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4 Tips on How to Save on Closing Costs

4 Tips on How to Save on Closing Costs

4 Tips on How to Save on Closing Costs Here’s 4 tips on how to save on your closing costs. You’ve saved up the money for a down payment and are final… Read more ⇢
New Year’s Resolutions for Homeowners

New Year’s Resolutions for Homeowners

6 New Year's Resolutions for Homeowners What’s your New Year’s resolution this year? Here are 6 New Years Resolutions to get you started. Instead of … Read more ⇢
5 Tips for Multi-Generational Living in Irvine, California

5 Tips for Multi-Generational Living in Irvine, California

5 Tips for Multi-Generational Living in Irvine, California Multi-generational living in Irvine, California, and around the country, has been on the r… Read more ⇢
10 Tips For Moving Out of Your Irvine Home With Pets

10 Tips For Moving Out of Your Irvine Home With Pets

Ten Tips for Moving Out of Your Irvine Home With Pets Moving out of your Irvine home with your dog, cat, or any kind of pet can be really stressful. … Read more ⇢
5 Tips On How To Sell Your Irvine Rental Fixer Upper

5 Tips On How To Sell Your Irvine Rental Fixer Upper

5 Tips On How to Sell Your Irvine Rental Fixer Upper Have you been thinking about selling your Irvine rental fixer upper. It's probably a great time … Read more ⇢
6 Best Tips To Get Your Home Ready for Back-to-School Season

6 Best Tips To Get Your Home Ready for Back-to-School Season

6 Best Tip To Get Your Home Ready for Back-to-School Season Back-to-School Season is almost here. Summer is winding down and kids will be heading bac… Read more ⇢
National Breastfeeding Week: Mother’s Milk Not Infant Formula

National Breastfeeding Week: Mother’s Milk Not Infant Formula

National Breastfeeding Week Mother's Milk not Infant Formula To be absolutely transparent, I readily admit that I favor breastfeeding for new moms. … Read more ⇢
How do Fed Rate Hikes Affect Mortgages?

How do Fed Rate Hikes Affect Mortgages?

How Do Fed Rate Hikes Affect Mortgages/Home Loans? Eeeeek! Rates are going up … or are they? How do Fed rates hikes affect mortgages/home loans? Las… Read more ⇢
Design & Decorator Trends to Do or Ditch

Design & Decorator Trends to Do or Ditch

Design and Decorator Trends to Do or to Ditch You've been collecting design ideas and decorator trends to remodel or redecorate your home for quite a… Read more ⇢
Should You Cancel Your Open House In Rainy Weather?

Should You Cancel Your Open House In Rainy Weather?

Should You Cancel Your Open House In Rainy Weather? Should You Cancel Your Open House If It Rains? Hmm... You may ask yourself should I or shouldn't… Read more ⇢
Selling? Carpet or Hardwood for Resale Value?

Selling? Carpet or Hardwood for Resale Value?

Hardwood Flooring: Hardwood flooring has become central to modern design and many homeowners raised in wall-to-wall carpeting are easily persuaded to … Read more ⇢
Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Decorating Safety Tips Decorating for the holiday season is in full swing. You've been planing all the ways you can decorate your home for t… Read more ⇢
Buying & Selling a “Green” Home

Buying & Selling a “Green” Home

For those of you who are considering buying or selling a "green" home will be excited to hear about the latest projections. "Green" remodeling is a gr… Read more ⇢
2015 Mortgage Assistance Programs for Irvine & Orange County Home Buyers

2015 Mortgage Assistance Programs for Irvine & Orange County Home Buyers

Although the federal government has offered home buyers programs in the past, for Tax Year 2015, most of the available home buyer programs will be at … Read more ⇢
Out with the Old, In with the New: 2015 Irvine Housing Predictions

Out with the Old, In with the New: 2015 Irvine Housing Predictions

Final Quarter (Oct.- Dec.) of 2014 Irvine Housing Market Trends & Market Trends for the 1st Quarter of 2015   The Irvine Housing Market h… Read more ⇢
Solar Panels in Irvine Public Schools Cuts Energy Costs

Solar Panels in Irvine Public Schools Cuts Energy Costs

Solar Panels at Irvine Public Schools Cuts Energy Costs As determined by an Irvine Unified School District  board vote in July, nine different camp… Read more ⇢
Mooncakes to Swoon Over for Irvine’s Mid-Autumn Festival

Mooncakes to Swoon Over for Irvine’s Mid-Autumn Festival

Mooncakes to Swoon Over for Irvine's Mid-Autumn Festival *Mooncakes for Mid-Autumn Festival in Irvine Upon hearing about Irvine's Mid-Autumn Festi… Read more ⇢
Current Irvine CA Housing Market Report

Current Irvine CA Housing Market Report

Irvine Housing Market Report June/July 2014 The Irvine Housing Market Report for the months of June and July 2014 Shows a Decline in Price Appreciat… Read more ⇢
First Things First … Choosing Your New Irvine Neighborhood

First Things First … Choosing Your New Irvine Neighborhood

With all of the tools available online and off for finding your new Irvine home, you can spend lots of time thinking about the type of house you want,… Read more ⇢
Basketball Themed Irvine Home Makeovers for March Madness

Basketball Themed Irvine Home Makeovers for March Madness

Basketball Themed Irvine Home Makeovers for March Madness With NCAA Final Four Basketball finals coming up, basketball themed bedrooms, game rooms, t… Read more ⇢
February 2014 Irvine Market Report

February 2014 Irvine Market Report

February 2014 Irvine Housing Market Report February 2014 Irvine Market Report As we get ready to "Spring forward" by turning the clocks ahead next… Read more ⇢
Are Irvine Sellers Missing Out?

Are Irvine Sellers Missing Out?

Typically Sellers wait until the summer months to put their home on the market.  Are Irvine Sellers missing out? This may be the opportune time to t… Read more ⇢
5 Top Reasons to Purchase a Vacation Property or Second Home in Irvine CA

5 Top Reasons to Purchase a Vacation Property or Second Home in Irvine CA

5 Top Reasons to Purchase a Vacation Property or Second Home in Irvine CA Does purchasing a second home or vacation property in Irvine, CA make sens… Read more ⇢
Irvine Housing Report for December 2013

Irvine Housing Report for December 2013

Irvine Housing Report for December 2013 The holiday season this year shines brightly on the Irvine housing market. We can be thankful for the remarka… Read more ⇢
Irvine Housing Report for November 2013

Irvine Housing Report for November 2013

As we enter the Thanksgiving/Christmas holiday season, we can be thankful for the remarkable housing recovery we have seen since the relentless and pr… Read more ⇢
Survey Ranks Irvine California as Nation’s “Most Thriving City”

Survey Ranks Irvine California as Nation’s “Most Thriving City”

Irvine CA home owners who have followed this blog or checked in on recent Irvine home values are no doubt aware that this real estate market is one of… Read more ⇢
Irvine Market Report for September 2013

Irvine Market Report for September 2013

An Endless Summer for the Irvine Housing Market As we reach the traditional end of summer housing sales point, we still see a heightened desire for B… Read more ⇢
How to Clean Stainless Steel

How to Clean Stainless Steel

Did you just buy a home that has stainless steel appliances? Or maybe you’re getting ready to sell your home and you want those stainless steel applia… Read more ⇢
Beat the Home Selling Blues

Beat the Home Selling Blues

Selling a home brings with it a sizable dose of uncertainty as well as a heaping helping of stress. It’s no wonder that home sellers can feel anxious … Read more ⇢
Screen in Your Porch

Screen in Your Porch

Do you feel like you’d get more use out of your porch if it were screened in? Screened in porches combine the best of indoor and outdoor rooms, and th… Read more ⇢
What To Do With Your Moving Boxes

What To Do With Your Moving Boxes

When you’re moving, it seems like unpacking boxes is a chore that never ends. But there will come a day when every last box is empty. The question the… Read more ⇢
Organize Your Kitchen Cabinets

Organize Your Kitchen Cabinets

Do you wish you could get a handle on the chaos inside your kitchen cabinets? Or maybe you’ve just moved into a new home and want to start off with ca… Read more ⇢
Telltale Signs of Infestation

Telltale Signs of Infestation

Do you have a sneaking suspicion the house you’re interested in buying might have a pest problem? Whether it’s ants in the kitchen, termites in the wa… Read more ⇢
What Are Closing Costs?

What Are Closing Costs?

What Are Closing Costs and What Share Does the Buyer/Seller Pay? When buying a home, you know you should expect to have a certain amount of money sav… Read more ⇢
6 Tips to Make Your Winter Garden Beautiful

6 Tips to Make Your Winter Garden Beautiful

6 Tips To Make Your Winter Garden Beautiful Just because Old Man Winter is here doesn’t mean that you can't make your garden be beautiful! In fact, w… Read more ⇢
Holiday Safety: Tips for a Safe Halloween

Holiday Safety: Tips for a Safe Halloween

Holiday Safety: Tips for a Safe Halloween Here are tips for a safe Halloween: Trick-or-treating is exciting for kids (and even some adults). While em… Read more ⇢
Credit Score: What Not to Do When Applying for a Mortgage

Credit Score: What Not to Do When Applying for a Mortgage

Credit Score: What Not to Do When Applying for a Mortgage Your credit score can affect your ability to obtain a mortgage for a home. There are specif… Read more ⇢
Big Luxury on a Small Budget

Big Luxury on a Small Budget

Big Luxury On A Small Budget You don’t have to be a billionaire to enjoy a little luxury. With some smart choices and a bit of imagination, you can l… Read more ⇢
Should You Buy a Home in a Gated Community?

Should You Buy a Home in a Gated Community?

Should You Buy In A Gated Community? Should you buy in a gated community, but wonder whether or not it’s right for you? You may be asking yourself if… Read more ⇢
Moving? 7 Tips To Avoid Identity Theft That Can Leave You Vulnerable

Moving? 7 Tips To Avoid Identity Theft That Can Leave You Vulnerable

Moving? Here's 7 Tips to Avoid Identity Theft Moving? Identity theft can leave you vulnerable. To help you avoid identity theft, here's 7 tips so tha… Read more ⇢

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