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Hidden Cul-De-Sac Gem For Sale In East Orange

Welcome to 8128 E Candleberry Circle, located in the Meadowcreek neighborhood of east Orange. This home enjoys an open-concept floorplan, recent upgrades and an expansive backyard, all located on a cul-de-sac adjacent to two nature parks.    This dream home has a highly-desired front porch, ready for Friday night neighborhood soirees. Inside the first level […]

Gorgeous backyard awaits in Phillips Ranch

Welcome to 36 Rancho Laguna Drive! This stunning Mission Hills Estates residence features 3,095 square feet of living space on an expansive 23,443 square foot lot at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. This home is perfect for comfortable living and elegant entertaining. The amenities include handsome architectural details, a well-designed floor plan, laundry room, central […]

Newly-Built Homes Could be a Game-Changer this Spring

Buying a home this spring? You’re probably dealing with the limited number of homes for sale. If you’re having a hard time finding a home you love, it may be time to look at newly-built homes.  New Home Construction Is an Inventory Bright Spot When looking for a home, there are two options. You can […]

Goodbye, Paper Clutter: How to Organize Your Paperwork for Good

Spring is here, and with the warm weather brings spring cleaning. You have likely tackled the usual suspects: sweeping, scrubbing, washing and hauling away bags of donations. But it’s time to tackle the beast hiding in your office: a mountain of papers accumulated over the years. Paper is small, but it quickly adds up and […]

Live Like Royalty At This 7-Bed Estate

Nestled within the esteemed confines of Peralta Hills, 199 S Ferrari Way epitomizes luxury living with its unparalleled curb appeal and seclusion. Beyond its private gated entry lies a sprawling driveway, leading to an exquisite custom-built residence stocked with plenty of amenities. At 7 beds and 8 baths on a 1.1 acre lot, this estate […]

The Legacy Continues: Spectacular Winery Estate Recently Sold in OC

If beauty and casual elegance has a name, it would be 9902 Rangeview Drive – known as Peppertree Canyon Winery. This stunning, once-in-a-lifetime property in the heart of Orange County recently sold and Seven Gables’ powerhouse team The O’Dell Group had the privilege of representing the sellers.  As the highest sale in the area in over 17 […]

Why Now Is A Great Time To Buy A Home

Thinking about buying a home? If so, you’re probably wondering: should I buy now or wait?  Today’s high mortgage rates and concerns of inflation may have you questioning when the right time to buy a home is. Buying a home can offer stability and incredible long-term benefits–benefits that compound over time. Like any investment, the […]

Can’t-Miss SoCal Events in April

Spring is finally here! After a cold winter, Southern California is warming up with plenty of events all throughout the month of April. Whether you are looking for an all-day event or something more casual, there are so many events planned for this month for everyone to enjoy. Check out this list so you don’t […]

Home With Stunning Sunset Views Listed in Orange

Welcome to your dream home! This single-story retreat is nestled at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on Shadow Ridge Lane. This well cared for home offers a breathtaking panoramic view of Catalina Island, city lights and the enchanting spectacle of the Disneyland fireworks across the night sky. This meticulously-crafted home spans approximately 2,000 square […]

What Every Homebuyer Should Know About Closing Costs

Before making the decision to buy a home, it’s important to plan for all the costs you will be responsible for. While you are busy saving for a down payment, don’t forget about the often overlooked closing costs. With all of the excitement of imagining your new home, remembering  closing costs can fall through the […]

4 Tips to Make Your Strongest Offer on a Home

Are you thinking about buying a home soon? Today’s market is competitive in many areas because the number of homes for sale is still low – which is leading to multiple-offer scenarios. And we move into the peak homebuying season this spring, multiple-offer situations are only expected to be more frequent. With so many moving […]

Home Near Old Town Tustin Hits the Market

If you have ever dreamed of owning a piece of history, then now is your chance! This three bed, three bath is right in the heart of Old Town Tustin. Enjoy weekly farmers’ markets, summer concerts in the park, and an abundance of small-town, locally owned restaurants and shops just a 10 minute walk away.  […]

Introducing OC’s Hottest & Chillest Club

OC’s hottest & chillest club, Sip & Dip, has recently made its debut. Our very own agent, Brooklyn Jervis, recently created this amazing club to connect the Orange County community. Every Saturday in Newport or Laguna Beach, Sip & Dip puts on the ultimate party featuring cold plunges, saunas, and coffee. Sip & Dip, a haven […]

What To Know About Credit Scores Before Buying a Home

If you want to buy a home, you should know your credit score is a critical piece of the puzzle when it comes to qualifying for a mortgage. Lenders review your credit to see if you typically make payments on time, pay back debts, and more. Your credit score can also help determine your mortgage rate. An […]

Revitalize Your Space: Spring Cleaning Tips

As we embrace the transition into March, the season of spring is arriving with the allure of warmer weather and blossoming blooms. Spring signifies the time of new beginnings– time to roll up your sleeves and dive into the annual tradition of spring cleaning! Whether you’re a seasoned aficionado of the art of tidying or […]

Don’t Let the Latest Home Price Headlines Confuse You

Based on what you’re hearing in the news about home prices, you may be worried they’re falling. But here’s the thing. The headlines aren’t giving you the full picture. If you look at the national data for 2023, home prices actually showed positive growth for the year. While this varies by market, and while there were some months with slight […]

$100,000 Remodeled Home in Costa Mesa Hits the Market

Welcome to 448 Princeton Drive, a hidden gem nestled within the desirable College Park community. This charming abode recently underwent a remarkable $100,000 renovation, transforming it into a harmonious blend of timeless rustic appeal and contemporary sophistication. As you step through the door, you’ll be greeted by an inviting ambiance, characterized by warm wooden floors […]

Why Having Your Own Agent Matters When Buying a New Construction Home

Finding the right home is one of the biggest challenges for potential buyers today. Right now, the supply of homes for sale is still low. But there is a bright spot. Newly built homes make up a larger percent of the total homes available for sale than normal. That’s why, if you’re craving more options, it makes sense to see if […]

2024 Is the Year of Brown

As we enter into the new year, fresh decorating trends are on the horizon. Each decade in interior design brings a singular color dominance. For the past ten years, gray has been at the forefront of homes across the nation. However, I think we’re all tired of the gray dominance and are ready for some […]

2 Reasons Why Today’s Mortgage Rate Trend Is Good for Sellers

If you’ve been holding off on selling your house to make a move because you felt mortgage rates were too high, their recent downward trend is exciting news for you. Mortgage rates have descended since last October when they hit 7.79%. In fact, they’ve been below 7% for over a month now (see graph below): And while they’re not […]

3 Key Factors Affecting Home Affordability

Over the past year, a lot of people have been talking about housing affordability and how tight it’s gotten. But just recently, there’s been a little bit of relief on that front. Mortgage rates have gone down since their most recent peak in October. But there’s more to being able to afford a home than just mortgage rates. To […]

What Lower Mortgage Rates Mean for Your Purchasing Power

If you want to buy a home, it’s important to know how mortgage rates impact what you can afford and how much you’ll pay each month. Fortunately, rates for 30-year fixed mortgages have come down significantly since the end of October and are currently under 7%, according to Freddie Mac (see graph below): This recent trend is great news for buyers. As […]

Embracing Hygge: Creating Cozy Havens and Cherished Moments in Winter

As we enter into February and the brunt of winter, the days are getting longer and shorter. With the frigid temperatures upon us, most are spending a lot more time at home than they’d prefer. However, a cold, indoor winter does not make it any less exciting than the summer months. The Danish art of […]

Gorgeous Home in Tustin Ranch Estates

Welcome to 2368 Hoxie Drive! Step into the lap of luxury as we unveil the charm of a distinguished residence nestled in the exclusive enclave of Tustin Ranch Estates. This impeccable home effortlessly combines sophistication with comfort, offering a lifestyle that transcends expectations. Upon entering, the grandeur of high ceilings and abundant natural light welcomes […]