mission viejo realtor: Why Wire Funds from the Sale Escrow to the Purchase Escrow? - 08/13/15 06:12 AM
 Can Funds be Wired Between Escrow Companies? 
 Why is it a Good Idea?
 
Did you know that some banks require that wired funds stay in the account for 24 hours before they can be wired back out?  How can this affect your timeline when coordinating the sale of  one home and the purchase of another?  Real estate works off of calendar days, so the impact on timing can be significant.
 
Suppose the seller's proceeds are wired into their account and arrive on a Friday.  They may have to wait until Monday to wire funds and depending on the time of  day the wire is … (11 comments)

mission viejo realtor: Low Cost Vaccination Clinic at Mission Viejo Animal Services Center - 08/08/15 11:50 AM
 Low Cost Vaccination Clinic this Wednesday, August 12 
Mission Viejo Animal Services Center 
6:30 - 8:00 PM
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The next clinic should be the second Wednesday in February 2016 if the 2015 schedule is followed.  Once the date is confirmed, I'll blog it.   Watch my blogs on this and other interesting and helpful topics.  To sell or buy a home in Orange County, be sure to contact me.  Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel and Aliso Viejo residents....do you have a pet or pets in need of vaccinations?  This Wednesday is your lucky evening.   Mission Viejo Animal Services Center is hosting a low-cost vaccination clinic … (15 comments)

mission viejo realtor: Shameless Self-Promotion Leads to a Really Nice Endorsement - 07/21/15 04:27 PM
  Shameless Self-Promotion 
Leads to a Really Nice Endorsement 
 
I posted a link to my recent ActiveRain blog post on Facebook about having received multiple offers over list price on a new listing.  
 
One of of my nice clients whose home I sold two years ago commented on my having sold the home so quickly.  He wrote: 
 
"Nothing new for Jill.  Tell her you want to sell and you'd better start packing."
 
Some people may see it as a small thing, but I see it as huge.  The property I sold for this nice client who, along with his wonderful wife I came to consider as … (21 comments)

mission viejo realtor: IN ESCROW in Mission Viejo | Multiple Offers Over List Price (SOLD) - 07/18/15 05:42 AM
 22651 La Vina Drive, Mission Viejo
In Escrow Multiple Offers Over List Price
(Update: SOLD for 26k over list price) 

- Click on photo for single property website -
Listed by Jill Murty!  Three bedroom, three bath single story home in the Seville neighborhood of Mission Viejo is in escrow!  Over 50 people visited the open house and multiple offers all above the list price were received.
 
The sellers and I worked well together in getting the property ready for sale.  One meeting took place in the yard while we all worked at trimming the landscape.
 
I brought … (10 comments)

mission viejo realtor: JUST LISTED | Mission Viejo Single Story Home for Sale by Jill Murty - 07/09/15 02:02 PM
JUST LISTED 
Mission Viejo Single Story Home for Sale by Jill Murty
 
Take a look at this terrific new listing in the Seville tract in Mission Viejo.  It is a super desirable single story, three bedroom, three bath home with a two car garage.  
 
The courtyard and wraparound yard are just part of what makes this home so charming and perfect for entertaining.  It is a must see home!
 
This property has Lake Mission Viejo privileges.  The Lake has plenty to offer including summer concerts, the Taste of the Lake Jazz Festival, boat rentals and more!
 


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mission viejo realtor: The Text Message that Made My Day - 05/25/15 11:09 AM
The Text Message that Made My Day
 
I have lovely clients whose home in the Timberline community of Mission Viejo I sold two years ago.  I'd met the wife at an open house seven years before they listed their home with me.  
 
Here's the text message I received from the wife today:
 
"Two years ago this Memorial weekend, you did the unthinkable and sold our house.  So grateful and happy!!  I use your vases a lot and send you a hug every time.  Have a great day."
 
These clients ended up as friends, of course.  How could they not?!  
 
Whenever I'm in the state where they … (31 comments)

mission viejo realtor: KBSR Birthday Bash Jazz Festival Mission Viejo | May 24, 2015 - 05/20/15 03:33 PM
KBSR Birthday Bash Jazz Festival Mission Viejo
May 24, 2015
 
Good music, good food, good wine.  Get it all at the KBSR Birthday Bash Jazz Festival!
 
KSBR Birthday Bash Jazz Festival Listeners know that this event is something special!  It has sold out each of the past 11 years.
 
More than 25 restaurants and wineries will be participating at the Taste of the Bash!
 
 
Location: Oso Viejo Park, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the EVENT WEBSITE
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mission viejo realtor: Where to eat in Mission Viejo? Where else but the neighborhood diner? - 05/09/15 01:57 PM
Where to eat in Mission Viejo?
Where else but the neighborhood diner?
 
Hungry for hearty, home style breakfast?  Looking for some local flavor?  Check out Paul's Pantry in Mission Viejo.  
 
Paul's Pantry is a popular, comfortable neighborhood diner with great home style food, great service and familiar faces.  This gem of a place has been family owned and run since 1990.  
 
Though they also serve lunch, we usually visit Paul's Pantry for breakfast.  One of the best things there is also one of the worst; the awesome and dreaded cinnamon roll.  
 
Question: Who would order toast over a Paul's Pantry cinnamon roll?
Answer: No one.
 
The cinnamon roll is a ridiculously yummy … (7 comments)

mission viejo realtor: Personalities in Real Estate: The Angry, Frustrated Agent - 05/01/15 01:52 PM
Personalities in Real Estate: The Angry, Frustrated Agent
 
An agent called me saying he was at the listing he'd texted me about earlier that day.  He demanded to know where the lock box was.  He said I'd told him it was on the front door and it wasn't there.
 
The agent said the lock box wasn't behind the screen door.  I said "Um, my listing doesn't have a screen door."  The agent said "I'm standing right here!  Where is the lock box?!  
 
The agent was obviously at the wrong place. 
 
I asked if he saw my sign in front of the property. "No!" He … (10 comments)

mission viejo realtor: A lease, a lie, a meltdown and then.... the truth comes out - 03/25/15 03:00 AM
Since I just leased a property and have two more lease listings, I was reminded of a funny lease situation from some years back.
I listed and sold a property for a nice family and was then on the hunt to locate a property for them to lease.  We found the perfect property, but dogs were not allowed.  
The Mrs. said that the dog would go to live with the parents in the next county over.  Are you sure?
The Mrs. asked if I could show the property again because she wanted to bring her sister and daughter.  The daughter, … (15 comments)

 
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