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Understanding The Orange County Real Estate Market

Here are the latest stats for Orange County Real Estate. Understanding your market will make you a better/smarter home buyer. That is not a heart beat that is the pattern of when new listings hit the market. Peak high in the summer and peak low around the new year. Average sales price continue at the […]

Who is ready to sell their home?

Happy Friday everyone. Here is the data for Orange County’s housing market for the last year. Prices are UP inventory is DOWN which means homes are selling quickly. Here is a chart of new listing to hit the market from 2015 to last month 2016. As of december there has been a dramatic increase in […]

REALTORS PRESENTS: Buyer Cheat Sheet for a Seller’s Market

The association of REALTORS developed this useful guide to help buyers in this current market. If you or someone you know is in the market to buy or sell Orange County real estate please contact Charles Simon (714)348-3050 and be prepared to receive the highest level of service you could expect in a real estate […]

Cheap homes an endangered species

JONATHAN LANSNER Business Columnist THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER If you had some delusion that you could finally get off the couch and go out into the real estate market and easily snap up some deeply discounted small home or condo — that game is officially over. The infomercial-like, once-in-a-lifetime bargains are gone. At least for […]

Getting ready to retire? Start by rightsizing your home – USATODAY.com

If you know any baby boomers who might want to rightsize their home tell them to Say Simon- Simon By Jeffrey Christakos, Special Contributor for CNBC.com Updated 2d 8h ago If your long-term plan is to keep working, investing and living where you are until the day you retire, and then change your lifestyle and […]

No Deal from Super Committee: What Next?

On November 23, 2011, in Breaking News, Mortgage Financing, Politics & Government, by Robert FreedmanShare|By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® MagazineThe first thing to note about the congressional super committee’s failure to agree to deficit cuts is that MID is spared for the time-being. Among the deals the members of the deficit-cutting committee looked at […]