Way To Help Your Children Adapt To A Move

    We all know that moving can be stressful. Add to that the confusion and anxiety that a child may feel at leaving their familiar little world, and all of a sudden moving into that new place can be downright traumatic. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here’s a list of some[…]

California Home Sellers Excited About The Market!

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 16) – Home sellers are more optimistic about repurchasing a home than in the past few years, thanks to strong growth in home prices, record-low interest rates, and better personal financial situations, according to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®’ (C.A.R.) “2013 California Home Sellers Survey.” More than two-thirds (69 percent) of home[…]

Realtors – Join Us for 2014 Market Insights January 31, 2014

EverBank and RE/MAX Evolution Announce 2014 Market Insights for Realtors! I’d like to cordially invite realtors to the upcoming Top Producer Panel and Economic Forecast. This is an exclusive opportunity to hear from some of Orange County’s top-producing realtors and what they’re expecting from the housing market in 2014. They’ll also be sharing insights on[…]

California Foreclosure Starts Dip to Eight-Year Low

  La Jolla, CA.–The number of California homeowners pulled into the formal foreclosure process dropped to an eight-year low last quarter, the result of an improving economy, foreclosure prevention efforts and higher home prices, a real estate information service reported. A total of 18,120 Notices of Default (NoDs) were recorded by lenders and their servicers[…]

Good Economic News – Bommergang Buyers are Strong!

    Please contact us  to help you sell your home and find the home of your dreams!  We specialize in Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Dana Point, San Clemente and our inland coastal communities. Make it a great day! Jeff

Tight Housing Inventories Still Impact Markets

Home buyers continue to face limited choices of homes for sale in many markets, according to realtor.com®’s National Housing Trend Report. “As we open the new year, the first-quarter inventory figures are especially crucial as our first barometer [of] seller confidence for the 2014 homebuying season,” said Errol Samuelson, president of realtor.com®. “The market is[…]

December Home Prices and Sales Higher Despite The Typical Winter Slow Down

  Read the full REMAX_National_Housing_Report_Jan_2014 by clicking here! Please contact us  to help you sell your home and find the home of your dreams!  We specialize in Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Dana Point, San Clemente and our inland coastal communities. Make it a great day! Jeff

Hints That Orange County Home Prices Will Continue To Rise

    Home price expectations have been revised upward for 2014, but indicators still point to a slowdown in appreciation. In its latest forecast, analytics firm Veros Real Estate Solutions predicts home prices will rise on average 5.1 percent for the nation’s top 100 metro areas. The company’s previous 2014 projections, released last quarter, called[…]

U.S. Property Markets Post Strongest Sales Volume Since 2007

  For buyers and sellers of commercial property, 2013 was a very good year. By the time all CRE sales are tallied, total commercial real estate sales are expected to be more than 18% higher in 2013 from the previous year as U.S. property fundamentals and the economy continued to improve and investors in all[…]

Last Post on 2014 Predictions – I Promise!

  Experts Predict 2014 Housing Market The U.S. real estate market made a robust comeback in 2013, surpassing expectations of many economists, as the combination of low inventories and historically low-interest rates caused home prices to rise and even helped fuel bidding wars in some markets, surpassing the expectations of many economists. While positive trends,[…]

It’s That Time Again…Taxes!

What You Should Know About Your Home and Your 2013 Taxes These days few things start a fight on Capitol Hill faster than taxes. Despite the fact that three important tax benefits used by millions of American homeowners are days from expiring, Congress is unlikely to do anything to re-up them any time soon. So[…]

RE/MAX and RE/MAX Evolution “Tip the Social Scale”

This business is all out relationships… With technology moving from the home-to-the-hand it is critical that we keep up with the needs of our customers!  To be there when they need us and to use the appropriate channels to reach them…anytime. “Social” is critical.  This means using the appropriate networking channels to be in touch[…]

RE/MAX Evolution Closes $5 Million Deal on Local Landmark

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…. (Laguna Beach, CA) Mark Miller, a commercial practitioner with the Commercial Division of RE/MAX Evolution, has closed a contract on a high profile Laguna Beach landmark. Miller was the listing agent for the mixed-use property, located at 1223 N. Coast Highway. An international buyer purchased the building for $5,050,000, all cash, after[…]

Realtors – Join Us for 2014 Market Insights January 31, 2014

EverBank and RE/MAX Evolution Announce 2014 Market Insights for Realtors! I’d like to cordially invite realtors to the upcoming Top Producer Panel and Economic Forecast. This is an exclusive opportunity to hear from some of Orange County’s top-producing realtors and what they’re expecting from the housing market in 2014. They’ll also be sharing insights on[…]

21.1% Jump in O.C. House Prices

 Orange County house prices increased by 21.1 percent in the year ending in November, the eighth-straight month that local appreciation rates topped 20 percent, Irvine-based housing data firm CoreLogic reported. November also was the 18th straight month of year-over-year price gains. Nationwide, house prices increased 11.8 percent from November 2012 levels, CoreLogic reported. Twenty-one states[…]

Millennials Key to Real Estate

Listen to PwC Real Estate Advisory practice head Mitch Roschelle on millennials’ impact on the real estate market. Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com  Please contact us  to help you sell your home and find the home of your dreams!  We specialize in Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Dana Point, San Clemente and our inland coastal[…]

Luxury Housing Market Surges

 As a follow-up to our post yesterday this infographic paints the picture of luxury market surges!         Please contact us  to help you sell your home and find the home of your dreams!  We specialize in Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Dana Point, San Clemente and our inland coastal communities. Make it a[…]

More Signs of Real Estate Recovery as Million Dollar Home Sales Seeing Double-Digit Growth

In another sign of an expanding economic recovery, luxury home sales are once again one of the fastest growing segments within housing markets across the country. The First Republic Prestige Home Index by First Republic Bank showed San Francisco Bay Area values climbed 10.4% from the third quarter of 2012 and 1.9% from the second[…]

Five Key Factors To Watch in 2014

For housing, it was a tale of two halves in 2013. During the first half, unusually low supplies of homes and low rates spurred bidding wars, pushing prices up sharply. During the second half, the frenzy cooled amid a sudden spike in interest rates. While more markets are now reporting increases in inventory, the number[…]

Housing Prices Haven’t Peaked in Most Markets; Affordability Still High

What’s the Worry? Housing Bubble Concerns Unjustified in Current Recovery Only a few days into the New Year and already we’re hearing worries about a bubble in the recovering U.S. residential housing market. It seems that some analysts can’t go one year without an overhanging fear of catastrophe. While most cities are seeing continual, albeit[…]

Realtors – Join Us for 2014 Market Insights January 31, 2014

I’d like to cordially invite realtors to the upcoming Top Producer Panel and Economic Forecast. This is an exclusive opportunity to hear from some of Orange County’s top-producing realtors and what they’re expecting from the housing market in 2014. They’ll also be sharing insights on how they were able to set the pace in 2013[…]

2013 Q4 Commercial Analysis

Total transaction volume increased to $89.67 billion in third quarter 2013 from $75.33 billion in the previous quarter, according to Real Capital Analytics (RCA). Likewise, volume for each of the individual property types, except for the hotel sector, rose on a quarterly basis. On a year-over-year basis, the total volume increased during third quarter 2013,[…]

RESAAS Welcomes RE/MAX Evolution to The Real Estate Social Network(tm)

Greetings! We are thrilled to announce we are affiliated with The Real Estate Social Network – RESAAS!  The following is RESAAS Press Release: Vancouver, British Columbia CANADA, Nov 18, 2013 (Filing Services Canada via COMTEX) — RESAAS Services Inc. (RSS – CNSX),The Real Estate Social Network(tm), is pleased to welcome RE/MAX Evolution to the RESAAS[…]