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Resort Style Hacienda in North Tustin

Stunning & emotionally evocative, this exquisite hacienda is set on . 47 private acres in the foothills of Lemon Heights & offers the kind of architecture that captured the hearts of California homeowners long ago. Cherished for its authenticity & updated with modern conveniences, enjoy a comfortable floor plan with sunny rooms, high rough-sawn wood-beamed […]

Is It Time To Buy a Smaller Home?

Life events can have a major impact on what you need from your home, and retirement is one of the biggest changes many of us face. This period of your life can mean doing more of the things you enjoy, like traveling, visiting with loved ones, or taking on new hobbies. But what does that […]

How to WIN a Bidding War on Your Dream Home

After all this searching you’ve finally done it! You single-handedly found the perfect home with enough room for the kids, a pool out back, and even those calacatta marble countertops you wanted! However, your ever-informed Seven Gables Real Estate agent is concerned. A bidding war is a hallmark of a seller’s market like this one, […]

Are There More Homes Coming to the Market?

According to a recent survey from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), one of the top challenges buyers face in today’s housing market is finding a home that meets their needs. That’s largely because the inventory of homes for sale is so low today. If you’re looking to buy a home, you may have noticed this yourself. But there is good news. Recent data […]

Irvine Home Designed with Luxury and Sophistication in Mind

Welcome to 60 Bellatrix! Made with luxury in mind, home offers a unique combination of sleek sophistication and classic comfort. This immaculate 6 bedroom, 6.5 bath home is situated on a grand 7,261 sq ft. lot with no neighbors behind you.  As you enter, you feel as if you are stepping into your own private […]

How Homeownership Can Help Shield You from Inflation

If you’re following along with the news today, you’ve likely heard about rising inflation. You’re also likely feeling the impact in your day-to-day life as prices go up for gas, groceries, and more. These rising consumer costs can put a pinch on your wallet and make you re-evaluate any big purchases you have planned to […]

Single-Story Stunner in North Tustin

Welcome to 13792 Judy Anne Lane! This stunning remodeled single story home is located in one of North Tustin’s most sought-after, pride-of-ownership neighborhoods. Turnkey & impeccably finished with virtually everything today’s savvy homebuyer is looking for: quiet cul-de-sac location, elegant grounds w/ salt-water pool & spa, outdoor dining w/ BBQ, sprawling lawn, lush orchard – […]

What Is an NHD Report and Why Is It Important?

If you’re selling a home in California, the law requires sellers to provide buyers with a Natural Hazard Disclosure, better known as an NHD Report. The NHD Report is one of the most critical parts of any real estate transaction in California. Required as part of California’s 1998 Natural Hazard Disclosure Act, sellers must provide […]

How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits the Economy and Your Community

How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits the Economy and Your Community If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, chances are you’re focusing on the many extraordinary ways it’ll change your life. But do you know it has a large impact on your community too? To measure that impact, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases a report each year to […]

Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today’s Housing Market?

If you’re planning to buy a home this season, you’re probably thinking about what you’ll need to do to get your offer accepted. In previous years, it was common for buyers to try and determine how much less than the asking price they could offer to still get the home. The buyer and seller would then negotiate […]

Top 4 “Trend Turned Timeless” Home Decor Tips

Can’t keep up with the trends? With social media being ever-present in society, ideas can be shared with more people more quickly than ever before! This, however, also means they go out of style more quickly than ever before. By the time your funky 70’s inspired mirror has shipped, the trend has come, gone, and […]

Breathtaking Panoramic Views from North Tustin!

Situated on a spacious corner lot, 11181 Limetree Drive presents the best of North Tustin living, with sensational views and limitless potential. With stunning daytime ocean views from the Primary Suite, and gorgeous night time city views from the rest of the home, it is truly one of a kind. This two story home features […]

How To Approach Rising Mortgage Rates as a Buyer

In the last few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac inched up to 5%. While that news may have you questioning the timing of your home search, the truth is, timing has never been more important. Even though you may be tempted to put your plans on hold in hopes that rates will […]

Summer Cinema and Concerts Return at OC Parks

OC Parks presents the 2022 Summer Concert and Cinema Series! Get ready for summertime fun with Orange Country Parks. Enjoy summer nights at some of Orange Count’s beautiful regional parks with free live music and movie screenings. All events include free parking with food and drink available for purchase. Live music is back under the […]

Huntington Beach Home Back on the Market!

There’s a second chance for everything! Back on the market! Welcome to 18151 Wharton Lane in Huntington Beach. Complete with a pool and modern amenities and finishes, this home is newly renovated, turnkey, and has 4-bedrooms and 2-bathrooms. Immediately upon entry, you will find yourself in awe of the light wood flooring, that is throughout […]

The Hidden Affordability of First-Time Homeownership | Part 2

As we discussed last week, more and more potential new buyers are mistakenly finding home ownership to be too unaffordable. As home sale prices continue to rise, newcomers are being scared off from saving for their down payment. However, with real estate being one of the best investment options available, locking a home in at […]

Why Pre-Approval Is an Important Step for Today’s Homebuyers

Being intentional and competitive are musts when buying a home this season. That’s why pre-approval is so important today. Pre-approval from a lender is the only way to know your true price range and how much money you can borrow for your loan. Peter Warden, Editor of The Mortgage Reports, explains: “The lender will check out your personal finances […]

Remodeled South Huntington Beach Gem

Rare opportunity to own this gem in Meredith Gardens that has been completely remodeled inside and out with modern touches. Enter the front door to find the first of the two living spaces with vaulted ceilings and a fireplace. The home is a split level design and includes an oversized staircase with new flooring has […]

The Hidden Affordability of First-Time Homeownership | Part 1

More and more potential new buyers are mistakenly finding home ownership to be too unaffordable. We’ve all had the harrowing conversation with our parents about how much their first home cost at the time that they bought it. What was once the down payment could now get you little more than a pile of sticks. […]

Why a Real Estate Professional Is Key When Selling Your House

With today’s real estate market moving as fast as it is, working with a Seven Gables real estate professional, is more essential than ever. Our Advisors have the skills, experience, and expertise it takes to navigate the highly detailed and involved process of selling a home. That may be why the percentage of people who list […]

Friday Faces with Lisa Blanc

Seven Gables Realtor Lisa Blanc takes us along her Orang Park Acres Listing for Luxury Portfolio International. Below and in the video, she discusses her career in real estate and the beautiful home she showcases on this week’s Friday Faces: “I always had an interest in architecture, interior design and helping people,” Lisa said. “When […]

Improve Your Home’s “Wow” Factor

Are you looking to sell your home soon? We’re officially in the thick of home-selling season, and like most people, you want to get the most money you can for your home when you sell. You may have heard that one way to do that is to update your home before putting it on the […]

Car Lover’s Dream Home in North Tustin

Contemporary Spanish style home situated on half an acre in beautiful North Tustin! This elegant estate boasts unique privacy and is nestled in a picturesque cul-de-sac neighborhood. The home was taken down to the studs in 2008 and rebuilt with detailed craftsmanship that includes custom cabinetry, high end stone finishes such as travertine flooring throughout […]

A Key To Building Wealth Is Homeownership

  The link between financial security and homeownership is especially important today as inflation rises.  But many people may not realize just how much owning a home contributes to your overall net worth. As Leslie Rouda Smith, President of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), says: “Homeownership is rewarding in so many ways and can serve as a vital component in […]