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2013 

  Newport Beach luxury homes and real estate selling are making a comeback at Orange County CA real estate.  224 Newport Beach homes were listed for sale as of April 25, 2012 - with average list price high over $3 million. 86 Newport Beach homes went into "pending" status with purchase and sale c...
04/29/2013
Residential landlords in California must disclose any Notice of Default to Prospective Tenants. Every landlord in California who offers for rent a residential property containing one-to-four units must disclose in writing to any prospective tenant the receipt of a notice of default that has not b...
04/27/2013
Orange County Ca real estate markets continued to be crushed with buyers during March 2013 - with home sales and prices up as compared with same time last year 2012.  Resale home sales prices were up 22 percent this year March 2013 as compared with March 2012 Resale homes sale volume was up 10.1 ...
04/22/2013
With such beautiful parks and recreational areas, excellent geography, weather, public schools, and hiking and walking trails, location close to campus of the University of California Irvine, Turtle Rock has been a happy place for homeowners and residents for years.   With increased home sold pri...
04/18/2013
  Home selling markets at Orange County CA real estate continue to be hot and need more sellers and for sale listings.   Sellers have the advantage during this time.   However, fundamental advice to home sellers is still "PRICE YOUR HOME TO SELL" - and stay away from temptation to go for a too-h...
04/17/2013
Newport Beach CA is a favorite place on the Pacific Coast of California for vacationing, surfing, sailing, boating, paddle boarding, fishing, swimming, bike riding, beach activities, harbor cruises and sightseeing. Newport Beach homes are in high buyer demand, and the Newport home selling market ...
04/11/2013
Irvine CA home and real estate market continues to favor sellers and has been starved for listings during the past six months.  It's amazing that with so few homes listed for sale (208 as of today) Irvine home selling continues to be hot.    Explore Turtle Rock Irvine   Irvine CA home resales sin...
04/11/2013
  Newport Beach CA has investors who want to buy foreclosure homes and properties - at both trustee auction sales after non-judicial foreclosures - and when properties are listed again as REOs on the MLS. Number of Newport Beach properties in foreclosure has declined this past year, and qualified...
04/09/2013
Some homeowners with mortgages are underwater here at Orange County CA and are considering possible short sale - or doing a strategic default and walking away. New California foreclosure laws informally named the "Homeowner Bill of Rights" went into effect on January 1, 2013.  These laws can be c...
04/05/2013
Good news for home buyers and people who want to refinance their loans is that MORTGAGE RATES are back down this week.  Average fixed-rate mortgages dropped this week, as the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has hovered around 3.5 percent for the past two months, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mort...
04/05/2013
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