home values: Spring Home Values for Orange County... Have they Sprung? - 04/14/17 01:18 PM
The first quarter of 2017 is behind us...and the market is shifting but is it shifting into a strong spring market?  The demand for homes is certainly high.. Open houses are packed with potential buyers, homes that are priced at fair market value, presented well and available are selling in record times often with multiple offers.   What is driving this.. Overall in March inventory of available homes was still low from winter, but it is increasing, which is good news for home buyers.
Below is a look at how the Orange County Real Estate market performed in March as well year to … (0 comments)

home values: A year of increases for Portola Hills Real Estate Home Values - 01/04/17 10:55 AM
Happy New Year Portola Hills Peeps.  Can you believe it 2017 is here!  As I always do, I like to take an in-depth look at how the Portola Hills real estate market performed for the entire year and how that impacted home values.  This review will include an overall look, as well breakdown the market into various property types to help you determine your Portola Hills home value. The biggest news of the year was sales volume.. do you think it was up or down in 2016?  Surprisingly it was down from 2015 levels.  81 homes sold in Portola Hills in 2016, … (0 comments)

home values: 10 Details.. to remember when you list your home! - 10/20/16 02:52 AM
As with most of life events.. listing your home for sale takes planning and preparation.  The planning part is integral in developing a strategy that matches your goals.   The preparation part however is often thought about after the listing contract is signed and rush begins.   A little preparation goes a long way in creating the right environment for a successful sale.
 
Below are 10 Details to remember as you list your home!
The above may seem like common sense, but you probably would be surprised at the last minute how much homeowners struggle to accomplish these task.  Life just seems to get in the way.  Though … (0 comments)

home values: What is the Value of my Portola Hills Home.. September RE Snaphsot - 10/04/16 09:40 AM
I absolutely love fall in Portola Hills.  Today is a lovely fall day with temps cooling a bit from the September warmth.    This is a great analogy for the real estate market in Portola Hills.  We expect things to cool down but comparing the numbers it continued to be pretty hot with continued price gains.. just like the September weather. Below is a snapshot of how the real estate market performed in the community of Portola Hills in Lake forest last month. For the overall market Portola Hills saw a 10% increase in home values from September 2015.   For the condo market … (1 comments)

home values: June Home Values for "The OC" - 07/24/16 01:42 AM
Remember the TV show The OC... it was scripted show about life in Orange County.. though entertaining a little far off base when it came to 80% of the county when it comes to attitude.  However the one thing it did highlight well was some of the beautiful homes we have in the area and how beautiful the area is.   
Orange County is a sought-after area and with that demand continues to drive the real estate market.
Below is a look from the Orange County Association of Realtors on how the real estate market performed in June:
 
For detached single family homes, pricing is up 6.3% … (1 comments)

home values: Orange County Home Values for March 2016 - 04/14/16 03:02 AM
March has silently left us and we are now mid-month into April.  Tax Time!!  Often during this period we see in Orange County a slight increase in the number of homes available for sale.   But looking at the Orange County market a substantial number of homes would need to come on the market to curb the current demand of Home Buyers!
Below is a snapshot of how the real estate market performed in Orange County for March from the Orange County Association of Realtors.

The average price of a home in Orange County last month was $957,066.  This is slightly down from the $1,000,000 we saw in … (3 comments)

home values: The weather is cooling in Portola Hills..Are home prices? - 11/03/15 07:55 AM
We have officially entered into Fall in Portola Hills... Halloween has just passed and Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner. But I have to say Fall is my favorite season in PH...  Why the weather begins to crisp up, the house is decorated cozy and I can put on a nice pot of soup or something else yummy.   It just feels "homey" time to me!! 
For the real estate market, this is the time of year it starts to quiet down... Why? Well pretty much for the same reason I noted above, people tend to be connected to the home … (4 comments)

 
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