Orange County

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Price Reduced!!

by davesingery November 28, 2017 Deal of the Month

The Arbor Community in La Habra, CA features a pool and many other great amenities. This is a luxury loft two bedroom two bathroom condo that has been completely remodeled and upgraded throughout. There are high ceilings, a fireplace in the living room, the kitchen has quartz countertops, tiled backsplash, both bathrooms have new bathtubs […]

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4 Reasons You Should Sell Your Starter Home Right Now

by davesingery September 28, 2017 Los Angeles

When buyers are ready to purchase their first place, most are in the market for something relatively small and economical — in other words, a starter home. These diminutive dwellings are a smart first move for newbies because, ideally, they offer a chance to build equity without over-burdening the budget or requiring more maintenance than […]

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Reverse mortgages have gotten safer and cheaper but aren’t for everyone

by davesingery September 21, 2017 Latest News

Dear Liz: I have been making interest-only payments on a home equity line of credit but starting in January the payments will increase to include principle. I would like to do a cash-out refinance of my first mortgage (I owe about $190,000) to pay off the HELOC (on which I owe $140,000). My home is […]

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Building Sustainability to solve the housing crisis

by davesingery September 12, 2017 Latest News

There are innumerable perks to living in California, but modestly priced housing is certainly not one of them. It’s undeniable that housing in the Golden State is expensive, and that we have a significant housing shortage. It’s a housing affordability and supply crisis, which severely impacts quality of life and will require some creative policy […]

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Irvine’s Great Park open its first part of New Sports Park, Which is twice the size of Disneyland!

by davesingery August 10, 2017 Latest News

Tomoya Shimura | tshimura@scng.com | Orange County Register PUBLISHED: August 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm | UPDATED: August 8, 2017 at 8:49 am IRVINE — You may not know what’s actually at the Orange County Great Park, except for that giant orange balloon. That might change now. On Saturday, Aug. 5, the city of Irvine […]

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Want to snuff out a neighbor’s secondhand smoke? Here are 5 things to know

by davesingery June 19, 2017 Latest News

Inoel Ayala has serious reasons to steer clear of secondhand smoke. A stroke two ­­­years ago left him partially paralyzed. Several years before that, he learned his young daughter had a heart murmur. “I hear that secondhand smoke is really dangerous for anyone,” said Ayala, 35, sitting in the great room of a bright, three-bedroom […]

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Tight Housing Inventory Pushes Home Prices Higher in Most US Cities, Case-Shiller Index Reports

by davesingery June 6, 2017 Latest News

The S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, reported a 5.8% annual gain in March, up from 5.7% last month and setting a 33-month high. The index’s closely watched 20-city index climbed 5.9% in March from the same period a year ago, as tighter housing inventory stoked soaring prices. Seattle, Portland, and Dallas reported the […]

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by davesingery May 16, 2017 Orange County

Unless you have a huge bank account, you need to earn $154,120 a year to afford the median-priced Orange County house, the California Association of Realtors reported Monday, May 15. Just 21 percent of Orange County households met that benchmark during the first quarter of 2017, the period covered in CAR’s latest affordability report. That […]

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Unique Whittier Tree House

by davesingery May 2, 2017 Deal of the Week

A hideaway in the trees! A single story on a hill with it’s very own elevator entry. A private driveway with a lot of space for parking. A beautiful pool with a diving board insures summertime fun. Views from the patio/deck will leave you and your guests breathless.

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Rents hit all-time highs amid job growth and low vacancy rates

by davesingery April 18, 2017 Latest News

Some residents at the Huntington Manor Apartments got a huge surprise at the start of the month. Notices affixed to their front doors courteously thanked them for renting in the neat, gated, well landscaped, pet-friendly complex. Then the notices added, effective June 1, their rent would go up by $400 to $600 a month, depending on […]

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