The OC Housing Specialist® Ultimate Guide to Buying, Selling, & Renting in Southern California

Up, Up, & Away: Orange County Housing Prices Hit Record-Highs

In June 2016, Orange County median home prices – new and existing – elevated to a new historical high of $655,000, surpassing the bubble peak pricing of 2007. Heading into December 2016, we are now looking at record-high median pricing for new homes sitting just under the million dollar mark. Overall, the median price for all homes sold in October 2016 – new and existing – is up $54,000, or 9 percent, from just one year ago!

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December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Undercover Agent: A Walk In HomeBuyers Shoes

They say you never know what it’s like until you walk a mile in someone else’s shoes. I totally agree – compassion and the ability to relate to others is … Continue reading

May 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

NoCal Vs. SoCal: Buying South Can Save You Money

When you buy or sell a property, there are fees that must be paid by the buyer and/or seller, but who pays for what? The answer to this question varies. There … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

DIY Staging Tips To Sell Your House (& Save Money)

Interested in updating your home or staging on a budget? Here are a few tips for common home issues: Brick Fireplace Use a rag to rub a coat of light paint, … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Small Space Storage Solution

Today’s helpful tidbit is brought you via I’m Busy Procrastinating: Design solution: Wall baskets for bath linen storage. With just a couple of baskets and nails, you have found a great wall … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sell Your Own House: Is ‘For Sale By Owner’ For You?

Let’s say the houses in your neighborhood are selling for $600,000. And let’s say the real estate commissions you’ve been quoted in your area are 6%. That’s $36,000 you are going … Continue reading

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

5 Uncommon (But Essential) Questions to Ask When Choosing a Real Estate Agent

An agency agreement bonds you to using that particular agent for a certain amount of specified time. Before you sign an agency agreement, here are some very important factors to … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · Leave a comment