Category Archives: Explore Real Estate

Costa Mesa CA Short Sale Properties Find Lots of Buyers

Costa Mesa CA properties continue to be in high demand for buyers. Costa Mesa now has good SHORT SALE properties listed on the MLS – with average asking price of $542,980. See East Costa Mesa short sale listings – click … Continue reading

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Income Tax Benefits for Home Owners When Selling

According to U.S. income tax law, home owners have a possible capital gains exclusion from income tax on the sale of their “main home” – and can protect the gain on if they have lived at the “main home” for 2 out of the … Continue reading

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Orange County CA Home Selling Markets Now Solid with Buyers

Jon Lansner at the Orange County Register reports about of local Orange County CA real estate markets.  I like his recent article – “Foundation builds for rebound in O.C. housing” – June 3, 2012, and here are some highlights: April 2012 was the busiest Orange County home buying … Continue reading

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Get Correct Value Information for your Orange County Property Tax Assessment and Appeals

Most Orange County CA homeowners paid their property tax installments as of December 12, 2011. Some people are not happy with their current assessed values, because distressed homes on the market selling and foreclosures have driven their property market value down.  Current … Continue reading

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Right to Rent by Individual Owners at California Common Interest Developments

  New California “RIGHT TO RENT” law at common interest developments (CIDs) is expected to protect private property rights of individual owners. Thanks to the California Association of Realtors for sponsoring SB 150 on “RIGHT TO RENT” at a common interest developments.  This Senate Bill 150 was … Continue reading

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Laguna Beach CA Single Level Homes with Ocean Views

  Laguna Beach at Orange County CA has many interesting residential properties at this unique art-oriented city. 19 Single Level Homes at LAGUNA BEACH WITH OCEAN VIEWS are now listed.       Laguna village home with ocean views ~ $5,459,000 ~ 8 bedrooms … Continue reading

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Woodbridge at Irvine Real Estate ~ Single Level Homes Gain Appeal for Buyers

Woodbridge Village at Irvine CA is the largest of the city’s residential communities with about 10,000 homes and commercial areas located around the North Lake and the South Lake recreation areas. Single level homes are gaining popularity with buyers at Woodbridge and Irvine … Continue reading

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Short Sale Sellers ~ Good News that California SB-458 Signed Into Law

  The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® sponsored CA Senate Bill 458 and is pleased that Governor Brown signed it into law on July 15, 2011.   California SB-458 extends the protections of SB 931 (2010), to ensure that any lender that agrees to a short sale must accept … Continue reading

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Newport Coast at South Orange County ~ 3 Bank Owned Properties Now Listed for Sale

  Spectacular Newport Coast at South Orange County CA now has 3 REO lender owned properties listed for sale after foreclosure.             __________________________________________________________ See NEWPORT COAST lender owned properties listed for sale after FORECLOSURE – click here for … Continue reading

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Irvine CA Home Buyers Like and Value Award-Winning Schools

Home buyers have reasons to move to a certain city and area, such as good schools, job opportunity, proximity to friends and family, public safety, nice neighborhoods, and selection of properties.  When we talk with Irvine CA home buyers, they almost always say that Irvine’s award-winning schools … Continue reading

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