Private Transfer Fees Recorded on Homes in CA Must Be Disclosed to All Buyers

By | California real estate law, Home selling guide, Home selling strategy, Real estate laws, Seller disclosures

The real estate developer at Ladera Ranch at South Orange County and other areas in CA have imposed and recorded Private Transfer Fees that are required to be paid by all buyers (PTFs) each time the home is sold. These PTFs require subsequent purchasers of real property to pay a fee to a private entity… Continued

June 23, 2014

Irvine CA Tech Companies With Local Jobs and Positive Impact On Home Values

By | Economy and business, Home selling, Home selling guide, Home selling strategy, Irvine CA real estate, Irvine home selling, Irvine home selling prices, Irvine homes

Irvine CA Tech Companies With Local Jobs and Positive Impact On Home Values Irvine CA technology companies have provided many local jobs in private business, which has positive impact on home buying and real estate values. Irvine CA is home to a number of successful tech companies – including Broadcom (with about 4,000 employees at… Continued

April 11, 2014

Irvine CA Homes, Pricing and Fair Market Value

By | Home selling, Home selling guide, Home selling strategy, Irvine CA real estate, Irvine home selling, Irvine homes

Irvine CA Homes, Pricing and Fair Market Value Irvine CA home prices are – like other areas of Orange County – determined with focus on comparable sales and fair market value. 493 Irvine homes are listed for sale as of today. Irvine homes for sale are staying on the market longer these days on average… Continued

April 1, 2014

5 Things You Should Do Now For Selling Your House This Spring

By | Home selling, Home selling guide, Home selling strategy, Orange County CA, Orange County CA real estate, orange County home selling

5 Things You Should Do Now For Selling Your House This Spring If you are considering to sell your house this spring, time is now to prepare and execute! Spring home selling season is in now in full-swing, and you must act now to take advantage of positive time for sellers.  You will later be… Continued

March 20, 2014

Orange County CA Home Selling Moderating Towards Value and Price

By | Home selling, Home selling guide, Home selling strategy, Orange County CA, Orange County CA real estate, orange County home selling

Orange County CA Home Selling Moderating Towards Value and Price BY HARRISON K. LONG –  Professional Real Estate Sales Representative and Realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Irvine and Orange County, CA. Orange County CA home selling reached its zenith last year during March 2013 – when the number of homes for sale listings was… Continued

March 4, 2014

East Costa Mesa CA Homes for Sale and Market Update

By | Costa Mesa real estate, East Costa Mesa homes, Home selling, Home selling strategy, Orange County CA real estate

East Costa Mesa CA Homes for Sale and Market Update East Costa Mesa CA homes for sale are always popular with buyers. East Costa Mesa is about a 3-square-mile area at South Orange County and borders Newport Beach on one side, Irvine Avenue on the east, Mesa Drive on the north and Newport Blvd on… Continued

December 2, 2013

Orange County CA home prices and market update

By | Home selling, Home selling strategy, Irvine CA real estate, Newport Beach real estate, Orange County CA, Orange County CA real estate, orange County home selling

Orange County CA home selling market update shows that buyer demand has decreased since March of this year.  Number of homes for sale are up, so buyers have better choices. Orange County now has 5,882 homes listed for sale – as compared with March 15 this year during the hottest selling time when only 3,199… Continued

December 2, 2013

How home sellers can save with pre-listing property inspections

By | Home selling, Home selling strategy

How Home Sellers Can Save With Prelisting Inspections Daily Real Estate News |      Monday, September 23, 2013 Home inspections have the power to send all parties back to the negotiation table. As such, some sellers are taking the precautionary step of having an inspection done before listing the home for sale. Some real estate professionals… Continued

September 23, 2013

Newport Beach CA Home Selling and Market Values Update

By | Home selling strategy, New listings, Newport Beach real estate, Newport Beach Realtor, Orange County CA real estate

Newport Beach home selling and market values update for the month of July 2013 shows stability and similarity in numbers as compared with July 2012. 98 Newport Beach homes were resold during July 2013 – with average sold price of $1,517,392 – average interior size of 2,203 sf – and average time on market at… Continued

August 9, 2013

How to Transfer Your Home’s Property Tax Basis to a Replacement Home at Orange County CA

By | Home selling strategy, Property tax, Property tax basis

How to Transfer Your Home’s Property Tax Basis to a Replacement Home at Orange County CA   People who want to sell a house at Orange County and buy a replacement house ask us how they can protect and transfer their prior property tax basis. Ad valorem property taxes in California are primarily guided by… Continued

June 6, 2013