Orange County Real Estate Thoughts

Fullerton Home Troy High School

Just sold in Fullerton, I was able to get above asking price with no loan contingencies, in two weeks.  I was then able to help them find the house the really wanted because I was able negotiate a much higher price on their house.  If you're thinking of selling, lets talk about marketing your home to get you your highest dollar for your home.

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Location, Location, Location ! Walking distance to coveted Acacia Elementary and Troy High School ! Wonderful single level- 4 bedroom, 2 bath home. Dual pained windows, newer furnace/ac, updated electrical, remodeled bathrooms, new doors and jams throughout, recessed lighting throughout. Exceptionally sized patio and walkways to this rear entertaining beautifully landscaped yard with access

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Are you looking to sell your Fullerton Home?  If so, we are to help you with a helpful tip.

One of the many benefits of owning your own home is the freedom to find your ‘furever’ friend. By pointing out the aspects of your home that make it ‘pet-friendly’ in your listing, you’ll attract these buyers rather than alienate the 61% of American households that have a pet!


If you are one of the many Fullerton homeowners looking to list your home for sale, how do you stand out to the millions of pet parents searching for their dream homes?

Whether a dog person, a cat person, or someone who prefers the company of another pet species, 99% of pet owners say that they consider their animal to be family. When finding a home, 95% of animal owners believe

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The Fullerton and North Orange County luxury housing market is completely different than the sizzling hot lower ranges.

 

Luxury Market Exposed: There simply are not enough buyers compared to the number of sellers in the higher end.

Bloomberg exclaims how homebuyers face bidding wars on “scarcer-than-ever” U.S. listings. CNBC describes spring housing as the “strongest seller’s market ever.” The Wall Street Journal reports that U.S. home resales spiked to hit a 10-year high. It’s no wonder that luxury homeowners list their homes with high expectation. The issue is that none of these headlines applies to luxury real estate.

Bloomberg, CNBC, and The Wall Street Journal are all reporting on the national market. They are illustrating how there is no

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Is the Current Pace of Home Sales Maintainable?

There are some experts questioning whether the current pace of residential home sales is maintainable. Are too many people buying homes like in 2004-2006? Are we headed for another housing crisis? Actually, if we look closely at the numbers, we can see that we are looking at a very healthy real estate market.

Why the concern?

Some are looking at the last four years of home sales and comparing them to the three years just prior to the housing bubble. Looking at the graph below, we can understand that thinking.

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However, if we go further back in history, we can see the real picture. After taking out the “boom & bust” years, the pace of sales is growing at quite a natural pace.

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And new home sales are way

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Different Markets: The entry market is HOT while luxury is not.

A nicely upgraded detached home comes on the market in mint condition listed FOR SALE at $650,000. During the initial weekend, the open house is a total success with buyers bumping into each other to see the home. By Monday morning, the listing agent is sorting through five offers to purchase the home. By the week’s end, the seller is able to come to an agreement and accepts a full price offer that closes in 30-days.

A beautiful upgraded luxury homes comes on the market with an entertainer’s yard listed FOR SALE at $1.6 million. Seven different buyers tour the home in the initial week. Quite a few people come through the weekend open house. The first week’s activity is solid, yet there are

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Thinking of Selling? Now Is the Time to Act

If you thought about selling your house this year, now may be the time to do it. The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing. We were still in high school when we learned the concept of supply and demand: the best time to sell something is when supply of that item is low and demand for that item is high. That defines today’s real estate market.


Jonathan Smoke, Chief Economist at realtor.com, revealed in a recent article that:

“The biggest challenge to buyers this spring will be simply finding a home to buy and getting it successfully under contract. That’s because the supply of homes for sale is at an all-time low, and yet demand is strong and

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