Category Archives: Orange County home values

California Property Tax & Mello-Roos Assessments – State Income Tax Filings Starting January 1, 2013

California government has money and budget challenges – and is expected to crack down next year – for tax year 2012 – on property tax payers who have been taking the entire amount they pay (including Mello-Roos and special assessments) as … Continue reading

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OC Home Buyer Demand Gets More Solid – Orange County CA Real Estate

Buyer demand is solid at Orange County CA real estate – and it should inspire seller confidence. Realtors and brokers resold 2,576 Orange County CA homes last month during March 2012 – with average sold price of $511,908. That’s sold … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Buying Trends ~ August 2011

  Buyer demand for Orange County CA homes is changing with the market adjusting to new normal of after government tax incentives for home buyers (tax incentives ended last year). Active listings of Orange County CA homes for sale inventory was down this … Continue reading

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East Costa Mesa Ranch Style Homes at Costa Mesa Real Estate

  EAST COSTA MESA is adjacent to Newport Beach at Orange County CA and has mild Southern California ocean climate and easy access to beaches.   East Costa Mesa SINGLE LEVEL RANCH STYLE HOMES are popular for buyers at Costa Mesa real estate.    … Continue reading

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Live at Newport Beach ~ Real Estate Sales Market Update for June 2011

  Newport Beach is one of the truly glamorous ocean and beach-oriented cities in Southern California.  Newport Beach real estate had sales in June 2011 that were similar to last year June 2010. Newport had 75 homes sold in June 2011 as … Continue reading

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Top 3 Deals for Short Sale Buyers at Laguna Beach CA

Laguna Beach at South Orange County has some of the most spectacular homes with ocean views ~ also some of the top deals on properties for short sale buyers who are smart and patient.   28 of the Laguna Beach homes now listed are short sale … 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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Turtle Rock at Irvine Homes for Sale Update

Turtle Rock Village at Irvine, CA has fantastic Southern California weather with sun shining almost all the time and ocean breezes rolling over the hills.  Turtle Rock village was developed by The Irvine Company with homes in 31 different residential neighborhoods and is one … Continue reading

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Irvine CA Home Values Solid and Economy Strength at OC

IRVINE is the economy powerhouse at Orange County CA with industry, jobs and employment. Irvine’s home buyers continue to buy and spend more total dollars on homes than at any other city in Orange County. Irvine’s solid home resale values are bucking against property data … Continue reading

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Irvine Expects to be America’s Safest City Again This Year

  Irvine, California, is expected to keep its unofficial title as “America’s Safest City.”   Irvine saw a drop of property and violent crime in 2010, according to the FBI’s preliminary Uniform Crime Report for 2010.    Irvine had the lowest overall crime … Continue reading

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