 1st Step in Buying a Home

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you … Continue reading

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