Category Archives: real estate economics

Corona del Mar CA Short Sale Property Listings Update

Corona del Mar at Orange County has some real opportunity short sale homes now listed.       Corona del Mar classic village home ~ $2,100,000 ~ 4 bedrooms and 4 baths ~  MLS #S659909 ~ IDX link               … 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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FHA Loans Becoming Popular at Orange County CA

I like the Paul Scheper article “FHA Loans becoming popular in Orange County” in this month’s Orange County REALTOR® magazine, which was published by the Orange County Association of REALTORs®.    Paul says in his article that FHA loans have emerged as loan of choice … Continue reading

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Government’s Proposed QRM Strict Home Mortgage Loan Down Payment Guideline

  Some people have argued that the leading cause of foreclosure in America was poor underwriting by the lenders and that we need a stricter government standard on lending. U.S. law – the Dodd-Frank financial reform act of 2010 – says that borrowers must … Continue reading

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Short Sale Issue of Costs to be Paid at Closing

  Short sale buyers should know or get information about the possibility that seller’s lender/lienholder might not agree to pay for all costs at closing.   Some of these costs at short sale closing might otherwise be the seller obligation (like title insurance, … Continue reading

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Irvine Home Sales are Positive for the Orange County Economy Moving Forward

  Irvine is the primary driver for the economy engine at Orange County, California, and is one of the most sought-after cities for home buyers in Southern California. 438 Irvine homes were resold by real estate professionals during the first quarter … Continue reading

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East Costa Mesa Real Estate and Short Sales

  East Costa Mesa at South Orange County is a most sought after community for residential living and buying in the area. East Costa Mesa has 13 short sale home listings now on the MLS where the owners have no … Continue reading

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27.4% of Orange County Homes Sold January 2011 to Cash Buyers

27.4% of Orange County Homes Sold January 2011 to Cash Buyers Continue reading

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4 Ways to Tell Whether You’re Getting a Good Deal on Buying a Home

4 Ways to Tell Whether You’re Getting a Good Deal on Buying a Home Continue reading

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It’s California Property Tax Payment Time Once Again

It’s California Property Tax Payment Time Once Again at Orange County, CA Continue reading

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