Category Archives: Real Estate Tips

  • Corona del Mar Home Sales Update March 28 2016

    BY Bill Stehr

    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... 

  • 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... 

  • Qualifying for a Mortgage When You’re Self-Employed

    BY Bill Stehr

    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... 

  • 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 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... 

  • Laguna Beach Homes for Sale

    BY Bill Stehr

    Click the Link below for a concise market overview of Laguna Beach Homes for Sale, specific for single family homes. Or register below for a confidential more detailed report with valuable information to Sell or Buy your... 

  • Bicycle, Pedestrian and Motorcycle Safety in Corona del Mar

    BY Bill Stehr

    The Newport Beach Police Department has announced new safety operations for Bicycle, Pedestrian and Motorcycle safety in Corona del Mar beginning Sunday and running through Dec. 20, according to a news release. “Extra... 

  • Professionals Answer: “How Do I Increase My Home’s Value?” (Part 1 of 3)

    BY Bill Stehr

    When preparing to sell your home, a common question asks is, ‘What can I do to get the maximum selling price on my home? and to help the home sell fast?’ While every home has its own improvements, there’s always...