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Aug. 18, 2022

The Fall issue of Inside Irvine

The Fall issue of Inside Irvine is available online now, and Irvine residents will see Inside Irvine in their mailboxes soon. 

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Read the fall issue of Inside Irvine online here.

Learn how the Irvine Global Village Festival supports local businesses; read about the many ways Irvine is celebrating diversity ...

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March 30, 2022

Home loan mortgage rates are rising and where do you think they’ll go from here?

Rates where will they go?

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased an average of 1.2% since the beginning of the year, (from 3.22% to 4.42%), and just last week it leaped a quarter of a percent. Look at this chart to see how the movement of home-loan rates last year were not bad ...

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Jan. 31, 2022

Yes, Owning Is More Affordable than Renting in Irvine!

Yes, Owning Is More Affordable than Renting in Irvine!

If you were thinking about buying a home this year, but already pressed pause on your plans due to rising home prices in Irvine and the surrounding cities, and increasing mortgage rates, there's something you should consider. 

According to the latest report from ATTOM Data, owning a home ...

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Nov. 23, 2021

When will the Irvine housing insanity end?

 

Housing Insanity

The residential housing market has been at an unrelentingly insane pace since July 2020, and it seems like nothing will slow it down.

Interest Rates are Juicing the Market

Unless you've been living under a rock, by now you know that our local Irvine real estate market is ...

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March 10, 2021

Not like 2008

Last March, many involved in the residential housing industry feared the market would be crushed under the pressure of a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic. Instead, real estate had one of its best years ever. Home sales and prices were both up substantially over the year before. 2020 was so strong that ...

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Dec. 24, 2020

What Turns a Home into a HAPPY Home?

For years I've talked about why it makes financial sense to buy a home, rather than rent one, but more often than not, we’re drawn to the emotional reasons for homeownership.

Happy Irvine home

It doesn't matter if the living space is tiny or huge, whether the home is on the ...

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Sept. 21, 2020

Why is it SO IMPORTANT that you are PRE-APPROVED at the beginning of the HOMEBUYING process?


If you’re like most people, you’ve probably heard that getting pre-approved for a mortgage loan is the first step in the homebuying process. But do you know why this is so important?

It’s so easy to fall in love with a home that is outside your budget when you start ...

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July 29, 2020

Why We Won't See a Rush of Irvine Foreclosures This Fall

Irvine foreclosures

The health crisis we face as a country has led businesses all over the nation to reduce or discontinue their services altogether. This pause in the economy has greatly impacted the workforce and as a result, many people have been laid off or furloughed. Naturally, that would lead many to ...

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July 20, 2020

Should you invest in an Irvine rental property?

Have you been thinking about becoming a property investor, and wondering why you should buy a rental? Here are some signs to look for if you are on the fence about investing in a rental.

“If you don’t own a home, buy one. If you own one home, buy another ...

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June 26, 2020

The key to selling your house

The key to selling your house is to price it just right.

 

Let's connect to make sure your house is priced to sell this season.

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