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Real Estate Agent - TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team - DRE# 00919781
This blog will post interesting views of the Real Estate Profession and have information to the buyers and sellers in the area.



Cypress Point is a community that rest on Alicia just across from Mission Viejo Lake.  It consists of eight different models to these attached homes they are know as Cherry Hills, Inverness, Killarney, Agusta, Wheaton, Pinehurst, and Torry Pines.  The community consists of 101 total units in a se...
A big article appeared in The Orange County Register this morning on US Index showing signs of stabilizing  It maybe true, I hope it is.  The Case-Shiller 20 city index for May posted its first monthly increase since 2006.  However, the greater Los Angeles area includes Orange County and we showe...
Which is Better, a Foreclosure or Short Sale to Buy Again?       The question always comes up, "Is it better to do a short sale than go through foreclosure?" The circumstances that lead up to the loss play a roll in the final answer along with the timing of how soon someone can purchase another h...
Summer is a great time of year here is South Orange County.  Sunny warm cool evenings and nights.  Have you ever thought how great a place this truly is.  Others have to live with humidity, super hot temps. and hot at night as well.  The weather alone is worth any other problems we may face.  The...
I need some help.  As a real estate agent in this market it is thinner than it has been in the past so I am looking for buyer and seller who are thinking of purchasing a home or investing in a home in the next 2 months.  Please contact me.  Thanks Tim.
Ok today in the newspaper we saw indications that there is a brighter yr. than last yr.  in the last 4 weeks according to the statistics those 3 areas have show significant positive change.  The change was that the percentages have gone up in the number of sales and in the actual number of sales....
If you are about to have your loan adjust you can talk to your lender and see if they will give you a simple new low interest home loan or modify your loan.  If you have equity in your home and you have been thinking about moving up size of home or neighborhood. Now is the time! Understand that y...
The Orange County register today had an article on a Loan Mod. company and an attorney and being served a warrant in Ladera.  The Attorney General did say that these companies were in trouble.  The word in the article was that they were going to go after jail time for those who effected these cri...
The Orange County Register had an article that discused loan modifications.  The attorney general was investigating the loan modification companies and stated so few had gone through he was considering baning them in the State of California.  The difficulty he had stated was the fact that consume...
I just finished looking at the statistics for Orange County and there has been a shift in the market.  One yr ago the number of homes for sale were 17,568 in Orange County today 8,884.  The number of properties of properties sold (in escrow) one yr ago was 2585 today it was 6520. There are fewer ...

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A real estate professional and investor for over 45 yrs look at the market, the laws, the trends and the condition of the market. A runing commentary of one persons professional's opinion.