September 2017

There are 22 blog entries for September 2017.

Summer has officially come to a close but the real estate market is still in full swing with open houses this weekend in Orange County.  Nothing goes better with pumpkin spice than a great 3 bed, 2 bath with a roaring fireplace. 

 Orange County

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Make the most of your home search this weekend by teaming up with a real estate agent. Search for an agent on our site or reach out and we’ll match you up with an agent today to be house hunting with you tomorrow.

Email us at clientservices@firstteam.com

Call us at 888-870-1142

HOME BUYER TIP: Not looking forward to being new to the neighborhood? Get ahead of the game by checking out local events in your new area. No matter where you're searching

Don't miss all the fall events going on this October 2017 in the Inland Empire. From Palm Springs to Big Bear, festivities are in the air. Check out the Oktoberfest celebrations, harvest festivals and more this October. For even more events in your area, check out our list of events in LA County and Orange County.

Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest

Now – Saturday, October 28th
Every Weekend
bigbearevents.com

Oktoberfest at Big Bear Lake rages on. A true German celebration, this year’s Oktoberfest features three bands direct from Germany. Guests are treated to authentic German entertainment; feast on Brats and Knockwursts direct from the German butcher; and enjoy the very same beers poured at Munich’s Oktoberfest for more than 150 years!

The Pumpkin

It's the first day of autumn which means you need something pumpkin spice in your head while you check out open houses in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties this weekend. Fall is in the air...

RIVERSIDE COUNTY

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SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

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If you have any questions about open houses, the real estate process, or your local market, just ask a real estate agent. It’s literally their job to help you find a house and some happiness at home. Search online for an agent near you or contact us and we’ll match you with an agent in your area.

Email us at clientservices@firstteam.com

Call us at 888-870-1142

HOME BUYER TIP: When you need a break from all the

Fall has officially begun and the last thing we want is for you to fall behind on your real estate goals, so get out to open houses in Los Angeles County this weekend. With low mortgage rates and a First Team agent by your side, it's always a good time to buy. 

LA COUNTY

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If you’re going shopping for a home this weekend, the smartest plan is to have an agent by your side. An agent can help you act fast when you find the perfect home, and answer all of your burning home buying questions. If you have questions before you head out or would like to team up with an agent, find a First Team agent online or reach out and we’ll match you with a top agent near you.

Email us at clientservices@firstteam.com

Halloween time is creeping into Los Angeles County with tons of events this October 2017 from Hollywood Horror Nights and the Queen Mary's Haunted Harbor to horror film festival and themed movies in the park. If you're not a fan of the dark side, no need to worry. There are beer and food festivals for you too.

Hollywood Horror Nights

Now – Saturday, November 4th
7PM-2AM Every Event Night
halloweenhorrornights.com 

Events in the Los Angeles County October 2017

Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights is back with 8 terrifying mazes, a new Jabbawockeez show, the terror tram and scare zones to keep the hairs on the back of your neck raised all night long. The mazes are movie quality and scares are real. Mazes this year include American Horror Story, Saw, Titans of Terror and The Walking

The sights, sounds and swinging good times of the fall season are beginning to arrive! From pumpkin patches and haunted attractions to community autumn festivals, there are tons of events in Orange County this October 2017 for the whole family. Check the list of events below and start planning your social calendar.

Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival

Friday, September 29th – Sunday, October 1st
Grand Tastings Sat & Sun 2:30PM-6PM; Various VIP events throughout the weekend
newportwineandfood.com

Events in Orange County October 2017

Newport Beach Wine & Food is the most exclusive, intimate and world-class epicurean lifestyle event in Southern California. You’ll enjoy one-of-a-kind dinners by celebrity chefs and local masters, taste bites from 40 different top restaurants with their

 

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FIRST TEAM’S WEEKLY MORTGAGE WATCH (September 17th, 2017) THIS WEEK HIGHLIGHTS THE FOLLOWING UPDATES:

  • Both Retail Sales and Industrial Production headed lower last week, with mortgage rates holding steady in the face of mounting domestic uncertainty. 
  • The hurricanes, political turmoil, and the potential for a new Fed Chair in February are creating questions for both economic growth and the Fed’s plans for next year. 
  • While the 3rd quarter does appear to be softer than the previous one, August’s data did sport a little bit of inflation. This coupled with improvements in international economies could begin to create a floor for rates, even if the US economy sputters a bit.
  • This week, the Fed meets to

Did you know the mortgage rates this week dropped even lower to 3.78%? Time to get out there and browse open houses in Orange County. Your buying power is better than ever with these historically low interest rates. 

 Orange County

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Make the most of your home search this weekend by teaming up with a real estate agent. Search for an agent on our site or reach out and we’ll match you up with an agent today to be house hunting with you tomorrow.

Email us at clientservices@firstteam.com

Call us at 888-870-1142

HOME BUYER TIP: Worried you won't have enough space in your new home? Check out The Minimalist Approach to Maximizing Space. One of the keys to making the most of a small living space is

Come by and say hello to your friendly neighborhood First Team Real Estate agent at an open house in Los Angeles County this weekend. It's time to house hunt!

LA COUNTY

View all Los Angeles County Open Houses

If you’re going shopping for a home this weekend, the smartest plan is to have an agent by your side. An agent can help you act fast when you find the perfect home, and answer all of your burning home buying questions. If you have questions before you head out or would like to team up with an agent, find a First Team agent online or reach out and we’ll match you with a top agent near you.

Email us at clientservices@firstteam.com

Call us at 888-870-1142

HOME BUYER TIP: Did you know that mortgage rates are on the decline? Check

If at first you don't succeed, try try again with more open houses this weekend in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. It takes persistence and a keen eye to find that perfect property!

RIVERSIDE COUNTY

View all Riverside County Open Houses

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

View all San Bernardino County Open Houses

If you have any questions about open houses, the real estate process, or your local market, just ask a real estate agent. It’s literally their job to help you find a house and some happiness at home. Search online for an agent near you or contact us and we’ll match you with an agent in your area.

Email us at clientservices@firstteam.com

Call us at 888-870-1142

HOME BUYER TIP: Did you know that mortgage rates are now at