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Real Estate Agent - Village Real Estate Services, Inc.
Laguna homes, Laguna condos and Laguna Real Estate issues regularly updated by REALTOR Marlene Bridges-Certified Real Estate Specialist and Seniors Real Estate Specialist. South Orange County, California homes, condos, and real estate information.



Today, while researching properties for a buyer I came across a listing that piqued my interest.  The reason I decided to look further at this particular property is that it was priced at nearly double the asking price of any property in the development.  The description suggests that the propert...
This morning is a beautiful Spring Saturday.  I came downstairs to check my emails and get ready for the day ahead.  The first thing I saw was Sally Cheesman's email announcing the winners of her latest POSITIVE ATTITUDE for the Weary Soul.Group's contest - Spring Fresh Contest.  So of course I n...
A Realtor® friend of mine called me today to ask my advice on what to do to be sure his buyers were able to see houses while he's going to be on vacation for the next week and a half.  He hasn't taken a vacation in years, so wasn't sure how to make sure his clients needs were being met.  He expl...
In working with a nice couple we came across a home that was listed in the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) in Orange County, California.  Here are a few highlights that were included in the listing: One picture of the front of the house Good price for the current market and size of the property Li...
If you are a kid from the 60's this is sure to bring a smile to your face.  Just imagine what you would think if you were waiting in a train station and this started happening around you.  What do you think you would do? Sound of Music Train Station @ Yahoo! Video
It's no secret that the flagging Orange County, California real estate market has caused many real estate agents and people in real estate related industries to take other jobs.  Some of us have been fortunate enough to be able to afford to stay in this business to ride out the storm.  There was ...
Today I had an unusual opportunity to speak with an investor who has had an investment- gone-bad listed for over one year.  It came close to being sold at Trustee's Sale this month.  Just in the nick of time, an offer came through and the Trustee's Sale was postponed to next month.  Unfortunately...
Recently I visited with a lady in Laguna Woods, California who called to ask me to help her sell her condo.  She has a large, well-furnished and upgraded unit.  She is no longer able to manage taking care of herself on a full time basis.  She needs some assistance with bathing and dressing and me...
If you've every wondered what money can buy, here's a video to give you a little insight.   Here's a fun link to some of the world's most expensive homes.  Sure they have money, but are they really happy?  Of course they are! While I'm not the listing agent for any of these homes...actually they ...
Orange County, California home owners often ask, "What exactly is a short sale?"  Many people have an idea what it means, but there are some interesting ideas percolating out there.  Here are a couple of things a short sale is NOT: A short sale is NOT a streamlined process so you can close escro...

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