Category Archives: Real Estate Tips

  • Color Trends — Sophisticated Gray

    BY Bill Stehr

    Out with the old … beige, cafe au lait, pale mocha, bone … favorite neutrals for the past decade may give way to more sophisticated gray-based neutrals. So you might ask, isn’t gray just black and white... 

  • Is an FHA Mortgage Right for You?

    BY Bill Stehr

    An FHA mortgage is a loan insured by the Federal Housing Administration. The FHA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), insures loans so that lenders will offer appealing rates to less qualified... 

  • Planning for Multi-Generational Living

    BY Bill Stehr

    Multi-Generatonal families living together are more the norm these days. When looking for a home to share with older family members, consider that while they may be mobile now, they may soon need assistance to maintain balance,... 

  • Spring Air Conditioning Service

    BY Bill Stehr

    In preparation for warmer summer days, spring is the perfect time for an air conditioning service. With regular service, your air conditioning will be both reliable and efficient. Neglected units are more costly to run and... 

  • Open House Tips and Etiquette for Buyers

    BY Bill Stehr

    With spring well on its way, the weather impresses each day with the joys of living in Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach and Dana Point. And with mortgage lenders easing on loan qualifications for all price points,... 

  • Real Estate Terminology: Loan Types, the Fifth in a Series

    BY Bill Stehr

    When it comes to real estate loans, you’ll find that there are many Loan Types. Figuring out which loan or loans are best for your new property purchase can be confusing, but we can help. Here are some types of loans...