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When is the best time of year to negotiate real estate?

Hi Guys, Today on Facebook Friday we discuss the best time of year to negotiate property. When buying or selling real estate the time of year that you are in the market does have a impact on what kind of offers you will be dealing with. Sellers want to sell where there is high demand […]

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 […]

What the Fed’s Decision Means for Housing

Watch this video brought to you by NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2015 Since 2008, the Federal Reserve has kept a zero-interest rate policy in place. But on Wednesday, in a largely anticipated move, they voted to bring an end to that era and increased its benchmark short-term […]

Home Sales, Inventories Reach a Turning Point?

Here is a housing market update from the Association of REALTORS. Please let me know how you feel the market it changing. If you need any help in listing your property please Say Simon! Charles Simon (714)348-3050 charles@saysimon.com DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014 Existing-home sales posted the first rise of the […]

This Weeks Most Expensive Active Listing In Orange County

This week we are featuring a lovely estate in Laguna Beach. That’s right for just under $60,000,000 you can live like royalty, OC royalty. “The home was completed in 2010 after eight years of extensive effort and attention to detail. The estate blends some of the world’s finest design and architectural features, including a separate […]

Beach House BBQ Open House TODAY!

  This Sunset Beach House will be open to the public today, Saturday, from 11am-4pm. Come see what it is like to live by the beach. We will be hosting BBQ and Corn Hole. Head to the beach and get some free lunch! 17032 7th, Sunset Beach, CA Off PCH and 7th. Look for the […]

Housing Affordability Reaches Record Level as Tight Credit Conditions Impede Housing Market

 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) February 16, 2012 – Nationwide housing affordability, as measured by the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI), rose to a record level during the fourth quarter of 2011, while prospective home buyers continued to feel the constraints of tighter credit standards […]

Shadow Inventory Falls to Seven Month Supply

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 | Posted by Steve Cook The current residential shadow inventory as of October 2012 fell to 2.3 million units, representing a supply of seven months. The October 2012 inventory level fell 12.3 percent from a year earlier, when the shadow inventory stood at 2.6 million units. In December, Corelogic reported that approximately 1.3 million […]

Don’t Get Mortgage Scammed

This top ten list is provided by the California Association of Realtors. Please pass this along to your friends or family who might be looking into refinancing or restructuring. For most of us the only way we can afford to purchase a home is to borrow money, don’t get ripped off! Call Say Simon Homes […]