Aliso Viejo, CA Real Estate News

By Michael A. Caruso
(Surterre Properties)
  Is the market is improving or at least stabilizing!?  We provide the latest market updates regularly, as well as personal consultation of market direction... The Aliso Viejo Closed Sales Report for JUNE: The Aliso Viejo Closed Sales Report for Homes Sold in the 0-$500,000 Range: 2011   54 listings closed escrow              2010   60 listings closed escrow             The Aliso Viejo Closed Sales Report for Homes Sold in the $500,000-$1,000,000 Range: 2011   14 listings closed escrow 2010   25 listings closed escrow The Aliso Viejo Closed Sales Report for Homes Sold in the $1,000,000+ Range: 2011   0 listings closed escrow                    2010   1 listings closed escrow                    *Does a sales report tell the whole story about market environment, consumer sentiment and the...
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By Mark Raymond Godleski, REALTOR - (949) 330-3320
(REALTY ONE GROUP)
The Aliso Viejo Real Estate Market - - - - - - - - June 23, 2011.  Demand in Aliso Viejo is 110 new escrows opened over the last 30 days!  That is up 33% since May 26!  There are only 277 residences for Sale, without an accepted offer, in Aliso Viejo!  That equals a Market Time of only  2.52 months!  Aliso Viejo Market Time is down a whopping  26%  since  May  26!  That is Great News for Sellers!  The Buyers are Out There and Waiting.  As a Seller, You can clearly Sell Your Home in  Aliso Viejo; You just can't get the Price You want. Aliso Viejo Listing Breakdown by Type - - - - - - July 8.  Bank-owned foreclosures For Sale in Aliso Viejo have dropped from 12% to 7% of the Market over just the last 9 weeks!  Instead, we have more short sales.Equity Sellers = 136 - 49%,  no change.Short ...
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By CA COASTAL ESTATES Lauren Selinsky Perez CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
Hope you came by the Aquatic Center today....... Just left and there are still plenty of people there due to the heat today................ WOAH! Suppose to be hotter tomorrow and Monday!!! Woah!!!!!!!!!!!!  NEW COMMUNITY POOL AREA HOT DOGS POPCORN GAMES FUN~!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AT 31 SANTA BARBARA ALISO VIEJO, CA 92656 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ I had a super cool flyer to attach, but I don't know if everyone else is having the same issue, but issues attaching the pix allllllllllllllll day today! A bit frustrating............. :(
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By CA COASTAL ESTATES Lauren Selinsky Perez CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
Welcome Home New Aliso Viejo Residents Short Sale Closed and Recorded on Friday, but we gave the Seller time to move out over the weekend before we got the key and started snapshots! Another great transaction, MINUS the HORRIBLE ESCROW OFFICE we used since it was the listing agents coordinator that asked if we could use them instead of ours............ BIG MISTAKE... (I will blog about that issue later....) But let's focus on the Fantastic NEWS!!! YAY! Another Happy Buyer!!! My clients are fabulous!!! I am really lucky to have such great clients. This transaction was a back-up offer and I kept calling to check status and I would even pop a text or an email, just to let the agent know we were still here and very interested still and we were not looking at any other offers! Communication...
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By CA COASTAL ESTATES Lauren Selinsky Perez CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
GOOGLE>>> SEARCH ALISO VIEJO HOMES AND SEE WHAT YOU GET................... I HOPE LAUREN SELINSKY AT ALISO VIEJO HOME SEARCH Hopefully, this is the page you get........... I am trying to get enough web presence that no matter where the consumer tries to find a listing... they find ME! Lauren Selinsky, Aliso Viejo Area Specialist. There are 294 Homes for Sale in Aliso Viejo as of today June 28, 2011. Call Lauren Selinsky at 949.310.4960/ direct to Search Aliso Viejo homes or GOOGLE >>>Search Aliso Viejo homes.......... and sign up for a personal SEARCH and criteria wanted in a home. I look forward in hearing from you...
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By CA COASTAL ESTATES Lauren Selinsky Perez CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
  AVCA July 4th Celebration & Fireworks Monday, July 4 6:00p to 9:30p at Grand Park, Aliso Viejo, CA Join us for a fun-filled July 4th Celebration at Grand Park beginning at 6 p.m. There will be live entertainment, food and beverages available for purchase, arts and crafts, complimentary face painting, complimentary bounce houses, and a fireworks show at dusk. There will also be a homemade apple pie contest. read more Price: Free Phone: (949) 243-7411 Age Suitability: All Ages Join us for a fun-filled July 4th Celebration at Grand Park beginning at 6 p.m. There will be live entertainment, food and beverages available for purchase, arts and crafts, complimentary face painting, complimentary bounce houses, and a fireworks show at dusk. There will also be a homemade apple pie contest. Ente...
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By CA COASTAL ESTATES Lauren Selinsky Perez CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
Calendar of Events in Aliso Viejo Tomorrow, June 28, 2011 Sports & Recreation Youth Volleyball League Registration Daily, 7:00am-11:55pm Acorn Park, 22543 Sanborn, Aliso Viejo, CA 33.575543 -117.736171 Youth Volleyball League RegistrationDaily, 7:00am-11:55pm Acorn Park 22543 Sanborn, Aliso Viejo, CA /events/youth-volleyball-league-registration 1836093 /locations/4573459 Art & Entertainment 16 German Artists Weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 9:00am-5:00pm Soka University, 1 University Dr, Aliso Viejo, CA 33.55794 -117.732039 16 German ArtistsWeekly on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 9:00am-5:00pm Soka University 1 University Dr, Aliso Viejo, CA Founders Hall Art Gallery, Second Floor /events/16-german-artists 152337 /locations/425592...
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By Mark Raymond Godleski, REALTOR - (949) 330-3320
(REALTY ONE GROUP)
Finally, another Sale Closed in Promenade. That makes 2 in the last 6 months! There are 9 Houses for Sale in Promenade, today - 3 and 4 bedrooms. Average square footage is 1943. Average list Price is $576,430. Average Days on Market is 74. At the current pace of Sales, it would take 27 months to sell all 9 Homes For Sale in Promenade today!  That Is A Buyers' Market! Mark Raymond Godleski(949) 330-3320 MRGodleski@GMail.com
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By Mark Raymond Godleski, REALTOR - (949) 330-3320
(REALTY ONE GROUP)
June 19, 2011 - A Taste of California Aliso Viejo Median Sales Price from DataQuickDec 2010 -  $377,750 - 73 salesJan  2011 -  $348,000 - 55 salesFeb  2011 -  $350,000 - 54 salesMar 2011  -  $395,000 - 83 salesApr  2011  - $406,000 - 65 salesMay 2011  - $342,000 - 81 sales $342,000 is a pretty low Median Sale Price for Aliso Viejo.  So what happened? The big difference is in the $200,000 to $299,999 Price range.  In April 2011, 12 residences closed in this range.  In May, 18 closed in the $200,000s'! - A 50% increase!  That will bring down your Median. Also, in April, 52% of all Aliso Viejo Sales were $400,000 or higher.  In May, only 42% closed at $400,000 or higher.  So more Sales in $200,000s' and less Sales at $400,000 and up is enough to slash the Median Sales Price.  Aliso Viejo f...
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By Mark Raymond Godleski, REALTOR - (949) 330-3320
(REALTY ONE GROUP)
On May 29, 2011 we had 4 Town Homes For Sale in Camden Park.  Today, June 21, we have One!  The Sellers of the Town Homes on Open View Ln, Harvest Point Ln and Tulare all accepted offers.  All three are 2 bedroom Town Homes.  List Prices ranged from $299,000 to $330,000.  Two Homes are Standard Equity Sales; one is a short sale - the cheapest listed one.
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By CA COASTAL ESTATES Lauren Selinsky Perez CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
"A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again." -- Enid Bagnold "It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures; by this time, I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all." -- Alice Walker "None of you can ever be proud enough of being the child of SUCH a Father who has not his equal in this world-so great, so good, so faultless. Try, all of you, to follow in his footsteps and don't be discouraged, for to be really in everything like him none of you, I am sure, will ever be. Try, therefore, to be like him in some points, and you will have acquired a great deal." -- Victoria, Queen of England "That is the thankless position of the father in the family-the provider for all, and the enem...
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By Jesse Madison, List For Less...Sell for More | 1% List Fee!
(One Point Plus Real Estate)
The Neighborhood Stabilization Program, a program that offers down payment assistance of up to $80,000 to owner occupant buyers has adjusted their income guidelines in order to qualify for the down payment assistance. If the buyers qualify they can get the $80,000 down payment in the form of a loan they do not need to pay off as long as they reside in the home for 15 years. Get this, you do not even need to make any payments on this $80,000 second loan. The only payments you make are the payments on the first loan. How do you qualify? Buyers in  Orange County, CA  can now have higher incomes and still qualify for the NSP program. The new guidelines are as follows: If 1 person is living in the home the income limit is $77,000/yr. If 2 People living in the home the income limit is $88,68...
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By Michael A. Caruso
(Surterre Properties)
    Is the market is improving or at least stabilizing!?  We provide the latest market updates regularly, as well as personal consultation of market direction... The Aliso Viejo Closed Sales Report for MAY: The Aliso Viejo Closed Sales Report for Homes Sold in the 0-$500,000 Range: 2011   53 listings closed escrow              2010   51 listings closed escrow             The Aliso Viejo Closed Sales Report for Homes Sold in the $500,000-$1,000,000 Range: 2011   14 listings closed escrow 2010   25 listings closed escrow The Aliso Viejo Closed Sales Report for Homes Sold in the $1,000,000+ Range: 2011   2 listings closed escrow                    2010   0 listings closed escrow                    *Does a sales report tell the whole story about market environment, consumer sentiment and th...
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By CA COASTAL ESTATES Lauren Selinsky Perez CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
THIRSTY THURSDAYS   Quench your thirst as easy as 1, 2, 3, 4...$1.00 Draught Beer$2.00 Tacos (chicken, steak or carnitas)$3.00 Well Drinks$4.00 Glasses of Wine   AHHHHHHHHHHH!!!! Talk about a deal!!! Now, that makes for an easy dinner night ;) !!!!! Come join US at Thirsty Thursdays and then we can mingle and make new friends... Aliso Viejo Country Club has this Happy Hour Thirsty Thursdays every>>>>>>>>>> Thursday, so if it's not this Thursday........ Let's meet up next Thursday ;) See you on a THIRSTY THURSDAY!!!! --------------------------- CALL YOUR ALISO VIEJO REALTOR(R) LAUREN SELINSKY, A CERTIFIED RESIDENTIAL SPECIALIST AND SHORT SALES AND FORECLOSURE RESOURCE SPECIALIST TODAY! I KNOW EVERYTHING ALISO VIEJO!!!!!!!!! CALL ME TODAY! 949.310.4960 NOW! ~~~ LOOK FORWARD IN HEARING FR...
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By CA COASTAL ESTATES Lauren Selinsky Perez CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
FAMILY CAMPOUTFRIDAY, JUNE 19 - SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 2011SCHEDULE of EVENTS: Friday, June 174:00pm - 6:30pm     -   Set up tent @ 2nd fairway6:00pm - 7:00pm    -    Putting Contest6:30pm - 7:30pm    -    BBQ @ Clubhouse grille7:30pm - 8:30pm    -    Bingo8:00pm - 9:30pm    -    Smores8:30pm - 10:30pm    -   MovieSaturday, June 18th7:00am - 8:00 am    -    Yoga with Milka7:00am - 8:30 am    -    Breakfast buffet7:00am - 9:00 am    -    Everyone packed up!                                             ADULTS $40 KIDS $15                                             RSVP ON FORETEES!!!!! WHAT a fun event for you and your kid(s) you actually get to camp out on the GOL COURSE!!! The day is filled with a putting contest, make your own smores and watch a movie and play some BINGO!!!! I don't know ...
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By CA COASTAL ESTATES Lauren Selinsky Perez CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
ACCORDING TO DSNews.com the numbers are HIGH for HAFA Short Sales and if approved, a Seller can get $3,000 for Relocation costs for their Primary Residence of a Short Sale. I personally have 60% of my short sales transactions that are Buyers buying a Short Sale. Aliso Viejo Short Sales Specialist READ ON>>> Servicers completed 1,666 short sales and deeds-in-lieu (DIL) of foreclosure under the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA) program in April. That's up 73.7 percent from the 959 HAFA transactions completed the month before. HAFA has been in place since April of 2010. According to Treasury's latest report, which covers program activity through April of this year, a total of 7,113 short sales and DILs have concluded through HAFA. Treasury says another 7,780 HAFA transactions...
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Laguna Beach is so lucky to have Bob Barker as an animal rights activist giving our Pacific Marine Mammal Center a LIFE again! ~~ READ ON>>>> Animal rights activist and media celebrity Bob Barker cut the blue ribbon Wednesday, symbolically reopening the Pacific Marine Mammal Centerin Laguna Beach. This was followed by cheers ... and barks ... from those in attendance. The low-lying areas of the PMMC were destroyed by 4 feet of flood water and mud after a terrible stormhit Laguna Beach Dec. 22. Restoring the ruined center seemed hopeless. But, just as members of the PMMC have faith in healing their damaged creatures, Barker showed his faith in mending the center by donating $250,000 in January. With Barker standing nearby, PMMC Board President Jock Stalker addressed the crowd at the entr...
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By CA COASTAL ESTATES Lauren Selinsky Perez CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
Closing Day Ceremonies start at 9am for "AA" Championship Game and Ceremonies at 11am tomorrow, June 11, 2011 and the Mayor of Aliso Viejo, Carmen Cave and our Aliso Viejo Community Association President, Ross Chun will be attending with Councilman Phillip Tsunoda and Greg Ficke. We have Silent Auction, Raffles donated by Aliso Viejo Realty, dinner from Cosmos, certificates from On The Border, Renaissance Club Sport and Swim Package for the family for a month, Laguna Beach Batting Cages, Private lesson, Cage hitting for one hour and much more............ Come join US! Lauren Selinsky is the Chairperson and has her son in the "AA" Championship game and her Broker, Steven Selinsky (oh! and husband too ;) ) Managing the "AA" Yankees~ Should be a fun-filled day of FUN, Networking and MORE ...
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By Doug Lyons, Realtor - Selling Homes in Sonoma County, CA
(Vanguard Properties, BRE License #01888718)
A SIMPLE, YET CRITICAL HOME BUYING TIP Be prepared for the moment when you do find your dream home.  Or it just may not end up YOUR home! Whether a first time home buyer or fourth time home buyer; regardless whether you're buying in Aliso Viejo or any other Orange County California community or elsewhere - be prepared the moment you begin your home buying search.  Otherwise, you just may miss out on your dream home!  Recently, I began working with a wonderful first time home buyer looking for her first home.  During our initial consultation, we discussed all the important details of what she wanted in her residence - which is a very important fact finding mission.  Yet, we also discussed the equally important preparations I require before we even began previewing homes - including getti...
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By CA COASTAL ESTATES Lauren Selinsky Perez CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
Buy in Aliso Viejo CA 92656 and know what Public schools are available in the area ALISO NIGUEL HIGH28000 WOLVERINE WAY, ALISO VIEJO, CA 92656       (949) 831-5590  -  ORANGE COUNTY COUNTY grades: 9 - 12   ALISO VIEJO MIDDLE111 PARK AVE., ALISO VIEJO, CA 92656(949) 831-2622  -  ORANGE COUNTY COUNTY grades: 6 - 8   CANYON VISTA ELEMENTARY27800 OAK VIEW DR., ALISO VIEJO, CA 92656(949) 234-5941  -  ORANGE COUNTY COUNTY grades: KG - 5   DON JUAN AVILA ELEMENTARY26278 WOOD CANYON DR., ALISO VIEJO, CA 92656(949) 349-9452  -  ORANGE COUNTY COUNTY grades: KG - 5   DON JUAN AVILA MIDDLE26278 WOOD CANYON DR., ALISO VIEJO, CA 92656(949) 362-0348  -  ORANGE COUNTY COUNTY grades: 6 - 8   JOURNEY23431 KNOLLWOOD, ALISO VIEJO, CA 92656(949) 448-7232  -  ORANGE COUNTY COUNTY grades: KG - 8   OAK GROVE ...
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