Termite Awareness Week

March 20, 2023

March is the peak of termite swarming season. 🐛   They may not be fun to think about, but termites can seriously damage your home’s integrity. Here are some pro-sourced tips to prevent an infestation:   1️⃣ Don’t let wood touch the soil. Keep wooden siding and door frames above the ground.   2️⃣ Keep […]

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Help Your Home Make a Good Impression on Buyers

March 15, 2023

Has your home listing expired, or was it withdrawn without a sale? 😭 If so, don’t give up! We may be able to help. Watch for a few of our top tips for sellers. Then read our latest blog post to learn more about how to rethink your approach to selling your home.   🔗 […]

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OC Housing Report: Supply Dilemma

March 13, 2023

Orange County Housing Report: Supply Dilemma In the past few years, there has been a severe inventory crisis initially instigated by the pandemic and now due to the high mortgage rate environment. Lack of FOR-SALE Signs Since the pandemic, there have not been enough homes available, and 2023 is no different. Active Listings The active […]

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Online Home Value Calculators

March 8, 2023

                Wondering how the roller coaster ride of the real estate market has affected the value of your home? 🎢   Don’t get too excited (or worried) about your home’s Zestimate or the value you find on another online calculator. While these tools can give you a sense […]

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My Home Didn’t Sell! Now What?

March 6, 2023

    My Home Didn’t Sell! Now What?   When it comes to listing their home, most home sellers want three things: 1) to make a lot of money, 2) to put in minimal time and effort, and 3) to sell quickly. But the reality is, selling a home is rarely that simple. And homeowners […]

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5 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender

March 1, 2023

Are you thinking about buying a home in the near future? If so, it’s time to get your finances in order. Here are the top questions to ask your mortgage lender. If you’re preparing to purchase but don’t have a mortgage broker or lender yet, don’t panic! Reach out for a referral to one of […]

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OC Housing Report: Rates Pave Path For Housing

February 27, 2023

Orange County Housing Report: Rates Pave Path for Housing It is all about rates in the housing market, from the number of homeowners willing to sell to the volume of buyers able to afford to purchase. Mortgage Rates: Not only do rates affect buyers, but they also impact the number of sellers.  Active Listings: The […]

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Hidden Costs of a Home Purchase

February 21, 2023

Purchasing a home is exciting—but your down payment isn’t the only financial requirement to prepare for. Factor these potential costs into your homebuying budget to avoid an expensive surprise.   Not every homebuyer will face all of these costs, but it’s important to be aware of what might come up during the purchase and move-in […]

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OC Housing Report: Housing Starting To Flex

February 13, 2023

Orange County Housing Report: Housing Starting to Flex After an extremely slow end to 2022, buyers are returning to the housing arena, demand is already up sharply, and market times are plunging fast. Buyer Demand Coming Back Pending sales are surging higher as housing bounces back from very low levels. See below for a Snap […]

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OC Housing Report: Turning Up The Heat

January 24, 2023

Orange County Housing Report: Turning Up The Heat   With all the distractions of the holidays now in the rearview mirror, the housing market is about to heat up as demand soars and market times fall. The Winter Market The Winter Market is characterized by slowly rising supply, surging demand, and a fall in market […]

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