homebuying: Which Costa Mesa Homeowners Benefit from the Rate Cuts? - 08/21/19 09:54 AM
When interest rates were cut after the Fed’s July meeting, the press was quick to point out that not every homeowner would benefit from the move. As Bankrate.com noted in its lead article How the Fed’s Interest Rate Decisions Affect Mortgage Rates, “the majority of Americans won’t be affected.”
When interest rates were cut after the Fed’s July meeting, the press was quick to point out that not every homeowner would benefit from the move. As Bankrate.com noted in its lead article How the Fed’s Interest Rate Decisions Affect Mortgage Rates, “the majority of Americans won’t be affected.”
That’s true for the moment. … (0 comments)

homebuying: 3 Questions to Get New Neighbors Talking - 08/29/18 09:10 AM
When your next home is going to be in an unfamiliar town—whether in Costa Mesa or somewhere else— learning as much as you can about your choice of neighborhoods is a practical starting point. It won’t be long before you’ll find yourself immersed in finding the perfect house—but it can’t be perfect if winds up being in a neighborhood that’s a poor fit for your family.
You can get a general idea of the likeliest areas by doing some online tire-kicking. In addition to querying the obvious places like Facebook and Google, sites like City-Data and NextDoor can supplement your initial research. … (1 comments)

homebuying: Future Costa Mesa Home Sales May Defy Assumptions - 02/21/18 04:00 PM
 
Many Costa Mesa homeowners will be planning to list their properties this spring because it’s when future home sales would be expected to peak. Historically, at least, spring is when a sudden crush of prospects usually arrive on the scene. But this year, the upward drift in mortgage interest rates might have would-be sellers worried. After all, it’s common sense that any rise in home loan rates would put a damper on buyers’ enthusiasm.
Sometimes common sense and reality don’t go hand in hand. When we try to estimate the strength of Costa Mesa’s future home sales, it could be a case … (0 comments)

homebuying: 4 Costa Mesa Home Buying Steps (with Some Adjustments) - 09/13/17 11:09 AM
What a simpler world it would be if Costa Mesa home buying could be reduced to anything like a simple 4-Step process. Even better if those were four easy steps. Actually, without actually coming out and saying so, that’s the tantalizing prospect hinted at on radio financial guru Dave Ramsey’s web site’s “Home Buying Process Made Easy.”
Ramsey is the likable media expert in household budgeting and financial planning. A good deal of his guidance could be summed up in just 2 steps:
1) get out of debt (except for mortgage debt) as soon as humanly possible; then,
2) stay out.
Since that’s not bad … (0 comments)

homebuying: For Costa Mesa Sellers, News of a Real Estate Buying Binge! - 11/29/16 10:36 AM
When it comes to real estate reporting, there seem to be more icebergs out there than in Antarctica in mid-summer (which is mid-winter here—but never mind).
Costa Mesa real estate followers only know about the spate of icebergs because real estate reporters are always headlining that something-or-other is “just the tip of the iceberg.” Other things are “like an iceberg” because 90% is invisible, lying in wait just beneath the surface. Whenever real estate reporting begins to bring to mind Celine Dion, My Heart Will Go On, and the Titanic going down, you’re right to squint a little harder at whatever … (0 comments)

 
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