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  Crystal Cove homes at Newport Coast CA offer some glamour, lots of privacy and Pacific ocean ambience. Newport Coast is a special place - with spectacular and panoramic ocean views from many of the homes and residential communities.      Crystal Cove home - $2,375,000 - Santa Barbara styling at...
  Recent news about Irvine CA being named the most fashionable city in America has people wondering - click here to see the Los Angeles times article - that this is mostly silly.  Bundle (never heard of it) site analyzed spending patterns and looked for "fashion-conscious households." But wait. M...
  People at Irvine CA have lots to be happy about - communities with best of public schools, jobs with good companies in private industry, some of the greatest weather anywhere, the University of California at Irvine, public libraries, places of worship, and lots of parks and biking trails. Turtl...
  Shady Canyon at Irvine has been a prized area for exclusive estate homes and private golf course since its development about 8 years ago.   Shady has about 400 homes or home sites - some of the most expensive in Orange County.   14 of Irvine's most expensive homes have sold at Shady so far this...
Irvine CA real estate has sustained a huge drop in homes for sale listing inventory. Irvine buyers now have more competition, and it's harder for them in this market. Irvine now has 480 homes listed for sale - as of April 15, 2012 - compared with 790 listed for resale same time last year during ...
I get asked about the property foreclosure process here at Orange County CA. ForeclosureRadar.com provides excellent information and graphics.    Newport Beach, CA Foreclosure Trends Embed this chart on your own page... ForeclosureRadar subscribers login and go to Analyze Foreclosure Trends to cr...
Newport Beach CA real estate and home selling market shows upswing changes. 75 Newport Beach homes were sold last month during March 2012 - average sold price of $1,176,640. Average market time was 124 days for sold homes. 2 of those Newport Beach sold homes were REO after foreclosure 8 of those...
  Short Sales - not always the best or satisfying situation for sellers - huge hassle for prospective buyers - are nevertheless a big part of the Irvine CA real estate local market.  131 Irvine CA short sales have sold with closed escrows so far this year - up to April 8, 2012 - average sold pric...
  Buyer demand is solid at Orange County CA real estate - and it should inspire seller confidence.  Realtors and brokers resold 2,576 Orange County CA homes last month during March 2012 - with average sold price of $511,908. That's sold volume up 10.7 percent as compared with March 2011 - when 23...
More California government regulation of the non-judicial foreclosure process seems to be taking hold in Sacramento. Disclosing Foreclosure Postponements A notice of trustee’s sale for a non-judicial foreclosure in California of one-to-four residential units must contain specified notices to the ...

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