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You’re Invited to a Special Open House

20 Deerfield Place Trabuco Canyon Saturday, August 20, 2016 Open: 12 noon – 4:00 pm Sunday, August 21, 2016 Open: 12 noon – 4:00 pm VIEW! VIEW! VIEW of Saddleback Mountain and Canyon! Absolutely gorgeous turn-key 4 bedroom, (loft – could … Continue reading

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C.A.R.: 2016 CALIFORNIA HOUSING MARKET FORECAST

From the California Association of Realtors: California’s housing market will continue to improve into 2016, but a shortage of homes on the market and a crimp in housing affordability also will persist, according to C.A.R.’s “2016 California Housing Market Forecast,” … Continue reading

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O C REGISTER: O.C. median home price hits $580,000

From the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER – Marilyn Kalfus: Sales of new and luxury homes in March helped boost the Orange County median home price to $580,000, the highest point in seven years, according to DataQuick Information Systems. Click here for … Continue reading

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HW: Where are home sales headed?

From HOUSINGWIRE.com – Brena Swanson: Existing-home sales experienced a slight increase, growing 1% to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.87 million in December from a downwardly revised 4.82 million in November, according to the National Association of Realtors latest housing report. Click … Continue reading

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C.A.R: The Future of California Real Estate

From the California Association of Realtors: Esteemed authors, futurists, and social commentators joined CEO Joel Signer for the first Thought Leadership panel at the California Association of REALTORS’ annual EXPO. Panelists concluded that the future is not a given when … Continue reading

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L A Times: U.S. regulator asks consumers about home deal closing issues

From the Los Angeles Times – Kenneth R. Harney: The federal government has a real estate question for consumers who have bought or refinanced homes that’s certain to generate more than an earful: Were there any problems when you went … Continue reading

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O C REGISTER: Quick ramp-up for new O.C. builder

From the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER – Jonathan Lansner: It was 2009, the real estate market was in the dumps and Doug Bauer was just another unemployed Orange County homebuilding executive. He had recently left William Lyon Homes as its president, … Continue reading

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CNN Money:The home bidding wars are back!

From CNN Money: The competition has been most intense in California, where 9 out of 10 homes sold in San Francisco, Sacramento and cities in Southern California drew competing bids during the month. And at least two-third of listings in … Continue reading

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S F Chronicle: In hot market, bid first, see house later

From the San Francisco Chronicle – Carolyn Said: As soon as it hit the market, the four-bedroom Sea Cliff home inspired a bidding war, with the top two prospective buyers both offering well above the multimillion-dollar listing price, in cash. Click here … Continue reading

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inmanNEWS: Hispanic buyers could kick recovery into high gear

From the inmanNEWS: Hispanics accounted for more than half of new owner-occupied households last year and have the purchasing power “to push the U.S. housing recovery into high gear,” according to an annual report from the National Association of Hispanic Real … Continue reading

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