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Jobs Created in the U.S.

Jobs Created in the U.S. When a Home is Built NAHB released new estimates of the impact that building single-family and multifamily homes has on the U.S. economy. The new estimates show that building an average single-family home generates 2.97 jobs, measured in full-time equivalents (enough work to keep one worker employed for a year)...

By |2016-10-18T02:22:41+00:00May 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Home Improvements with the Best Resale Value

Remodeling magazine recently released its annual Cost vs. Value report, which looks at 35 home improvement projects and determines the average cost and what you can expect to receive upon resale. For the second year in a row, the most valuable addition to a home was a steel-door entryway. A steel-door entryway is a quick [...]

Major Media Report Cites First Team Real Estate As A Key Online Resource For Luxury Real Estate

In Depth Reporting By Orange County Business Journal Finds First Team's Market Trends Ranks As One Of The Chief Online Resources For Data For Luxury Real Estate Buyers and Sellers As Southern California luxury real estate becomes a global market, the demand for timely market data and analysis from buyers and sellers continues to grow [...]

By |2016-10-18T02:22:41+00:00February 13th, 2015|Market Information, Market Trends|

About First Team

First Team Real Estate, headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, is the # 1 independent real estate company in southern California and has sold more homes in Orange County than any other brokerage in the last 10 years. Founded by President and CEO Cameron Merage with five agents in one office in 1976, today, First Team [...]

By |2016-10-18T02:22:41+00:00January 21st, 2015|Market Information, Market Trends|

Southern California Most Trusted Real Estate Broker Receives Resolution From California State Legislature For Contributions To Orange County

Recognizing the nearly 40 year history of leadership by First Team Real Estate in the Orange County community, the California State Legislature presented an Assembly Resolution honoring the company and its employees at the Orange County Real Estate Summit held at First Team Headquarters on September 17, 2014. "Thank you to Assemblyman Don Wagner and [...]

By |2016-10-18T02:22:41+00:00October 9th, 2014|Anaheim Hills|

Four-Bedroom House in Rancho Santa Margarita Listed for $749,000

18 Amantes Rancho Santa Margarita, Ca. There is plenty to like when it comes to this four-bedroom home in Rancho Santa Margarita, which was recently listed for $749,900. It is located in the gorgeous, tree-lined neighborhood of Arroyo Vista and is within walking distance of a championship golf course. This property boasts an [...]

By |2016-10-18T02:22:41+00:00September 30th, 2014|Articles, First time home buyer, Rancho Santa Margarita|

Remodeled and Expanded House in Orange Listed for $599,900

2130 North Harwood Street Orange, Ca. Home shoppers take note: This three-bedroom, two-bath house in north Orange has undergone a major remodeling and extension within the last year and is now on the market for $599,900. The recent expansion includes a 500 square-foot family room that brings the home's total living space to [...]

By |2016-10-18T02:22:41+00:00September 11th, 2014|First time home buyer, Local Information, Orange|

Irvine Co. Gifts County With 2,500 Acres of Open Space at Irvine Ranch

(Orange County Register photo) Prominent developer The Irvine Co. has proposed to give 2,500 acres of undeveloped land to Orange County as a gift, with the hope that it will remain open space in perpetuity. The land is located on Irvine Ranch in Anaheim Hills and east of Orange. Original plans for the [...]