Category Archives: Real estate economics

Will the Orange County CA real estate market continue its 2016 heat wave?

Orange County CA real estate market heat wave continued this summer 2016 – after a sizzling springtime. Orange County home selling and buying strayed from normal patterns and stayed hot during the summer. Orange County home buying surprised prognosticators and … Continue reading

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Real Estate Investors Need to Know About Taxes on Sale of Their Property

Real Estate Investors Need to Know About Taxes on Sale of Their Property Real estate investors need to know if they will owe taxes on the sale of your property – even if you are taking a loss on the … Continue reading

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REALTORs(R) Supporting the American Dream of Home Buying and Ownership

  REALTORs® support the American dream of buying and home ownership. Many of us believe that REALTOR® support is and should be special for those who are financially qualified. The National Association of REALTORs® legislative and business meetings Washington DC this month involved the large … Continue reading

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Transfer Your Home Property Tax Basis Value from Orange County CA to Replacement Dwelling at a Different County

My prior article ~ Protect and Transfer Your Home Property Tax Basis Value at Orange County, California ~ Proposition 60 ~ addressed the opportunity for homeowners who are 55 years of age or more to sell their Orange County home … Continue reading

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Top Reasons to Invest in Orange County CA Rental Properties

    Top reasons that now could be a good time to buy Orange County residential rental properties: 1.  Good prices for buyers  2.  Fewer home buyers and more renters are in the market these days.  3.  Rents have gone up and are expected … Continue reading

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Short Sale Offers Should be Made Uncomplicated for Lenders

TOP REASON that Short Sale offers should be uncomplicated for lender/lienholders: Lender/lienholders are decision makers on short sales and like to see uncomplicated and easy to approve contracts.   California has rules and forms for REALTORs® and real estate professionals to use for SHORT SALE transactions, … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Renters Should Consider Buying

Home ownership remains a big part of the American dream for most people and families in the U.S. and here in California. However, during this challenging economy time the past decade, number of those renting vs. owning a home has grown here at Orange County, … Continue reading

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Irvine CA Home Values and Sales – June 2011

Irvine, California, home selling market has been solid if not a bit bumpy during the first five months of this year. Irvine has 838 homes now listed for sale, and average list asking price is $842,937. 413 of those Irvine … Continue reading

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Back Bay West Side – Newport Beach Real Estate

The west side of Newport Beach’s famous Back Bay area – at South Orange County – is beautiful and popular with folks who like outdoor activities, boating, canoeing, outrigger racing, sailing, kayaking, walking, running and hiking. Newport Beach homes in this area are … Continue reading

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Irvine Real Estate Market Adjusting to New Normal

Irvine, California, had 830 homes listed for sale on the market as of May 31, 2011 – with average asking price of $844,018. Since the government’s first time homebuyer tax credits came to an end June 30, 2010, the Irvine home … Continue reading

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