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Just some local Irvine information!
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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...
02/24/2016
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...
11/17/2015
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)http://snip.ly/rf04Just ...
05/14/2015
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...
05/03/2015
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....
04/11/2015
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...
02/12/2015
You're invited to the commemoration ceremony of the opening of the next phase of the Jeffrey Open Space Trail. This will take place at 10 am on Saturday, January 10.The ribbon-cutting ceremony,will be put on by the City of Irvine and the Irvine Company.This new section of the trail consists of a ...
12/30/2014
One of the many good reasons to own Irvine real estate is the Orange County Great Park.  The Great Park Balloon is the signature attraction of the park. Between 25 and 30 people can float 400 feet above the park. On clear days, passengers can see 40 miles in every direction. Adult tickets for the...
12/24/2014
Homeowners in Irvine know that the best place to get a Christmas tree is at Johnson Brothers Christmas Tree Lot, which can be found at 15500 Jeffrey Road.They're open daily from 9:00 am and they shut-down for the holidays on Tuesday 23rd.   All the Johnson Brothers trees are grown in the Pacific ...
12/15/2014
If you have kids in your Irvine home, check out Pretend City, a novel children’s museum. It’s easily accessed, just south of the junction of the 5 and 405 freeways at 29 Hubble. The museum has several interactive exhibits where kids can play and explore. The Imagination Playground is a favorite, ...
12/05/2014
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