53,000 Orange County Homes Regain Equity

  More than 53,000 Orange County homes that had more debt than they were worth have regained equity this year so far, according to Irvine-based real estate data firm CoreLogic. As of the third quarter of 2013, 29,514 Orange County homes were “under water,” meaning that their owners owed more on the mortgage than the[…]

Orange County Home Prices tie 6-year High Reached in August

  Orange County home prices returned to a post-recession high last month, new housing figures show. But fewer were willing or able to buy at those elevated costs. Type Nov. Price 1 yr ch Nov. Sales 1 yr ch Resale houses $610,000 16.2% 1,591 -13.6% Resale condos $373,000 21.3% 668 -19.4% All new homes $714,500[…]