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Local Events in July 2012 for Newport - 06/26/12 02:34 PM
Local Events July 2012 for Newport Sawdust Art Festival July 1-Sept. 2 Shop along sawdust-covered paths through a village of arts and craftsmanship. 10am-10pm. 935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach. 949-494-3030 / www.sawdustartfestival.org
4th of July Celebration July 1-4 Pier Plaza Festival. 10am-9pm Daily. Live entertainment from 2-9pm. On July 4: Pancake Breakfast in Lake Park, Surf City 5K Run and Fitness Expo, 107th Annual 4th of July Parade, Pier Plaza Festival and Fireworks Show. For more details go to www.hb4thofjuly.org / 714-536-5486
Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza July 4 Doheny’s day-use opens at 6:00 am. The fireworks show (1 comments)
Cautious Optimism for Housing Market in Newport Coast - 06/25/12 11:34 AM
Cautious Optimism for Housing Market in Newport Coast Daily Real Estate News Despite slowing economic growth, Fannie Mae says the housing market has “performed relatively well” as record affordability and low interest rates continue to bump up home sales. “Cautious optimism remains in place for continued gradual healing of the housing market, albeit in the face of various headwinds, including weak employment growth, rising student loans, and a continuing stream of foreclosed households,” according to Fannie Mae’s June Economic Outlook report, released by its Economic & Strategic Research Group. The report notes that home prices have “firmed in recent months” while (0 comments)
What sells a home in Newport Coast? - 06/20/12 01:14 PM
What sells a home in Newport Coast? Location, Location, Location is what you will hear, but ANY home will sell at the RIGHT PRICE. It doesn’t matter what the condition or the location if the PRICE is right someone will be willing to buy the home and put more money into it to bring it up to what they would have paid for the turnkey condition they were looking for. It’s all about what you are willing to do. Are you handy? Are you willing to put a lot of money into it or are you willing to (5 comments)
Sellers to Buyers: Stop With the Lowball Offers! - 06/15/12 02:54 PM
Sellers to Buyers: Stop With the Lowball Offers! Daily Real Estate News Home buyers who are looking for big discounts on housing nowadays are finding that their lowball offers are no longer sticking with sellers, and that their offers are getting a flat-out “no” when they’re way below the asking price. "Right off the bat, buyers say, 'I want a steal,' and I tell them they have to wipe that word out of their vocabulary," says Jackie Smith, a real estate agent in Florida’s Broward and Palm Beach counties. "People come in, and they think the market is 2008 or 2009, (2 comments)
Record Low Rates Inaccessible to Many - 06/14/12 01:47 PM
Record Low Rates Inaccessible to Many Daily Real Estate News Fixed-rate mortgages have been at all-time lows for nearly six weeks, increasing home buyers’ purchasing power and helping to trim home owners monthly mortgage payments—at least for those who qualify. An increasing number of home buyers and refinancers say they are shut out of the cheaper borrowing conditions due to banks’ tightened lending standards, according to new data released last week by the Federal Reserve. One Washington home owner with a top-notch credit score says he has been trying to refinance his mortgage but has been told “no” by banks (0 comments)
Beach living at its finest in Dana Point! Lovely Townhome within walking distance to the Harbor boasts Formal Step Down Living Room with Romantic Fireplace and French Doors Leading to Balcony! Separate Formal Dining Room, Open Kitchen to both Den on one side and Dining Room on the other side, Guest Bath on Main Floor! 2 Master Suites each with their own private full bathroom, Upstairs Laundry! Enjoy your own Patio at your own front Door, 2-Assigned Parking Spots in Gated Garage with Storage in front of both and private (0 comments)
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