Category Archives: Explore The OC

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz Festival 2013

Good music and fun expected Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz Festival 2013 May 31, 2013 – June 02, 2013

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Irvine CA Real Estate – Foreclosure Update

Irvine CA has a robust economy and home resale market.  1,356 Irvine homes were resold from January 1 to July 31, 2012 – an average of 194 resold each month – with average resold price of $656,443. Irvine also has … 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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Don’t Change the California Non-Judicial Foreclosure Laws

California’s non-judicial foreclosure law system works well and is fair to borrowers and lenders. The California legislature should reject the cry of those who say we have too many foreclosures – and should not change the state’s non-judicial foreclosure laws. The Attorney General Harris so-called … 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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Foreclosure Home Selling Market is on Hot Fire Pace at Orange County CA Real Estate

Foreclosure properties are selling so fast at Orange County CA that average selling time for REOs – after lenders buy the properties at trustee auctions and list for sale again – is 18 days. There are only 304 foreclosure REO … 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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Crystal Cove at Newport Coast – Christmas Tree Lighting Festivities at the Beach

Crystal Cove at Newport Coast – annual Christmas Tree Lighting festivities on the beach  Photo image by Crystal Cove Alliance Crystal Cove Alliance – 15th Annual Christmas and holiday Tree Lighting Saturday, December 3, 2011 – 4 pm – Crystal Cove … Continue reading

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