First time home buyer

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 [...]

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|

Reports Say Lenders are Easing Mortgage Loan Requirements

In a good sign for the U.S. housing market, two reports out last week found that banks have begun to loosen the tight lending standards that followed the last housing crash and, as a result, demand for mortgage loans is increasing. In its analysis, Marketwatch proclaimed the reports findings “paint a picture of a market [...]

Potential Starter Home? Condo in Anaheim Hills Listed for $279,000

5456 East Willow Wood Lane #B Anaheim Hills, Ca. First-time home buyers will want to take particular note of this one: For just $279,000, you can be the new owner of this bright and cheery condo in Anaheim Hills. This is an ideal residence for a small family or anyone possibly looking for [...]

Renovated House in Fullerton Priced to Sell at $549,900

2910 Birch Place, Fullerton Ca. This single-level house in Fullerton is wonderfully-located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac and has had the same owners for nearly four decades. In addition to being well-maintained, it has also undergone recent improvements that makes it absolutely move-in ready. This house comes with four bedrooms, two [...]

Beautiful Two-Story House in Anaheim Hills Listed for $715,000

8870 Wiley Way Anaheim Hills, Ca. You might want to take a closer look at this magnificent house located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in Anaheim Hills. It's on one of the best lots in this housing tract, providing incredible canyon views, and all the modern conveniences are in play that [...]

Home in Anaheim Hills on Huge Lot Listed for $715,000

8870 Wiley Way Anaheim Hills Ca. Incredible canyon views and nearly an acre of land are just the beginning of the highlights when it comes to this two-level home in Anaheim Hills. It was recently listed for $715,000. Built in 1999, this home boasts five bedrooms, three baths and approximately 2,300 square-feet of [...]

High-Value Home in Anaheim Hills Drawing Plenty of Attention

500 Rosebud Court, Anaheim Hills, Ca. The affluent planned community of Anaheim Hills in east Orange County has long been a highly-desirable place to own a home. With this two-story home on a quiet street, you can finally gain entree into this beautiful community. This home offers some of the best value in [...]

Gem of a Home in La Mirada Listed for $549,999

16548 Cobblestone Road, La Mirada Ca. New on the market is this rare find in the Green Hills section of La Mirada. It is a single-story home on the corner of a quiet cul-de-sac, and boasts three bedrooms, two baths, 1,900 square-feet of living space and a three-car garage. This home in La [...]