Homebuilder sentiment improves in October as lumber prices fall

WASHINGTON – U.S. homebuilders continue to face several challenges, including a severe labor shortage, but the cost of lumber is coming down. That has builders feeling better. A monthly sentiment survey from the National Association of Home Builders rose one point in October to 68. Anything above 50 is considered positive. The index was unchanged[…]

46 Hallcrest Drive Ladera Ranch OC18155838 For Sale: $1,465,000

46 Hallcrest Drive Ladera Ranch OC18155838   LADERA RANCH CULDESAC HOME WITH LARGE LOT – Original owners of this Standard Pacific home in the Echo Ridge neighborhood of Tamarind. This Tamarind Home is located on one of Ladera’s largest lots! This Entertainer’s dream home includes a BBQ island, fire pit, fountains, and a large lot[…]

The Real Estate Market Is Re-Balancing

  DENVER – The RE/MAX National Housing Report for September 2018 showed the trends of fewer closings and stabilizing inventory continued through September, punctuated by a surprisingly big 11.6% year-over-year drop in home sales. At the same time, the RE/MAX National Housing Report for September 2018 posted a Median Sales Price of $241,000 that marked the 30th[…]

2712 Highland Way Laguna Beach, CA 92651 OC18213260 – For Sale: $2,990,000

2712 Highland Way Laguna Beach, CA 92651 OC18213260 WHITE WATER VIEWS OF VICTORIA AND LAGUNITA BEACHES EXCEPTIONAL DESIGN ELEMENTS CUSTOM BUILT HOME BUILT IN 1992 WITH CHEFS KITCHEN , HIGH END APPLIANCES, CABINETRY AND GRANITE COUNTER TOPS. OPENS TO SPACIOUS LIVING , DINING AND OVERSIZED DECKS. BEAUTIFUL MASTER SUITE AND BATH WITH OCEAN VIEWS FULL[…]

The Importance of a GREAT Real Estate Agent/Broker in Selling Your Home

(Source: Inman): Let’s face it, selling a home without a real estate agent is just plain risky. FSBOs jeopardize time, money, and most importantly, an advantageous outcome. But, despite research that shows that shows that FSBO listings sell for about 5.5 percent less than comparable properties sold through the MLS, some sellers still want to go the do-it-yourself route, forgoing the[…]

Fleming: The housing market is shifting from a seller’s to a buyer’s market

First American Chief Economist Mark Fleming discusses the current stresses affecting the US housing market: affordability and interest rates.   Contact us  to help you to sell your home and find the home of your dreams!  Our focus is on the coastal cities including Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Corona Del Mar, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, San Clemente,[…]