There are 24 blog entries for June 2013.
Motto: Spanish Village by the Sea
Located at the southernmost end of the Orange County coastline, San Clemente is beach town characterized by its Spanish Colonial style architecture. The town is known for its majestic views of mountain, ocean, and hills. The area is calm and a little sleepy as its distance from major cities harbors people that enjoy the softer side of California. San Clemente homes for sale range from low to luxury, depending on the neighborhood.
With 10 neighborhoods in San Clemente, each with it’s own unique personality, residents new and old will find that the city is ready to meet their needs. Here’s a breakdown of the neighborhoods and what home buyers can expect to find hidden in the streets
- Central San Clemente - Home
In an ideal world, you will have a plumber already researched and chosen before an emergency plumbing situation happens. In reality, plumbing problems usually catch us by surprise. When you need an emergency plumber, finding a good one is crucial. Knowing what to look for will help you make a quick decision, and even more so will help make sure the job gets done right the first time.
There are a few avenues through which you can find a plumber. Recommendations from trusted friends and neighbors or your real estate agent are ideal. You will know how the plumber works and can verify that he’s done good work in the past. If you don’t have anyone who can give you a good recommendation, find plumbers near you through the internet.
Without someone you trust…
When home buyers look to buy a short sale they are either looking for a great deal on a home or because the home of their dreams happens to be listed as a short sale. If you are looking to buy a short sale then you have probably heard that it can be a long and often fruitless process. Knowing why it takes so long for a short sale to reach closing will help you not only be more patient but also to speed up the process and increase your chances of making the short sale your home.
What is a short sale?
A short sale is named that because the owner of the mortgages, usually banks, are shorted the full amount of the loan through the sale. It is usually because the value of the home has dropped below the amount of the loan and the homeowners will not be…
- The Federal Reserve met last week. In the post-meeting press conference, Fed Chair Bernanke further expanded on the Fed’s thinking around when monetary supports could be reduced and when QE3 could be over. Markets reacted violently, with stocks plummeting and bonds climbing. By the end of the week, mortgage rates had moved significantly higher. Existing home sales also jumped higher, and many analysts believe that homebuyers were rushing to beat the rising mortgage rates. While increasing mortgage rates are often an unwelcome sight, the underlying theme should not be lost. After a terrible recession and a painfully slow recovery, we may finally be moving back toward a more
Motto: Anaheim, a great place to live, play, and work.
While Anaheim Hills is not a separate city but rather a part of Anaheim, it has it’s own unique personality. It’s residents have long been trying to gain cityship and in the face of rejection have taken to treating their small town as an independent community. People and families looking for Anaheim Hills homes for sale, will find a quiet and friendly community to welcome them home. Anaheim Hills is located in the eastern corner of Anaheim and is home to some of Orange County’s wealthiest. However, real estate in Anaheim Hills accommodates all incomes across the town.
Regardless of where you’re looking for houses for sale in Anaheim Hills, you’ll find a great park nearby. Because Anaheim Hills…
How do you know if you have termites?
In Southern California we have the perfect environment for termites. There are two types that are found in this area: drywood and subterranean termites. Drywood termites burrow into your walls and furniture, or anywhere above ground, while subterranean termites burrow into your foundation or basement if you have one.
Termite damage is one of the leading causes of damage to wood structures so catching it early is important to keeping the cost of extermination down. Checking for termites should be a part of your home inspection when you buy a house so you're not surprised by it later. Read through the 6 signs of termite infestation to decide if your home and/or furniture is housing termites.
1. Piles of…
For many divorcing married couples, their home is their largest joint asset. While it’s an option to keep the home, most couples decide to sell it and move on from the chapter of life it represents. Divorce is a very stressful time and adding the stress of selling a home can make the entire experience overwhelming. There will be many hurdles for the two of you to overcome together one last time. The small challenges change from person to person but being mentally prepared for the big ones can make a big difference in your stress levels. Before you jump into the process, familiarize yourself with these 7 major challenges that you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse will be facing.
1. Making the Decision To Sell
The family home can represent many things to a…