Posts Tagged: orange county

Featured Gay Real Estate Agent: Torey Carrick, Huntington Beach, California

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Torey Carrick is the Vice President and Chief of the Retail Sales Division at the Anderson Real Estate Group of Keller Williams Pacific Estates. The Anderson Group has helped… Read more »

Featured Gay Real Estate Agent: Eric Greene, Long Beach, California

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Long Beach Real Estate Agent – Experienced Long Beach/Orange County Realtor providing outstanding service and area knowledge See Eric’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network Here Gay Friendly… Read more »

What Homeownership Can Mean for You

When you’ve never owned your home, your relationship to it is less personal. Let’s face it, when something goes wrong in your rented apartment, you call the landlord or manager to fix it. You don’t worry about insurance against natural disasters, save up for that new roof or upgraded furnace, or myriad other requirements of… Read more »

Orange County Housing – Mid Year Update

OC Housing – Mid Year Update The first two quarters of 2014 are in the rearview mirror and this year has been unquestionably different from prior years. Mid-Year Update: This year’s market is marching to the beat of its own drum. From 2007 through 2011, the Great Recession brought housing to its knees. The market… Read more »

Top Ten Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Your home may be brimming with tax advantages. How will you get all of the homeowner tax breaks you’re entitled to? Consult a professional tax advisor for details.  Here’s a list of the top 10 deductions to consider: 1.  Mortgage Interest Deduction The mortgage interest deduction has always been the most-beloved tax benefit of home… Read more »

Mortgage Monday: How to Speed Up the Mortgage Process

Mortgage Monday: Do you want to speed up the mortgage process? Do you want to speed up your mortgage process? The length of your mortgage process depends on the loan type, the property and several other considerations. Furthermore, consumers looking to make their mortgage move faster must have patience and preparation because you are at… Read more »

Keeping it Local: Orange County based cuSELLeration Marketing and Creative Services

Keeping it Local: The Moeller Team In this week’s series of Keeping it Local, we feature Zac Cusac, the founder and CEO of cuSELLeration Marketing and Creative Services. cuSELLEration is an Orange County based digital marketing, brand management and creative services firm. This week, Zac sat down with the Moeller Team to answer five questions… Read more »

Orange County, CA: Attention Riders – The Orange County Housing Appreciation Ride is coming to a stop. Please keep your arms and legs inside the car.

Data Source: Steven Thomas, Reports on Housing Appreciation: With more homes on the market and the expected market time rising, the rate of appreciation has slowed. At the start of last year, home values were at lows dating back to 2003. With interest rates at record lows, it didn’t take long for investors to see… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Todd Moeller, Anaheim Hills, California

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Todd is a unique, open and caring Anaheim Hills real estate agent, specializing in helping people find good values and good homes in Orange County. See Todd’s Expanded Listing… Read more »

Orange County Homes Hit Seven Year High in November

Orange County home sales hit their highest level for a November in seven years, soaring 25.3 percent over last year’s sales pace. Home prices, meanwhile, hit a five-year high for a November, rising 12.5 percent from 2011, housing market tracker DataQuick Information Systems reported Wednesday. The median home price, however, dipped slightly last month –… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Mortgage Professional: Babak Bijarchi, Tustin, California

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Babak is a great listener – as a Southern California mortgage professional, he will pay attention to his clients’ needs and goals – and help them find the best… Read more »

CA: Homes Still Difficult to Afford in Orange County

Housing affordability is up, but there’s not enough improvement in Orange County. Some not-so-good local news lurks behind the “National Affordability At Record High” headline hoopla from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index. Orange County home affordability – by the NAHB/Wells metric index — has improved. But the county still suffers… Read more »

CA: Orange County Real Estate Still Sliding

Home prices in Orange County will fall about 4 percent next year, Chapman University economists said Thursday, and will not recover any time soon. The housing market is being buffeted by “countervailing forces” of supply and demand, said Esmael Adibi, director of the Anderson Center for Economic Research at Chapman. “We’re not building many new… Read more »

CA: Orange County Buyers Spent 14% Less on Real Estate in April, 2011

The Southern California Multiple Listing Service provided yet another sign that April was a disappointing month for home sellers and the housing industry. The combined amount of money spent buying Orange County homes through the broker-run database fell 14.4% in April from the year before. In all, revenue dropped $200 million, from $1.4 billion in… Read more »