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Parks to Enjoy this Spring and Summer

With Spring here and Summer right around the corner, being outside and enjoying Orange County’s beautiful parks is something for the whole family to enjoy. From abstract play equipment and mud pits to railroads and balloon rides here are a few spots creating a buzz. Irvine Regional Park – Orange Irvine Regional Park is nestled […]

Are You Prepared for the Unexpected?

While not all unexpected events turn out to be negative, most of the time, the ones that affect your finances tend to be negative surprises. While you can’t control what happens in the future, a bit of planning can help manage the outcome. A home is likely the largest investment you’ll ever make. You trusted […]

Timeless Luxury in Villa Park

Elegant charm meets timeless luxury at this beautiful custom estate situated on one of the most sought-after streets in Villa Park. The expansive 6427 square foot residence offers a relaxed lifestyle, plenty of privacy and exquisite architecture & detail throughout. Upon entry, you are welcomed by the beautiful formal living room and soaring cathedral ceilings […]

Why It’s Critical To Price Your House Right

When you make a move, you want to sell your house for the highest price possible. That might be why many homeowners are eager to list in today’s sellers’ market. After all, with record-low inventory and high buyer demand, many homes are selling for more than asking price. Data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows 46% of homes are selling above list […]

Don’t Get Caught Off Guard by Closing Costs

As a homebuyer, it’s important to plan and budget for the expenses you’ll encounter when you purchase a home. While most people understand the need to save for a down payment, a recent survey found 41% of homebuyers were surprised by their closing costs. Here’s some information to help you get started so you’re not caught off guard […]

Turn-Key Elegance in Surf City USA

Gentle ocean breezes, brilliant skies, and gorgeous sunsets from your rooftop deck. That’s the beach life, and you’ll do it with style and elegance in this turnkey tri-level 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath home with exquisite curb appeal. Within walking distance of downtown Huntington Beach, this exceptional residence comprises nearly 2,800 sq. ft. of living space, […]

Navigating a Market Where Multiple Offers Is the New Normal

If you’re thinking of buying a home today, you already know that the number of homes available for sale is low. But what does that really mean for you? As a buyer, low housing supply coupled with high buyer demand means you should be prepared to navigate a highly competitive market where homes sell fast and get multiple offers. has this to say: […]

Spring Events in Orange County

There’s so much to do around Orange County in the Spring! With Covid restrictions being lifted, many festivals, shows, and events that have been postponed are coming back strong for 2022. You’ll have no trouble planning a fun family activity or maybe a date night at one of the many Spring celebrations in your community. […]

Desert Living in La Quinta

Located within the coveted community of Lake La Quinta, this entertainers paradise is just minutes to shopping, golfing, dining and hiking. Welcome to 47085 Via Orvieto, La Quinta CA 92253! This stunning home boasts two primary suites with private baths and walk-in closets and an additional bedroom and bath. The master suite has direct access […]

Mediterranean Elegance in Yorba Linda

Welcome to elegant mediterranean style living in Yorba Linda! 18195 Watson Way features 4-beds + loft, 3.5 baths, 3-car garage as well as an open layout ideal for entertaining! In addition, this home sits on over 10,200 square feet of land and is walking distance to Yorba Linda’s finest gold course, Black Gold.  Pull up […]

Want Top Dollar for Your House? Now’s the Time To List It.

When you’re selling any item, you usually want to sell it for the greatest profit possible. That happens when there’s a strong demand and a limited supply for that item. In the real estate market, that time is right now. If you’re thinking of selling your house this year, here are two reasons why now’s […]

4 Simple Graphs Showing Why This Is Not a Housing Bubble

A recent survey revealed that many consumers believe there’s a housing bubble beginning to form. That feeling is understandable, as year-over-year home price appreciation is still in the double digits. However, this market is very different than it was during the housing crash 15 years ago. Here are four key reasons why today is nothing like the […]

Cul-de-Sac Gem in Villa Park

A cul-de-sac gem in Villa Park, this traditional style home is approximately 4200 square foot and offers 6 Bedrooms and 4 baths including two master suits on the first level—an ideal set up for parents or in-laws. This home has been well maintained and is immaculate. The Living Room boasts rich wood flooring and exquisite […]

When a House Becomes a Home

It’s clear that owning a home makes financial sense. But lately, the emotional side of what drives homeownership is becoming increasingly important. No matter the living space, the feeling of a home means different things to different people. Whether it’s a familiar scent or a favorite chair, the feel-good connections to our own homes can be more important to […]

A Super Stadium for a Superbowl

(Photo Via Urbanize LA) Just two years after the inaugural opening of SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, it will be hosting Superbowl LVI with its home team the Los Angeles Rams playing for the championship. But SoFi is so much more than just a football stadium. In fact, it is unparalleled to other stadiums with […]

Panoramic Scenery in North Tustin

1502 Weymount Place, North Tustin 92705 Cowan Heights View Home perched at the end of a cul-de-sac offering panoramic city light views stretching from Peter’s Canyon, to Catalina, & up the coast! 1502 Weymount Place sits on a premium . 41 acre lot with more than 4,000 square feet consisting of four bedrooms (including dual […]

The Perks of Putting 20% Down on a Home

If you’re thinking of buying a home, you’re probably wondering what you need to save for your down payment. Is it 20% of the purchase price, or could you put down less? While there are lower down payment programs available that allow qualified buyers to put down as little as 3.5%, it’s important to understand the many […]

How Hosting the Olympics Impacts the Economy

Hosting the Olympic Games is known to yield economic benefits, right? Or does it not? Does it negatively effect host cities? The truth is that the track record for Olympic host cities is pretty uneven. Many cities have found that welcoming the world’s athletes and their fans produces far fewer benefits than were anticipated in […]

4 Things Every Renter Needs To Consider

As a renter, you’re constantly faced with the same dilemma: keep renting for another year or purchase a home? Your answer depends on your current situation and future plans, but there are a number of benefits to homeownership every renter needs to consider. Here are a few things you should think about before you settle on renting for another […]

Sweeping Ocean Views in Laguna Beach

21722 Ocean Vista Drive Unit #B, Laguna Beach 92651 Welcome to 21772 Ocean Vista Drive, Laguna Beach! Stunning upgrades and remarkable sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean will have you fall in love with this perfect beach bungalow. This exquisite home features a covered front porch patio facing Laguna Beach waters. Enjoy the sunsets and […]

Why Selling Your House with a Real Estate Professional Is Essential

Selling your house is no simple task. And when you sell on your own – known as a FSBO (or For Sale by Owner) – you’re responsible for handling some of the more difficult aspects of the process without the expert guidance you need. The 2021 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) surveys […]

This Week in Orange County History

A peek into this week in Orange County history… January 17th 1994 As Californians were nestled in bed during the early hours of the morning, the Northridge Earthquake erupted throughout the west San Fernando Valley at 4:31 a.m. on January 17, 1994.  A magnitude 6.7 quake caused by the sudden rupture of a previously undocumented blind […]

Modern Farmhouse Bliss

9581 Dodson Way, Villa Park 92861 Stunning 5 Bedroom, 4 Bath modern style farm-house with additional guest house in the heart of charming Villa Park. Circle around the paved driveway and enter through the inviting front porch to an open concept floor plan designed for family living and entertaining. There are bright white walls and […]

How Much Do You Need for Your Down Payment?

As you set out on your homebuying journey, you likely have a plan in place, and you’re working on saving for your purchase. But do you know how much you actually need for your down payment? If you think you have to put 20% down, you may have set your goal based on a common […]