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Just some local Irvine information!
Did you know that you can fish in the Woodbridge lakes in Irvine? Yes, with a fishing permit from the Woodbridge Village Association, you can, as long as you're a registered Woodbridge resident, with a WVA Fishing Permit, and have a Fishing Regulations and Log Booklet. An awesome perk of living i...
According to a Merrill Lynch study, "an estimated 4.2 million retirees moved into a new home last year alone." Two-thirds of retirees say that they are likely to move at least once during retirement.As one participant in the study stated:"In retirement, you have the chance to live anywhere you wa...
The Woodbridge residential housing market has been hot. Home sales have bounced back solidly and are higher than they were when the bubble burst,  as are just about all Irvine home values.  In fact the same applies to home values in most of the country, which are now at their second highest pace ...
The holidays are right around the corner, Irvine schools are back, and you might not think that now is the best time to sell your house. But with inventory below historic numbers and demand still strong, you could be missing out on a great opportunity for your family.Here are five reasons why you...
I try to go for a walk every day, usually before starting my three-minute commute to my office at First Team Real Estate. The sun wasn't up as I walked across the bridge over South Lake in Woodbridge Irvine today, so I had a great view of the full moon.The sun was just about to rise when I snappe...
I just posted a short blog about the importance of using an agent, including a link to the highlights from the "2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers" by the National Association of Realtors. Amongst other interesting things, the report also revealed that 95% percent of buyers who used the inte...
No prizes for guessing which city is at the top of the FBI's list of SAFEST CITIES in the US!> Violent crimes per 100,000: 48> Population: 235,830> 2013 murders: 2 (44th lowest)> Poverty rate: 12.1% (53rd lowest)> Pct. of adults with high school degree: 95.3% (7th highest) ...
Looking for pre-foreclosure homes or foreclosed ones, (REO's), in Irvine?You may be disappointed.HERE are the available Irvine listings.Very few are listed for sale right now, but many more are expected to be listed in the months ahead due to HELOCS taken out during the boom years turning 10.Usua...
Only 24 Woodbridge homes sold in March 2015, at prices from $270,000, (for a 2 bedroom attached condo at 83 Smokestone), to $1,400,000 for 5 Coldbrook, a 6 bedroom SFR in the Gables tract.The seller's market has become stronger, as many more homes went into escrow last month, but few were listed....
Selling your Irvine home is a big step and it takes a big commitment to do it right. Sure you could opt for the DIY Irvine home sale and do For Sale by Owner (FSBO), but is it really worth your time and money? While you’re weighing the benefits of working with a real estate agent, don’t forget to...

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