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Orange County Housing Report: Luxury Soars

Orange County Housing Report: Luxury Soars

By Steven Thomas / October 18, 2021 In June of last year, housing climbed out of the COVID lockdowns and resurfaced firing on all cylinders.  It was as if someone had… Read more ⇢
Last Call for 2021

Last Call for 2021

By Steven Thomas // October 4, 2021 Before the blink of an eye, everyone will be gathering for a day of gratitude, family, feasting, and football.  That is correct, Thanksgiving is… Read more ⇢
The Orange County Housing Report: Forbearance, Foreclosures, Facts

The Orange County Housing Report: Forbearance, Foreclosures, Facts

August 9, 2021 / By Steven Thomas SEEMINGLY EVERYONE IS EXPECTING A WAVE OF FORECLOSURE DUE TO FORBEARANCE, YET TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT THE FACTS REVEALS THAT IT SIMPLY IS… Read more ⇢
The Orange County Housing Report: Permanently Parked

The Orange County Housing Report: Permanently Parked

July 26, 2021 / By Steven Thomas EVER SINCE THE GREAT RECESSION, FAR FEWER HOMEOWNERS, HAVE BEEN SELLING THEIR HOMES ANNUALLY, AND NOW EVEN FEWER ARE OPTING TO PARTICIPATE IN SELLING… Read more ⇢
The Orange County Housing Report: Not a good time to buy?

The Orange County Housing Report: Not a good time to buy?

July 12, 2021 / By Steven Thomas Potential buyers are being fooled into thinking it’s not a good time to purchase and are delaying their plans, ignoring economic facts. Housing’s Strength… Read more ⇢
The Orange County Housing Report: On the Endangered List

The Orange County Housing Report: On the Endangered List

May 3, 2021 // By Steven Thomas The lower price ranges are disappearing with far fewer homes available to purchase, and it is impacting the number of affordable closed sales. Vanishing… Read more ⇢
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 ⇢

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