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Monday, March 4, 2024   /   by Bob Cowan

ORANGE COUNTY HOMES WITH OCEAN VIEWS FOR SALE: OBSERVE AND HEAR THE PACIFIC OCEAN FROM YOUR HOUSE

Welcome to Orange County's complete guide to Ocean View Homes!


You're in the correct place if you've ever dreamed of waking up to the sound of waves and a view of the enormous Pacific Ocean. With more than 42 miles of breathtaking coastline, Orange County is a coastal treasure that provides a variety of residences with views of the ocean. The grandeur of the ocean is always around, regardless of where you are in the city—Huntington Beach, Fullerton, or elsewhere. There's also something for everyone, with costs ranging from the extremely lavish $90 million to the more reasonable $800,000.
View every house for sale with a view of the ocean.

The Value of Property Inspected Homes with Ocean Views
It is important to pay close attention to the property's condition when thinking about purchasing an Orange County home with an ocean view. In addition to being a source of beauty and leisure, the alluring water presents certain difficulties. Homes can sustain damage from sand's abe ...

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Monday, February 12, 2024   /   by Bob Cowan

THE SAFEST CITIES IN CALIFORNIA TO LIVE IN

Five of Orange County's cities are in the top ten safest in California, making the county a prominent presence on this list. The following cities have made a name for themselves by creating atmospheres that allow citizens to feel secure in a variety of facets of daily life.


1. Danville: Famous for its gorgeous scenery and low crime rate, Danville is tucked away in the San Ramon Valley. This city, which is in Contra Costa County, has great parks and schools and is family-friendly. Active neighborhood watch programs and community policing activities demonstrate the community's commitment to safety and help residents feel comfortable.

2. Rancho Santa Margarita: Purchasing a property in one of Orange County's safest communities Rancho Santa Margarita, located in Orange County, is regularly ranked among the safest cities in California. This city, which is well-known for its master-planned neighborhoods and picturesque surroundings, places a high priority on safety thro ...

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Monday, February 5, 2024   /   by Bob Cowan

WHAT A SELLER LOOKS FOR IN A REAL ESTATE AGENT

Selling a house is a major choice, and how you feel about the transaction and how it turns out will depend greatly on the real estate agent you choose. It might be challenging to select the ideal agent for you when there are so many to pick from.

These are some desires that sellers ought to consider while choosing a real estate representative.

1. Marketing expertise: The right real estate agent will have a proven track record of marketing homes successfully. They should have a deep understanding of the local market and know how to attract buyers.

2. Excellent communication abilities: While it comes to real estate, communication is essential. Every stage of the process should be explained to you, and your agent should answer your inquiries and provide you with updates on any new information.

3. Skills for negotiating: In order to obtain you the best deal possible, your agent should be an expert negotiator. They ought to be able to represent your interests throu ...

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Thursday, February 1, 2024   /   by Bob Cowan

INCREASED BUYER DEMAND IS EQUIVALENT TO MULTIPLE OFFERS: HOW TO WIN OVER A COMPETITIVE MARKET WITH YOUR OFFER

Dynamics of the Market

Recently, Orange County and the property market in Southern California have shown unusual tendencies. A scarcity of available properties caused a recent decline in overall sales for 2023, which in turn caused property values to rise. Consistent demand was the cause of this increase, especially from people moving to Orange County from nearby regions like Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego counties.

There are fewer homes for sale in Orange County at the beginning of the new year than there were at the beginning of the previous one. Nonetheless, an increase in overall sales is forecast for this year, which is linked to the increase in inventories and the anticipated decline in loan rates. An increase in newly listed properties indicates that this prediction is already gathering steam.

Though the lack of inventory has been a major factor in the state of California's overall decline in home sales, Orange County has shown incredible resiliency. Thisn ...

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Thursday, December 7, 2023   /   by Bob Cowan

DECEMBER 7, 2023, ORANGE COUNTY REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT - GETTING AROUND THE HOLIDAY REAL ESTATE MARKET

December 7, 2023, ORANGE COUNTY REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT - Getting Around The Holiday Real Estate Market


Welcome to my thorough December 2023 Real Estate Market Update for Orange County! Here is the guide for the latest trends and insights in our local real estate market. 


The Unveiling of the Holiday Market

A subtle change in the characteristics of the real estate market is expected with the arrival of the Holiday Market. There is a pattern that shows a decrease in inventory across all property types and price points. Under-contract and pending transactions exhibit a little increase from the prior week but a considerable decline from the previous month at the same time. Days on Market have stabilized, reflecting a state of balance in the current state of the market. The decrease of houses with price decreases is noteworthy.




Monthly Ebb and Flow
These data results are consistent with the Christmas season's regular tendencies. There is a steady un ...

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