Category Archives: Orange County living

Best Time is Now for Buyers to Take Advantage of Unbelievably Low Mortgage Rates

With interest rates dropping to their lowest levels since June 2013, now is a great time to buy a home at Orange County CA.  Current rate drop to about 4.03% for 30-year fixed rate mortgage (for those who qualify) is a big  savings … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Selling Markets Are Now Balanced

Orange County CA now sees balance in its home selling markets – with no advantage for either sellers or buyers. While comparing the supply (the active inventory) and demand (the number of pending sales over the prior month) smart analysts … Continue reading

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Now Is a Great Time for Orange County CA Home Buying

Orange County CA now has more than 8,000 homes listed for sale, which is up about 35 percent from one year ago.  Buyers have lots of choices these days and room for positive negotiation in many situations. So why are … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Selling Price Appreciation Moderates

Good news for home buyers is that Orange County price appreciation is no longer in white hot territory. Home sellers this year 2014 need to seriously consider the comps and what buyers are paying for homes. Our Orange County real … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Real Estate Markets In Transition Toward End of Summer

Summer is the second best time to sell a home at Orange County CA, and qualified buyers continue to make positive decisions. Orange County CA home selling markets will transition towards end of summer and anticipate back to school days. Expected average … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Selling Changed First Half of 2014

Orange County CA home selling trends changed drastically during first half of 2014 – as compared with first half of 2013. Orange County no longer has the crushing buyer demand as presented during first part of last year 2013. Inventory … Continue reading

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Protect and Transfer Your Home’s Property Tax Basis to a Replacement Home at Orange County CA

Protect and Transfer Your Home’s Property Tax Basis to a Replacement Home at Orange County CA Property taxes are very important for home owners in California and Orange County. This especially important because property taxes are based upon assessed values, … Continue reading

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Prime Time for Home Sellers at East Costa Mesa

Prime Time for Home Sellers at East Costa Mesa East Costa Mesa is about a 3-square-mile area at Orange County and borders Newport Beach on one side, Irvine Avenue on the east, Mesa Drive on the north and Newport Blvd … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Selling Moderating Towards Value and Price

Orange County CA Home Selling Moderating Towards Value and Price BY HARRISON K. LONG –  Professional Real Estate Sales Representative and Realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Irvine and Orange County, CA. Orange County CA home selling reached its zenith … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Selling Prices and Market Update

Orange County CA home selling market update shows that buyer demand has decreased since March of this year.  Number of homes for sale are up, so buyers have better choices. Orange County now has 5,882 homes listed for sale – … Continue reading

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