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2013 

  Irvine CA dominates the Orange County CA new homes market. MarketPointe reported that 1,618 contracts, or 55 percent of all Orange County new home deals, were in Irvine CA last year 2012. Housing experts credit The Irvine Company for jump-starting Irvine's homebuilding surge with its 2010 New H...
01/31/2013
Surf City USA Marathon - Sunday, February 3, 2013  Run on Pacific Coast Highway past the famous Huntington Beach Pier and wind through the legendary surfing beaches of Southern California. For Marathon registration contact Huntington City Beach: 21100 Pacific Coast Highway. 760-434-1587 www.runs...
01/29/2013
Shockingly low number of homes for sale listings at Orange County CA real estate during the 2012 year surprised lots of people and market watchers.     Source of graphic and some information is "Reports on Housing" The Orange County market had a huge drop of about fity percent in number of listin...
01/21/2013
  Orange County CA homeowners are happy with recent local real estate news that values are going up. Orange County housing markets have been swamped with buyers and investors during the past nine month.   2013 started with Orange County real estate heat.   More buyers are making decisions, and ma...
01/17/2013
Even though Irvine CA for sale listing numbers are down, Turtle Rock has some beautiful homes for sale, and here are some of those.    Turtle Rock crest custom home - $2,958,000 - 5 bedrooms and 5 baths - 5550 sf interior - active for sale - Active - MLS# S722705     Turtle Rock Crest Akins - $1,...
01/16/2013
Irvine CA home sales were brisk during 2012 - where buyers gobbled up most of the for sale listings by the end of the year. This hot Irvine home selling during 2012 resulted from buyers getting motivated, understanding of property values at Irvine, good and safe residential neighborhoods, and so...
01/11/2013
  Why wait for springtime to list and sell your Orange County CA home?  Buyers are ready now.  It's the best time for home sellers.  Buyers are crushing markets at Orange County.  Fewer homes are now listed for sale, which creates big-time buyer competition, with multiple offers and rising sellin...
01/11/2013
With enormous drop in number of homes listed for sale - Orange County CA sellers have big market advantage. 3,161 Orange County homes are listed for sale now, which is lowest point in at least eight years.   At the same time buyers got motivated during February 2012, number of listings started to...
01/07/2013
  Turtle Rock Irvine home selling market is hot with buyers. With only one detached SFR home now listed for sale (at 5 Nightstar) ...    Turtle Rock Irvine has 6 detached homes now under purchase contract in "backup" and "pending" on the MLS. Turtle Rock at Irvine real estate needs more sellers a...
01/05/2013
 New U.S. Law signed by the President on January 1, 2013 extends certain provisions of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act through the U.S. American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 until December 31, 2013. This Mortgage Forgiveness debt relief act of 2007 had benefited qualified homeowners who m...
01/05/2013
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