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2010 

Michael Caruso | Michael Caruso Real Estate Group | (949) 753-7900 3141 Michelson Dr #801, Irvine, CA Super sharp unit with most effective and functional floor plan in the prestigious Marquee. 2BR/2BA Condo $2,650/month Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial Sq Footage 1,293 Parking 2 dedicated ...
11/30/2010
  Top 10 Most Affordable College Towns I came upon a recent survey of real estate professionals in university towns shows that many parents are buying homes for collegiate children.The survey found 73% of practitioners surveyed said they see a significant number of investors buying homes near cam...
11/30/2010
Currently there are some mixed signs for our economic recovery. What do you think? Would love to hear your thoughts! POSITIVE SIGNS: -Economy is no longer slowing down -Consumer spending and the housing market are looking a little better, especially after this Black Friday -The economy is self-su...
11/29/2010
The holidays mean friends, family, good wine, good food, and good conversation around the fire. Cheers to the season! And thank you for making me Your Orange County Real Estate Specialist! Best Regards, Michael Caruso, Broker, ABR ABRM CLHMS CRB CRS GRI GREEN Past President, Orange County Assoc. ...
11/28/2010
I was recently asked for the Orange County Register about the micro-level housing market in Laguna Niguel. I see a number of trends, such as an increase in sales of homes up-to- $1 million. Most activity is among homes in the "up-to-$500,000" range, increasing since 2008 and 2009. The current le...
11/27/2010
As a small business owner I endorse this 100%. Great way to support independent companies and keep the money you spend in your community!! If you haven't heard of it yet, also check out The 3/50 Project.   Best Regards, Michael CarusoNationwide Effort to Spur Business for Small Merchants on Satur...
11/26/2010
As a small business owner I endorse this 100%. Great way to support independent companies and keep the money you spend in your community!! If you haven't heard of it yet, also check out The 3/50 Project.   Best Regards, Michael CarusoNationwide Effort to Spur Business for Small Merchants on Satur...
11/26/2010
Keep your family and friends safe and healthy with these important tips from the USDA. DON'T: Store warm leftovers in large containers - they won't cool fast enough to kill bacteria DON'T: Serve undercooked (or raw) eggs...make sure stuffing is all the way heated to at least 165 degrees DON'T: Wa...
11/24/2010
It's a great time of the year that fills people with warmth, and a great way to boost the joy of those in your home this year.  If you need just a few more final touches for your home, here are a few decorating ideas:   •Hollow out a handful of mini pumpkins and use them as candle holders either...
11/23/2010
The National Association of REALTORS® annual survey, Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers 2010, found some interesting GREEN facts about home buying decisions. Commuting costs and environmental efficiency are more and more becoming factored into purchase decisions. 35% rated commuting costs "very i...
11/22/2010
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