Category Archives: General

  • There’s an App for That

    BY Bill Stehr

    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... 

  • New FHA Leeway for Home Loan Approvals

    BY Bill Stehr

    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... 

  • Manage Your Risk of Slower Closing Procedures Soon in Effect

    BY Bill Stehr

    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... 

  • Corona del Mar Home Sales Trend

    BY Bill Stehr

    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

    BY Bill Stehr

    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... 

  • Corona del Mar CA Condo Trends

    BY Bill Stehr

    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... 

  • Corona del Mar CA Home Sales

    BY Bill Stehr

    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... 

  • How to Avoid Being House Poor

    BY Bill Stehr

    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... 

  • Corona del Mar Home Sales Trend

    BY Bill Stehr

    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... 

  • Corona del Mar Real Estate and Home Sale Trends

    BY Bill Stehr

      Click the blue link below for this week’s Corona del Mar Real Estate and Home Sales Trends for Single Family homes. This is an executive one page report with accurate and local information on home sales in the...