San Clemente Real Estate News

Orange County Housing Report:  Happy New Year – A 2017 Forecast

Orange County Housing Report: Happy New Year – A 2017 Forecast

January 1, 2017 HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!  Now, what does that mean for Orange County real estate?  First, let’s take a look back at what happened in 2016 in terms of the inventory, demand, expected market time, luxury properties, and distressed…

Orange County Housing Report:  Hot in December?

Orange County Housing Report: Hot in December?

December 18, 2016 Even in the Holiday Market, there are hot price ranges where homes fly off the market. Hot Markets in Orange County: Regardless of the time of year, there are areas, price ranges, and properties that are extremely…

Orange County Housing Report: Presidential Impact on Housing

Orange County Housing Report: Presidential Impact on Housing

November 20, 2016 Immediately after the election, interest rates climbed higher, pushing along the evolution of the Orange County housing market. Presidential Impact: the immediate impact of the election results on housing is a bump in interest rates from 3.5%…

Orange County Housing Report:  Values Up, Affordability Down

Orange County Housing Report: Values Up, Affordability Down

October 23, 2016 Homeowners in Orange County have benefited significantly from a rise in values, pushing affordability considerably lower. Values and Affordability: there are fewer and fewer choices below $500,000 in Orange County. It has been nearly five years since…

Orange County Housing Report: A HOT Summer

Orange County Housing Report: A HOT Summer

The Summer Market: The Summer Market has been the hottest since the heydays of housing prior to the Great Recession. As expected, the Orange County housing market slowed in July a bit, transitioning from the red hot Spring Market to…

Orange County Housing Report: Last Call for Spring

Orange County Housing Report: Last Call for Spring

With less than a month left in the Spring Market, the best time of the year to sell is about end. End of the Spring Market: Without exception, the Orange County housing market downshifts every summer. The window of opportunity…