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2013 

Newport Beach CA home owners like that such a large number of homes sold last year 2012 were to all cash buyers - and that property values were improved. 1,075 Newport Beach homes sold last year during 2012 - which was average of almost 90 homes sold per month. Average sold price of homes at Newp...
02/27/2013
  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 and sale - Interior new paint and replacement furniture and furni...
02/26/2013
The article -  "Tips for Avoiding Rental Property Disasters" - provides some help and advice for investors and landlords.    Put Properties in Good Shape.   Have plumbing fixtures and valves changed out.   Be attentive and fix broken items.   Treat your tenants with respect.     Even though these...
02/23/2013
Tom Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln’s father, lost their family home twice because of land title issues.  Abraham Lincoln was born in a meager, one-room cabin on the Big South Fork of Nolin’s Creek , near Hodgenville, Kentucky.  It had a dirt floor, one window and a stick-clay chimney.  Tom Lincoln had ...
02/22/2013
Orange County continues to have very tight housing markets and not enough homes listed for sale 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 that are priced...
02/20/2013
Millions of people in Southern California have followed the dream of suburban living and single family homes during the past fifty years, and that trend still holds.   Governor Brown has recently tried to dampen the California trend toward single-family home living.  He wants to move people away...
02/12/2013
  Turtle Ridge at Irvine CA is a luxury and private residential community with homes built during the past ten years.   Turtle Ridge is located in the western edge of Irvine in the hills area above Newport Coast.   57 Shady Lane, Turtle Ridge Irvine -  $2,500,000 - 4 bedrooms and 3 baths - 3534 S...
02/11/2013
I like to ask potential real estate clients what are the two most important things they are looking for when choosing their real estate agent. "How to Choose the Right Real Estate Sales Professional" was the topic of recent Fox Business News article.   This article writer pointed out that buying ...
02/08/2013
Northpark homes at Irvine CA real estate are newer with most properties 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 sale at Northpark - with average asking pric...
02/06/2013
  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 home buyers. 16 single family detached homes are now listed for sale...
02/05/2013
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