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By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Yesterday, some statistics came out  to show that the movement is in the lower market.  The slow markets in Orange County ar in Laguna Beach and Newport Beach because the homes are expensive and that market is the one laging behind.  If you look at Orange County as a whole you will find prices st...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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If you did not read the article the supply of homes for sale in Orange County is shrinking.  We have been watching the inventory in the county drop and it is now half of what it was two years ago.  We have dropped over 1000 properties since May.  This causes multiple offers on homes and modest in...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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With the affordability index at the highest level in history it's no wonder so many first time buyers are deciding now is the time to buy a home. Parents are co-mortgaging with their children to help them take advantage of the opportunities in real estate today. The question is, how and who quali...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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A word of caution - most agents create ads solely to make the phone ring! A good amount of the homes have some kind of a drawback that's not mentioned in the ad, such as traffic noise, power lines, or litigation in the community. We want to sell the house so we have to put it in the best light, t...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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A Tustin Lender had priors this is not just a view from a Mission Viejo Realtor.  The Orange County Register showed that a Tustin lender Medical Capital Holdings one of the Partners Sidney Field was investigated for fraud in 1991 accusations supported by interviews and documents thus he had prior...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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The Economyis likely to grow sooner not later was the message from Bernanke yesterday.  Assuming that to be true then the up ticks we are seeing in the sales of homes in our area South Orange County and Mission Viejo would continue.  It is even better than that it is the entire country. The Feder...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Sales in July hit the highest level in 28 months as buyers are taking advantage of the lower prices.  In Orange County some sales rose as high as 120-150 percent in parts of Anaheim and Stanton.  These areas have prices ranging from $250,000 to 310,000, according to Data Quick.  In the County, 31...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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I took out some buyer's who were down from Northern California and they could not believe how affordable our properties are.  In fact they referred 2 other people to me and all are moving to the area.  More than half of the household's in Orange County, California can earn enough to afford an ent...

By Rita Tayenaka, Broker/ Owner
(Coast to Canyon Real Estate)
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Wow- with summer winding up Mission Viejo has stepped it up for things to do this weekend. You can attend the Ranho Mission Viejo Rodeo both Saturday and Sunday- try a little cow roping or bull riding or more likely watch a little bull riding and cow roping. You can check out the Rodeo website fo...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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There are now six waterfront properties available in Mission Viejo, CA. The sizes run from, right around 4,000 sq.ft. to 5,500 sq.ft., with 3 to 5 car garages, some include a pool and spa. All of them a standard sales ranging from $2.3 to $3 million. This is the best kept secret in Orange County!...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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I am searching for Not Yet and Retirees wanting to retire in South Orange County, Mission Viejo, CA.  Even if you are still working but wanting to do something for your future in regards to a retirement home, now is the time. Most retirement communities have an age restriction but did you know th...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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Just did a check on how the market in my area is doing. I work Real Estate in Mission Viejo, CA Population is over 95,000 Total Active on the market        7/17//09- - 170 detached houses.               8/17/09- - 181 detached houses. Short Sale Active        7/17/09- -35 out of 170              ...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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I had to go in today for an eye exam at Saddleback Eye Medical Associates in Mission Viejo. This was at a new office and doctor I hadn't seen before, so I was checking them out. Of course the first time you have to fill out all the papers when you arrive but it wasn't too bad.  By the time I fini...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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I am amazed when I talk to people about their credit! They don't understand what it all means for their lives. Housing, car, furniture, appliances, business, entertainment and health all have to do with your credit. Why, because it will comes down to how much house you have, how nice a car you bu...

By Rita Tayenaka, Broker/ Owner
(Coast to Canyon Real Estate)
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    Robert Cray is playing tonight at the Lake!  So my husband being the good man that he is woke at the early morning hours of 5:30 to go to the lake and get a wrist band-- this makes it such a great way to get a seat without being trampled!  His wrist band color was called second, I think that ...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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 I have noticed that the lower priced detached homes are not going down in price in Mission Viejo or Lake Forest, CA as a matter of fact prices are up since Jan.2009 In the last 2 months there have not been many REOs available which would of made the bottom line lower. We have within the 2 cities...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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Our poolside summer party was a great success as always! Good food, great weather, games and friends adds up to success. Our Aug, event is going to be held at Dana Point Marina, so come have fun with us. We will on a grassy area over looking the ocean with picnic tables for the food and BBQ's for...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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We are just ending our summer program and will have 2 weeks off, before starting back up. Casta del Sol makes sure we have everything available to keep us young in body and mind. You just have to make yourself go and be involved. Our summer program consists of all around fitness. Monday and Wedne...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Cypress Point is a community that rest on Alicia just across from Mission Viejo Lake.  It consists of eight different models to these attached homes they are know as Cherry Hills, Inverness, Killarney, Agusta, Wheaton, Pinehurst, and Torry Pines.  The community consists of 101 total units in a se...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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A big article appeared in The Orange County Register this morning on US Index showing signs of stabilizing  It maybe true, I hope it is.  The Case-Shiller 20 city index for May posted its first monthly increase since 2006.  However, the greater Los Angeles area includes Orange County and we showe...

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