Orange County Real Estate News

Nov. 30, 2012

Fullerton Realtors Give Tips to Home Buyers About City Crime Rates

Crime Mapping

When searching for a home you may be and should be curious about the crime rate in the homes surrounding area. Crimemapping.com is a great website that I highly recommend for doing this. Select a location and Crime Mapping will give you all reported crimes within a 2 mile ...

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Nov. 14, 2012

Villa Rockledge - A "Beauty and the Beast" Home Put up for Auction

Villa Rockledge is a historic home in Laguna Beach that sits on an ocean-side cliff where better views can not be had. The home was built from 1918-1923 by well-known developer Frank Miller. The home definitely has a Disney movie vibe to it, looking more like a hybrid of a ...

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Nov. 1, 2012

HUD Home in Huntington a Block from the Beach!

HUD huntington beach

7912 Beachcomber Dr

$495,000

This HUD home is a perfect opportunity to live next to the ocean in the La Cuesta community in Huntington Beach. The 3 bed, 3 bath home is only a block away from the beach and features a large clubhouse and a tennis court. The ...

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Oct. 31, 2012

Anaheim Colony Homes and the Mills Act

he Mills Act of 1972 encourages home and business owners in the city of Anaheim, California,to preserve and maintain their historic buildings. When the preservation and maintenance is completed, passing inspection by county tax assessors, their property is assessed at a lower tax rate. Although the Mills Act has ...

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Oct. 29, 2012

Record Lows for Inventory of Orange County Homes

A couple weeks ago we wrote about the decrease in homes on the market in Orange County and since then the inventory has only decreased even further. The amount of homes in the OC has dropped so far that we've hit record lows!

The Orange County real estate market ...

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Oct. 18, 2012

Wells Fargo-Re/Max Help First Time Homebuyers Pre-Qualify

Cathy of Wells Fargo has done a helpful video in conjunction with Re/Max North Orange County to help first time home buyers. Cathy goes over the steps to getting pre-approved, checking paycheck stubs and bank statements. Loan approval along with FHA is also explained in great detail.

Cathy Ekvall ...

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Oct. 17, 2012

Buying HUD Homes in Orange County

HUD approved broker

 

What is a HUD home?  A HUD home is a 1-4 unit residential property acquired by HUD (Housing and Urban Development) as a result of a foreclosure action on an FHA-insured mortgage.  HUD becomes the property owner and offers it for sale to recover the loss on ...

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Oct. 15, 2012

1/4 of Anaheim Homes are Short Sales

The inventory for Orange County cities have been at all time lows and the same goes for the short sale and foreclosure inventories as well. Anaheim is one of these Orange County cities that has seen a dramatic drop in homes for sale but compared to other cities in the ...

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Oct. 8, 2012

Habitat for Humanity of Orange County

 
Habitat for Humanity Home 

While many people think about helping those in need, entire communities are coming together to do just that with Habitat for Humanity of Orange County.

 Habitat for Humanity International was founded in1976, with the goal of building homes in partnership with people in need. However, it would soon ...

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Oct. 2, 2012

What To Do in Downtown Fullerton (Video)

Re/Max NOC drives through it's neighborhood of downtown Fullerton showing all that it's got to offer. Plenty of restaurants, bars, and shops can be seen in the video. Some of the places in the SOCO district of Fullerton that can be seen: Fullerton Museum, Ziings, Joe's ...

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