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The Orange County Housing Report: Extra! Extra! Inventory Rising!

The Orange County Housing Report: Extra! Extra! Inventory Rising!

April 19, 2021 / By Steven Thomas NOW THAT THE SPRING MARKET HAS FINALLY ARRIVED, A NEW TREND HAS EMERGED, A RISING ACTIVE LISTING INVENTORY. A Rising Inventory After continuously dropping… Read more ⇢
The Orange County Housing Report: Waiting will be costly

The Orange County Housing Report: Waiting will be costly

April 5, 2021 / By Steven Thomas Even though buyers are exceedingly frustrated with the housing market after writing too many offers to no avail, waiting until the market gets easier… Read more ⇢
Buying a Home With Big Trees

Buying a Home With Big Trees

There’s no denying that a home with mature trees in the yard can be very appealing. They provide shade on a hot summer’s day or beautiful foliage in the… Read more ⇢
Most Common Home-Buying Contingencies

Most Common Home-Buying Contingencies

When you’re buying a home, it’s common practice to include “contingencies” in your sales contract. These are conditions that need to occur for your purchase to move forward. Many… Read more ⇢
Is Your Home a Turn-Off?

Is Your Home a Turn-Off?

When it’s time to sell your home, you must get it ready to put on the market. That means sprucing it up to make it appealing to prospective buyers. Read more ⇢
Orange County Housing Report:  Sluggish

Orange County Housing Report: Sluggish

July 15, 2019 / By Steven Thomas Due to fewer pending sales, the overall housing market is not as hot as it used to be. Pending Activity: Housing has officially been… Read more ⇢
Orange County Housing Report:  The Golden Opportunity

Orange County Housing Report: The Golden Opportunity

July 1, 2019 Accurately pricing a home initially to avoid price reductions is the most lucrative strategy. Initial Pricing: Sellers who price their homes accurately and avoid price reductions sell their… Read more ⇢
Orange County Housing Report:  Top 5 Trends

Orange County Housing Report: Top 5 Trends

June 3, 2019 Sometimes it is a great idea to step away from the noise swirling around housing and focus on the trends. Top 5 Housing Trends: With five months of… Read more ⇢
Orange County Housing Report:  The Price is Right

Orange County Housing Report: The Price is Right

May 20, 2019 Sellers have until the end of July to get their homes into escrow, indicating that the price better be right. Pricing: Expired listings are up 64% so far… Read more ⇢
Orange County Housing Report:  Seller Competition

Orange County Housing Report: Seller Competition

April 8, 2019 This is the time of the year when more sellers come on the market than any other time of the year. More Seller Competition: The active listing inventory… Read more ⇢
Orange County Housing Report:  Buyers Gamble

Orange County Housing Report: Buyers Gamble

March 25, 2019 Many buyers are sitting on the fence waiting for interest rates to fall, but don’t know when to cash in their chips. Gambling on Rates: Interest rates have… Read more ⇢
Orange County Housing Report:  Housing Abloom

Orange County Housing Report: Housing Abloom

March 11, 2019 Not only have the clocks changed, so has the housing market. The Spring Market: The best conditions to sell a home are right now. The season is changing… Read more ⇢
Orange County Housing Report:  The 10-Year Drought

Orange County Housing Report: The 10-Year Drought

February 24, 2019 Ever since the Great Recession, far fewer homeowners have been selling their homes annually, a trend that is not going away. Lack of Sellers: Fewer homeowners are opting… Read more ⇢
Orange County Housing Report:  The Neutral Zone

Orange County Housing Report: The Neutral Zone

February 10, 2019 After three months of a slight Buyer’s Market, Orange County housing has moved back to a Balanced Market. Back to Balance: With rising demand, the housing market transitioned… Read more ⇢
Orange County Housing Report:  A Slight Thaw

Orange County Housing Report: A Slight Thaw

January 27, 2019 After an extremely cool December, housing is starting to warm up a bit. Housing Thaw: With rising demand, the housing market is starting to move its way towards… Read more ⇢

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