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The Orange County Housing Report: No Bargains

The Orange County Housing Report: No Bargains

August 8, 2022 / By Steven Thomas IN COMPARING THIS YEAR TO LAST YEAR, THE HOUSING MARKET IS PROFOUNDLY DIFFERENT WITH HIGHER MORTGAGE RATES, MORE AVAILABLE HOMES, MUCH LOWER DEMAND, AND… Read more ⇢
The Sky: Not Falling

The Sky: Not Falling

By Steven Thomas / May 16, 2022 MANY ARE JUMPING TO EXTREME CONCLUSIONS ABOUT THE IMPACT OF HIGHER RATES, HIGH INFLATION, AND A POTENTIAL RECESSION ON THE HOUSING MARKET. A SELLER’S… Read more ⇢
Orange County Housing Report: Housing Cracks

Orange County Housing Report: Housing Cracks

By Steven Thomas / April 18, 2022 EVEN THOUGH HOUSING IS INSANELY HOT, TRENDS HAVE EMERGED THAT CONFIRM THE ORANGE COUNTY HOUSING MARKET IS STARTING TO COOL. Incredible, relaxing, memory-filled vacations… Read more ⇢
Out of Control

Out of Control

Written by Steven Thomas // March 21, 2022 WITH THE NUMBER OF AVAILABLE HOMES TO PURCHASE AT EXTREMELY LOW LEVELS, THERE SIMPLY ARE TOO MANY BUYERS COMPETING AGAINST EACH OTHER AN… Read more ⇢
Will it Slow in 2022?

Will it Slow in 2022?

By Steven Thomas / February 22, 2022 HOUSING HAS ONLY GROWN HOTTER DESPITE MORTGAGE RATES RISING CONSIDERABLY SINCE RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR,  INDICATING IT WILL TAKE FURTHER CHANGES FOR THE… Read more ⇢
Going, Going, Gone!

Going, Going, Gone!

By Steven Thomas // February 7, 2022 WHEN A RECORD LOW NUMBER OF AVAILABLE HOMES IS MATCHED WITH FIERCE PENT-UP DEMAND, IT RESULTS IN AN AUCTION WHERE HOMES SELL IMMEDIATELY AND… Read more ⇢
Rising Rates vs. No Inventory

Rising Rates vs. No Inventory

January 25, 2022 // By Steven Thomas There are two opposing economic forces impacting the housing market right now.  Rising mortgage rates and a record low supply of homes available to… Read more ⇢
Orange County Housing Report: Housing Insanity When Will it End?

Orange County Housing Report: Housing Insanity When Will it End?

By Steven Thomas / November 1, 2021 The residential resale housing market has been at an unrelenting, torrid, insane pace since July of last year, and, seemingly, nothing will slow it… Read more ⇢
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: 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 ⇢
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 ⇢

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