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A Remarkable Find in Anaheim Hills!

4761 E Copa De Oro Dr, Anaheim Hills     A remarkable find in the private gate guarded community of “Copa de Oro”. This Anaheim Hills stunner is a custom built estate that amasses a total of 9,000 sq. ft. The home is positioned on a single loaded street location of the community which offers […]

A Seven Gables Advisor Will Be Your Guide in This Market

  In a normal market, it’s a good idea to have an experienced guide navigating you through the process of buying or selling a home. Your guide will advise you on crucial steps such as pricing your home correctly or the first steps to take when you’re ready to buy. However, we are witnessing times […]

Mike Hickman Nominated for Innovator of the Year

“Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” –William Pollard   Enter CEO & President Mike Hickman. Congratulations to him on his nominations as one of the top innovators in all of Orange County! Under his leadership at Seven […]

Need to Update Before You Sell, But Don’t Want to Pay Upfront? Check Out Our HomeRefresh Loan!

  In today’s real estate market, one generation stands apart in their desire to move into a renovated home: millennials. The Harris Poll conducted a survey of 2,000 US adults that has stated, “One-third of the generation who grew up with Instagram and Pinterest are more likely to seek out an upgraded home compared to […]

Hope Is on the Horizon for Today’s Housing Shortage

The real estate market is unlike anything we have ever experienced in the past with more buyers looking to purchase than there are homes available to buy. The supply is having trouble keeping up with the demand for houses. In the normal market, there is generally a 6-month supply of homes for sale. Anything more […]

Demand for Vacation Homes Is Still Strong

The pandemic created a tremendous interest in vacation homes across the country. Throughout the last year, many people purchased second homes as a safe getaway from the challenges of the health crisis. With many professionals working from home and many students taking classes remotely, it made sense to see a migration away from cities and into counties with more […]

An Entertainer’s Dream in Huntington Beach!

  A stunning new build that heavily reflects luxury and style, welcome to 17322 Juniper Lane. Built in 2019, this home is located incredibly close to the beach and is situated in the exclusive Parkside Estates. You have access to hiking trails and scenic views as this home sits adjacent to the Bolsa Chica Wetlands. […]

Is Buying a Home Still Affordable? Yes!

  The trials of last year put an emphasis on the importance of one’s home. As a result, we are witnessing an increase of individuals who are looking to move. We are seeing an influx of renters jumping into homeownership and also current homeowners who are re-evaluating their house and considering transitioning into one that […]

Three Ways Home Equity Can Have a Major Impact on Your Life

There have been a lot of headlines reporting on how homeowner equity (the difference between the current market value of your home and the amount you owe on your mortgage) has dramatically increased over the past few years. CoreLogic indicated that equity increased for the average homeowner by $17,000 in the last year alone. ATTOM Data Solutions, in their latest U.S. […]

Beautiful Home By The Beach!

18561 Amalia Ln, Huntington Beach, CA 92648     Welcome to the exclusive gated community of Crystalaire, Huntington Beach! Nestled in the heart of Surf City, this stunning property is about to make all of your dreams come true. This two-story home amasses an impressive 3,047 square feet and will welcome you immediately with beautiful curb […]

Where Do Experts Say the Housing Market Is Heading?

Progressing further into 2021, you may be questioning what is in store in the housing market during the second half of this year! Let’s take a closer look at what experts are saying about the industry and what it means for the economy in the coming months. By looking at what experts are forecasting, we […]

Breathtaking Views in North Tustin!

  Tucked away on a private street in Lemon Heights that sits on 0.28 acres with panoramic city lights and sunset views. This is a custom-designed estate with french windows and viewing balconies to all for an ample amount of natural light. This home encompasses a massive 4,000 sq. ft. while creating a desirable indoor […]

Real Life vs. Reality TV: 5 Myths Explained

Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV ‘show hole’*? We’ve all been there… watching entire seasons of “Love it or List it,” “Fixer Upper,” “House Hunters,” “Flip or Flop,” “Property Brothers,” and so many more, just in one sitting. When you’re in the middle of your […]

Tips to Remember When Selling Your Home

The housing market is witnessing unprecedented times with amazing opportunities across the board. With such high buyer demand in combination with the housing inventory shortage, it may be difficult to navigate this strong seller’s market. The market is proving to be extremely beneficial and advantageous for sellers but you must still understand some key principles […]

The Truths Young Homebuyers Need To Hear

For many young or first-time homebuyers, purchasing a home can feel intimidating. A recent survey shows some homebuyers ages 25 to 40 may be unsure about the homebuying process and what they can afford. It found: “1 in 4 underestimated their buying potential by $150k or more” “1 in 4 underestimated the increase in value by $100k […]

A Dream Come True in Villa Park!

18702 Patrician Drive   Stately and beautiful – these are a few words to describe the spectacular property that is 18702 Patrician Drive. A spacious property that spans over almost an acre of land and is considered to be one of the most stunning properties in Villa Park. From the moment you approach this home, […]

Should I Move or Refinance?

Homeowners have more equity than ever before with levels reaching an all-time high! The U.S. Census has even reported that 38% of owner-occupied homes are owned free and clear, which shows these individuals do not have a mortgage. Even homeowners with a mortgage are seeing their equity increase as well! With the real estate values […]

Tips for a Pet-Friendly Fourth of July!

The Fourth of July, or Independence Day, is one of the most special days in American history. It represents freedom and independence. But when it comes to the pet world, the holiday can represent fear. The Fourth is often celebrated with fireworks across the country. Experienced pet owners know all too well that their biggest […]

A Surf City Stunner!

6012 Panorama Dr, Huntington Beach   Looking for a stunning home that has never been lived in and also offers breathtaking views of the ocean? Welcome to 6012 Panorama Drive. This property boasts 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms encompassing over 2,300 square feet. This home is nestled in a private and secluded community in the […]

Sellers Are Ready To Enter the Housing Market

  The ongoing shortage of homes on the market has created an even more competitive environment for buyers, making this the ultimate seller’s market. Given the current state of the real estate market, one of the most frequently asked questions is, “When will sellers return to the market?” With the economy continuing to improve and […]

A Glimpse Into Closing Costs!

A Glimpse Into Closing Costs Buying a home can be one of the most expensive purchases of your lifetime, so it is extremely important to create a well thought out budget. When buying a home, it is also necessary to plan ahead for home buying expenses. Saving for a down payment is the main cost […]

Hickman Family Nominated for Orange County Business Journal’s 22nd Annual Family-Owned Business Awards

We are proud to announce the Hickman family’s nomination for the Orange County Business Journal’s 2021 Family-Owned Business Awards. The 2021 Family-Owned Business Awards program allows for the recognition of five exceptional Orange County businesses. The nominees are being recognized in five categories – Small Business Award, Medium Business Award, Large Business Award, Up & Coming […]

Happy International Yoga Day & Summer Solstice!

“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self” -Bhagavad Gita This year, International Yoga Day is coinciding with the longest day of the year, Summer Solstice. Summer Solstice is not based on a specific calendar date or time. Instead, it depends on when the sun reaches its northernmost point from the […]

To All the Dads Out There

This upcoming Sunday, June 20th is Father’s Day here in the United States. Whether you are celebrating your dad, brother, uncle, or any important male figure in your life, it is the perfect opportunity to express your love, adoration, and gratitude. We often tend to forget the sacrifices and contributions our fathers and male figures […]