Mission Viejo, CA Real Estate News

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
5/08/2016 Home Values In Mission Viejo ByTim Lorenz This week’s report on home values for Mission Viejo and surrounding areas homes is prepared by a Mission Viejo Realtor Tim Lorenz.  The report shows the Orange County Median Prices for resale homes were up 6.3 percent, for new homes down 2.4 percent and for resale condos  up 8.8 percent. The sales volume is down for resale homes 7.4 percent and down 2.0 percent on condos and up 17.5 percent for new homes.       Mission Viejo  Zip Code 92691 sales prices are up 3.8 percent and the sales volume is down 32.9 percent. Mission Viejo Zip Code 92692 sales prices are up 5.4 percent and the sales volume is down 15.8  percent. Aliso Viejo Zip Code 92656 sales prices are up 8.6 percent and the sales volume is down 3.3 percent. Laguna Niguel Zip C...
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By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
5/01/2016 Home Values In Mission Viejo ByTim Lorenz This week’s report on home values for Mission Viejo and surrounding areas homes is prepared by a Mission Viejo Realtor Tim Lorenz.  The report shows the Orange County Median Prices for resale homes were up 7.2 percent, for new homes down 5.3 percent and for resale condos  up 10.4 percent. The sales volume is down for resale homes 8.0 percent and down 4.9 percent on condos and up 19.0 percent for new homes.       Mission Viejo  Zip Code 92691 sales prices are up 2.2 percent and the sales volume is down 24.4 percent. Mission Viejo Zip Code 92692 sales prices are up 1.7 percent and the sales volume is down 13.0  percent. Aliso Viejo Zip Code 92656 sales prices are up 10.9 percent and the sales volume is up 9.9 percent. Laguna Niguel Zip C...
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By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
4/24/2016 Home Values In Mission Viejo ByTim Lorenz This week’s report on home values for Mission Viejo and surrounding areas homes is prepared by a Mission Viejo Realtor Tim Lorenz.  The report shows the Orange County Median Prices for resale homes were up 5.4 percent, for new homes down 5.3 percent and for resale condos  up 11.1 percent. The sales volume is down for resale homes 3.3 percent and down 0.1 percent on condos and up 26.5 percent for new homes.       Mission Viejo  Zip Code 92691 sales prices are up 5.8 percent and the sales volume is down 7.7 percent. Mission Viejo Zip Code 92692 sales prices are down 1.7 percent and the sales volume is down 9.3 percent. Aliso Viejo Zip Code 92656 sales prices are up 15.1 percent and the sales volume is up 8.1 percent. Laguna Niguel Zip Co...
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By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
 Beautiful Mission Viejo has been one of the most desirable family oriented cities since it was first built in the mid 1960s. As one of the very first master planned communities, Mission Viejo set the example for the surrounding cities with every park, school and shopping center designed well before they came into reality.There are many reasons why families in particular love living in Mission Viejo. The first, and most important, is that it's a very safe city. In fact in 2007 it was named the safest city in the United States. Parents can feel comfortable allowing their children to play out front or walk to the park. During the summer months, you will find children running unsupervised in the parks and the lake, this has become obsolete in most cities of America.Another big draw is the ...
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By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
4/17/2016 Home Values In Mission Viejo ByTim Lorenz This week’s report on home values for Mission Viejo and surrounding areas homes is prepared by a Mission Viejo Realtor Tim Lorenz.  The report shows the Orange County Median Prices for resale homes were up 4.5 percent, for new homes down 3.2 percent and for resale condos  up 11.1 percent. The sales volume is down for resale homes 8.3 percent down and down 9.6 percent on condos and up 26.8 percent for new homes.       Mission Viejo  Zip Code 92691 sales prices are up 6.4 percent and the sales volume is down 4.8 percent. Mission Viejo Zip Code 92692 sales prices are down 1.8 percent and the sales volume is down 9.3 percent. Aliso Viejo Zip Code 92656 sales prices are up 19.4 percent and the sales volume is down 4.1 percent. Laguna Niguel...
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By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
4/10/2016 Home Values In Mission Viejo ByTim Lorenz This week’s report on home values for Mission Viejo and surrounding areas homes is prepared by a Mission Viejo Realtor Tim Lorenz.  The report shows the Orange County Median Prices for resale homes were up 4.0 percent, for new homes down 8.0 percent and for resale condos  up 9.6 percent. The sales volume is down for resale homes 4.7 percent down and up 11.4 percent on condos and up 56.5 percent for new homes.       Mission Viejo  Zip Code 92691 sales prices are up 10.4 percent and the sales volume is up 28.6 percent. Mission Viejo Zip Code 92692 sales prices are down 3.1 percent and the sales volume is down 24.1 percent. Aliso Viejo Zip Code 92656 sales prices are up 21.8 percent and the sales volume is up 19.7 percent. Laguna Niguel Z...
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By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
Do I Make Enough Money To Buy A House In Mission Viejo?Can you afford a house in Mission Viejo? Well the truth is you can’t find that out simply by reading a blog post. But we can talk a bit about the financial side of buying a home so it’s less of a mystery. Lenders start the qualifying process by assessing your income and debt ratios. Most loans will allow you to use 31% of your monthly gross income as your housing payment. This includes your mortgage, interest, taxes and insurance. It might also include homeowner’s association dues if applicable. Lender programs can vary a little, but this is a general guideline. The next aspect they consider is your total debt. This includes all recurring debt, such as an auto loan, student loans, credit cards, installment loans, and anything else t...
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By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
4/3/2016 Home Values In Mission Viejo ByTim Lorenz This week’s report on home values for Mission Viejo and surrounding areas homes is prepared by a Mission Viejo Realtor Tim Lorenz.  The report shows the Orange County Median Prices for resale homes were up 5.5 percent, for new homes down 11.9 percent and for resale condos  up 11.0 percent. The sales volume is down for resale homes 5.3 percent down and up 1.0 percent on condos and up 27.8 percent for new homes.       Mission Viejo  Zip Code 92691 sales prices are up 13.5 percent and the sales volume is up 3.6 percent. Mission Viejo Zip Code 92692 sales prices are down 4.0 percent and the sales volume is down 1.5 percent. Aliso Viejo Zip Code 92656 sales prices are up 22.9 percent and the sales volume is up 16.5 percent. Laguna Niguel Zip...
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By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
Just Listed Mission Viejo, California 3/19/16 It's a gloomy morning in Mission Viejo, California. June gloom starting early this year? Yikes! Maybe it's a good day to start that new home search? Let's grab that Latte and head out. Here are the latest listings in Mission Viejo, California. Let me know if you'd like to arrange a private showing!Just Listed Mission Viejo, California 3/19/16 
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By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
3/13/2016 Home Values In Mission Viejo ByTim Lorenz This week’s report on home values for Mission Viejo and surrounding areas homes is prepared by a Mission Viejo Realtor Tim Lorenz.  The report shows the Orange County Median Prices for resale homes were up 4.3 percent, for new homes down 9.1 percent and for resale condos up 8.8 percent. The sales volume is up for resale homes 3.7 percent and up 15.2 percent on condos and up 1.4 percent for new homes.       Mission Viejo  Zip Code 92691 sales prices are up 6.8 percent and the sales volume is up 19.5 percent. Mission Viejo Zip Code 92692 sales prices are down 6.2 percent and the sales volume is up 18.8 percent. Aliso Viejo Zip Code 92656 sales prices are up 16.5 percent and the sales volume is up 9.5 percent. Laguna Niguel Zip Code 92677...
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By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
Just Listed - Mission Viejo - 3/12/16 The Spring Market is heating up. As we "Spring Forward" this weekend, new homes are hitting the Mission Viejo, California market every day. South Orange County is blooming with new listings. Was that enough Spring metaphors? Be the first to see the new listings in Mission Viejo, California. Just Listed Homes For Sale, Mission Viejo, California 3/12/16All Homes For Sale, Mission Viejo, California 3/12/16
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By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
Just Listed - Mission Viejo, CA - March 2016 Yes the rain was howling last night, but this Sunday afternoon the sun is out and it's time to shop for that new home. Check out all the new listings this week in Mission Viejo, California. I think there are some real beauties...give me a buzz and let's go.Just Listed Homes For Sale - Mission Viejo, CaliforniaAll Homes For Sale - Mission Viejo, California
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By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
 3/6/2016 Home Values In Mission Viejo ByTim Lorenz This week’s report on home values for Mission Viejo and surrounding areas homes is prepared by a Mission Viejo Realtor Tim Lorenz.  The report shows the Orange County Median Prices for resale homes were up 6.7 percent, for new homes down 3.3 percent and for resale condos up 8.9 percent. The sales volume is up for resale homes 10.8 percent and up 14.8 percent on condos and up 5.7 percent for new homes.       Mission Viejo  Zip Code 92691 sales prices are up 8.3 percent and the sales volume is up 46.3 percent. Mission Viejo Zip Code 92692 sales prices are up 2.0 percent and the sales volume is up 2.0ercent. Aliso Viejo Zip Code 92656 sales prices are up 13.5 percent and the sales volume is up 1.3 percent. Laguna Niguel Zip Code 92677 sal...
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A slice of Paradise right here near Lake Mission Viejo! Located in the Highly Desirable Guard Gated Community of Mallorca Condos, this home is blessed with superb amenities and an ideal location.Resort-Like Living in this Prestigious Community with Tranquil Lake Views and Peaceful Surroundings nestled in the Lush Hills of Mission Viejo.  Tastefully Upgraded and Thoughtfully Designed, this beautiful garden-level End Unit is the answer to all your wishes and desires.  Some of the many fine features, amenities, and improvements include New AC and Furnace, New Hot Water Heater, New Kitchen Appliances, Rich Dark Wood and Bamboo Designer Flooring, a Romantic Marble Surround Fireplace, Built-In Shelving, Custom Lighting, Ceiling Fans, and the Entire Unit has been Re-piped.  The Remodeled Kitch...
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By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
2/28/2016 Home Values In Mission Viejo ByTim Lorenz This week’s report on home values for Mission Viejo and surrounding areas homes is prepared by a Mission Viejo Realtor Tim Lorenz.  The report shows the Orange County Median Prices for resale homes were up 6.3 percent, for new homes up 1.1 percent and for resale condos up 9.6 percent. The sales volume is up for resale homes 14.4 percent and up 10.7 percent on condos and up 11.1 percent for new homes.       Mission Viejo  Zip Code 92691 sales prices are up 12.5 percent and the sales volume is up 33.3 percent. Mission Viejo Zip Code 92692 sales prices are down 0.9 percent and the sales volume is up 11.1  percent. Aliso Viejo Zip Code 92656 sales prices are down 4.0 percent and the sales volume is down 3.2 percent. Laguna Niguel Zip Code ...
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By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
 Just Listed Mission Viejo, California 2-22-16 to 2-27-16 What a beautiful day in Mission Viejo, California! The sun is shining and the temperatures will be milder than last week. So of course you're thinking, "forget the beach.....let's go house hunting!"Perfect! I'm around! Let's do it!New listings are coming to market every day. Here are the new listings in Mission Viejo, California this week.New Listings for Sale Mission Viejo, CaliforniaAll Active Listings for Sale Mission Viejo, California
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By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
Just Listed Mission Viejo, California - 2/15/16-2/20/16 The cooler wet weather this week has cleared out and we are ready for a beautiful weekend in Mission Viejo, California. Time to head out and see the new listings this week. 20 homes have hit the market this week. See the full list of brand new listings here and let's go find you a new home!Just Listed Mission Viejo, CaliforniaAll Active Listings for Sale in Mission Viejo, California Contact Me
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By John Alesi, (Orange County California Real Estate)
(Century 21 Award)
10 Ways To Prepare Your Home For SaleAs we get into the spring real estate market, home owners who are contemplating selling their home are wondering what improvements should be made to increase the likelihood of a quick sale. I have listed these tips to help make the best impression on buyers and help get you into escrow quickly. The holidays have passed and the big game is over – time to take action!Clean from top to bottom Every room should be thoroughly cleaned and scrubbed before you hit the market and then maintained in that condition through the duration of the sale. Hire a professional crew if you have the budget or this becomes an overwhelming task. Make sure windows are sparkling clean. Don’t forget the exterior as well. Clean the front door and purchase a new front door mat. ...
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By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
 Happy Valentine's Day I wanted to take this time to wish you and you Valentine a very Happy Valentine's Day.  Take time away from your busy schedule and have a great day and a great evening.  I know that I will for sure.  
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