Real Estate Services in the Orange County Coastal Areas

Corona del Mar ~ Laguna Beach ~ Newport Beach ~ Newport Coast

Foreign Cash Could Boost Housing Market

Here is an interesting article which helps explain why prime real estate in the coastal areas of Orange County are experiencing stable to increasing sales prices. AP Foreign Cash Could Boost Housing Market Saturday November 10, 2:35 am ET By Stephen Bernard, AP Business Writer Foreign Cash Could Provide Much Needed Relief for U.S. Housing [ Read full article …]

Modest Recovery for Existing-Home Sales in 2008

More information regarding a turn around in the housing market may be found in the following article from the National Association of Realtors Research Department: For more information, contact: Walt Molony, 702/691-8592,   Modest Recovery for Existing-Home Sales in 2008 as Credit Crunch Subsides LAS VEGAS, November 13, 2007 –  A modest recovery for existing-home sales is expected [ Read full article …]

Newport Beach Repertory Theater Presents “It’s A Wonderful Life”

Theater – “It’s A Wonderful Life” – Staring Lynn-Holly Johnson Description: Newport Beach Repertory Theater Presents the 17th Annual Performance of “It’s A Wonderful Life”. Starring Golden Globe Nominee and star of the film “Ice Castles” Lynn-Holly Johnson as “Mary Bailey” Date: Thursday, November 29, 2007 Repeat Type: Thursday, November 29, 2007 – Sunday, December [ Read full article …]

Newport Beach Home Prices Increase

Here is an interesting excerpt from the otherwise depressing article issued October 24, 2007 by the California Association of Realtors. Statewide, the 10 cities and communities with the highest median home prices in California during September 2007 were: Newport Beach, $1,435,000; Los Gatos, $1,228,000; Cupertino, $1,050,000; Danville, $1,004,000; Redondo Beach, $847,500; San Clemente, $830,000; Yorba [ Read full article …]

Brighter Days Ahead for the Housing Market

To help undecided Buyers formulate their purchasing plans, the following October 10, 2007 article from the National Association of Realtors® Research Department is presented in its entirety. The Forecast Waiting Room by Lawrence Yun, Vice President, NAR Research Several positive developments in the credit market will pave the way for improving housing market conditions going [ Read full article …]

Estimate the Cost of Title Insurance on Real Estate

How much will title insurance cost on the purchase or sale of my property? – is a question clients often ask when planning for their closing costs or reserves. To help consumers with that very question and to overcome confusion about title insurance, the California Land Title Association has just launched the CLTA TitleWizard web [ Read full article …]

Determine the Quality of Schools Servicing Your New Home

What is the quality of the schools that my children will attend? – is another question continually asked by potential property Buyers. One way to help determine the quality of the education your children will receive is to review the results of the annual testing required by the State of California Department of Education. This [ Read full article …]

Determine Which Schools Will Service Your New Home

What schools will my children attend? – is another question among the those frequently asked by many potential property Buyers. This article demonstrates how to locate the schools serving a particular address located within the cities of Corona del Mar, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach or Newport Coast. While following through this example, the reader may [ Read full article …]

Determine Property Taxes Before Purchase

What will be the amount of the annual property tax? – is among the first questions frequently asked by many potential property Buyers. View video Tutorial: Determine Property Tax Prior to Purchase This article discusses the technique for gathering information regarding tax rates and the method of calculating the property tax that will be assessed [ Read full article …]

Grand Opening of the Newport Coast Community Center

Description: Celebrate the Grand Opening of Newport Coast Community Center (NCCC) – Live Music – Free Food / Beverages for Sale – Class Demonstrations in the Community Center – Tours of the Community Center – Interactive Games and Activities Bring an Umbrella, Beach Chair, Blanket, Sunscreen and a Smile! Date: Sunday, September 16, 2007 Time: [ Read full article …]