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CdM New Listings

CdM New Listings

  Corona del Mar, Zip Code 92625 — Homes for Sale Listing Price $800,000 to $2,000,000; Bdrms 3+ and Bath 3+ Call to see any of these homes. Call for a personal visit to discuss home sales in your neighborhood…

Holiday Gifts for First Time Homebuyers

Holiday Gifts for First Time Homebuyers

Do you have any first time homebuyers on your holiday gift list this year? Show them how much you care and celebrate their big achievement by giving them something perfect for their new home. Here’s our list of some of…

What To Do When Your Home Sale Falls Through

What To Do When Your Home Sale Falls Through

Having your home sale fall through can be extremely disappointing. After months of preparing, accepting an offer and having your house under contract, it can be crushing to see the deal crumble in escrow. And a recent report from Trulia…

Best Books About Home Buying And Selling

Best Books About Home Buying And Selling

It never hurts to load up on information, especially when you’re preparing to enter the real estate market. And while there’s tons of information online to get educated about buying and selling real estate, sometimes you may want to go…

Avoid These Red Flags When Buying a Home

Avoid These Red Flags When Buying a Home

Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial transactions you’ll make in your lifetime. It’s important that serious buyers do their due diligence before making any commitments on a home. If you’re buying, there are several warning signs you…

Get Ready to Buy in 2018

Get Ready to Buy in 2018

Is 2018 the year you’ll finally realize your dream of buying a home? If you’d like to make that dream a reality, start planning now so you’ll be ready in the New Year. Here’s what you need to do to…

Holiday Staging Tips

Holiday Staging Tips

Selling your home during the holidays can present a dilemma. Should you deck the halls? Or should you leave the wreaths, lights and nutcrackers for next year? On one hand, it might not feel like the holiday season if you…

Corona del Mar Home Sales Update March 28 2016

Corona del Mar Home Sales Update March 28 2016

Welcome to this week’s blog on Corona del Mar Home Sales Update. Below is a link that leads to a comprehensive overview of trends and suggestions to help understand what’s happening in the neighborhood. If you’d like a shorter version…

There’s an App for That

There’s an App for That

We hear a lot about the way smartphones are making our lives easier and with information and communication simply with the opening of an app. Indeed, we listen a bit more closely whenever we hear someone say, There’s an App…

New FHA Leeway for Home Loan Approvals

New FHA Leeway for Home Loan Approvals

Having a low FICO score usually means there is no way for you to quality for a FHA mortgage, but changes to the underwriting process August 2015 means that more borrowers may qualify. This blog summarizes news on New FHA…

Qualifying for a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

Qualifying for a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

During the past several years, many turned to entrepreneurship to survive the economic downturn and job loss, but how does this impact Qualifying for a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed? In fact, working for yourself has become the reality for millions of…

Manage Your Risk of Slower Closing Procedures Soon in Effect

Manage Your Risk of Slower Closing Procedures Soon in Effect

This year, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) begins requiring banks provide a different protocol of lender documentation to close mortgaged home purchases. 30-day escrows will soon be in the past as all concerned scramble to satisfy regulations to close…

Corona del Mar Home Sales Trend

Corona del Mar Home Sales Trend

Corona del Mar CA is an eclectic and charming beach community of friendly neighbors, a variety of businesses and restaurants and most of the city is a short walk to beaches, vistas and breeze of the Pacific. Whether you already…

Newport Beach single family homes for sale

Newport Beach single family homes for sale

This week the median list price of Newport Beach single family homes for sale is $2,586,500. Inventory is up and Market Action is trending down recently. While days-on-market appears to be trending lower, the overall conditions are weakening a bit.…

Corona del Mar CA Condo Trends

Corona del Mar CA Condo Trends

Bill Stehr Exec Summary [Condo]_CA_CORONA DEL MAR_92625_2015-04-03 Corona del Mar CA Condo Trends continue to outstrip supply and the Market Action Index has been moving higher for several weeks. This is a Seller’s market so watch for upward pricing pressure…

Corona del Mar CA Home Sales

Corona del Mar CA Home Sales

The Market Action Index for Corona del Mar CA Home Sales has been trending lower for several weeks while prices have remained relatively stable. If inventory continues to grow relative to demand however, it is likely that we will see…

How to Avoid Being House Poor

How to Avoid Being House Poor

Buying a home is exciting. If you’re young, it gives you the sense of finally stepping into the adult world. If you’re at some other life milestone (marriage, starting a family, empty-nester) the idea of a larger (or smaller) space…

Corona del Mar Home Sales Trend

Corona del Mar Home Sales Trend

Attached below are two links of Corona del Mar Home Sales Trend, a market trend update for both single family (detached) and condominium home sales. As the weather warms and we move into spring, the cyclical pattern of home sales is…