Corona del Mar Real Estate Blog

  • 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 like a shorter version to share...

  • 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 an App for That. Things are no di...

  • 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 Leeeway for Home Loan Approva...

  • 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 has become the reality for mill...

  • 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 scramble to satisfy reg...

  • 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 live here or dream of ...

  • 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 are weakening a bi...

  • Corona del Mar CA Condo Trends

    BY Bill Stehr

    Bill Stehr Exec Summary _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 ...

  • 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 we will see downward pre...

  • 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 (or smaller) space of your own gets t...