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,[…]

New home sales rebound in August

(From CNBC) Sales of new U.S. single-family homes increased more than expected in August after two straight monthly declines, but the underlying trend still pointed to a weakening housing market amid rising mortgage rates and higher home prices. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday new home sales rebounded 3.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual[…]

Consumer confidence hits 138.4 in September, vs. 132 estimate

(From CNBC) Consumer confidence rose in September, notching its highest level in about 18 years. The Conference Board’s index rose to 138.4 this month from 134.7 in August. Economists polled by Reuters expected consumer confidence to dip to 132. “Consumers’ assessment of current conditions remains extremely favorable, bolstered by a strong economy and robust job[…]

700 Lido Park Drive 16 Newport Beach NP18082593 For Sale: $450,000

700 Lido Park Drive 16 Newport Beach NP18082593   Bay Front Beach Home in Cannery Village. Live The Lido Lifestyle all year – Use It As a Beach Rental Or Friends And Family Week-end Get-Away. Stunning 3 bedroom -2 bathrooms -Sliding Drawers in Kitchen Cabinets – Upgraded Refrigerator – Dishwasher – Microwave – Waterboy Whole[…]

418 Fernleaf Avenue Corona del Mar OC17261783 For Sale: $3,300,000

418 Fernleaf Avenue Corona del Mar OC17261783 COMING DECEMBER 2018!! This soft contemporary home features elegance at every turn. An open floor plan with high ceilings greets you in the foyer. Recessed lighting, granite counters are just a few of the exquisite finishes you will see throughout. The master showcases it’s own fireplace, along with[…]

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[…]

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[…]

480 Cress Street Laguna Beach, CA 92651 OC18137737 – For Sale: $2,799,000

480 Cress Street Laguna Beach, CA 92651 OC18137737   WELCOME TO 480 CRESS STREET CUSTOM MEDITERRANEAN CRAFTSMAN IN THE VILLAGE THIS MASTERFULLY CONSTRUCTED ( 2007)MEDITERRANEAN CRAFTSMAN HAS A BEAUTIFUL OPEN FLOOR PLAN, FRONT AND BACK YARD, ALLEY ACCESS GARAGE. 3 BR 3.5 BATH ON AN 4637 SQ FT LOT…… EXCEPTIONAL DESIGN ELEMENTS INLUDE: Custom Kitchen[…]

2711 First Avenue Corona del Mar, CA 92625 OC17261818 For Sale: $2,100,000

2711 First Avenue Corona del Mar, CA 92625 OC17261818 This soft contemporary home features elegance at every turn. An open floor plan with high ceilings greets you in the foyer. Recessed lighting, granite counters are just a few of the exquisite finishes you will see throughout. The master showcases it’s own fireplace, along with private[…]

12 Cambridge Court Coto de Caza OC18154735 For Sale: $975,000

12 Cambridge Court Coto de Caza OC18154735   Beautiful and highly upgraded single story Stonehedge home located on a great cut de sac! This one has it all…travertine flooring, wooden shutters, upgraded bathrooms, beautifully landscaped backyard with built-in bbq area, and a 3-car tandem garage. Gourmet kitchen features granite countertops, full stone backsplash, wood cabinets,[…]

25726 Avenida Pedrigal San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 14811153 – For Sale $635,000

25726 Avenida Pedrigal San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 14811153     Enjoy the upgrades & tranquility in this Harbor Lane Single Family detached home in San Juan Capistrano. Previous owner added over $150,000 of upgrades into this home which is approximately 1.5 miles to Dana Point Harbor. The interior remodeling includes designer tile flooring, kitchen[…]

Why RE/MAX?

NOBODY in the World Sells More Real Estate than RE/MAX! Learn more about RE/MAX Evolution      If you are a buyer or seller who best to represent your interests? Who would you rather work with as an agent? RE/MAX EVOLUTION!!! – Learn More Here. Let’s grab coffee and talk! I would enjoy the[…]

25671 Le Parc 1 Lake Forest OC18145801 For Sale: $295,000

  25671 Le Parc 1 Lake Forest OC18145801   MAJOR PRICE IMPROVEMENT!! Seller Super Motivated!!! Location!! Unit#1. This Spacious 1 Bedroom 1 Bath Condo located directly Adjacent to the Pool and Jacuzzi~ On the End, Corner Unit. Previously used as a model. Located in the sought after LeParc complex in Lake Forest. One-car detached garage,[…]

131 E Aeroplane Boulevard Big Bear OC18123682 For Sale: $285,000

131 E Aeroplane Boulevard Big Bear OC18123682     Great opportunity to acquire a historically popular cosmetic fixer. Original structure was built by the infamous “Guy Maltby” in the mid 1930’s. The original half-log wood paneling in the living room is still excellent and well maintained. The living room boasts a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace with[…]

Sales Increase Nearly 2%, Despite Record Prices, Sinking Inventory

August 16, 2018 DENVER – July home sales rose 1.8% year-over-year, making it the second month of 2018 to post a sales increase year-over-year, according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report. In the July 2018 report, 37 of the report’s 54 metro areas posted sales increases over July 2017—April was the first month of 2018 where more[…]

Median Sales Price Reaches Nine-Year High, While Sales Decline

July 18, 2018 DENVER – Halfway through 2018, prices are at record highs, inventory is at record lows and home sales are trailing 2017’s pace, according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report. June sales were 5.5% lower than June 2017 in the 54 metro areas surveyed, marking the seventh consecutive month of year-over-year declines. Headed in the[…]

1503 E 4th Street Santa Ana, CA 92701 OC18129469 – For Sale $685,000

1503 E 4th Street Santa Ana, CA 92701 OC18129469   Rarely available, in a dual-zone neighborhood, for residential and office use. 1500 sq. Included in the area are the guest quarters attached to the house, front lawn, back yard, long driveway, and single-car garage. Features include attractive landscaping, automatic sprinklers, and security cameras. Corner Lot,[…]

480 Cress Street Laguna Beach, CA 92651 OC18137737 – For Sale: $2,799,000

480 Cress Street Laguna Beach, CA 92651 OC18137737   WELCOME TO 480 CRESS STREET CUSTOM MEDITERRANEAN CRAFTSMAN IN THE VILLAGE THIS MASTERFULLY CONSTRUCTED ( 2007)MEDITERRANEAN CRAFTSMAN HAS A BEAUTIFUL OPEN FLOOR PLAN, FRONT AND BACK YARD, ALLEY ACCESS GARAGE. 3 BR 3.5 BATH ON AN 4637 SQ FT LOT…… EXCEPTIONAL DESIGN ELEMENTS INLUDE: Custom Kitchen[…]

2712 Highland Way Laguna Beach, CA 92651 OC18130468 – For Sale $3,175,000

2712 Highland Way Laguna Beach, CA 92651 OC18130468 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[…]

2001 Tahuna Corona del Mar, CA 92625 OC18013529 – For Sale $11,575,000

2001 Tahuna Corona del Mar, CA 92625 OC18013529   NEW CONSTRUCTION Spectacular Ocean, Catalina, and Harbor views Designed by Christopher Brandon. This future home will be approximately 6,500 square feet in total. 3,600 square feet on the main level, 4 bedrooms suites and 3,300 square feet on the lower level. The Christopher Brandon Design Home[…]

418 Fernleaf Avenue Corona del Mar OC17261783 For Sale: $3,500,000

418 Fernleaf Avenue Corona del Mar OC17261783 This soft contemporary home features elegance at every turn. An open floor plan with high ceilings greets you in the foyer. Recessed lighting, granite counters are just a few of the exquisite finishes you will see throughout. The master showcases it’s own fireplace, along with private balcony and[…]

1064 Santa Ana Street Laguna Beach OC18085323 – For Sale: $949,000

1064 Santa Ana Street Laguna Beach OC18085323   Investor/builder/remodel great opportunity! BIG PRICE IMPROVEMENT OF $46,000! This 2 bedroom 2 bath single family detached home with ocean views AND a back yard is ready for your investor or remodel dreams! Newer wood flooring upstairs, 2 balconies as well as a nice open kitchen facing large[…]

2116 W Sunrise Avenue Anaheim, CA 92801 OC18078400 For Sale: $560,000

2116 W Sunrise Avenue Anaheim, CA 92801 OC18078400 http://search.coastalcitiesrealty.com/idx/details/listing/d025/OC18078400/2116-W-Sunrise-Avenue Fully Remodeled inside and out Don’t miss out Turn-key, 3 Bedrooms 2 Full Bath, kitchen Island with a cook-top open floor plan wood floors, Upgraded A/C and heating system, new Roof, new stucco, comes with washer and dryer, new fixtures. Contact Marlene Lemus | 951-833-7160 | marlenelemus@remaxevolution.com Contact us […]

24701 Penfield Street Lake Forest OC18129333 – For Sale: $699,000

24701 Penfield Street Lake Forest OC18129333   Beautiful One Story Home in Lake Forest. 4 Bedrooms 2 Bath, Large Pool Size enclosed Yard. Brand New Landscaping, Brand New Sprinkler System, New Paint throughout Interior and Exterior. New Vinyl Fencing on all sides. Nice Wood Flooring. Newer Vinyl Windows. Brand New Carpet in Master Bedroom. Cedar[…]

1406 Westcliff Drive Newport Beach OC18038284 For Sale: $2,800,000

1406 Westcliff Drive Newport Beach OC18038284   This home is being offered in “MULTIPLE STAGES”. You have a choice to purchase this original home in it’s current “As Is” present physical condition for $1,850,000 which includes the cost of architectural renderings, building plans and the City Approvals that have been submitted and are awaiting final[…]

Home Sales Increase 2.3% Despite Peaking Prices, Ever-Shrinking Inventory

DENVER – Home sales increased 2.3% year-over-year in April 2018 in the face of record low inventory and the second-highest median sales price in the nine-year history of the RE/MAX National Housing Report. To access the housing report infographic, visit: https://rem.ax/2phKHWT. In April, San Francisco, CA reached a new benchmark surpassing $1 million for the[…]

13337 Beach Avenue 210 Marina del Rey, CA 90292 OC18075559 For Sale: $949,000

13337 Beach Avenue 210 Marina del Rey, CA 90292 OC18075559 Charming Marina Del Rey condo!! Light and airy. Treetop courtyard views. Rooftop deck with fireplace, sitting area, barbeque and yoga/meditation room.European maple cabinetry in the kitchen with quartz countertops. Stainless steel self cleaning gas range, microwave, hood and energy star certified dishwasher. Designer selected flooring[…]

The numbers prove it: RE/MAX agents continue to have leading productivity.

RE/MAX associates once again outperformed agents with other real estate brands in the 2018 REAL Trends 500 survey. For the eighth consecutive year, RE/MAX agents in the survey on average outsold competing agents – averaging more than twice as many closed sales than agents at other participating brokerages.  If you are a buyer or[…]

2116 W Sunrise Avenue Anaheim, CA 92801 OC18078400 For Sale: $589,000

2116 W Sunrise Avenue Anaheim, CA 92801 OC18078400 http://search.coastalcitiesrealty.com/idx/details/listing/d025/OC18078400/2116-W-Sunrise-Avenue Fully Remodeled inside and out Don’t miss out Turn-key, 3 Bedrooms 2 Full Bath, kitchen Island with a cook-top open floor plan wood floors, Upgraded A/C and heating system, new Roof, new stucco, comes with washer and dryer, new fixtures. Contact Marlene Lemus | 951-833-7160 | marlenelemus@remaxevolution.com Contact us […]

418 Fernleaf Avenue Corona del Mar OC17261783 For Sale: $3,500,000

418 Fernleaf Avenue Corona del Mar OC17261783 This soft contemporary home features elegance at every turn. An open floor plan with high ceilings greets you in the foyer. Recessed lighting, granite counters are just a few of the exquisite finishes you will see throughout. The master showcases it’s own fireplace, along with private balcony and[…]

California measure could spur more seniors to sell homes, easing the state’s housing crunch

A California voter measure that expands the portability of a property tax break for homeowners age 55 and up could help ease the state’s housing shortage. Supporters say passage of the measure could encourage older homeowners with larger homes to downsize and move to other counties, freeing homes foryounger families. The real estate industry has put its weight[…]

1406 Westcliff Drive Newport Beach OC18038284 For Sale: $2,800,000

1406 Westcliff Drive Newport Beach OC18038284   This home is being offered in “MULTIPLE STAGES”. You have a choice to purchase this original home in it’s current “As Is” present physical condition for $1,850,000 which includes the cost of architectural renderings, building plans and the City Approvals that have been submitted and are awaiting final[…]

26052 Camino Adelanto Mission Viejo LG18063351 For Sale: $729,000

26052 Camino Adelanto Mission Viejo LG18063351   3 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms Located In The Highly Desirable Mission Viejo Community Of El Dorado.Completely Upgraded Single Story Home. Features: No Mello-Roos, Low 19/Mo Lake Mission Viejo Membership. Beautiful Private Large Back Yard With Covered Patio. Upgrades During 2015/2016 Include: NEW ROOF(20 Year); NEW AC. Energy Efficient Windows/Sliders;[…]

2711 First Avenue Corona del Mar, CA 92625 OC17261818 For Sale: $2,200,000

2711 First Avenue Corona del Mar, CA 92625 OC17261818 This soft contemporary home features elegance at every turn. An open floor plan with high ceilings greets you in the foyer. Recessed lighting, granite counters are just a few of the exquisite finishes you will see throughout. The master showcases it’s own fireplace, along with private[…]

26442 Papagayo Drive Mission Viejo LG18059218 – For Sale: $709,000

26442 Papagayo Drive Mission Viejo LG18059218   Beautifully landscaped, well kept, 1655 square foot single family residence in the El Dorado Tract. Directly across from El Dorado Park this home has wonderful curb appeal. Newer roof. Desirable open floor plan will allow new owner a fantastic opportunity to customize to their own design. Large skylights[…]

Inventory Limits February Home Sales While Pushing Up Prices

DENVER – One word sums up February home sales across the country – inventory. The lack of homes for sale continues to be the key factor as February marks the third consecutive month of year-over-year declines in home sales, coupled with quick sales and record prices. According to the March RE/MAX National Housing Report, home sales dropped[…]

25726 Avenida Pedrigal San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 14811153 – For Sale $635,000

25726 Avenida Pedrigal San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 14811153     Enjoy the upgrades & tranquility in this Harbor Lane Single Family detached home in San Juan Capistrano. Previous owner added over $150,000 of upgrades into this home which is approximately 1.5 miles to Dana Point Harbor. The interior remodeling includes designer tile flooring, kitchen[…]

Speed of January Sales Felt More Like Spring Selling Season

February 16, 2018 DENVER – The record speed of January home sales may signal that buyers aren’t waiting around for the typical spring selling season to begin. Despite home sales being down 2.8% year-over-year, the February RE/MAX National Housing Report shows homes sold in a mere 60 days last month, marking the fewest Days on Market[…]

2017 Closes Strong, Record High December Home Prices

  January 2018 RE/MAX National Housing Report January 16, 2018 DENVER – While sales dropped slightly from a year ago, December capped off a 2017 of record home prices, speedy sales and low inventory. The January RE/MAX National Housing Report shows the median home price rose 8.1% year-over-year, with 50 of the report’s 54 markets posting[…]

Existing-home sales hit 11-year high – but inventory, price troubles loom

The continued inventory shortage is causing troubles for buyers, but 2017 still ended up being the best year for existing-home sales in 11 years, according to the National Association of Realtors. Existing-home sales dropped 3.6% month over month on a seasonally adjusted basis in December as inventory woes continued. But even with that decline, sales[…]

Home prices spike more than 6% for fourth straight month

November was the fourth consecutive month to show annual home-price growth of more than 6%, according to new data from CoreLogic. CoreLogic’s November Home Price Index (HPI) and HPI Forecast, released Tuesday, found that home prices nationally increased by 7% year over year and 1% month over month. CoreLogic’s HPI Forecast projected that home prices[…]