costa mesa homes: Do I Really Have to Show My Costa Mesa House to Sell It? - 03/27/13 03:35 PM
Do I Really Have to Show My Costa Mesa House to Sell It?
 
 
So you've decided it's time to sell your Costa Mesa home, but you're concerned about having strangers tromping through your home at all hours of the day and night.  And, you're wondering if you really have to show it.  Does it have to be available whenever somebody calls?
 
The answer is yes and no.  The choices is truly yours.  If you don't want to show your home, you don't have to show it. But, you need to to understand that if you don't show it, it … (2 comments)

costa mesa homes: Eastside Costa Mesa Home for Sale - (3 Bed) - Elden - 08/24/12 03:14 PM
Eastside Costa Mesa Home for Sale - 3 Bed - Elden
 
This Charming 3 bedroom home in Eastside Costa Mesa is located close to shopping, restaurants and freeways as well as the Orange County Fairgrounds.
See below to see this move in ready home with a very open floor plan and extra large master bedroom.
For any questions about this lovely home, please contact Christine Donovan at 714-319-9751.

Charming Eastside Costa Mesa Home … (5 comments)

costa mesa homes: 94 Ways We Help You Sell Your Costa Mesa Home - 08/13/12 03:47 PM
94 Ways We Help You Sell Your Costa Mesa Home
There are a lot of steps to get your home sold, and many people don't realize just what goes into it.
It sounds easy, doesn't it?  Put a sign in your front yard, put the house on MLS, and the buyers and offers will just pour in?
Even in a seller's market, there are many details that go in to getting your Costa Mesa home sold.  Wondering what the steps are? Read on to see what exactly we do to help you get your Costa Mesa home sold.
 

1.            Initial conversation … (12 comments)

costa mesa homes: Eastside Costa Mesa Home for Sale - (3 Bed.) - Elden - 08/04/12 03:49 PM
Eastside Costa Mesa Home for Sale - (3 Bed.) - Elden
 
This Charming 3 bedroom home in Eastside Costa Mesa is located close to shopping, restaurants and freeways as well as the Orange County Fairgrounds.
See below to see this move in ready home with a very open floor plan and extra large master bedroom.
For any questions about this lovely home, please contact Christine Donovan at 714-319-9751.

Charming Eastside Costa Mesa Home … (0 comments)

costa mesa homes: Trying to Value Your Costa Mesa Home without Help is Like Trying to Drink from a Firehose - 03/04/12 02:38 PM
Trying to Vaue Your Costa Mesa Home without Help is Like Trying to Drink from a Firehose
 
There is so much information available today.  If you want to fix your sink, or learn about a platypus or value your Costa Mesa home, it's all out there on the internet for you to learn about.
 

 
There are many sites that publish information about Costa Mesa homes for sale and homes that have recently sold like Zillow or Trulia to name a few.  As a Costa Mesa seller this certainly gives you a basis to start from in valuing your … (0 comments)

costa mesa homes: Warren Buffett Says He Would Buy Loads of Single Family Homes - 03/02/12 11:17 AM
Warren Buffett Says He Would Buy Loads of Single Family Homes   He points out that several years ago, people were very eager to buy homes because prices were going up, but not despite low prices and low interest rates, people are concerned about buying because prices may go down. Warren Buffett believes this combination makes it a good investment. He recommends buying single family homes both for living in and for rentals or income property.Please see the interview at Warren Buffett on Single Family Home Purchases.

Do you agree with Warren Buffett? Do you agree that with homes prices … (9 comments)

costa mesa homes: Why You Should Do as I Say when Selling Your Costa Mesa Home and Not as I Do - 01/22/12 06:21 AM
Why You Should Do as I Say when Selling Your Costa Mesa Home and Not as I Do
 
When you decide to sell your Costa Mesa home, your Costa Mesa Realtor will likely make some suggestions to "stage" your home and make it look its best.
This is one of the services that I offer to my Costa Mesa sellers.  And, I will typically walk through and make numerous suggestions from small to big things that a seller can do to make their Costa Mesa home more attractive to the largest number of buyers.
One of the easiest things to do … (8 comments)

costa mesa homes: Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Westside Costa Mesa Homes 1-7-12 - 01/21/12 10:48 AM
Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Westside Costa Mesa Homes
 
 
Southwest Costa Mesa, better known as the Westside or Westside Costa Mesa, is a wonderful area of Costa Mesa which borders both Newport Beach and Huntington Beach. It is typically quantified as being West of Newport Boulevard.
It encompasses Fairview Park and the Talbert Nature Reserve.
 
It has a wide mix of homes ranging from single family homes, to condos and apartment buildings. The homes overlooking the bluffs have beautiful views of the ocean and wildlife in the Santa Ana River.
 
The current real estate market report … (3 comments)

costa mesa homes: Costa Mesa Real Estate - Eastside Costa Mesa Homes 1-7-12 - 01/15/12 05:31 AM
Costa Mesa Real Estate - Eastside Costa Mesa Homes
 
Eastside Costa Mesa is a charming area of Costa Mesa which borders Newport Beach, and, as a result, tends to have higher property values than some other areas of the city. It is bounded by Irvine Boulevard on the east, Newport Boulevard on the west, 15th Street on the south and Mesa Drive on the north.
 
Most of the original lots in Eastside Costa Mesa are around 10,000 square feet, a large size lot in Orange County, which allows for space to expand smaller, older homes if desired.
 
Eastside … (0 comments)

costa mesa homes: Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Costa Mesa Market Report 1-7-12 - 01/15/12 05:21 AM
Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Costa Mesa Market Report
 
Originally no more than a way station built by Spanish missionaries, Costa Mesa's first real estate development occurred in the 1880s. This failed to prosper, but Costa Mesa has thrived.
 
Long time residents may remember when the area was called Fairview and Paularino, but today, the city is a focal point in Orange County with the Orange County Performing Arts Center, South Coast Repertory Theatre and South Coast Plaza as major drawing points. It is hard to believe that Costa Mesa was once nicknamed "Goat Hill" because of its … (0 comments)

costa mesa homes: Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Central Costa Mesa Homes Report 1-7-12 - 01/15/12 05:03 AM
Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Central Costa Mesa Homes Report
 
Central Costa Mesa is an area of the city, triangular in shape, which is bordered by Harbor Boulevard, Baker Street and Newport Boulevard/ the 55 Freeway.
The Market Report for Central Costa Mesa Homes is below:

 
 
Central Costa Mesa is experiening a sellers' market with approximately 3 months of inventory on the market.  Additionally, we're starting to see more sales.
See below for HOMES CURRENTLY FOR SALE IN COSTA MESA.

Market reports for additional areas of Costa Mesa and nearby cities:
 
 

Central … (0 comments)

costa mesa homes: Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Westside Costa Mesa Homes 11-20-11 - 11/27/11 12:17 PM
Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Westside Costa Mesa Homes
 
 
Southwest Costa Mesa, better known as the Westside or Westside Costa Mesa, is a wonderful area of Costa Mesa which borders both Newport Beach and Huntington Beach. It is typically quantified as being West of Newport Boulevard.
It encompasses Fairview Park and the Talbert Nature Reserve.
 
It has a wide mix of homes ranging from single family homes, to condos and apartment buildings. The homes overlooking the bluffs have beautiful views of the ocean and wildlife in the Santa Ana River.
 
The current real estate market report … (2 comments)

costa mesa homes: Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Mesa Verde Costa Mesa Homes Market Report 11-20-11 - 11/20/11 01:08 PM
Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Mesa Verde Costa Mesa Homes Market Report
 
The Mesa Verde neighborhood of Costa Mesa was largely built around the Mesa Verde Country Club, a private club and golf course Costa Mesa Country Club, which is a public course, is also located within Mesa Verde's boundaries.
 

 
Most Mesa Verde Costa Mesa homes were built in the 1960's and 1970's, with several of the homes actually built right along the golf course.
Mesa Verde is bordered by Fairview Regional Park and the Costa Mesa Golf Course on the south, Harbor Boulevard on the … (2 comments)

costa mesa homes: Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Central Costa Mesa Homes Report 11-20-11 - 11/20/11 01:07 PM
Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Central Costa Mesa Homes Report
 
Central Costa Mesa is an area of the city, triangular in shape, which is bordered by Harbor Boulevard, Baker Street and Newport Boulevard/ the 55 Freeway.
The Market Report for Central Costa Mesa Homes is below:

 
 
Central Costa Mesa is experiening a sellers' market with approximately 3 months of inventory on the market.
See below for HOMES CURRENTLY FOR SALE IN COSTA MESA.

Market reports for additional areas of Costa Mesa and nearby cities:
 
 
Central Costa Mesa Homes 
Costa Mesa Homes
Mesa Verde … (0 comments)

costa mesa homes: Costa Mesa Real Estate News - South Coast Metro Costa Mesa Market Report 11-20-11 - 11/20/11 12:14 PM
Costa Mesa Real Estate News - South Coast Metro Costa Mesa Market Report
 
South Coast Metro is an area that encompasses both Costa Mesa and Santa Ana. However, the South Coast Metro area in Costa Mesa usually refers to the area east of Bear Street and north of the 405 (San Diego Freeway). It is at the junction of Orange County's 55 and 405 freeways. It is the area of Costa Mesa closest to South Coast Plaza. In this unique neighborhood, premier office space and world class shopping vie with first class dining and performing arts venues to form a … (5 comments)

costa mesa homes: Costa Mesa Real Estate - Eastside Costa Mesa Homes 11-20-11 - 11/20/11 12:08 PM
Costa Mesa Real Estate - Eastside Costa Mesa Homes
 
Eastside Costa Mesa is a charming area of Costa Mesa which borders Newport Beach, and, as a result, tends to have higher property values than some other areas of the city. It is bounded by Irvine Boulevard on the east, Newport Boulevard on the west, 15th Street on the south and Mesa Drive on the north.
 
Most of the original lots in Eastside Costa Mesa are around 10,000 square feet, a large size lot in Orange County, which allows for space to expand smaller, older homes if desired.
 
Eastside … (0 comments)

costa mesa homes: Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Costa Mesa Market Report 11-20-11 - 11/20/11 11:37 AM
Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Costa Mesa Market Report
 
Originally no more than a way station built by Spanish missionaries, Costa Mesa's first real estate development occurred in the 1880s. This failed to prosper, but Costa Mesa has thrived.
 
Long time residents may remember when the area was called Fairview and Paularino, but today, the city is a focal point in Orange County with the Orange County Performing Arts Center, South Coast Repertory Theatre and South Coast Plaza as major drawing points. It is hard to believe that Costa Mesa was once nicknamed "Goat Hill" because of its … (0 comments)

costa mesa homes: Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Costa Mesa Market Report 10-30-11 - 10/30/11 01:37 PM
Costa Mesa Real Estate News - Costa Mesa Market Report
 
 
Originally no more than a way station built by Spanish missionaries, Costa Mesa's first real estate development occurred in the 1880s. This failed to prosper, but Costa Mesa has thrived.
 
 
 
Long time residents may remember when the area was called Fairview and Paularino, but today, the city is a focal point in Orange County with the Orange County Performing Arts Center, South Coast Repertory Theatre and South Coast Plaza as major drawing points. It is hard to believe that Costa Mesa was once nicknamed "Goat Hill" … (0 comments)

costa mesa homes: What Should a Seller Look for in a Costa Mesa Realtor? - 10/30/11 01:18 PM
What Should a Seller Look for in a Costa Mesa Realtor? So you're considering selling your Costa Mesa home, and you're not sure what you should be looking for in a Costa Mesa Realtor to help you sell your home as quickly as possible for the most money.  

 
There are several important factors to consider when choosing your Costa Mesa Realtor.
Experience Does your Costa Mesa Realtor have experiencing selling homes?
Are they a listing or a buyers' agent?
If they don't have experience, do they have a mentor to help them through the process?
Knowledge While experience … (0 comments)

costa mesa homes: Costa Mesa Real Estate - Eastside Costa Mesa Homes 10-23-11 - 10/23/11 10:27 AM
Costa Mesa Real Estate - Eastside Costa Mesa Homes
 
Eastside Costa Mesa is a charming area of Costa Mesa which borders Newport Beach, and, as a result, tends to have higher property values than some other areas of the city. It is bounded by Irvine Boulevard on the east, Newport Boulevard on the west, 15th Street on the south and Mesa Drive on the north.
 
Most of the original lots in Eastside Costa Mesa are around 10,000 square feet, a large size lot in Orange County, which allows for space to expand smaller, older homes if desired.
 
Eastside … (2 comments)

 
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