Real Estate Services in the Orange County Coastal Areas

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

Featured Home ~ 208 Marigold Avenue ~ Corona del Mar, CA

Sitting on one of a very few 45 foot wide lots in the Village south of Pacific Coast Highway, the 208 Marigold Avenue home is located only one house from Ocean Boulevard and the Corona del Mar ocean bluff. The property is situated such that the living room and master bedroom enjoy a nice view [ Read full article …]

Chris Thornberg of Beacon Economics says ‘It’s a great time to buy a home’

At a recent gathering of real estate professionals, Chris Thonberg of Beacon Economics expressed his thoughts about the current state of the Orange County real estate market. He went into some detail about the economic factors which are improving to cause the stabilization and upturn of the real estate market. Below is a brief excerpt [ Read full article …]

14th Annual Camellia Show ~ Sherman Library & Gardens ~ Corona del Mar

If you would like to spend a tranquil afternoon enjoying gorgeous floral displays, consider attending the “Camellia Show” at Sherman Library & Gardens. You will find the library and botanical collections well worth your time. 14th Annual Camellia Show Hosted by the Orange County Camellia Society Saturday, January 21, 2012 1st time exhibitors welcome! Bloom [ Read full article …]

Newport Beach Restaurant Week Jan 20 – 29, 2012

For those of you who hate to see the festive season end, do not despair, Newport Beach Restaurant Week is about to begin. Below is an excerpt from the Newport Beach Restaurant Association web site describing particulars about the event. Newport Beach, Southern California’s premier dining destination, invites you to “Savor the Flavor” of the [ Read full article …]

18th Annual Balboa Island Parade

If you would like a little entertainment with your exercise, consider enjoying the 18th Annual Balboa Island parade on Sunday June 5, 2011 either before or after your walk around Big and Little Balboa Islands. The parade starts at 11:00 A.M. and runs till 2:00 P.M. along Marine Avenue. Access over the Balboa Island Bridge [ Read full article …]

30th Annual Corona del Mar Scenic 5K Run

For a great day of fun in the sun on Saturday June 4, 2011, you might consider attending or entering the 30th anniversary Corona del Mar Scenic 5K run. The event course winds through the picturesque village of Corona del Mar and ends on Ocean Boulevard along the oceanfront bluff. The proceeds from the event [ Read full article …]

UCLA Anderson Forecast predicts a 49% home price increase within six years

Below is an excerpt from an OC Register article which states that the most recent U.C.L.A. Anderson Forecast predicts a 49% increase in home prices over the next six years. UCLA: O.C. home prices to surge 49% October 27th, 2010, 1:00 am · posted by Jeff Collins Orange County will have a half-million-dollar housing market [ Read full article …]

Karl E. Case (Case_Shiller housing index) says housing has never been a better bargin.

Here is a quote from the September 1, 2010  New York Times article by Karl E. Case titled “A Dream House After All”.  Karl E. Case is a professor emeritus of economics at Wellesley and co-creator of Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller housing index. This financial crisis has made us all too aware that we live [ Read full article …]

Newport Beach among states top home price gains

The following OC Register article, based on information from DataQuick, outlines the recent housing price increases in the Newport Beach area.  Now might be a good time for those wishing to own a home in the Newport Beach area to start looking at the available inventory. Newport among state’s top home gains July 30th, 2010, [ Read full article …]

June 2010 finishes with continuing strong sales in Orange County Coastal areas.

The OC Register article shown below indicates the Orange County Coastal areas continue to experience an improving housing market. Both prices and the number of sales have increased over last month and over last June. Home sales up in 59 O.C. ZIPs June 25th, 2010, 9:01 am . posted by Jeff Collins For the 22 [ Read full article …]