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The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly in South Orange County Real Estate

Over the course of the last several months, I’ve become really interested in the way this housing market has impacted individual neighborhoods in South Orange County.  It’s become clear that the makeup of a neighborhood, the strength of the buyers from the last decade, the age of the community, the local amenities, it’s overall stage [...]

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Goodbye Formal Living Room, Today’s Orange County New Home

New home construction has begun again in Orange County.  But there are some significant differences from the standpoint of the developers, as well as the product that is being offered, and who is actually working with the home buyer.  Few things are as they were during the construction boom of the early 2000′s. Who Is [...]

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Time to Talk Absorbtion Rates

Every now and then you see a headline touting the increase in sales in Orange County.  Less than a week ago, Orange County Register’s Jon Lanser posted ’1-in-3 O.C. ZIPs See Homebuying Doubling or Better’.   I love good news but it’s important to drill deep into what these statistics are telling us. Price point is [...]

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Great Park’s First Pumpkin Harvest in Irvine

October 25th, from 2:00 to 5:00, the Orange County Great Park in Irvine will host their first Great Park Pumpkin Harvest.   Bring the whole family for all kinds of fun with a pumpkin patch,  pumpkin decorating, games, petting zoo, and mask making.  At 3:00 there will be a Monster Mash and at 4:00 there will [...]

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