huntington beach: Top 6 Garage Sale Tips before You Sell Your Costa Mesa Home - 08/14/19 09:50 AM
As soon as you begin to plan to sell your Costa Mesa home, you’ll soon find one thing everyone agrees upon: the need to de-clutter. But where to start? For any home that’s been lived in for years, it’s easier said than done. Most of us shrink from even thinking about what goes and what stays. But one way to wade into the project is to force the issue by picking a date and (now that you’re committed)—holding a garage (AKA ‘yard’) sale!
For garage sale neophytes, there are a number of tips that veterans agree upon.
 
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huntington beach: Huntington Beach Ocean Home! - 09/08/18 07:56 AM

 
Absolutely incredible and rare opportunity to own a perfectly remodeled home on the sands of Huntington Beach! This 2 bed/2 bath 968 sq ft condo is an end unit with no one above or below and has endless views of the ocean, pier, and the beach. It has recently been upgraded from top to bottom with nothing but the highest end of finishes. Upon entry to the home, you see a spacious living room adorned with gorgeous-toned waterproof plank flooring and numerous oversized windows allowing an abundance of bright, natural light to illuminate it. The kitchen features all brand new stainless … (4 comments)

huntington beach: Last Month’s Jaw-Dropper & Huntington Beach Listing Strategy - 04/02/18 09:25 AM
When it’s time to put your Huntington Beach house up for sale, one of the most important built-in
marketing tools at your disposal is the write-up at the top of its Huntington Beach listing. Ad people call short
descriptive essays like this “blurbs.” In Huntington Beach listings, its importance is second only to the curb-
appeal of the photo that appears above it.
When the blurb is thoughtfully crafted, it can shape prospects’ expectations by way of highlighting
the best features while softening the importance of less desirable details. A huge backyard could be
emphasized as “park-like”—while a tiny patio could be “cozy” or even “intimate.”
That’s why, … (0 comments)

huntington beach: Stunning Huntington Harbour Home with Boat Slip! - 03/22/18 01:41 PM
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huntington beach: 3 Strategies for Setting Your Costa Mesa House’s Asking Price - 03/12/18 11:02 AM
 
Selling your Costa Mesa house for the best price sometimes involves a certain amount of luck, but it’s the kind of “luck” that’s a lot more likely when you’ve set out the welcome mat for it. In addition to strategic home preparation and a solid marketing push, selling your Costa Mesa house for the best price also has to do with where that price starts out: that is, the asking price.
Once you have a clear idea of the professional opinion of its market value—that is, a price that aligns with the latest comparable sales data for similar Costa Mesa homes—you have … (0 comments)

huntington beach: “Last Call” to Buy Your Huntington Beach Home? - 03/12/18 10:25 AM
The question posed in last week’s Realtor.com article was certainly scary enough: “Is It Last Call for Low Mortgage Rates?” If you have been putting off getting ready to buy your next Huntington Beach home, it could well have been a potent call to action. For the normally staid Realtor, it was an unusually pointed dispatch.
The article’s opening line, “All good things come to an end…” is what many Huntington Beach home loan rate watchers have known to be true enough—yet for years now, when it comes to the financial benefits that accompany low mortgage interest rates, the prospects for losing … (0 comments)

huntington beach: The L3 Open House This Weekend 3/10 & 3/11 - 03/07/18 10:12 AM
 
L3 Real Estate Orange County, CA Featured Open House for: 
 
Saturday - March 10th
1043 Concord, Costa Mesa 1-4
 Sunday - March 11th
20171 Imperial Cove, Huntington Beach 12-3
1043 Concord, Costa Mesa 1-4
 
We are built on a philosophy of Heritage & Hustle L3 is a full service real estate agency with a regional office located in the heart of #CostaMesa offering a wide-array of custom services to meet their clients’ needs with roots in the community since 1976. It’s L3 mission to provide trusted, convenient, responsive service to ensure clients enjoy their real estate experience. L3 was originally formed to offer personal, concierge-level service as an alternative to the large, nationally based … (2 comments)

huntington beach: Shred Day 2018 - 02/28/18 03:15 PM
SHRED DAY 2018!When: 14th of April, 2018 from 9 AM - 11 AM only.Where: 1503 South Coast Drive, Costa MesaSponsored by: The L3 We will also have an E-Waste Company here to handle your Electronic items!A Free Service for our Friends, Colleagues and Neighbors in Costa Mesa!Bring your old files, documents, bank statements or any confidential material which needs to be securely shredded to our Community Shred Day. We will have a mobile, self-contained, state-of-the-art shredding truck parked at The L3 Real Estate main office parking lot in Costa Mesa.As always,  this community event is limited to private individuals with no more … (0 comments)

huntington beach: 8 Great Reasons Why you Should Short Sale your Home! - 12/24/09 05:21 AM

Reason Number 1 - Because You Can!
Several years ago short sales were unheard of.  Asking a bank to do a short sale would have resulted in a laugh and a click at the other end of the phone.   But banks now realize the scope of the problem.  Heck, even they needed a bail out.  And you may too!  Do you want to be the guy taking all the arrows and holding up the weight of the universe like Charles Atlas, or does it make sense to restructure now while you can.  I guarantee when all of this mess is … (1 comments)

huntington beach: LITTLE STEPS UP TO THE LEAP! - 12/22/09 02:19 AM

As you've already read here, conditions are ripe to become a homeowner, and it's time to determine if you're ready to make the leap.  While the price of the home is the largest factor, don't forget about loan fees and closing costs, which add to your total financed amount. 
Since banks are stricter in their lending, Step One is to polish up your credit report.  A higher score gives you more power when it comes to negotiating terms and interest rates.
Similarly, a larger downpayment will positively affect your mortgage terms and reduce the amount you have to finance.  If … (0 comments)

huntington beach: DEVILS IN THE DETAILS - 11/27/09 05:00 PM

When you receive an Offer To Purchase, you are likely to focus on the price.  You might be ecstatic over a full price offer, but you should be aware how "contingencies" could affect the likelihood of success.
Almost every offer has a mortgage contingency, stating that the buyer will secure financing at a certain rate and for a certain term.  Make sure these factors are realistic.  A buyer seeking a 30-year loan at 4% with no points may be hedging their bets if your agent advises that these loans are typically written at 7% with 1.5 points.  Unrealistic terms can … (3 comments)

huntington beach: Huntington Beach CA Short Sale Expert Help - 04/15/09 07:31 PM
Why are short sales an important option for seller's in today's market?
In the simplest terms, short sales are a last hope for people looking to avoid foreclosure. The market that we are experiencing today is full of homeowners who are truly hurting and they don't know where to start or who to turn to. Short sales, although not an ordinary transaction, are a good alternative for sellers who are either in a foreclosure already, or are headed toward one. It is crucial that real estate professionals take the time to understand that these are real families on the verge of … (0 comments)

huntington beach: California Foreclosure Procedure - 11/04/08 01:50 AM
California Foreclosure Procedure
Method of Foreclosure: Power of Sale.Number of Notices: Two: Notice of Default and Notice of Sale. Amount of Notice Required: For a Notice of Default, three months. For a Notice of Sale, twenty days. Content of Notice of Default: a) identify the mortgage; b) nature of the breach; c) election to sell to satisfy obligation; and d) if curable. Notice must be filed in the county where the mortgaged property is located. Notice of Sale: a) time and place of sale; and b) total amount due plus a reasonable estimate of costs and expenses. Name, instate street address … (0 comments)

huntington beach: Bank Repo's In Costa Mesa And Other Orange County Cities - 03/13/08 04:56 PM
Bank owned homes are continuing to be a great place to shop these days.  Many homes are priced up to and over $200,000 below some recent area sales.  The best way to find these great buys is to hook up with an experienced Real Estate Agent/ Broker and call them weekly and let them know how serious you are to find a home in today's real estate market.
Get fully approved for a loan, have you letter in hand from the lender.  Get it to the agent you feel most comfortable with that has your best interests at heart. Start shopping!  Most … (0 comments)

 
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